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Ukrainian student leader honoured at York graduation ceremony

Posted on Friday 15 July 2022

A student leader at a university in Ukraine who set up a series of virtual networks so that students could stay connected during the war has been honoured by the University of York.

York residents invited to reveal their treasures for online museum

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

Residents in York are being invited to bring in their personal treasures for a unique digital museum collection.

School children meet sporting stars in ‘day of inspiration’

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2022

More than 250 school children attended a ‘Day of Inspiration’ at York Sport where they tried nine different sports, met professional athletes, and viewed the women’s, men’s and wheelchair Rugby League’s World Cup trophies.

Sustainability a key theme at this year’s Mystery Plays

Posted on Friday 17 June 2022

This year’s famous Mystery Plays will have a strong focus on sustainability, according to the Artistic Director, University of York PhD researcher Tom Straszewski.

CITY College visit York to celebrate Europe Campus collaboration

Posted on Friday 3 June 2022

Senior leaders from CITY College, University of York Europe Campus in Greece are visiting the University this week (6 - 9 June) to celebrate their joint collaborations over the past year.

Project to revitalise famous York street has launched

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2022

A vacant shop on York’s Coney street has been transformed into a gallery, printing press and cultural hub as a project to breathe new life into the historic street gets underway.

A new decade heralds a new chapter for York Festival of Ideas

Posted on Monday 11 April 2022

York Festival of Ideas – one of the biggest free events of its kind in the UK – returns in June at the start of a second decade of educating, entertaining and inspiring diverse audiences of all ages across the world.

Science Minister visits University of York’s BioYorkshire initiative

Posted on Friday 11 March 2022

Science Minister George Freeman today (March 11) visited the BioYorkshire initiative - a partnership between University of York, Fera Science and Askham Bryan College - aiming to transform York and North Yorkshire into the UK’s first carbon negative region and be a hub for green innovation, skills development and inward investment.

University of York to host online event for Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on Thursday 20 January 2022

Author and historian Lucy Adlington will be the keynote speaker at a special online event being hosted by the University of York to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

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