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University placed in top 20 in Sunday Times Good University Guide

Posted on Friday 18 September 2020

The University of York has been placed in the top 20 in the 2021 Sunday Times Good University Guide.


Joint statement on how the City is working to ensure the safe return of students

Posted on Monday 14 September 2020

This is a joint statement from the vice-chancellors of the universities of York and York St John and the principals of Askham Bryan College and York College on our shared commitment to ensure the safe return of students to our City.


York moves up Guardian League Table

Posted on Tuesday 8 September 2020

The University of York has risen four places in the 2021 Guardian University rankings.


York tops Russell Group for academic support for students

Posted on Wednesday 15 July 2020

The University of York leads the way for academic support in the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, according to the latest National Student Survey.


Tens of thousands enrol on University’s free online courses over lockdown

Posted on Thursday 4 June 2020

More than 20,000 new learners have signed up to the University’s free online courses since lockdown began in March.


University raises funds for bursary in memory of Richard Payne

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2020

The University of York is fundraising to launch a bursary for students in memory of world-leading environmental scientist, Dr Richard Payne.


Festival launch to explore City of York’s road to recovery post COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2020

The City of York’s response when faced with the COVID-19 pandemic – and its future recovery - will be the topic of an interactive discussion at the online launch of this year’s York Festival of Ideas.


University of York supports digital and creative companies hit by the impact of COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday 20 May 2020

The University of York is repurposing dedicated arts funding to support some of the region’s digital and creative companies hardest hit by COVID-19.


York Festival of Ideas 2020 launches online

Posted on Monday 18 May 2020

The double award-winning York Festival of ideas will return from 2-14 June 2020 with a programme of more than 60 mostly free online events on the theme of “Virtual Horizons”.


University of York loans bioscience equipment to York Hospital to help in diagnosis of Coronavirus cases

Posted on Thursday 9 April 2020

A piece of high-tech equipment used for the diagnosis of COVID-19 has been loaned to York Hospital by the University of York.


University of York launches Emergency Student Support Fund

Posted on Wednesday 25 March 2020

The University of York has launched an Emergency Student Support Fund in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


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