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News archive: Campus press releases 2016

Tom Shutt (left), Chair of Physoc, and Mathew Hawkridge, Chair of Astrosoc, with Jupiter
Search the solar system on campus

Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2016

The University of York’s Astronomy Society (Astrosoc) have launched a scale model of the solar system on campus.


York expands scholarship scheme

Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2016

The University of York has announced the expansion of a scholarship scheme which allows students fleeing conflict an opportunity to study at the University.


Environment building (credit: Mark Woodward)
New environment building opens at York

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2016

The University of York’s new £12.5 million environment building is officially open after a launch event with Professor Ian Boyd, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser.


University invests £59M in new campus teaching and leisure facilities

Posted on Sunday 25 September 2016

The University of York will unveil a number of new teaching and leisure facilities over the next 18 months, including a new lecture building, sports hall, and laboratory space.


University invests up to £500K in student mental health support

Posted on Thursday 22 September 2016

The University of York is investing up £500,000 in mental health care provision over the next three years to further enhance student support services and strengthen its community partnerships in promoting positive mental well-being.


VC Professor Koen Lamberts with former Chancellor Greg Dyke (credit: Ian Martindale)
Greg’s Place: York unveils vibrant new outdoor space

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2016

The University of York launched a new outdoor community space this week, supported by former Chancellor Greg Dyke.


Digital Creativity Labs research themes
York launches pioneering Digital Creativity Labs

Posted on Thursday 31 March 2016

The University of York will launch the Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs) next week – a major £18 million initiative for innovative research in the convergent area of digital and creative technologies.


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