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Things to know this week - 9 August 2021

Posted on 9 August 2021

The news summary for postgraduate taught students.

Coronavirus update summary

Grab a jab
We encourage all students to get their first and second vaccinations. Book your vaccination appointment or see where pop up vaccination clinics are being held in York.

1. Revised Library opening hours

Revised Library opening times (from 8am until 10pm, seven days a week) will operate into September. See full details, including tips on how to make your home more conducive to study.

2. Academic skills support

Forthcoming Academic Skills Community workshops include sessions on how to proofread your work, how to set goals, and how to transform your student mindset. The Maths Skills Centre also provides support for managing questionnaire data and choosing a statistical test. Find out more about academic skills support over the summer.

3. Summer events

Don’t forget you can see what’s happening over the summer via our student events web page or download the MyUoY app for a personalised listing. Find out more about student events.

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