Our New Future for Heritage Print in York crowdfunder raised £33,310 to create a working press room, museum and gallery in York.
Posted on 5 February 2024
YuPlan, our Will Writing and Estate Planning Webinar was held on Jan 25 2024. This free event is organised by the Legacy Team in the Office of Philanthropic Partnerships and Alumni, and features local York solicitors Crombie Wilkinson.
Posted on 31 January 2024
The BBC's Evan Davis chaired our online webinar discussing two pioneering initiatives the University is involved in: The Place and IntoUniversity, which aim to close the gaps in educational attainment for young people in our region.
Posted on 25 January 2024
The University of York is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the international group AXA, specifically its philanthropic arm, the AXA Research Fund, and AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM).
Posted on 19 December 2023
Our latest YuCall telethon campaign has raised an impressive total of £131,881 over a period of just 6 weeks.
Posted on 1 December 2023
Yorkshire children's cancer charity Candlelighters has partnered with the University of York to establish a new £1m research centre.
Posted on 20 November 2023
A record breaking £309,476 was raised in York's 60th anniversary year to support students and improve mental health.
Posted on 15 November 2023
Over 70 people signed up to walk or run 26.2 miles at their own pace during York's Marathon Month this October, to raise awareness and funds for Mentally Fit York.
Posted on 13 November 2023
Researchers at the University of York are part of a new £1.2 million project to support cost-effective and equitable investments for eliminating neglected tropical diseases in southern and eastern Africa.
Posted on 25 October 2023
Researchers from various departments, academics, students, donors, and the philanthropy office united to celebrate the conclusion of what has been a long-term involvement project.
Posted on 6 October 2023
The University of York has partnered with the Saïd Foundation to provide fully-funded Masters scholarships to students from the Middle East.
Posted on 4 September 2023
In 2023, the University of York’s 60th anniversary year, we launched the first ever ‘York Sport Union Challenge Week’ to support 10 sports clubs at York.
Posted on 29 June 2023
The Great York Walk 2023 raises £10,000 for Mentally Fit York
Posted on 5 June 2023
Tuesday, 14 March marked the launch of the York Sanctuary Fund at a beautiful ceremony alongside the official opening of the David Kato College.
Posted on 14 March 2023
A record breaking 864 donors came together on Giving Day 2022 to support students and mental health causes at York.
Posted on 2 December 2022
The Great York Walk 2022 raises £22,000 for Mentally Fit York.
Posted on 1 August 2022
The University of York is launching a new education centre for school age children in East Hull, in partnership with the University of Hull and the UK’s largest university-access charity, IntoUniversity.
Posted on 9 March 2022
Thanks to the generous support of our alumni and donor community, the York Unlimited campaign has reached an incredible milestone on its journey.
Posted on 3 February 2022
New ‘Enigma Scholarships’ launched at University of York to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds
Posted on 4 January 2022
Over 750 donors came together to raise the sum on 3 & 4 November, which will support students and mental health causes at York.
Posted on 9 November 2021
The University of York launched The Great York Walk in 2019 to support the Mentally Fit York fund in order to raise money to promote good mental health among the city's communities and beyond.
Posted on 5 August 2021
We are delighted to announce that the University is partnering with the Aziz Foundation to offer postgraduate scholarships for exceptional students from British Muslim backgrounds.
Posted on 21 July 2021
Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes has urged people to sign up to The Great York Walk and help raise money for mental health research.
Posted on 14 April 2021
Six more undergraduate mental health nursing students have been awarded the York Unlimited Mental Health Nursing Scholarship this term.
Posted on 24 February 2021
Students from sub-Saharan Africa, who have lost one or both of their parents, are set to benefit from a £1.2 million scholarship scheme as part of a partnership between the University of York, Kaplan International Pathways and Ashinaga Association in the UK.
Posted on 9 February 2021
We are delighted to announce that as part of the University’s January Graduation celebrations the Laidlaw Foundation was welcomed into the College of Benefactors.
Posted on 1 February 2021
Santander Universities have been welcomed into the University of York’s College of Benefactors.
Posted on 19 January 2021
Founded in 2008 at the University of York, the Centre for Applied Human Rights’ (CAHR) mission is to support human rights defenders who risk their lives to fight injustice and to strengthen democracy around the world.
Posted on 19 October 2020
717 donors came together to raise the sum on 4 and 5 November, which will support students and mental health causes at York.
A University of York graduate has been selected for the National Finals of the Santander University Emerging Entrepreneurs competition.
Posted on 28 September 2020
The University of York is launching a new partnership with Home Instead Senior Care to begin a programme of high impact research on homecare and older people.
Posted on 20 August 2020
The Wolfson Foundation has extended its funding for PhD scholarships at York
Posted on 10 August 2020
Santander Universities has generously awarded the University of York additional funding to support students affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on 18 May 2020
Philanthropic support to the Mentally Fit York fund has enabled the University to acquire an online platform to provide 24/7 mental health and wellbeing support to every York student.
Posted on 7 April 2020
Thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends, we have launched an Emergency Student Support Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on 25 March 2020
Our student writer, Eleanor Longman-Rood, sat down with Helen Smith (main image), Lisa Peschel and Aine Sheil to discuss their creative careers.
Posted on 9 March 2020
York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) has chosen York Unlimited’s Mentally Fit York fund as their charity of the year 2020.
Posted on 10 February 2020
Fundraisers across Yorkshire have been honoured by the University of York who welcomed York Against Cancer into its College of Benefactors.
Posted on 29 January 2020
We are delighted to announce that the Laidlaw Foundation has invited the University to once again be part of this prestigious and socially progressive leadership development programme.
Posted on 28 January 2020
The University of York’s first ever Giving Day raised more than £66,000 for a range of causes, from improving mental health in the local community to funding student scholarships.
Posted on 20 November 2019
An entrepreneurial student at the University of York has helped develop a mobile payment app.
Posted on 30 October 2019
Alum and former Chancellor of the University of York, Greg Dyke is supporting a new research project about the psychological wellbeing of students.
Posted on 18 October 2019
The dynamic new Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity at the University of York will bring together world-leading researchers to improve our understanding of the relationship between humanity and the world's biodiversity.
Posted on 12 August 2019
The University of York has launched the Great York Walk to support a charitable fund that will raise money to promote good mental health among members of the local community.
The inaugural members of the College of Benefactors visit campus over graduation.
Posted on 7 August 2019
AI and robotics have the potential to transform the way we live, travel and work – from driverless cars to assistive robots in the home and in hospitals.
Posted on 10 July 2019
Get involved with the Campaign for the University of York
Posted on 20 June 2019