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News in 2023

Partial closure of Kimberlow Lane

Monday 15 January 2024

The section of Kimberlow Lane between York Sports Village and Hull Road will be closed from 22 January for around seven days for essential repairs.

Bus timetables over the winter break

Thursday 21 December 2023

There is a reduced bus service between 27-30 Dec and 2-6 Jan (inclusive).

Pay by Phone changes

Thursday 14 December 2023

If you’re paying for parking using Pay by Phone in our on-campus pay and display car parks, the duration of parking time selected can now be rolled over into the following day.

Student support over the winter break

Friday 8 December 2023

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

Applications are now open

Thursday 7 December 2023

Applications are now open for returning undergraduate students who want to apply to live on campus for the 2024/25 academic year. Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 11 December.

Staying in campus accommodation over the winter break?

Tuesday 5 December 2023

An update about catering, helpdesk, cleaning and reception opening times over the winter break.

Latest posting dates for Christmas

Monday 4 December 2023

If you're sending letters or parcels to family or friends over the festive season, check out the last posting dates for your mail to arrive before 25 December.

Undergraduate returners accommodation

Thursday 30 November 2023

Accommodation applications will open on Thursday 7 December at 12:00 (midday) for returning students who want to apply to live on campus for the 2024/25 academic year.

Energy Action Week

Thursday 23 November 2023

You’re invited to get involved with Energy Action Week as part of this year's Student Switch Off competition.

UK Disability History Month 2023

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Disability History month 2023 runs from Thursday 16 November until Saturday 16 December under the theme of ‘Disability, Childhood and Youth’.

Winter safety on campus

Monday 20 November 2023

As the weather gets colder, we aim to make it as safe and easy as possible to travel around campus.

Calling all cyclists - light up, be seen and be safe!

Friday 17 November 2023

The Travel and Transport team will be at the Field Lane crossroads on Tuesday 28 November between 4pm to 6pm, sharing their best tips and advice on keeping you and your bike safe whilst cycling this winter.

Accommodation advice for next academic year

Thursday 16 November 2023

Most University of York owned accommodation is available for first year's only, however a small number of rooms are allocated to returning students every year.

Do you know what to do if someone falls into the river?

Thursday 16 November 2023

Learn essential info at our water safety event and enter our prize draw!

Sustainability report 2022-23

Wednesday 15 November 2023

The University's Sustainability Report details progress made towards our Sustainability Plan over the 2022-23 academic year.

Does your bike need some TLC?

Tuesday 14 November 2023

Join the group maintenance session on Monday 20 November, 10am to 11.30am in Goodricke College (booking is required).

Wanted: your thoughts on assessment and feedback

Friday 10 November 2023

The Inclusive Education Team is running three faculty-based discussion workshops to help inform the University’s plans for good practice surrounding assessment and feedback.

Changes to how we offer IT support

Friday 10 November 2023

We are making some changes to the way you access IT support at the University.

Remembrance events and a vigil for peace

Thursday 9 November 2023

Members of the University are invited to mark Remembrance Day, and to take part in a Vigil for Peace.

Footpath closure - Campus West

Thursday 9 November 2023

The footpath that runs from Harewood Way to the covered walkway on Campus West will be closed for two weeks from Monday 13 November.

Unibattle is here!

Monday 6 November 2023

For the next two weeks, complete personal finance lessons on the Blackbullion website for the chance to win some great prizes.

Important information: email from ZoomInfo

Sunday 5 November 2023

Some University students have reported recently receiving an email from an organisation called ‘ZoomInfo’ with the subject line ‘Notice of personal information processing.’

First Bus diversions - 66 and 67

Wednesday 1 November 2023

There will be route diversions to 66 and 67 First Buses on 2 November and 20 November due to planned highway resurfacing and drainage works carried out by York City Council.

Be a Good Neighbour

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Problems with parking in the neighbouring area of Osbaldwick has resulted in a number of complaints from local residents and Councillors.

Win an iPad in the VC Christmas card competition!

Tuesday 31 October 2023

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

New provider for the Virtual Desktop Service

Sunday 29 October 2023

IT Services have recently completed work to set up a new provider for the Virtual Desktop Service (VDS).

Win £200 with a quick review

Thursday 26 October 2023

Share some thoughts on your York journey so far for the Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Visit the Global Opportunities Fair

Thursday 26 October 2023

Are you interested in studying, working or volunteering abroad?

International students: Complete the Student Barometer survey

Wednesday 25 October 2023

What do you think of your university experience so far?

James College bus route changes

Wednesday 25 October 2023

From Sunday 29 October, the bus stop located outside of James College will discontinue.

Free electrical safety tests

Monday 23 October 2023

Charging your phone or laptop in the Library? Using electrical items in kitchens on campus? Get your electrical items safety tested free of charge!

Changes to the C1 bus route

Monday 23 October 2023

From Sunday 29 October, the nearest bus stop servicing Halifax College will be Newton Way.

Joan Samuels Scholarship 2023 - Call for Applications

Wednesday 18 October 2023

The Joan Samuels Scholarship offers one award of £2,000 to be paid against University tuition fees for one postgraduate taught student or postgraduate researcher with a disability each academic year.

Take part in paid economics experiments

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Paid opportunities to get involved with EXEC, the Centre for Experimental Economics at York.

Have you tried an e-scooter or e-bike?

Monday 16 October 2023

E-scooters and e-bikes are available to shuttle across campus or to travel into the city centre.

Develop your skillset

Sunday 15 October 2023

As you progress through your studies, you’ll need to develop a new set of academic, digital, and information skills- IT Services are here to help.

Kimberlow Lane road closure

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Don't get caught out - the road will be closed from Friday evening to Saturday evening.

University of York response to recent events in Israel, Gaza and the Middle East

Monday 9 October 2023

This page provides information about the University's support for those impacted by the recent events in Israel, Gaza and the Middle East.

Get active: could you cycle to campus?

Monday 9 October 2023

Cycling, if you are able to, is a great way to keep active and has a positive impact on physical and mental wellbeing. 

Yorkshire Marathon: car park and road closures this weekend

Monday 9 October 2023

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

Download free or discounted software

Monday 9 October 2023

Did you know that as a student at the University of York you can get lots of software free or at a discount?

Work out for FREE this Wednesday

Thursday 5 October 2023

Get free access to York Sport gyms on Wednesday 11 October 2023.

Could you walk to campus?

Monday 2 October 2023

Walking, if you are able to, is a great way to keep active and has a positive impact on our physical and mental wellbeing.

Fancy winning £1000? We’ve got 10 lots up for grabs!

Sunday 1 October 2023

Exclusively for UoY students, the Brighter Futures Grants have been created to support our students through their university experience.

Bookmark the IT status page

Friday 29 September 2023

Although we work hard to minimise interruptions to IT across the University, sometimes our key services do experience disruptions.

Free intercultural study workshops in October

Tuesday 26 September 2023

The Centre for Global Programmes (CGP) is looking for York students to meet and work alongside students from Japan.

Download the MyUoY app to view your academic timetable

Monday 25 September 2023

Specifically developed to support everyday student life at York, the MyUoY app includes lots of features to help make day-to-day life on campus easier such as the ability to view your academic timetable and find study space across campus.

Digital safety, fraud and scams: a guide for students

Friday 22 September 2023

Learn about protecting your computer, mobile devices, tablets, and any other internet-connected devices from intruders.

Join our team of student feedback volunteers

Friday 22 September 2023

Join the list for opportunities to get paid or receive vouchers for student-led content.

Significant changes to buses

Thursday 21 September 2023

First Bus, our nominated bus service provider, are altering routes, timetables, the free zone and bus numbers as of 24 September.

New (or returning) to university study?

Wednesday 20 September 2023

Whether you’re new or returning to study, kickstart your academic year with the Academic Skills Community.

Don't get hooked

Monday 18 September 2023

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.

Need help with your timetable? (UPDATE TO TIMES)

Friday 15 September 2023

Visit the Timetabling team who will be located in the Student Hub for the first two weeks of Semester one.

Be a good neighbour

Friday 15 September 2023

Please consider the people who live near you.

Great York Cake Off

Friday 15 September 2023

Can you prove your bakes don't have soggy bottoms? Take part in the Great York Cake Off and help raise money for Stand Up to Cancer and Mentally Fit York.

Disability drop-ins: Semester 1

Thursday 14 September 2023

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

Take part in York Environment Week this September

Monday 11 September 2023

Join in with the 60+ events taking place this York Environment Week, from 23 September until 1 October.

Develop your language skills

Friday 8 September 2023

Learning a language is not just about social and personal development, it can be a life-changing experience.

Budget food on campus

Friday 8 September 2023

Food options on campus to help with the cost of living.

Win £500 with Santander Universities

Friday 8 September 2023

Our partners at Santander Universities have launched a new prize draw, giving away £500 to 200 lucky students across the UK.

Work Wardrobe: free work clothes

Tuesday 5 September 2023

Our Work Wardrobe is for students who need professional clothes for work or interviews.

6-11 Sep: Open Day car park closures

Thursday 31 August 2023

Open Days on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September will affect Campus South Car Park and Campus West Car Park.

Money mules: how to avoid the trap

Thursday 31 August 2023

Earning extra money for doing very little sounds attractive – right?

Postgraduate taught students: What’s your plan?

Friday 4 August 2023

Earn £30 voucher for taking part in a one hour careers research focus group.

Discount codes for First Bus

Monday 17 July 2023

First Bus are introducing fare increases across routes across York from 24 July. This increase will affect all buses across the city, including those routes to and from the University.

Changes to First Bus routes and fares

Wednesday 5 July 2023

First Bus have released the new timetable and routes for this academic year. They are also introducing fare increases across all routes from 24 July. If you plan on using the buses please read on.

Postgraduates – are you thinking about your future career?

Friday 30 June 2023

We want to understand more about the needs of postgraduate taught students when it comes to career planning and making choices about your future. Share your thoughts for the chance of winning a £50 voucher.

Introducing student Check-In

Sunday 18 June 2023

Coming next academic year, we’re introducing a new student digital wellbeing tool called Check-In.

2023 Active Lives Survey

Monday 12 June 2023

Complete the all student sport survey to be in with a chance of winning £250!

Enabling two-factor authentication for Office 365 and OneDrive

Monday 12 June 2023

Over the coming weeks we will be rolling out Duo two-factor authentication to Office 365, which includes services such as OneDrive, Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote.

Win an iPad Pro with Santander Universities

Thursday 8 June 2023

Santander Universities are giving away 10 iPad Pro tablets to higher education students in the UK.

Car park closures: 29 June- 3 July 2023

Thursday 8 June 2023

Campus South and Campus West car parks will be affected by the forthcoming Open Days.

Challenging financial times for the sector - York’s response

Friday 19 May 2023

We know that our students are feeling the effects of inflation pushing up the cost of living. The University of York, as an organisation, is going through something very similar.

Volunteers wanted: prehistoric wellbeing activities

Friday 19 May 2023

Could activities from the past help our wellbeing today? Get outdoors, help researchers and take a well deserved wellbeing break this exam season!

Join an intercultural exchange in York with students from Hong Kong

Friday 19 May 2023

Want to gain an international outlook? Join an intercultural exchange project in York to work with students from Hong Kong.

Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards

Wednesday 17 May 2023

Know someone of South Asian heritage who has overcome barriers to success?

Celebrating the impact of our York Unlimited goals

Wednesday 10 May 2023

Over the past four years, you’ve made a difference to the lives of students and researchers across the University.

Working with data or statistics?

Friday 5 May 2023

The Academic Skills Community has a series of sessions and resources that will help you find the right digital tools to work with your data.

Significant development work on campus begins

Tuesday 2 May 2023

A number of development works are due to start on Campus West over the next few weeks which may cause additional noise, and/or change the availability of car parking.

York-Mahidol student sustainability symposium 2023

Friday 28 April 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for final year students from all departments to take part in this year's online international student sustainability symposium.

York Festival of Ideas 2023 - Get your free tickets!

Friday 28 April 2023

York Festival of Ideas returns from 2 to 15 June with an exciting programme of over 150 FREE online and in-person events inviting you to ‘Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild’.

Campus East tipi removal

Monday 24 April 2023

The tipi on campus east, located near Piazza building, is set to be removed shortly, around the end of April.

New guide to using print alternatives

Monday 24 April 2023

As we look to reduce our environmental impact across the University, one focus is on cutting down on unnecessary printing across campus.

NEW: Academic Skills drop-in sessions this term

Friday 21 April 2023

Starting on Wednesday 26 April, there will be a weekly academic skills drop-in session in the Library.

Disability drop-ins: Summer term

Friday 21 April 2023

Disability Services' drop-in sessions continue throughout Summer term - a chance for a quick chat with a practitioner about general disability related queries.

LGBTQ+ Listening Exercise

Wednesday 19 April 2023

How does it really feel for LGBTQ+ staff and students to work and study at the University of York currently?

Changes to normal operation in the Ron Cooke Hub

Monday 17 April 2023

On Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 April some spaces in the Ron Cooke Hub will be out of use due to a live broadcasting of Question Time.

Win an iPad or £20 travel bundle

Monday 17 April 2023

It is important for our travel and transport team to have an understanding of how you travel to, from and around the University, as well as what improvements you want to see made, whether you walk, cycle, take the bus, scoot or drive.

Budget food on campus

Monday 17 April 2023

Food options on campus all day to help with the cost of living.

Top tips for study and exam success

Sunday 16 April 2023

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

What made you choose the University of York?

Friday 14 April 2023

Share your thoughts and be in with the chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher. You’ll also be able to volunteer to take part in a paid focus group opportunity.

Santander MacBook Air laptop giveaway

Thursday 13 April 2023

Santander Universities are giving away 10 MacBook Air laptops to higher education students in the UK.

Could you welcome new international students in September?

Thursday 13 April 2023

The International Student Support team are recruiting their welcome team.

Work begins on new Student Centre site - from 3 May

Wednesday 12 April 2023

*UPDATED: Work to prepare the site for the new Student Centre now delayed from 17 April to 3 May 2023*

Changes to East Yorkshire bus services - from 2 April

Friday 24 March 2023

A number of East Yorkshire bus services, including Service 46, will operate differently from Sunday 2 April in order to improve reliability.

King's Manor Library will close from March 19-27

Friday 17 March 2023

King's Manor Library will close for a week due to essential maintenance work being carried out.

Closure of Car Park 3.1 (Campus North)

Thursday 16 March 2023

Due to road repairs outside of Car Park 3.1 (Campus North) behind Morrell Library / Harry Fairhurst building, the car park will be fully closed from 12am (midnight) on Wednesday 29 March and all day Thursday 30 March 2023.

Significant step for new Student Centre plans

Tuesday 14 March 2023

The proposed new Student Centre building in the centre of campus west has moved a step closer following the official submission for planning permission on 10 March 2023.

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

Sunday 12 March 2023

Applications to join the 2023/24 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 support continues over the spring vacation

Sunday 12 March 2023

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

New Student Sustainability Opportunities Hub

Monday 6 March 2023

Today we are excited to announce the launch of the University of York's Student Sustainability Opportunities Hub.

University Mental Health Day 2023

Sunday 5 March 2023

Things you can do to support your wellbeing this University Mental Health Day on Thursday 9 March.

Digital Creativity Week 2023

Monday 27 February 2023

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 celebrating the University of York campus and collections.

Win a month's rent! National Student Money Week returns

Tuesday 21 February 2023

National Student Money week returns from Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March, with the theme, ‘Navigating the Numbers: Coping with the Cost of Living’.

Security Services becomes Campus Safety

Tuesday 21 February 2023

The team formerly known as Security Services have been renamed to become Campus Safety and have relocated to the new Campus Safety Hub in Market Square.

Changes to self-certification processes for some students

Monday 20 February 2023

In recent months YUSU has been running a campaign relating to the University’s Exceptional Circumstances procedures - specifically they have sought the reinstatement of unlimited self-certification for all students which was temporarily available during the Pandemic.

A healthier happier York

Monday 20 February 2023

Today we are delighted to announce the launch of the University of York Strategy for Sport and Active Wellbeing 2023 - 2028.

Vote in our Art and Media competition (13 - 17 Feb)

Sunday 12 February 2023

Help decide who should win an iPad as part of this year’s One Planet Week competition inspired by the theme Land and Nature.

Cooking on a budget

Sunday 12 February 2023

Our top tips for eating well for less.

Campus works: footpath closure

Friday 10 February 2023

The footpath that wraps around the Borthwick Institute for Archives building on Morrell Way will be closed from 20 February 2023.

Final year students: give your feedback

Sunday 5 February 2023

The National Student Survey (NSS) opens to all final year undergraduates on Monday 6 February 2023.

Campus works: Water switch-off

Sunday 5 February 2023

Urgent works will affect water supply to 17 buildings on campus between 11:30pm and 2am on Wednesday 8 February

Your private sector accommodation questions answered

Friday 3 February 2023

Stephen, our Student Housing Adviser, took over the University’s Instagram account today to answer your questions via Instagram Stories.

Postgraduate study spaces in the Library

Thursday 2 February 2023

The Library has recently made some changes to the Postgraduate Study Room and we would really value your feedback and comments.

Whatuni are coming to campus to get your reviews

Thursday 2 February 2023

Review the University of York and be in with a chance of winning a £2,000 voucher!

Housing Hub drop-in sessions

Thursday 2 February 2023

Our new Housing Hub is here to support anyone struggling with issues related to private sector accommodation.

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Monday 30 January 2023

We're marking Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week (6 - 12 February) with a number of events, including a Light up the Night Walk on Monday 6 February.

Time to Talk

Sunday 29 January 2023

Thursday 2 February is Time to Talk Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to talk about mental health.

How to find part-time work

Friday 27 January 2023

Come to drop-in sessions to get tips on how to find part-time work.

One Planet Week 2023: Land and Nature

Thursday 26 January 2023

One Planet Week (13 -17 February) aims to provide a platform from which to promote awareness, and share knowledge and actions on sustainability to staff, students and the wider community.

Volunteer with asylum seekers and refugees in York

Wednesday 25 January 2023

Are you looking for an opportunity to welcome people to York and help them improve their English?

How to access IT support

Tuesday 24 January 2023

Whether it’s connecting to Wifi, setting up two-factor authentication or using Zoom, the IT Services webpages are the best place to go to find information on using IT across the University.

Travelling community on Campus East

Monday 23 January 2023

Update (26 January): the members of the Travelling Community have now moved on and are no longer on campus.

What will you do this summer?

Friday 20 January 2023

Register now for the Summer Opportunities Fair and discover where in the world your summer could take you.

Carbon Literacy training and One Planet Week competition

Friday 20 January 2023

We are running more Carbon Literacy training courses this term; plus, find out about our One Planet Week competition.

Disability drop-ins

Thursday 19 January 2023

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

Support with private sector accommodation

Sunday 15 January 2023

Check out our drop-in events this week to help you with private sector accommodation for next academic year.

Banish the winter blues

Sunday 15 January 2023

Short, dark days getting you down?

Bus stop changes on University Road

Tuesday 10 January 2023

From Monday 9 January there will be temporary bus stop changes at the roundabout where University Road meets Wentworth Way.

Heating repairs on Campus West, Tuesday 10 January

Monday 9 January 2023

On Tuesday 10 January, between 10am and 4pm, heating in all Campus West buildings will be turned off to allow us to carry out an urgent repair to pipework.

Participate in economics experiments on campus

Friday 6 January 2023

Paid opportunities to get involved with EXEC, the Centre for Experimental Economics at York.

Practice your language skills

Thursday 5 January 2023

Meet students from countries across the world, practice your language skills and learn about different cultures at the Languages Café

Want to live on campus next academic year?

Thursday 5 January 2023

The accommodation booking system for continuing undergraduates wanting to live on campus for 2023/24 will be opening on Monday 9 January 2023 at 12 noon.

ACU Summer School 2023: Applications now open

Thursday 5 January 2023

Hear from leading academics, discover local sights and make friends from countries around the world as part of a week residential Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Win £50 voucher with our catering surveys

Tuesday 3 January 2023

We carry out annual catering surveys to help deliver the best possible service for all at the University.

Bike Doctor dates 2023

Tuesday 3 January 2023

New dates have been released for drop-in sessions, maintenance sessions and in-depth workshops.

Got a new device for Christmas?

Sunday 1 January 2023

If you got a new computer, tablet, mobile phone or games console, find out how to make the most of it and get it working with our services.