From revamps to relocations, we take you on a tour of campus and glimpse its new emerging architecture, which has the challenge of blending 1960s style with modern design.
All the latest news from York and the University, plus new venues, events and attractions that make York (and our campus) the place to be.
The centre of York is about to be transformed.
With a raft of new facilities, training and support now available for sporting students, we find out more about why York is the place for those with sporting ambition.
It’s only been six months since Malcolm Grant’s official inauguration as the sixth Chancellor of the University of York – but already he has a good sense of the trajectory York is on. Grant shares his first impressions and his outlook on the future of the University.
Over the past year it has been my great privilege to meet many of you face-to-face – both here and in far-flung corners of the […]
Every year, graduands plough through dozens of job applications in the hope that they’ll land a coveted graduate scheme. They fill out forms, write CVs […]
Born in Barnsley in 1966, Joann Fletcher is not only a Visiting Professor at York, but also a best-selling author and award-winning TV and radio broadcaster.
The debate over what makes a good teacher isn’t new. But there’s been little systematic research into how we can measure the personal characteristics that make a teacher effective – and how we can reliably select people for teacher training.
They may all have the University of York in common but since graduating their vocation has taken them to all sorts of different teaching establishments, […]
It is predicted that 10 million people will die from drug-resistant bacteria by 2050. This, alongside climate change and food shortages, makes anti-microbial resistance (AMR) one of the greatest threats facing humanity today.
General practice, a cornerstone of UK primary care provision, has for many years been frequently referred to as ‘the jewel in the Crown’ of the NHS. But now primary care, and general practice in particular, are facing a crisis, with all the major political parties proffering solutions in their manifestos at the last election.
Research Champion Professor Kate Pickett outlines the challenges and opportunities facing researchers within the research theme of Justice and Equality at York. All around the world world […]
Alfie Packham speaks to director Sarah Gavron about “Suffragette”, her route into a male-centric film industry, and the time she stormed Parliament with horses.
Newly appointed Chairman of Channel 4, Charles Gurassa is no stranger to success. The York alumnus has spearheaded pivotal strategic change for organisations as diverse as Thomson Travel, Virgin Mobile and Lovefilm – apparently with the Midas touch.
Creativity is nothing new for York – it is hardwired into our intellectual DNA. Find out how we are bringing together researchers from across the arts, humanities and sciences to realise York’s potential.
Crowdfunding, for those unfamiliar with it, is way to raise money online for projects, ideas and events. Sites like KickStarter and Indiegogo have been around […]
Alumni and friends have opened up opportunities for hundreds of students and researchers in the arts and humanities. Read our quick updates to find out more.
Willow wasn’t just £1 shots, cheesy music and a 4am close, it was a seemingly stable part of York culture, a community of like-minded people and a break from the monotony of “ordinary” nightlife.
As new YUSU President Millie Beach takes over from Ben Leatham, we talked to former Presidents about their experiences of the role.
Networking is essential if you want to make the most of your opportunities as a new graduate. As a York alum, you can network with thousands of experienced, well-connected alumni at the top of their professions.
“Looking back on my time at York, there wasn’t a term that went by without the opportunity to give back to the community, or grow […]
Reminiscing with three alumni of the Class of ’66 as we approach 50 years since they graduated from York
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Published works by York alumni this year range from cookbooks to contemporary novels and from teachers’ guides to textbooks. See our selection here.
Catch up with alumni memories, awards, career updates and other news – all submitted by fellow University of York graduates and retired staff.
Alumna Chantelle Nyarko is an internal recruiter at Credit Suisse. A member of our YAA Networks, she shares her five tips for getting that dream job.
York grad Jennifer Rudd reminisces about her finest moments
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