News in 2017

New scholarships for international taught students

Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

The University has launched a new scholarship scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate taught international students.


Double win at York Culture Awards

Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

We're pleased to announce that both the York Festival of Ideas and the Digital Creativity Labs team were crowned winners at the York Culture Awards.


Mental Health First Contact launch

Posted on Thursday 23 November 2017

The University has launched its Mental Health First Contact Network to help guide staff to the right support services.


Celebrating diversity in chemistry

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Diversity in the chemical sciences was celebrated at a flagship event, hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, in collaboration with Athena SWAN Gold Award chemistry departments from the University of York and Imperial College, London.


Want to learn a new language or improve your language skills?

Posted on Sunday 19 November 2017

Languages for All (LFA) short courses are available to all staff and are now open for registration.


Dr Glenn Hurst recognised for innovative social media use in his teaching

Posted on Wednesday 15 November 2017

Glenn Hurst, from the Department of Chemistry, has been recognised as one of the top 10 UK social media superstars by Jisc (formerly the Joint Information Systems Committee) in a competition celebrating the excellent social media work being done in Higher Education (HE).


York runs its first Student Startup Weekend

Posted on Wednesday 15 November 2017

Careers have worked in partnership with Santander Universities to organise York’s first Startup Weekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November.


Helen Petrie receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

Helen Petrie, Professor of Human Computer Interaction in the Department of Computer Science, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB).


Heidi Fraser-Krauss wins Women in IT Excellence Award

Posted on Monday 6 November 2017

Congratulations to Heidi Fraser-Krauss, Director of Information Services, who won Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Year at Computing News' Women in IT Excellence Awards on Wednesday 1 November.


University of York Undergraduate Student Surveys 2017

Posted on Thursday 2 November 2017

We will be running our two internal student surveys concurrently from Monday 13 November to Tuesday 12 December 2017.


Complete the IT survey - you could win a £100 voucher

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

IT want to know what you think about their services; fill in their survey now and you could win a £100 voucher.


Deborah Smith appointed to Research England Council

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

Deborah Smith, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, has been appointed to the Council of Research England.


We Are York

Posted on Tuesday 31 October 2017

Our community is built on respect, fairness and compassion.


Universities and colleges to tackle sexual harassment

Posted on Wednesday 15 March 2017

The University of York is leading on one of 60 projects across the country aimed at addressing concerns about sexual violence and harassment at universities and colleges.