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News in 2021

Sustainability at York in 2021

Thursday 16 December 2021

We have made significant steps in 2021 with the launch of our ambitious Sustainability Plan, as well as the announcement of our new Environmental Sustainability Academy at York (ESAY).

Make Climate Action your New Year’s resolution

Thursday 16 December 2021

In-house training courses on carbon literacy are running from January 12th 2022, with further courses in April and June.

Christmas on campus

Tuesday 14 December 2021

Find out about Christmas events on campus and opening times for local and University services over the holidays.

Changes to Pay and Display parking

Friday 10 December 2021

In early 2022 there will be changes to the pay and display operator on campus

Creating Christmas cheer for estranged students

Friday 3 December 2021

Christmas stockings packed with gifts have been given to care experienced and estranged students, thanks to the support of the University community.

Works on campus to affect Central Hall Bridge and University Road

Thursday 2 December 2021

Two pieces of maintenance work, which may affect some access routes, will be taking place on campus west throughout December.

Bird flu outbreak in North Yorkshire

Tuesday 30 November 2021

The University has been made aware of a confirmed outbreak of bird flu in North Yorkshire.

Staying in campus accommodation over the winter break?

Friday 26 November 2021

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

University Mailroom discounts

Friday 26 November 2021

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

Library opening times over the winter break & assessment period

Thursday 25 November 2021

Information about Christmas closure dates and the return of 24 hour opening for the assessment period in January.

Academic and wellbeing support over the break

Thursday 25 November 2021

Browse online resources, book a one-to-one appointment, or access our 24/7 wellbeing support.

Winning Christmas card designs

Thursday 25 November 2021

Congratulations to Veniamin Shiron for their Christmassy creation - featuring our favourite campus residents ready for the snowy season!

Be a good neighbour

Friday 19 November 2021

As we approach the end of term, please consider the people who live near you.

Light up, be seen and be safe

Thursday 18 November 2021

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

Are you planning to stay at uni over the winter break?

Wednesday 17 November 2021

Sign up for Holiday Connect!

Graduating in January? Be a Student Orator

Monday 15 November 2021

Could you represent the class of 2022 at graduation?

Alcohol Awareness Week

Sunday 14 November 2021

Understanding the amount of alcohol that we are drinking, and understanding its effects, can help us make informed decisions about drinking.

Spring timetable update for students

Friday 12 November 2021

Your timetable will be released on the afternoon of Thursday 16 December 2021 for the Spring Term.

Hidden disabilities and sunflower lanyards

Wednesday 10 November 2021

It is estimated that 1 in 5 people in the UK have a disability and 80% of these people have a hidden disability.

Complete the Student Barometer survey

Monday 8 November 2021

What do you think of your university experience so far?

Information about potential industrial action

Monday 8 November 2021

The Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffery emailed all students on Thursday 4 November 2021 with information about potential industrial action.

Plastics: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Tuesday 2 November 2021

Join the third annual Student Law Clinic's Global Day of Action for Climate Justice and their conference on the world of single-use plastics and its legal regulation.

Before you sign

Friday 29 October 2021

Come along to a housing information session to find out more about renting and living in the private sector.

University of York Christmas Card Competition

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Design a Christmas card and win an iPad and 50 cards with your design on!

Sustainability at York

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Sustainability is at the heart of our strategic aims and is of crucial importance to our future.

Campus East bus interchange

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Work is now under way on the expansion of the energy centre on Kimberlow Lane.

Job opportunity: Become a Black Access Ambassador

Monday 25 October 2021

Join the Access and Outreach team in the delivery of a new programme aimed at sixth form and college students from a Black background.

Printing made easy

Friday 22 October 2021

York Print Plus, our printing, copying and scanning service, makes it easy for you to print your work from wherever you are.

Joan Samuels Scholarship - Call for Applications

Friday 22 October 2021

The Joan Samuels Scholarship offers one award of £1,000 to be paid against University tuition fees for one postgraduate taught student or postgraduate researcher with a disability each academic year.

Job opportunity: Become a Student Supporter

Friday 22 October 2021

Join the Access and Outreach team in the delivery of our sixth form/college outreach programmes, Next Step York and YorWay to York.

City-wide response to night time student safety concerns

Thursday 21 October 2021

Important message from your elected students’ union representatives, university leaders, and partners across the City of York.

Free Online Intercultural Course: virtual workshops with students from all over the world

Thursday 14 October 2021

Students can attend workshops on intercultural studies, meet and work with students from Hong Kong, and gain international experience for free.

Yorkshire Marathon: car park closures this weekend

Thursday 14 October 2021

Don't get caught out - some car parks are closed until Monday.

Samaritan drop-in sessions this term

Thursday 14 October 2021

There is a Samaritans drop-in session on campus every Tuesday this term.

York Restaurant Week

Saturday 9 October 2021

Take advantage of fixed price menus from as little as £5!

Volunteer with Nightline

Friday 8 October 2021

York Nightline is a confidential listening, information and sexual health supplies service for students, by students.

Nominate our next Chancellor

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Next summer, Sir Malcolm Grant will complete his tenure as Chancellor, after seven successful years. We are now beginning the search for our seventh Chancellor, and we'd like you to contribute. 

The York Unlimited Giving Day is back!

Tuesday 5 October 2021

The third York Unlimited Giving Day will continue making the difference that you helped to support in 2019 and 2020, funding life-changing, world-changing initiatives at York. Find out how you can get involved.

York Science Conference 2021/22

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Join us at our Discovery Series Events and the York Science Conference, to discover exciting developments in the sphere of science, technology, and engineering.

Win a year's tuition fees

Monday 4 October 2021

Santander Universities is offering 5 students from any UK university (including undergraduates and postgraduates) the opportunity to win a grant worth £9,250.

Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

Friday 1 October 2021

Arriving at, or returning to, University is an exciting time, but it can also feel slightly daunting, so it’s good to know what resources are available for you to support your mental health and wellbeing throughout your time at York.

The Great York Cake Off

Thursday 30 September 2021

Join us in the Cake Off this year to raise money for a Mentally Fit York!

How good are you at managing your money?

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Need a hand with getting a clearer idea of your finances?

Music auditions

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Are you interested in becoming part of a University choir or orchestra? Find out about this year's auditions and registration.

Stay river safe

Saturday 25 September 2021

Keep yourself and others safe around York's rivers.

Shop, save and sustain

Wednesday 22 September 2021

The new sustainability initiative from Eat at York launches on Monday 27 September!

Develop your language skills

Monday 13 September 2021

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

Anne Lister College shield winning design

Monday 5 July 2021

It’s time to announce the winner of the Anne Lister College shield design competition!

Academic skills summer programme

Friday 18 June 2021

We know that, for many of you, there are deadlines and hard work to be done over the summer so the Academic Skills Community keeps going with workshops to help you along!

PAID ROLE: Catering assistants required

Friday 11 June 2021

University Commercial Services are recruiting for the autumn.

Leave a lasting impression! Your chance to speak at graduation

Thursday 10 June 2021

Could you represent the Class of 2021 at graduation?

Welcome international students this autumn

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Paid opportunity to welcome international students in the new academic year.

E-scooters, e-bikes and freebies

Friday 4 June 2021

Find out how e-bikes and e-scooters work and get freebies.

Become Carbon Literacy certified

Thursday 3 June 2021

Support for making an impact on climate change.

Could you help welcome our new students in September?

Friday 28 May 2021

Enhance your CV and meet new people by volunteering to play a key role in welcoming new students this autumn.

HOW TO: Book study spaces

Friday 21 May 2021

We have opened up lots more locations on campus where you can book a study space.

Paid opportunity to give academic skills feedback

Friday 21 May 2021

The Academic Skills Community is offering a paid role to help promote workshops and gain feedback.

HOW TO: Manage stress

Friday 21 May 2021

Feeling stressed during exams and assessments is entirely normal but there are ways we can control some unhelpful aspects of our stress response.

Be a College Life Advisor for 2021/22

Tuesday 18 May 2021

Support other students and assist in college life. Apply for the new role of College Life Advisor.

Looking after yourself during the assessment period

Sunday 16 May 2021

It has been a tough year and as we enter into the exam and assessment period, it is even more important to look after your wellbeing.

Student volunteers support sustainability

Friday 14 May 2021

Student volunteers at the University have taken huge strides to support sustainability this year.

New support to help you connect with others

Friday 14 May 2021

Helping to build academic and departmental communities.

Making University Services more secure - e:vision

Tuesday 11 May 2021

From Tuesday 18 May onwards you will need to use Duo two-factor authentication to log in to e:vision, the online student records system.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Sunday 9 May 2021

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year focuses on the role nature can play in protecting and supporting our mental health.

Don't forget to complete the census for your term-time accommodation

Tuesday 4 May 2021

It is important everyone is counted in the census - and that includes students.

How to create content for posters and presentations

Friday 30 April 2021

The Academic Skills Community has a whole host of events taking place this week to suit all levels of study.

Stay river safe

Friday 30 April 2021

Keep yourself and others safe around York's rivers.

Student Switch Off Week of Action

Friday 30 April 2021

Get involved, take action and win prizes with Student Switch Off!

Top tips for study and exam success

Friday 30 April 2021

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

Help with managing your money

Friday 30 April 2021

How to protect yourself from fraud and how not to get caught out with unexpected bills.

Why is digital so disruptive?

Thursday 29 April 2021

The Royal Economics Society Annual Public Lecture provides an opportunity for students to watch internationally-renowned economists present their research.

Progress at pace

Monday 26 April 2021

If you haven't been back to campus yet you might notice a few changes.

Helping yourself to ease out of lockdown

Sunday 25 April 2021

For some, the easing of lockdown restrictions may cause stress and anxiety. Here's some help and advice.

Emergency Student Support Fund reopens

Wednesday 21 April 2021

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 27 April.

Supporting students: Ramadan

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Find out about support for students during Ramadan, including a meal package and prayer rooms on campus.

Help with reapplying for student finance

Friday 16 April 2021

You need to reapply for student finance for each year of your course.

New Turing Scheme opens (replacing Erasmus)

Thursday 18 March 2021

The Centre for Global Programmes is making the official application on behalf of the University. Individual students shouldn't apply directly.

Easter break arrangements

Tuesday 16 March 2021

There’s lots going on over Easter. Find out what’s happening and see the support still available to you, wherever you are.

Volunteer with York Nightline

Sunday 14 March 2021

Join a York Nightline training taster session this week.

Census 2021: What you need to know

Friday 12 March 2021

Whether you're in campus accommodation, in a shared house, with your parents, or are an international student – you must complete the census for your normal university address.

Skills development opportunities over Easter

Friday 12 March 2021

Continue developing your academic and communication skills over Easter with our series of online workshops.

Stop scrolling, start writing

Monday 8 March 2021

Do you tidy, check emails or constantly find ways to distract yourself from your work?

Learn a new language this summer

Monday 8 March 2021

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

Tips for wellbeing

Thursday 4 March 2021

On University Mental Health Day, our Student Wellbeing Officers and the University Chaplain offer their top tips for wellbeing.

Academic skills development in Week 8

Sunday 28 February 2021

The latest updates from the Academic Skills Community.

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.

Design the new Anne Lister College shield

Sunday 28 February 2021

A unique competition to create a new part of York’s history.

Keep developing your academic skills

Sunday 21 February 2021

The latest updates from the Academic Skills Community.

National Student Money Week

Sunday 21 February 2021

It's National Student Money Week - the theme this year is 'Expect the Unexpected'.

Eat happy

Friday 12 February 2021

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

Final year students: give your feedback

Monday 8 February 2021

The National Student Survey (NSS) opens to all final year undergraduates on Monday 8 February.

WIN: Enter the campus life photography and art competition

Friday 5 February 2021

A chance to win an iPad, and all entries can claim a free stretched canvas!

New financial scam targeting students

Friday 5 February 2021

We’ve been made aware of the latest scheme attempting to trick students out of money

Improve your academic skills

Friday 5 February 2021

What's new this week in the Academic Skills Community?

Join a virtual exchange with Japanese students

Friday 5 February 2021

Escape lockdown by applying to join a virtual exchange project with students from Japan!

Time to Talk

Sunday 31 January 2021

Thursday 4 February is Time to Talk Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to talk about mental health.

Which academic skills do you want to develop?

Sunday 31 January 2021

The Academic Skills Community is for you!

Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2021

Friday 29 January 2021

Get involved with events and activities to mark Sexual Violence Awareness Week.

Student Expert Panel job opportunity

Tuesday 26 January 2021

Apply to join the Student Expert Panel to give feedback on your university experience.

Feeling lonely? Make new friends through Student Connect

Monday 25 January 2021

We know how difficult it is at the moment to be in touch with others and meeting new people to form connections.

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.

Emergency Student Support Fund reopens

Wednesday 20 January 2021

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 26 January.

What will you do this summer?

Monday 18 January 2021

Think you can't go global this year? Think again and sign up to attend the virtual Summer Opportunities Fair to find out more.

New device?

Friday 8 January 2021

If you have a new laptop, tablet, or mobile this new year, find out how to make the most of it.

Banish the winter blues

Monday 4 January 2021

Short, dark days getting you down?