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University Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday 28 February 2021

To mark University Mental Health Day on Thursday 4 March, here’s a reminder of the support available to students and staff.

New advanced research facility completed

Tuesday 16 February 2021

The University's newest research space, built to provide an advanced electron cryo-microscopy facility as well as new, state-of-the-art equipment for protein crystallography and high-field NMR spectroscopy, was completed on campus west in December.

Give something back

Friday 12 February 2021

Do you want to support community resilience, rebuilding and recovery from the Covid-19 emergency?

Workload, wellbeing and working from home

Friday 12 February 2021

Want to know the VC’s views on workload, wellbeing and working from home?

2021: Next steps: all-staff briefing

Sunday 31 January 2021

We understand that your work and home commitments mean you might not be able to engage with a webinar at a fixed time.

Race Equality Week 2021

Thursday 28 January 2021

Race Equality Week (1 to 7 February) is a UK-wide initiative aimed at uniting organisations and individuals in activities to address issues affecting ethnic minority employees.

New University of York college to be named after Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister

Sunday 24 January 2021

A new college at the University of York will be named after scholar and Yorkshire businesswoman, Anne Lister.

Ensuring support and accessibility during Covid-19

Monday 18 January 2021

As the pandemic continues, we've gathered information around ensuring accessibility and providing support for vulnerable groups.

University retains research award for tenth year

Tuesday 12 January 2021

The University of York’s support for researchers has been recognised by the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award - York is one of just five UK universities to have held and retained the award for a decade.

YorkTalks 2021

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Our popular research showcase will take place on Wednesday 13 January 2021.

Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme

Tuesday 8 December 2020

Need support from the employee assistance programme? Find out more about Health Assured.


Wednesday 2 December 2020

Recent data from York’s resident consultation, Our Big Conversation, identified that nearly 50% of residents felt less emotionally healthy as a result of Covid-19 with 57% less optimistic about the future.

New cycle parking

Tuesday 1 December 2020

In response to your feedback, we've provided additional cycle parking on Campus West.

Flu vaccination programme

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Last week, the Government announced that it is extending its free flu vaccination programme to the over 50s.

University Mailroom discounts

Friday 20 November 2020

Don't forget to take advantage of reduced postage rates at the University Mailroom locations on campus.

Win free e-scooter travel

Tuesday 17 November 2020

This month the team behind the introduction of e-scooters to York (TIER) have offered the University 25 free e-scooter travel passes to give away to staff.

Observing Remembrance Day

Monday 9 November 2020

Remembrance Day, on Wednesday 11 November, is a time to think about everyone who has suffered because of war.

The York Unlimited Giving Day is back!

Friday 23 October 2020

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

E-scooters on campus

Monday 12 October 2020

This week will see the introduction of a small number of e-scooters to the University of York, as part of a trial being funded by the DfT, in partnership with the City Council, to encourage alternative, more sustainable ways to travel.

New colleges need new names - nominate your favourite

Tuesday 6 October 2020

With over 400 bedrooms and associated social spaces on track for completion for the 2021 academic year, our two new colleges are developing rapidly on Campus East. The one thing they now need is a name.

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