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News in 2024

Revoking third-party access into University Google accounts

Friday 24 May 2024

IT Services are taking measures to enhance our information security and data privacy by reviewing third-party access to University of York Google accounts.


Moving out soon?

Thursday 23 May 2024

We hope you’ve had a great year in York! It’s nearly time to move out for many of you, so here's a reminder of what you need to do before you depart.


Temporary Closure of EV Charging Bays - Friday 14 June

Tuesday 21 May 2024

All Electric Vehicle (EV) charging bays across campus will be temporarily closed on Friday 14 June for essential maintenance work. Bays must be vacated by 5pm on Thursday 13 June and will reopen on Saturday 15 June.


TIER - reminder to staff and students

Monday 20 May 2024

Please remember, from Friday 31 May 2024, TIER e-scooters and e-cycles will no longer be available for use across the city of York, including routes to, from and across campus.


Update on campus protest

Friday 17 May 2024

You may be aware that a small group of students have established a Palestine solidarity protest in the space between Heslington Hall and Derwent College. The surrounding buildings and spaces remain open.


Look after our campus this spring and summer

Thursday 16 May 2024

As the warmer months approach, we encourage everyone to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of our campus.


Dive into summer with a new iPad

Monday 13 May 2024

Santander Universities are giving away 25 tablets to enhance your study experience.


Top tips for study and exam success

Sunday 12 May 2024

How to make exam time a more pleasant and productive experience.


Don’t get hooked: spot the signs of phishing scams

Wednesday 8 May 2024

We’ve recently seen an increase in the number of students receiving spam and phishing emails.


Important information: Duo phishing scam

Thursday 2 May 2024

We have been made aware of a phishing scam which is being used to compromise institutions' two-factor authentication (2FA).


Our new responsible investment commitments

Monday 29 April 2024

The University has announced it no longer holds investments in companies that primarily make or sell weapons and defence-related products or services.


Design the new EDI Research Centre’s graphic and win a cash prize!

Monday 29 April 2024

The top three designs will win cash awards.


Active Lives Survey 2024 - Win an iPad

Monday 29 April 2024

Want to win an iPad? Simply complete our 2024 Active Lives Survey by midnight on Friday 17 May to be entered into a prize draw.


Waste Week 2024

Monday 15 April 2024

Waste Week returns on 22 April with a chance to learn more about reducing waste ahead of moving out of your accommodation.


How are you?

Sunday 7 April 2024

Help us improve our understanding of student wellbeing by taking part in important research here at York.


Improving Student Support Plans (SSPs): have your say

Friday 5 April 2024

Help us improve support for students with a disability, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition.


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

Friday 5 April 2024

Applications to join the 2024/25 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.


Important information: yearbook scam

Tuesday 2 April 2024

We have been alerted to an email scam targeting students by asking them to buy a yearbook.


Church Lane Building - unavailable Saturday 6 April

Monday 25 March 2024

Due to ongoing works there will be no power in the Church Lane Building between 9am and 3pm on Saturday 6 April 2024.


CB1 and C2 bus changes - From 7 April

Friday 22 March 2024

From Sunday 7 April, the CB1 (Clubbers bus) will no longer stop at Newton Way and will instead drop students off on the opposite side of the road to Heslington Hall.


Student support over the Easter break

Sunday 17 March 2024

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


IT Services win sustainability award

Friday 15 March 2024

IT Services have won the award for the Sustainable Digital Project or Initiative at the prestigious UCISA awards.


Staying in campus accommodation over the Easter break?

Friday 15 March 2024

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


University Mental Health Day 2024

Friday 8 March 2024

University Mental Health Day returns this Thursday 14 March, with a range of activities and resources available throughout the week to support you and your wellbeing.


An update to the TIER E-scooters and e-bikes

Thursday 7 March 2024

From 31 May 2024 TIER e-scooters and e-bikes will cease operating across the city of York, including University routes.


Warning from HM Revenue and Customs: don’t become a money mule

Wednesday 6 March 2024

We all know that there has been an increase in online scams and fraud targeted at students in recent years. However HMRC are now warning students to make sure they are not inadvertently helping criminals to commit online fraud.


Careers and Placements drop-in and giveaways

Tuesday 5 March 2024

Meet the friendly faces behind Careers and Placements.


Win an iPad or £20 travel bundle

Monday 4 March 2024

Simply tell us how you travel to be in with a chance of winning an iPad or a £20 travel voucher.


Small change, big impact - use energy wisely

Monday 4 March 2024

The start of March marks the beginning of Sustainability Week at the University, our tenth annual sustainability-themed week.


Win £500 during National Student Money Week

Thursday 29 February 2024

We know that juggling finances and studying at University can be difficult - it is important to have the tools to keep you safe and mentally healthy during your time as a student.


What does success mean to you?

Sunday 11 February 2024

How to work towards your goals - plus a chance to win!


Sustainability Week - activities now bookable

Wednesday 7 February 2024

Running from Monday 4 March to Friday 8 March, you're invited to join us for a dedicated week of activities, events and workshops to raise awareness about environmental and social issues - and you can now book your space.


Choose a sustainability elective module in 2024/25

Monday 5 February 2024

Environmental Sustainability at York (ESAY) is offering an exciting suite of sustainability-related interdisciplinary modules for 2024/25.


Final year undergraduates: Give your feedback

Monday 5 February 2024

The National Student Survey (NSS) opens to all final year undergraduates on Monday 5 February.


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

Thursday 1 February 2024

The Brighter Futures Grants are back - exclusively for UoY students.


Refreshers Week 2024: What to expect

Sunday 28 January 2024

Events and activities to kick off Semester 2 - and a refresher on what you might have missed.


Reintroduction of the free zone

Friday 26 January 2024

From Monday 5 February 2024, First York is reintroducing the free to travel zone on the bus routes 66 and 67.


Make time to talk

Friday 26 January 2024

Thursday 1 February is Time to Talk Day, a day when everyone is encouraged to talk about how they are.


Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Friday 26 January 2024

We’re marking Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness week with a number of events, including our annual Light up the Night walk.


Car park closures: 2 February - 9 February 2024

Tuesday 23 January 2024

Campus Central and Campus South car parks will be affected by the forthcoming graduation ceremonies.


Disability drop-ins: Semester 2

Wednesday 17 January 2024

Disability drop-in sessions continue throughout semester 2 - a chance for a quick chat with a practitioner about general disability related queries.


Footpath closures on Campus West

Tuesday 16 January 2024

Work to divert IT cables from the centre of Campus West will start on Monday 22 January. Both phase one and two will involve the closure of footpaths close to Library bridge.


New campus nursery opens

Monday 15 January 2024

With places for 94 children over different age groups, the brand new nursery on campus east has opened its doors.


Banish the winter blues

Sunday 14 January 2024

Short, dark days getting you down?


Looking for a flatmate, or have a room to rent?

Friday 12 January 2024

Come along to the college Flatmate Finder events in January and February to chat with your fellow students who are also searching.


Keep up to date with campus disruptions

Tuesday 9 January 2024

Lift broken? Footpath blocked? Sometimes there is development or maintenance work on campus that requires us to change some of the access routes in order to carry out work safely, and as quickly as possible.


Start cycling in 2024

Thursday 4 January 2024

Book a Bike Doctor session to have your bike serviced free of charge, or buy a recycled bike at a discounted price.


Got a new device?

Wednesday 3 January 2024

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


Top tips for study and exam success

Wednesday 3 January 2024

How to make exam time a more pleasant and productive experience.