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News archive: Quality press releases 2018

Funding boost to train postgraduate students

Posted on Wednesday 10 October 2018

The University of York has received a share of £100m funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to train the next generation of environmental scientists.


University climbs THE world rankings

Posted on Wednesday 26 September 2018

The University of York has moved into the top 120 universities in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.


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York shortlisted for University of the Year and Most Innovative Teacher of the Year Awards

Posted on Thursday 6 September 2018

The University of York has been shortlisted for the prestigious University of the Year award in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2018.


University to award 13 Honorary Degrees

Posted on Monday 23 July 2018

Leading figures from the world of journalism, politics, science, literature and performing arts are to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this month.


York ranked among the best for teaching excellence in Europe

Posted on Wednesday 18 July 2018

The University of York has been ranked among the best institutions for teaching excellence in Europe.


Professor Dame Anne Johnson receives Honorary Degree from University of York

Posted on Thursday 12 July 2018

Professor Dame Anne Johnson, an epidemiologist and public health expert who has dedicated her career to research into the prevention of infectious diseases including HIV, is to be awarded an Honorary Degree from the University.


York Director of Commercial Services named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted on Saturday 9 June 2018

The work of a senior member of staff at the University of York has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.


Gold for York in Teaching Excellence Framework

Posted on Wednesday 6 June 2018

The University of York has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest rating possible.


Hull York Medical School to train 90 more doctors a year from 2019

Posted on Tuesday 20 March 2018

The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been awarded an additional 90 places on its degree programmes as part of the Department of Health’s initiative to expand the number of medical school places in England.


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