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News in 2019

New financial scam targeting students

Thursday 19 December 2019

We’ve been made aware of the latest scheme tricking students out of thousands of pounds.


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.


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.


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.


PREVIEW: Sneak a peak at the new prospectus cover

Monday 2 December 2019

Give your feedback to be in with a chance of winning an Amazon voucher.


Live on campus next year

Monday 2 December 2019

Bookings are now open for continuing students who want to live on campus for 2020/21.


Take uni home with you

Sunday 1 December 2019

Access your work and resources over the vacation.


Bring your own cup

Sunday 1 December 2019

From Thursday 2 January 2020, four campus outlets will no longer offer single-use takeaway cups.


Staying in campus accommodation over the vacation?

Friday 29 November 2019

There are a number of things to remember if you’re staying on campus over the festive period.


OPEN LECTURES: Curating medicine, cities, and chemistry at Christmas

Friday 29 November 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


There’s more to climate change than carbon dioxide

Wednesday 27 November 2019

An event marking Global Climate Strike Day.


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.


Using the Library over Christmas

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Over the Christmas vacation, borrowing times and recall periods will be longer. The Library will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day. If you're away from the University, the SCONUL access scheme allows you to use resources at other universities.


IT Services over Christmas

Tuesday 26 November 2019

IT Services won't be open between 25 December and 1 January inclusive, but other IT facilities will be available throughout the Christmas and New Year period.


Last chance: Accommodation and maintenance drop-in sessions

Monday 25 November 2019

Don’t miss the last three drop-in sessions with the accommodation and maintenance teams.


Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Sunday 24 November 2019

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to navigate your university studies without family support? No financial support, no emotional support, no guidance?


Make a difference to someone's life - volunteer with Yourcafe

Friday 22 November 2019

Want to make a difference to people’s lives? All we need is your time.


Light up, be seen and be safe

Friday 22 November 2019

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


OPEN LECTURES: Dyslexia superpower, how nations create wealth, and disappearances in Syria

Friday 22 November 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


University Mailroom discounts

Friday 22 November 2019

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


OPEN LECTURES: Whistleblowers, music, and management consultancy

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


Don’t be fooled by offers of quick cash

Sunday 17 November 2019

Easy money with no strings attached? If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.


Have Your Say

Sunday 17 November 2019

Our annual student surveys are a great opportunity for you to give us your feedback and comments about your time at York - and a chance to win a £50 voucher.


If it's broke, fix it!

Friday 15 November 2019

If something goes wrong with your laptop or PC, IT Services can help you to get it sorted. We work with a local company to provide a laptop and computer repair service.


York student develops mobile payment app to be trialled on campus

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Current students can get free credit to spend in Nisa.


Develop your academic, digital, and information skills

Sunday 10 November 2019

Find out about the range of support to help you develop academic skills, including online resources, workshops, one-to-one support and more.


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.


Final consultation on Heslington Neighbourhood Plan

Wednesday 6 November 2019

A final consultation on the Heslington Neighbourhood Plan has begun.


Meet your accommodation and maintenance team

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Do you have questions about your accommodation, maintenance, the campus in general, or travel and transport?


Building work starts on new Campus East colleges

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Find out how access will be affected.


Saving you money on software

Monday 4 November 2019

As a student here, you can get lots of different software packages for your own computer either free or at a discount.


OPEN LECTURES: Human rights, building peace, smallpox eradication, and private schools

Friday 1 November 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


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.


OPEN LECTURES: Satellites, ceramics, and the future of the book

Friday 25 October 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


E(asy) printing

Friday 25 October 2019

You don't need to be at a computer to print. EPrint lets you email or upload documents, giving you an easy way to print from tablets or mobile phones to the University printers.


Are you general election ready?

Thursday 24 October 2019

With talk of a possible UK general election, it is important that (if eligible) you are registered to vote so you can make your voice heard.


Reading list tips

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Your lecturers work with the Library to ensure that you have access to reading lists for your course. Find your lists to access a host of useful features.


Help us to create change!

Friday 18 October 2019

Whether you’re taking selfies or sharing news, there are lots of ways for you to get involved and support our first York Unlimited Giving Day - and you could win an iPad mini!


OPEN LECTURES: Mapping WW2, race, and AboutFace

Friday 18 October 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


Passionate about improving outcomes for all students?

Friday 18 October 2019

Get paid to represent student experiences, needs and perspectives so that, together, we can develop the Access and Participation Plan.


Academic skills: get help with essays and assignments

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Learn to be an effective student in this series of interactive lectures.


Stem Cell Donor Drop-in

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Sign up to the stem cell donor register on Tuesday 22 October 2019.


Become a student blogger

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Get paid to create engaging online content about student life at York.


EVENT: The secrets of sleep

Monday 14 October 2019

Find out how sleep supports health and academic performance from the University’s Sleep Language and Memory (SLAM) Lab.


OPEN LECTURES: Equal pay, sustainable development, and fake news

Friday 11 October 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


Humanities Research Centre 10th anniversary event

Friday 11 October 2019

Join an event designed to provoke, inspire and open new conversations and connections.


Living off campus? Apply for Council Tax Student Discount

Wednesday 9 October 2019

It's important to apply as soon as possible.


Get your Student Art Pass

Wednesday 9 October 2019

A year of art and opportunities for a fiver.


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.


Restart a Heart Day

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Get free CPR training on Wednesday 16 October 2019.


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.


OPEN LECTURES: Climate change, space race, digital wellbeing

Monday 7 October 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


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.


Can you spot a scam?

Saturday 5 October 2019

At this time of year, we see a lot of email scams. Make sure that your information (and your money) is safe by learning to spot what's suspicious.


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.


Welcome to your Library

Tuesday 1 October 2019

Our Library offers everything you'd expect - books, desks, wifi, advice - and quite a lot you wouldn't expect. Our video tour is a great starting point for all students.


Get paid to be a student ambassador

Sunday 29 September 2019

Apply now to help prospective students find out more about life at York.


Apply to be a Postgraduate Student Ambassador

Thursday 26 September 2019

A paid role to assist at a variety of events, both on campus, online and at external fairs.


New term: Campus cafe and restaurant opening times

Thursday 26 September 2019

Find out where and when you can get hot food and cake.


Black History Month 2019

Thursday 26 September 2019

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


Family Network welcome days

Wednesday 25 September 2019

An opportunity to meet other students with children and to find out more about what’s available for student families in York.


Free bike doctor sessions this term

Wednesday 25 September 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.


Stay river safe

Monday 23 September 2019

Keep yourself and others safe around York's rivers.


Need IT support?

Thursday 19 September 2019

As the new term starts, the Library and IT Help Desk should be your first point of call for any questions or problems.


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.


Room closures during Summer vacation

Wednesday 31 July 2019

We'll be updating software across campus


Data breach affecting a University system

Tuesday 30 July 2019

A system containing student data at the University of York has been subject to a malicious data breach.


Family Network Event: Picnic and games day

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Bring your children along for games and snacks.


Thinking about postgraduate study?

Monday 22 July 2019

Join our online chat with current students to find out more about postgraduate life.


Summer on campus

Thursday 11 July 2019

Find out what's going on over the summer, including catering opening times.


Thinking about postgraduate study?

Monday 24 June 2019

Join our online chats with current students to find out more about postgraduate life.


Free bike doctor sessions this term

Monday 24 June 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.


Give your feedback on developments at Central Hall

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Look at proposals to create a focal point in the centre of Campus West.


Take uni home with you

Monday 17 June 2019

Access your work and resources over the summer.


Secure your bike for the summer

Monday 17 June 2019

Going away for the summer? Make sure we know about your bike if you leave it behind.


What are your recipes for success?

Friday 7 June 2019

Send us your top tips to help new international students settle in to life at York and be in with a chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher.


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.


Navigating Your Postgraduate Studies

Monday 3 June 2019

Postgraduates: sign up for informal workshops to help you keep in control of your final dissertation.


Find a new home for your unwanted course books

Friday 31 May 2019

Pass your books on and raise money for charity.


Find out about postgraduate study at York

Thursday 30 May 2019

The last postgraduate cafe is on Wednesday - chat with current students to find out about further study at York.


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.


Apply to be a Global Consultant Buddy - and win £1000!

Friday 24 May 2019

Develop employability skills, experience another culture and make international friends.


Become a Friend of York Nightline

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Support this student-led service and help run events for publicity and fundraising.


Join the audience for Radio 4's Today programme on campus

Tuesday 21 May 2019

On Tuesday 4 June, Radio 4's flagship news and current affairs programme will be broadcasting live from the University of York as part of the York Festival of Ideas launch day, and our students are invited to join the audience.


River safety awareness session on Wednesday

Friday 17 May 2019

Come along to learn about staying safe around York's rivers.


Find out about postgraduate study at York

Thursday 16 May 2019

Free coffee and cake at the postgraduate cafés.


We call for the current student loan statement to be scrapped

Thursday 16 May 2019

York, along with other top universities and MoneySavingExpert.com, has called for the student loan statement to be redesigned to make it less confusing.


Out of charge?

Tuesday 14 May 2019

If your laptop is out of battery, or you just didn't have room for it in your bag, borrow one of ours.


Get paid to be an Open Day steward

Monday 13 May 2019

Keen to showcase all the great things York has to offer to potential new students?


Mental Health Awareness Week

Sunday 12 May 2019

Explore events and activities to mark Mental Health Awareness Week this week.


Find out about postgraduate study at York

Thursday 2 May 2019

With free coffee and cake.


Don't know where to begin with your dissertation?

Thursday 2 May 2019

The dissertation writing lecture series will help you approach the process and present your work.


The Library: here for you - 24/7

Friday 26 April 2019

It's the busiest term, so it's good to know that when you need the Library, we've got your back.


Family Network Sports Day

Thursday 25 April 2019

Join in with the egg and spoon race this Sunday!


Nominate a member of staff for an Excellence Award

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Celebrate the work of staff across the University who have had a positive impact.


Roses comes to campus

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Support our teams as they go head to head with Lancaster Uni on 3-5 May!


What do you think about drinking and drug use among students?

Tuesday 23 April 2019

YUSU and the GSA are seeking feedback about your experiences.


Be a college tutor

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Beginning or continuing postgraduate study in the autumn? Apply now to become a college tutor and inspire a community of students!


Free bike doctor sessions this term

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.


Thinking about postgraduate study?

Monday 22 April 2019

Join one of our online chats with current students to find out more about postgraduate life.


Campus Easter egg hunt

Thursday 18 April 2019

Fancy winning yourself up to £300 worth of prizes?


Top tips for study and exam success

Thursday 18 April 2019

How to make Summer Term a more pleasant and productive experience.


Print your dissertation free of charge!

Monday 15 April 2019

In consultation with YUSU and the GSA, the University is funding free printing of dissertations and theses from this term, and will equalise print credit from Autumn 2019 to cover all required printing.


Support available during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Sunday 14 April 2019

This year, Good Friday and Easter Monday fall during term time. Find out what’s open and what’s closed.


Could you help a new student settle in?

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Apply to be a college mentor (STYM).


Helping you through your exams

Monday 8 April 2019

The Library's a great place to study, but it can be very busy in the run up to exams. Sharing the space with respect for other students, making use of pop up study spaces elsewhere on campus, and knowing how to get help and advice wherever you're working will make everything run more smoothly at what can be a tricky time.


Find out about postgraduate study at York

Thursday 4 April 2019

With free coffee and cake.


Learn how to teach English with CertTESOL

Thursday 4 April 2019

Your passport to travel and better job prospects.


Get involved in Digital Creativity Week

Wednesday 3 April 2019

Apply now and be a part of Digital Creativity Week, where you’ll develop skills in video editing, and coding, plus much more.


Thinking about postgraduate study?

Friday 29 March 2019

Join one of our online chats with current students to find out more about postgraduate life.


Changed your address? Register to vote

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Make your voice heard in the May local elections.


Free bike doctor sessions this term

Monday 25 March 2019

Register your bike and sort out any problems.


Student media conference hosted at York

Friday 22 March 2019

Join us on campus 5 to 7 April for the SPA 2019 National Conference.


Take uni home with you

Monday 11 March 2019

Access your work and resources over the vacation.


What do you think about travel around the University?

Thursday 7 March 2019

Share your thoughts in the travel survey and at the feedback event.


Brexit info session for students

Thursday 7 March 2019

Get your questions answered on Monday 11 March.


University Mental Health Day 2019

Friday 22 February 2019

Events on campus to mark UMHD19 on Thursday 7 March.


Bus route diversion

Thursday 21 February 2019

On Monday 25 February the section of Field Lane which passes Heslington Church will be closed due to carriageway patching.


International Mother Language Day

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Join the Bangladeshi Society and Linguistic Society to experience International Mother Language Day.


Eat happy

Saturday 16 February 2019

Cooking together and sharing a meal can do wonders for your mental health - and pocket.


Health inequalities, Joan of Arc, and coffee

Friday 15 February 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


York International Women's Week

Tuesday 12 February 2019

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


Life to Water

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Help to save our oceans and waterways from plastic waste during a week of student-led events.


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.


One Planet Week, Brexit, human rights

Friday 8 February 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


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.


National Student Money Week 2019

Monday 4 February 2019

Week 5 is National Student Money Week. Find out how you can break bad money habits.


Think outside the books

Friday 1 February 2019

Your reading lists are a great starting place, but when you're preparing your assignments or dissertation, you can add value by exploring our archives, rare books collection, e-resources, and the resources held at other academic libraries.


Dark matter, attention seeking, and human rights

Friday 1 February 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


Give your feedback on the Neighbourhood Plan

Friday 1 February 2019

Your opportunity to help influence planning policies in our parish.


Enjoy learning creative coding

Monday 28 January 2019

Learn to code from the basics upwards at the Library and IT Services' Digital Wednesdays sessions.


Shine a light on sexual violence

Sunday 27 January 2019

Events to mark Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week, which takes place in week 5.


Your work: safe and at your fingertips

Sunday 27 January 2019

As you prepare for exams and other assessments, it's important that you make sure that your work - whether it's revision notes, survey data, essays or lab notes - is safe and accessible.


Family fun day

Friday 25 January 2019

Come to tomorrow's family fun day to meet up with other students with families.


Final year students: give your feedback

Friday 25 January 2019

The National Student Survey (NSS) opens to all final year undergraduates on Monday 4 February.


We want your feedback

Friday 25 January 2019

Tell us about your experience as a student at York for the chance to win one of five £50 vouchers.


Find your space

Monday 21 January 2019

The Library and IT rooms get busy at this time of year. But help is available when you need to find a space.


Free creativity workshops

Friday 18 January 2019

The Centre for Global Programmes is running free workshop sessions in weeks 8 to 10


See yourself as a future leader?

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Applications for the Laidlaw Research and Leadership Scholarship are now open.


Banish the winter blues

Monday 14 January 2019

Short, dark days getting you down?


Brexit, drug laws, and protecting refugees

Friday 11 January 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


Help on the street

Thursday 10 January 2019

Streetwise support for students to continue into 2019.


Our inspirational research leaders

Wednesday 9 January 2019

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


Architecture in Yemen and the Yorkshire Dictionary

Friday 4 January 2019

Find out something new at our free Open Lectures - everyone welcome.


It's a gift

Friday 4 January 2019

If you're coming back to Uni after Christmas with a lovely new laptop, tablet, mobile or games console, find out how to make the most of it.