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

Posted on 16 March 2022

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

Opening this September, David Kato College is now recruiting for STYCs, STYMS and their founding Committee members from any and all fellow colleges, to welcome their first ever intake of students.

What roles are available?

As with our other colleges currently recruiting for 2022/23, David Kato are now accepting applications for: 

  • Second and Third Year Contacts (STYCs)
  • Head STYCs
  • Second and Third Year Mentors (STYMs)

STYCs and STYMs are incredibly important for new students to make the most of their Freshers Week and provide support throughout their first year in residence. The College team are looking for a diverse range of students who can bring the best aspects of each of our University of York colleges to David Kato College.

Find out more about these roles and their responsibilities. 

In addition to the above, however, David Kato College is also on look out for enthusiastic, welcoming volunteers to form part of their founding student committee

Make Your Mark: Join the committee 

Featuring a range of roles for you to discover, as well as the option for you to suggest ideas for more, joining David Kato's committee is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in getting more involved in student life, building their employability skills, and leaving a mark on the University’s history.

From designing new merchandise, organising Freshers week and a variety of exciting events across the term, and helping to support and coordinate STYCs and STYMs, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to get involved with and explore.

If you have any questions, please email

Apply Now

STYC, STYM and Head STYC Applications:

Applications open for these positions in Week 10 of Spring Term and will close in Week 2 of the Summer Term.

Express your interest via our STYC, HSTYC and STYM application form and tell us why you’d like to be considered for the position(s). 

David Kato Committee Applications:

Applications to join the first David Kato committee open in Week 10 of Spring term and close on Wednesday 13 April. Initial meetings will commence on 18 April. 

Express your interest via our committee application form and tell us what role you would like to be considered for for the Founding Committee, and what experience, skills or passion you could bring.