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News archive: Community press releases 2022

University of York Research Centre announces artist collaborations

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022

A University of York research centre is appointing four artists in residence to interpret and communicate its research.


University of York offers beginner course in Ukrainian for refugee hosts

Posted on Thursday 23 June 2022

The University of York is launching a short eight-week course aimed at helping local hosts of Ukrainian refugees to communicate with their guests.


Student volunteering recognised at awards ceremony

Posted on Thursday 9 June 2022

Students who have made outstanding contributions in the local area have been recognised at the Student Volunteering Awards.


University offers scholarship support to students forced to flee events in Afghanistan

Posted on Wednesday 1 June 2022

The University of York is offering scholarship opportunities to new students impacted by events in Afghanistan.


York recognised for its work supporting care experienced students

Posted on Monday 30 May 2022

The University of York’s commitment and expertise in supporting care experienced students has been recognised by two external organisations.


University consortium tackles inequalities in access to PhD study

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2022

Universities from across Yorkshire have come together to improve access to doctoral study for graduates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.


Design of new University student centre unveiled

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2022

The winning design for the University of York’s new £35m student centre has been unveiled.


York academic drives to Ukraine border to provide equipment and medical supplies

Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2022

A University of York academic has helped deliver vital aid and medical supplies to the Poland-Ukraine border.


York’s education leaders write to Transport Secretary to make the case for Great British Railways HQ

Posted on Monday 16 May 2022

The leaders of York’s universities and colleges have written to the Government to make the case for the City to be the home of Great British Railways headquarters.


University researchers produce comic about green research for York school children

Posted on Monday 16 May 2022

Researchers have created a comic about green and sustainable chemistry research which will be given to all of York’s primary schools.


Medical student wins innovation award for designing heart device

Posted on Monday 28 March 2022

A Hull York Medical School student has won a top award for designing a device that aims to improve the quality of life for those at risk of heart failure.


Official launch of University scholarship scheme supporting students from sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2022

The University of York is today (22 March) officially launching its partnership with the Ashinaga Association to provide full scholarships for African students.


Former York students awarded £250k in investment to develop fitness app

Posted on Monday 14 March 2022

A fledgling business founded by University of York alumni has raised £250,000 through crowdfunding to develop their fitness app.


University of York appoints first ever art curator

Posted on Saturday 26 February 2022

Hidden sculptures, forgotten treasures and works of international importance: The University’s newly appointed Art Curator is on a mission to bring York’s little-known art collection to life.


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