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News in 2019

Working to improve study space availability

Tuesday 17 December 2019

The University is running a pilot study to monitor the use of study space, starting in January 2020.

York students nominated for National Undergraduate Employability Awards

Tuesday 17 December 2019

Three York students have been shortlisted for Best Intern and Best Contribution to a Small to Medium-sized Employer awards.

Finding out what students expect from campus services

Monday 16 December 2019

Drop-in sessions have given students the chance to talk to our staff about campus services and accommodation.

Additional Open Door support in departments

Thursday 12 December 2019

The University Executive Board has agreed to fund a new model for student support.

Updating our Sustainability Strategy

Thursday 5 December 2019

The University of York is building its new sustainability vision

Changes to access on Campus East

Tuesday 3 December 2019

The main path from Lakeside Way to Campus East will be closed to pedestrians and cyclists from Monday 9 December to allow groundwork to continue on the new residences.

Pay and display parking charge changes

Monday 2 December 2019

As of Monday 16 December 2019, pay and display parking charges across the University will be increasing for the first time since 2011.

Campus to put single use coffee-cups on trial

Tuesday 26 November 2019

The latest sustainability campaign at the University of York will see disposable plastic-lined cups removed from four catering outlets across campus.

Vision for York - last chance to have your say

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Our consultation on our University strategy to 2030 - Vision for York - is closing soon.

Make a difference - influence our Sustainability Strategy

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Join the Sustainability team on Thursday 5 December at 1pm to be part of creating big change at the University by contributing to our new Sustainability Strategy.

Light up, be seen and be safe

Saturday 23 November 2019

Cyclists - claim free high-visibility vests, bike lights, and 'slap wrap' arm reflectors.

University Mailroom discounts

Friday 22 November 2019

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

Volunteer leaf clearers help keep the lake healthy

Thursday 14 November 2019

On Wednesday 13 November, staff and students alike collected an amazing eight trailers worth of leaves in a leaf collection effort on Campus West.

Join our Men's Health Initiative

Thursday 14 November 2019

Statistics on men’s health indicate that men don’t readily talk about personal things and don’t utilise health professionals.

York Unlimited Giving Day

Thursday 14 November 2019

Our first Giving Day raised £43,961 from 471 donations, including 195 gifts from staff and students.

Cycle route closure

Friday 8 November 2019

Please be aware of an emergency cycle and walking route closure.

Take part in autumn environmental action

Friday 8 November 2019

Help the Grounds Team with autumnal efforts to look after our campus and the environment. There’s a free coffee in it for you, too.

Launch of the 2020 National Teaching Fellowships (NTFS) and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

Thursday 7 November 2019

The University has been invited to submit nominations for the 2020 Individual National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) and the 2020 Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).

Winter hosting

Thursday 7 November 2019

Would you be able to share a few hours with an international student some time over the holidays and give them a flavour of Christmas?

Final consultation on Heslington Neighbourhood Plan

Wednesday 6 November 2019

A final consultation on the Heslington Neighbourhood Plan has begun.

Preparatory works start on Campus East residences

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Find out how building work will affect access.

Estates continue improving community relations

Wednesday 30 October 2019

A team from the Estates department carried out a litter picking session on Hull Road.

Celebrating our European staff and students

Wednesday 30 October 2019

The #EuropeanatYork series appeared on Instagram in autumn 2019.

Support Climate Action: Take our Carbon Challenge

Monday 28 October 2019

We’re inviting all staff and students to get on board and compete to see how much you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Health screening on campus

Thursday 24 October 2019

The Osteoporosis Assessment Service are on campus in November for one day.

Mentoring scheme open

Thursday 24 October 2019

The University Mentoring Scheme is now being opened to all staff.

Help us to create change!

Friday 18 October 2019

Our first York Unlimited Giving Day will support life-changing, world-changing initiatives at York. Find out how you can get involved.

Rewarding Excellence

Friday 18 October 2019

Reward staff for outstanding long-term performance.

Menopause guidance now available

Friday 18 October 2019

New guidance is now available to support staff and line managers.

Restart a heart day

Friday 11 October 2019

Across the UK, there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests outside of hospital every year, but the survival rate is less than 1 in 10.

Have your say on our Vision for York

Wednesday 9 October 2019

The University today opens a consultation into its strategy for the next ten years.

Launch of the new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion web pages

Wednesday 9 October 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion web pages.

Humanities Research Centre 10th anniversary event

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Come and celebrate the Humanities Research Centre's first decade with an event designed to provoke, inspire and open new conversations and connections.

Are you York's next star baker?

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Take part in the Great York Cake Off by baking, donating, or buying to help us raise money for the Mentally Fit York fund.

World Mental Health Day 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019

Come along to events and activities to mark World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October 2019.

Yorkshire Marathon: restrictions around campus

Wednesday 2 October 2019

Campus will be extremely busy with limited access over the weekend of 19-20 October 2019.

Black History Month 2019

Thursday 26 September 2019

We'll be celebrating Black History Month 2019 throughout October.

Improve your language skills

Thursday 5 September 2019

Ever wanted to learn another language or take your language skills to the next level? Now's your chance.

Academic awarded prestigious Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship.

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Senior Lecturer William Smith is one of seven 'outstanding engineering researchers' to receive the award.

2019 National Teaching Fellowships

Monday 5 August 2019

Professor Gabrielle Finn (Hull York Medical School) awarded National Teaching Fellowship.

Academics Assemble - A Celebration of Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Academic, Research and Support staff are invited to celebrate interdisciplinary research at the University.

Employee assistance programme: new provider information sessions

Friday 28 June 2019

From Monday 1 July 2019, the University’s employee assistance programme will be provided by a new partner, Health Assured.

Staff summer party

Wednesday 26 June 2019

You're invited to enjoy jazz and light refreshments at this years staff summer party.

Hedgehog friendly campus

Tuesday 25 June 2019

New wildlife initiative aims to protect and conserve hedgehogs on campus.

Central Hall drop-in session

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Come and share your views on proposed modifications to Central Hall and the adjacent landscape.

Animals (pets) in the workplace

Thursday 13 June 2019

In response to an increasing number of requests from managers for clarity about the University’s policy on animals (pets) in the workplace, a new policy and guidance has been developed.

Immediate closure of Lakeside Way

Thursday 6 June 2019

Due to the recent excessive weather conditions, there has been further deterioration of the condition of Lakeside Way on Campus East.

York Pride 2019

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Show your support for the LGBT+ community by attending the rainbow flag raising on campus and join in the York Pride march.

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Friday 3 May 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Professional@York Forum: Enhancing collaboration and continuous improvement

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Professional@York forum with 8 breakout sessions.

Ride to Work Week, Bike Doctor and Bike Loans

Monday 25 March 2019

25-31 March is Ride to Work week

Free bike doctor sessions this term

Monday 25 March 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.

Enterprise fellowships awarded

Monday 25 March 2019

Researchers across the University have been awarded fellowships to help translate their work into potential business ideas.

University retains HR Excellence in Research Award

Tuesday 12 March 2019

The University has successfully retained its recognition for supporting researchers through the HR Excellence in Research Award process.

University Mental Health Day 2019

Friday 22 February 2019

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.

York International Women's Week

Tuesday 12 February 2019

The University is supporting York International Women's Week in March 2019.

One Planet Week 2019 is here!

Friday 8 February 2019

With One Planet Week kicking off, find out what you can do to get involved.

February is York LGBT History Month

Tuesday 5 February 2019

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

Give your feedback on the Neighbourhood Plan

Friday 1 February 2019

Your opportunity to help influence planning policies in our parish.

Shine a light on sexual violence

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Events to mark Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week, which takes place next week.

New supercomputer 'Viking' launches

Monday 21 January 2019

Researchers can now make use of the University’s new £2.5 million high-powered computing (HPC) cluster.

University launches a new Health and Wellbeing plan 2019/22

Monday 21 January 2019

A new three year plan sets out the University's vision for health and wellbeing in the workplace

Our inspirational research leaders

Wednesday 9 January 2019

The appointment of eight world-class academics marks an important milestone for York research.

Our economic, social and cultural impact

Wednesday 9 January 2019

A newly published report shows that we can be proud of the benefits the University brings to our local, national and global communities.