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News in 2022

UPDATED: Campus water switch-off from 30 January

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Works planned to the water main will affect water supply to Campus East from 30 January

People and Planet results 2022/23

Tuesday 6 December 2022

We are pleased to announce that the University of York has ranked 69 in this year's league ranking.

Planned power outage on campus

Wednesday 30 November 2022

On 6 and 7 December, there will be a planned power outage for approximately 4-6 hours in Market Square and Wentworth College Sub-Stations.

Campus works: closure of central car park

Wednesday 30 November 2022

Central car park will be closed between 5 and 7 December and partially closed between 12 and 16 December.

Student buddies

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Looking for more international opportunities on campus? The Centre for Global Programmes is recruiting York students.

Student support continues over the winter break

Monday 28 November 2022

Whether you’re leaving York or staying on campus, student support continues over the winter break.

Library winter vacation opening hours

Monday 28 November 2022

The Library will have winter vacation opening hours between Saturday 24 December and Tuesday 3 January.

Staying in campus accommodation over the winter break?

Friday 25 November 2022

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

Disruptive works on campus

Monday 21 November 2022

Be prepared for some disruption due to accommodation improvements, roadworks and a new campus nursery

Students, we want your feedback in the Library Survey

Monday 21 November 2022

Complete the Library Survey for a chance to win one of four Love2shop vouchers.

A guide to travelling across campus

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Take a look at our inter-campus travel guide to help you navigate your way across campus

Sustainability Report 2022

Tuesday 15 November 2022

An annual progress report on the Sustainability Plan at the University of York in 2021/22.

Share your experiences with Whatuni for the chance to win £2,000

Friday 11 November 2022

We are taking part in this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Let's get moving

Sunday 6 November 2022

Physical activity is not just good for your body but good for your mind.

Talk Money Week 2022

Sunday 6 November 2022

Research shows that people who talk about money feel less stressed or anxious and more in control.

Submit nominations for the India-UK Achievers Honours

Friday 4 November 2022

Have you or someone you know, studied in the UK and has gone on to do amazing things? You or them could be one of India's ‘75 at 75’ in the Achievers Honours.

Share your research at the Student Sustainability Research Conference 2023

Friday 4 November 2022

Applications to present at the 2023 Student Sustainability Research Conference are now open.

Light up, be seen and be safe

Thursday 3 November 2022

Cyclists - claim free high-visibility vests, bike lights and ankle reflectors.

Creativity Lab Launch - Tuesday 1 Nov 2022

Friday 28 October 2022

Join the Library team and Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN) and for the launch of their new Creativity Lab on Tuesday 1 November.

Using personal electrical items in residences

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Students in colleges on Campus West are invited to have their personal items tested for electrical safety.

Win an iPad in the VC Christmas card competition

Thursday 20 October 2022

Enter any design or photo to our Christmas card competition for the chance to win an iPad. Runners up will also get a £50 voucher.

Win £1,000 with Santander Universities

Sunday 16 October 2022

Dreaming of a few extras to make your student life better? Have a spare few minutes? Apply now for your chance to win one of 10 grants worth £1,000 each to support your student experience.

UoY to host Rugby League World Cup teams

Thursday 13 October 2022

World class sport is coming to York.

Possible delays due to roadworks on University Road

Tuesday 11 October 2022

Be prepared for possible delays throughout November due to roadworks on University Road

Yorkshire Marathon: car park and road closures this weekend

Monday 10 October 2022

Don't get caught out with road and car park closures and changes to bus routes.

How to boost your mental health and wellbeing

Saturday 8 October 2022

Looking after your mental health is something that you can build into your daily routines and everyday habits.

Eight financial icebreakers to start conversations about money

Friday 7 October 2022

If you had £1 million, but you had to spend it ALL within 24 hours, what would you do?

Student guide to the Energy Bills Support Scheme

Tuesday 4 October 2022

How the Energy Price Guarantee and the Government £400 energy bills rebate might affect you.

Develop your money skills with Blackbullion

Thursday 29 September 2022

We've partnered with Blackbullion, the financial wellbeing platform, so you can sign up for free.

Find out about the new Student Centre

Tuesday 27 September 2022

Find out about a brand new Student Centre planned for York.

Top tips for getting ready to study

Sunday 25 September 2022

Make sure you’ve covered the basics (or see a reminder of things you may have missed).

Changes to the Yorkshare VLE

Friday 23 September 2022

The Yorkshare VLE has been upgraded over the summer.

Joan Samuels Scholarship 2022 - Call for Applications

Friday 23 September 2022

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.

Get your York Sport student discount

Thursday 22 September 2022

Save up to £75 on annual student membership.

Free bike maintenance workshops

Wednesday 14 September 2022

The Bike Doctor is hosting free bike maintenance workshops on campus for students and staff in October 2022.

IT support for new arrivals on campus

Thursday 8 September 2022

As the new term starts, the IT Support team are here to help you with your IT queries.

Free reusable water bottle for all Freshers living on campus

Thursday 8 September 2022

As part of our commitment to create a more sustainable campus, we are giving all Freshers living on campus a FREE reusable water bottle during arrivals.

Bus service news

Friday 26 August 2022

Over the summer, we've been working with First Bus York and we're pleased to say that although some fares are rising, the free zone around campus and the 20 tickets for £20 offer will remain.

Student Centre events

Tuesday 23 August 2022

The new Student Centre planned for Campus West is one of the university's transformational initiatives. We're inviting you to engagements events so you can find out why the building is important to the university.

Launch of three new academic schools

Sunday 31 July 2022

We are celebrating three new schools, which have officially launched today.

York IT ReUse Project: Your old laptop can change someone’s life

Wednesday 27 July 2022

Do you have a laptop or mobile device that you no longer use?

ADVICE: Keep cool during the heatwave

Monday 18 July 2022

The Government has issued advice for staying safe during the heatwave.

Postgraduate study room move in the Library

Thursday 7 July 2022

The study room for postgraduates in the Library is moving on Friday 15 July.

York tops the Russell Group for academic support

Wednesday 6 July 2022

The University has been ranked top in the Russell Group for academic support, according to the latest National Student Survey.

York Graduate Research School wins outstanding contribution to student wellbeing award

Tuesday 28 June 2022

We are delighted to announce that the York Graduate Research School (YGRS) has been recognised for its work at the forefront of PGR wellbeing, winning the FindAPhd Outstanding Contribution to Postgraduate Student Wellbeing award.

Bicycle donations for Ukrainian refugees

Thursday 23 June 2022

The University of York is delighted to be working in partnership with the City of York Council to provide unwanted bicycles to Ukrainian refugees.

Support Ukrainian refugee schoolchildren and learn Ukrainian

Friday 17 June 2022

Opportunities to help support Ukrainian refugees.

Did you take part in Student Connect?

Thursday 16 June 2022

Give your feedback and be entered into a prize draw!

Free bike maintenance workshops

Thursday 9 June 2022

The Bike Doctor is hosting free bike maintenance workshops on campus for students in June 2022.

International Conversation Afternoon (ICA)

Friday 27 May 2022

Join us every Wednesday and meet new people, explore new cultures, and enjoy some refreshments.

Summer jobs with York Global Summer Schools

Friday 27 May 2022

The Short Courses Team is looking for students to work on their residential summer programme, York Global Summer Schools.

Active Lives Survey - shape Sport at York

Friday 27 May 2022

Simply complete the short survey to be in with a chance of winning a £350 gift card.

Access to buildings over extended Bank Holiday

Thursday 26 May 2022

Over the extended Bank Holiday (Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June), most buildings will be closed.

Design for new Student Centre agreed

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Following a design competition, the University has selected a partnership between UK based architects ADP and O’Donnell + Tuomey as the designers for the new Student Centre.

Think before you park

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Please help us maintain strong positive links with our local community.

Join the Student Expert Panel

Monday 23 May 2022

We're recruiting for new members!

Be a good neighbour

Thursday 19 May 2022

Please consider the people who live near you.

An update to the TIER E-scooter and E-cycle ‘freezone trial’

Wednesday 18 May 2022

The TIER freezone trial currently operating on campus for E-scooter and E-cycle rentals is coming to an end on 1 July 2022.

Are you thinking about the next step after your degree?

Thursday 12 May 2022

If you’re considering further study, take advantage of forthcoming opportunities to chat to UoY staff and current Masters and PhD students to find out more about postgraduate study at York.

Significant highway works on University Road

Thursday 12 May 2022

Some disruption is to be expected on University Road from 16 May to 20 May

Campus east car park closed

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Campus East car park will be fully closed on 17 May and partially closed on 16 May.

Could you be a buddy for new students in the autumn?

Tuesday 10 May 2022

The team behind our Student Buddying Scheme are looking for UK and international students to give something back by supporting new students - while developing yourself and having fun!

Welcome international students this autumn

Friday 6 May 2022

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

Getting In, Getting On: Private and State School Student Experiences of HE

Friday 6 May 2022

Join the discussion of the different experiences of private and state school students at university and beyond. Organised by the University of York's 93% Club in collaboration with the University and the Private Education Policy Forum (PEPF).

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

Friday 6 May 2022

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

Covid vaccine clinic on campus

Friday 29 April 2022

The next pop-up covid vaccine clinic on campus will be on Thursday 12 May 2022.

York Festival of Ideas 2022 - Get your free tickets!

Friday 29 April 2022

York Festival of Ideas returns from 11 to 24 June with an eclectic programme featuring over 150 FREE online and in-person events.

Help shape our new Student Centre

Thursday 28 April 2022

Wondering about the plans for your new Student Centre? Do you have an opinion on what it should look and feel like?

Disability drop-ins

Thursday 28 April 2022

Disability Services are running run drop-in sessions throughout term - a chance for a quick chat with a practitioner about general disability related queries.

Job opportunity: Summer Residential Assistants

Tuesday 26 April 2022

The Access and Outreach team are delivering four residentials between July and August 2022 as part of our Next Step York, York Experience Summer School and YorWay to York programmes.

Funding available for student-led groups and projects

Friday 22 April 2022

Are you looking for funding for an extra curricular project in your department, college, club or society? Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of the University of York, funds are available to support you through two different channels.

David Kato College winning shield design

Tuesday 19 April 2022

It’s time to announce the winner of the David Kato College shield design competition!

Top tips for study and exam success

Monday 18 April 2022

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

Get involved in York Pride 2022!

Tuesday 12 April 2022

Run an activity, welcome festival-goers and be a part of this year’s York Pride.

We’ve now recycled over 11,000 single-use coffee cups!

Friday 18 March 2022

Following the introduction of single-use coffee cup bins on campus in 2020 in an aim to further reduce our plastic waste, we have now recycled over 11,000 single-use coffee cups.

David Kato College needs you! Apply to be a Committee member, STYC or STYM

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Join UoY’s newest college and be a part of University history as one of David Kato's first Student Leaders!

Our statement on Ukraine

Monday 14 March 2022

On Wednesday 2 March, the University VC made a statement on Ukraine which was shared to all staff and students by email, and posted on social media.

Could you help a new student settle in? Apply to be a STYC or STYM

Monday 14 March 2022

Applications to join the 2022/23 College STYC and STYM teams are now open to current undergraduates who will be moving into their second, third or fourth year of studies in September.

Student misconduct: have your say

Friday 11 March 2022

Have your say on how student misconduct is dealt with.

Spring vacation: what's on, what's open

Friday 11 March 2022

Your guide to what's happening on campus over the break.

Volunteering with Nightline

Thursday 10 March 2022

Find out more about York Nightline and the volunteer application process.

Pay By Phone Parking changes

Tuesday 8 March 2022

As of Monday 14 March, Paysmarti will no longer be available to use in Pay & Display car parks.

Thinking about postgraduate study?

Tuesday 8 March 2022

Join our Masters taster afternoon on Wednesday 16 March.

Want to teach English to speakers of other languages?

Monday 7 March 2022

An intensive English language teacher course will run on campus Monday 20 June to Friday 22 July 2022.

Win an iPad or £20 travel bundle

Monday 7 March 2022

As more of us return to campus it is important to have an understanding of how you travel to and around the university, as well as what improvements you want to see made.

On-Campus Vaccine Centre: Wednesday 16 March

Friday 4 March 2022

Still need to book your first, second or booster vaccine? Slots are now available at our on-campus vaccine centre this Wednesday.

University Mental Health Day 2022

Sunday 27 February 2022

Thursday 3 March is University Mental Health Day, and as a University we have chosen to give over the whole week to activities promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.

Eat happy

Friday 25 February 2022

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

Digital Creativity Week

Thursday 24 February 2022

Digital Creativity Week is a week-long event for students to work with digital and creative technologies, explore archival material and research, and develop skills, culminating in the creation of digital artefacts for an exhibition as part of York Festival of Ideas.

How to save money and spend ethically

Thursday 17 February 2022

During National Student Money Week (21-25 February), we're looking at ways to save money and spend ethically.

Get involved with One Planet Week 2022

Thursday 10 February 2022

One Planet Week is back from 14 to 20 February 2022.

Bin the bin

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Our Bin the bin campaign aims to reduce waste and increase recycling, as part of our Sustainability Plan.

Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2022

Friday 4 February 2022

We are marking Sexual Violence Awareness Week with a series of events, talks and activities around the theme of 'Changing the Conversation'.

The University of York has an answer to single-use plastic cups, and it works!

Thursday 3 February 2022

The University of York Catering and Hospitality team have released the latest figures from their YORCUP initiative and they show that the scheme has stopped 1 MILLION single-use plastic cups from going in to landfill in just 3 years*.

Set up Google two-factor authentication by 22 March

Wednesday 2 February 2022

You must set up Google two-factor authentication on your University account by Tuesday 22 March or you will be locked out of your account and will be unable to access your email.

Time to Talk

Friday 28 January 2022

Thursday 3 February is Time to Talk Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to talk about mental health.

Design the new David Kato College shield

Thursday 27 January 2022

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

Dealing with harassment, stalking and conflict

Sunday 23 January 2022

Personal safety is something that everyone should take seriously.

Join a virtual exchange with Japanese students

Friday 21 January 2022

Join a mini intercultural exchange project in which students from Tohoku and York will get to know each other’s culture.

Winner of the Great York Cake Off

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Our amazing Great York Cake Off winner and their winning cake!

Banish the winter blues

Friday 14 January 2022

Short, dark days getting you down?

Student views needed for the Campus East Library Project

Tuesday 11 January 2022

We’re looking for students who can help us with our Campus East Library Project. If you spend a lot of time on Campus East - because you live there, your department’s based there, or because you like to study there - we’d like your feedback (and we’ll give you a £15 voucher to say thank you).

Announcing SMIFUK22: the UK's first Conference of Student Managed Investment Funds

Tuesday 11 January 2022

The University of York and the Griff Investment Fund are pleased to announce the UK's first SMIF conference.