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News archive: Community press releases 2021

Award winning writer publishes first novel

Posted on Monday 1 March 2021

University of York lecturer, Dr Juliana Mensah, has published her first novel, Castles from Cobwebs, the winning entry in the NorthBound Book Award 2019.


Scholarships announced for disadvantaged Black British students

Posted on Monday 15 February 2021

The University of York is collaborating with the Cowrie Scholarship Foundation, to provide scholarships for disadvantaged Black British students.


£1.2M scholarship scheme to support students from sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on Monday 8 February 2021

Students from sub-Saharan Africa, who have lost one or both of their parents, are set to benefit from a £1.2 million scholarship scheme as part of a partnership between the University of York, Kaplan International Pathways, and Ashinaga Association in the UK.


University of York launches “bold” scheme to boost fair access and social mobility

Posted on Wednesday 3 February 2021

The University of York has launched a pioneering scheme to welcome more applicants from backgrounds that are underrepresented in higher education.


More than £3.5 million committed to student support

Posted on Wednesday 20 January 2021

The University of York has committed just over £3.5 million in services and programmes to provide support for students with financial or health and wellbeing needs.


University of York law students support small businesses with legal advice during lockdown

Posted on Sunday 17 January 2021

Law students are offering free legal advice to small businesses online to help people during the coronavirus pandemic.


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