Posted on 13 March 2023
UoY community update
Industrial action update
Industrial action is taking place this week on Wednesday 15 to Friday 17 March. Please go to your teaching as normal, unless you have specifically been told otherwise.
Need individual exam arrangements for next term?
You need to submit evidence by Friday 24 March if you need examination adjustments in Summer Term. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or find out about accessing disability support.
Don’t forget that the Housing Hub drop-in sessions on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons are there for your private sector accommodation questions.
Whether you’re leaving York or staying on campus, student support continues over the spring vacation. Opening times for outlets and services on campus might be different. You can still find support for your studies - try our online guides and workshops - plus, the usual sources of help and support for your wellbeing are available - including the new TalkCampus app. Find out more about support over the spring vacation.
This week sees the official opening of David Kato College, named in honour of the human-rights defender and gay-rights activist. Join our special event on Tuesday (14 March) to hear some of the ways we can tackle challenges to human rights. Book your free ticket to the David Kato College opening event.
Seen a development opportunity but need funding to realise it? The York Futures Scholarship provides funding of up to £3,000 for work experience, study abroad, placements, and extracurricular learning opportunities. Applications open on Monday 20 March and close on Monday 24 April. Find out more about the York Futures Scholarship.
World Sleep Day is on Friday 17 March. Sleep is vital to learning as it enables you to process information and create new memories. If you’re struggling, read our tips for getting a good night’s sleep.
Roses, our annual sports competition with Lancaster University, is hosted at York this year and YUSU are looking for Roses Volunteers and Charity Champions to get involved. You’re needed for tasks such delivering match scores and crowd management and there are leadership roles too. Charity Champions get involved with fundraising for the charity partner, Survive. Find out how you can get involved with Roses 2023.
Offers, competitions and paid opportunities
- The York Futures Scholarship opens soon
- The National Railway Museum is offering various part-time Visitor Assistant roles
Log on to Handshake, our careers platform, for jobs and opportunities.
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