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Update on pensions, pay and working conditions

Thursday 14 October 2021

The Vice-Chancellor, Charlie Jeffery, wrote to all staff earlier today with an update on pensions, pay and working conditions. You can read the full email below.


New institute to build on mental health research strengths

Monday 11 October 2021

The University is to launch an Interdisciplinary Institute of Mental Health Research, to build on our long-established strength in this field.


Nominate our next Chancellor

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Next summer, Sir Malcolm Grant will complete his tenure as Chancellor, after seven successful years. We are now beginning the search for our seventh Chancellor, and we'd like you to contribute. 


The York Unlimited Giving Day is back!

Tuesday 5 October 2021

The third York Unlimited Giving Day will continue making the difference that you helped to support in 2019 and 2020, funding life-changing, world-changing initiatives at York. Find out how you can get involved.


Blog: Tackling climate change in the Caribbean

Monday 4 October 2021

In this COP26 blog, modern historian Professor Henrice Altink discusses climate change inequalities in the Caribbean and the responsibilities of the biggest emitters.


The Great York Cake Off

Thursday 30 September 2021

Join us in the Cake Off this year to raise money for a Mentally Fit York!


Blog: Unconvinced about reducing your carbon footprint? Then do it for the good of your health

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Ditch the diesel car, eat less meat and think twice about that cosy wood burning stove. In this COP26 blog, atmospheric chemist Professor Ally Lewis sets out some of the simple steps we can all take to reduce our carbon footprint.


Shop, save and sustain

Wednesday 22 September 2021

The new sustainability initiative from Eat at York launches on Monday 27 September!


Removing TEF awards from marketing materials

Wednesday 1 September 2021

The Office for Students (OfS) has advised us not to use our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) awards in materials aimed at students from September 2021.


Safepods are coming

Monday 23 August 2021

The University of York will be home to one of the UK’s first Safepods, enabling researchers to securely access high quality, sensitive data without leaving campus.


Peer-Assisted Learning schemes

Tuesday 3 August 2021

Students helping other students to embed their learning is at the heart of Peer-Assisted Learning.


Parking charges resuming

Monday 2 August 2021

Do you park on campus regularly? If you do then please be aware, as of 1 September 2021 parking charges will resume. In order to continue to park your vehicle on campus, you will need to have a current parking permit. Most permits expired in March 2021 and will now not be valid.


Working to decolonise research practices mentoring programme

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Applications are invited for a programme designed to stimulate and support a cohort of researchers to undertake pilot research projects that explore and champion the decolonisation of research.


The University of York Sports Strategy has been approved

Thursday 15 July 2021

We are pleased to announce that the University of York Sports Strategy has been approved by the University Executive Board.


Blackboard Catalyst Award winners announced

Monday 12 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Amy Eyre from Student and Academic Services has won the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Community Engagement, and that the University E-Accessibility Working Group has won the Inclusive Education award.


New director for £45m robotics research centre at York

Monday 12 July 2021

A director has been appointed to lead a major new £45m research centre at the University of York which aims to place York at the forefront of research into the safe operation of robotics and autonomous systems.


Anne Lister College shield winning design

Monday 5 July 2021

It’s time to announce the winner of the Anne Lister College shield design competition!


Covid-19 - what’s your story?

Monday 21 June 2021

If you're a member of the University community, we want to know how Covid-19 impacted your life.


Student volunteers support sustainability

Friday 14 May 2021

Student volunteers at the University have taken huge strides to support sustainability this year.


York’s commitment to gender equality recognised with three new Athena Swan awards

Monday 10 May 2021

The University of York is celebrating the award of Athena Swan bronze awards for the first time to the Department of Language and Linguistic Science, the York Law School and York Management School.


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