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News in 2018

Appointing our next Vice-Chancellor and President

Friday 14 December 2018

We are now actively recruiting for our new Vice-Chancellor.

Our commitment to technicians

Wednesday 12 December 2018

At a recent event in the Tower of London, Lord Sainsbury presented a team from the University with a plaque to recognise our progress as a signatory of the Technician Commitment in its first year.

Intern of the Year

Friday 30 November 2018

Poppy Aston, a final year English and History student, has been awarded Intern of the Year for her work over the summer with Global market leader TSYS.

Reminder: Register now for Spring language courses

Friday 23 November 2018

Spring term Language For All (LFA) short courses are open for registration until Tuesday 15 January.

Come to YorkTalks 2019

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Ever wondered about the breadth and depth of research going on at the University?

Cucina Christmas event

Monday 19 November 2018

Join Cucina and York Conferences for a free tasting of this year's festive menu.

Campus Intern of the Year

Friday 16 November 2018

Elizabeth Holling has been recognised as Campus Intern of the Year for her dedication to her summer internship within the University of York's Department of English.

Undergraduate Student Surveys 2018-19

Tuesday 6 November 2018

Find out more about this year's undergraduate student surveys.

Take a journey of discovery at YorNight 2018

Tuesday 6 November 2018

Find out what life was like in the Ice Age, learn about marvellous microbes or venture into the Sundome at York Researchers’ Night (YorNight) on Saturday 17 November.

Free bike doctor sessions in Autumn Term

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Black History Month 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018

The theme for Black History Month 2018 is 'Celebrating Great Black British Achievers'.

Double recognition for Professor Reidun Twarock

Thursday 4 October 2018

Professor Reidun Twarock has received two awards for her work in Mathematical Virology.

World Mental Health Day 2018

Wednesday 3 October 2018

Come along to events and activities to mark World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

Protecting listed features on campus

Thursday 27 September 2018

When we plan the development of our campus, we are mindful of protecting buildings and other features that we - and other groups - see as important.

White Rose University Press publishes translated poems

Wednesday 26 September 2018

The open access press founded by the universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has released Oysters, nightingales and cooking pots: selected poetry and prose of Tristan Corbière.

Autumn staff meet-ups in Derwent College

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Are you a new member of staff? Or an existing member keen to develop your social network?

Jamie Khoo wins People's Choice Award at the national Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals

Thursday 20 September 2018

Congratulations to Jamie Khoo, third-year PhD student from the Centre for Women's Studies, for her outstanding achievement.

White Rose University Press (WRUP) releases second monograph

Thursday 6 September 2018

The open access press founded by the universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has released 320 rue St Jacques: the Diary of Madeleine Blaess.

Get Cycling Roadshow event

Thursday 6 September 2018

As part of the Sustainable September initiative the roadshow will include Bike Doctor, bike demos and bike powered smoothies.

Changes to bus timetables and fares

Tuesday 4 September 2018

In May, First York changed bus services between the University, the city centre, and the railway station. Both staff and students expressed concerns about these changes. Since then we have been working with First to review services, taking into account your feedback.

National Teaching Fellowship and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2018

Thursday 30 August 2018

York staff are among those receiving prestigious awards from Advance HE.

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

Friday 24 August 2018

Languages for All (LFA) courses now open for registration.

Centre for Lifelong Learning Autumn classes

Thursday 23 August 2018

Registration is now open for Autumn term short courses and day classes.

Gold award for human-competitive results

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Professor Stephen Smith collected the 15th Annual Gold "Humies" Award, on behalf of colleagues at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) in Japan.

Summer vacation bus timetable

Thursday 28 June 2018

First have released the reduced timetable for the 66 and the 66A for the summer vacation.

YESI five year anniversary event

Wednesday 27 June 2018

To mark turning five, the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) are holding an event on Monday 8 October from 10am to 6pm in the National STEM Learning Centre.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships invite

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Two part-time fellowships (0.5 FTE) will be hosted and co-funded by the University for scientists and engineers returning to research after a career break.

Teaching Excellence Framework

Wednesday 6 June 2018

We are pleased to announce that the University of York has been awarded a Gold rating in The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Staff mobility

Thursday 24 May 2018

From August 2018, the Centre for Global Programmes will be opening a new funding round to support international training, teaching or research opportunities.

York Pride flag raising and March

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Celebrate York Pride and show your support for the LGBT+ community by attending the rainbow flag raising on Monday 4 June at 1pm. Join in the York Pride march from the Minster 11.15am Saturday 9 June.

Changes to your bus times and routes from Sunday 20 May

Thursday 10 May 2018

Would you like an express bus from York train station to the University of York? We’ve worked with First York to improve the bus service.

Research staff conference

Thursday 10 May 2018

Celebrate the research that takes place on your doorstep.

Mental Health Awareness Week events

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 May.

TFTV students present Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat by Mark Ravenhill

Friday 4 May 2018

Watch a selection of scenes from a play series on war and terror.

Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre launch

Wednesday 2 May 2018

On Monday 4 June, join an afternoon of activities and debate on interdisciplinary research for development.

Taking a leap of faith for Charlie

Monday 30 April 2018

Four YUSU sabbatical officers are to leap out of a plane at 15,000 feet to raise money for a cause close to their hearts.

The H-bar: An evening of Science Cabaret

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Join York students and staff for a night of rapid-fire science entertainment.

In a nutshell - York Fundraising Campaign

Monday 16 April 2018

A one hour information session on the York Fundraising Campaign.

Professor Tom McLeish receives Lanfranc Award

Friday 6 April 2018

The 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury's Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship has been awarded to Professor McLeish.

York academic appointed as chair of MRC board

Thursday 5 April 2018

On 1 April Professor Paul Kaye began his tenure as chair of MRC’s Infections and Immunity Board.

Have your say about the York Central development

Tuesday 3 April 2018

York Central is a landmark development on one of the largest city centre brownfield regeneration sites in England.

Ten York staff appointed to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 panels

Thursday 29 March 2018

Leading York staff have been selected as panel members for the REF2021.

New staff finance web pages launched

Wednesday 21 March 2018

The web pages have been redeveloped to bring all staff finance and procurement information together in one new section.

Enterprise Fellowships awarded

Thursday 15 March 2018

Dr Natalia Stawniak and Professor David Jenkins are the first to receive fellowship.

Research articles available

Wednesday 14 March 2018

White Rose University Press (WRUP), the consortium between the Universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has published the first six articles to the Undergraduate Journal of Politics and International Relations (UJPIR).

Three campus projects - you decide who wins £40K!

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Vote now to have your say in the Big Alumni Project.

University Mental Health Day

Friday 23 February 2018

University Mental Health Day is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education.

Welcoming the BIOJ to White Rose University Press

Friday 23 February 2018

White Rose University Press is pleased to announce that the British and Irish Orthoptic Journal (BIOJ) has now joined our open access journal platform.

Helen Dunmore posthumous winner of the Costa book of the year

Wednesday 31 January 2018

The poet and author Helen Dunmore, who died in June 2017 aged 64, has been awarded the Costa book of the year for her final poetry collection, Inside the Wave.

York LGBT History Month - February 2018

Wednesday 31 January 2018

To celebrate this year’s York LGBT History Month the University is holding a wide range of events throughout February.

Upgrading YorSearch

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Library are upgrading YorSearch on Tuesday 6 February.

International Students’ Association Global Week 2018

Monday 22 January 2018

The International Students’ Association (ISA)’s Global Week 2018 will run from Sunday 28 January to Saturday 3 February.

Piazza Restaurant launch

Wednesday 17 January 2018

The brand new Piazza Restaurant is now open.

Senior appointment in the Department of Archaeology

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Professor Dawn Hadley will join the University as a Professor of Medieval Archaeology in September.

LGBT STEMinar 2018

Tuesday 16 January 2018

The University of York hosted the UK’s largest ever meeting of LGBT+ (lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender) individuals working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Professor Pratibha Gai appointed a Dame

Monday 8 January 2018

Congratulations to Professor Pratibha Gai who has been appointed a Dame (DBE) in the New Year Honours for services to chemical sciences and technology.

66 bus route restrictions on Saturday mornings

Friday 5 January 2018

A new Heslington parkrun 5km route, around York Sport's cycle circuit and Campus East, starts this Saturday.