Professor Berrick Saul who died in May 2016 aged 91 was the University’s Vice-Chancellor from January 1979 to October 2003. David Foster remembers him.
The University of York’s Department of Chemistry is to receive a truly transformation matching gift from alumnus Dr Anthony H Wild.
Refugee Action York (RAY) was founded in 2002 and is a small charity that supports refugees in a number of very practical ways.
Improvements have already been made in the delivery of support services, and the University has committed to continue funding student-led initiatives such as Nightline.
The University of York will unveil a number of new teaching and leisure facilities over the next 18 months, including a new lecture building, sports hall, and laboratory space.
Dr Peter Lee, who died on 10 March 2017 of a brain tumour after a short illness, was a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics […]
Led by research teams at the University of York and Goldsmiths, University of London, Precarious Trajectories gave a voice to refugees, through personal testimonies, forensic analysis and film.
Income inequality is strongly correlated with low social mobility, with lower average educational performance and with bigger gaps in educational attainment between rich and poor children.
Cultural diversity is thought to be the key to making us more positive about the way we look. But how?
We’ve all got life stories. Where we grew up, where we worked, our families and our hobbies. These details define us and tell people who we are. For people with dementia, that narrative ‘colour’ is often lost.
A new study has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.
It made me acutely aware that people don’t just see the world differently – they have more fundamentally different frameworks for how they perceive it.
“For me, York really was the only place to do a history degree.”
Launched in 2015, the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) Fellowship Programme is a major new initiative that aims to create the most highly skilled and multi-talented choral singers in the UK.
The exhibition includes more than 60 works of art displayed over three galleries showing how flesh has been portrayed by artists over the last 600 years.
A BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s historical novels, the first series was broadcast last year and proved a hit with Sunday evening audiences, pulling in more than 8m viewers an episode.
The York Music alumnus and BAFTA nominee has released his fourth album following his critically acclaimed music production Brass.
With some research, planning and compromise, you may be closer to purchasing your own home than you think.
When the University of York first opened its doors in 1963, to 215 students, it was smaller in population than Lord James’s prior institution, Manchester Grammar School, which had over one thousand pupils.
Over the past 24 years Gates’ work with Diageo – global alcoholic beverages producers and the world’s largest producer of spirits – has taken him across the globe. As well as the UK, he has called Brazil, Japan, Singapore and Holland, home.
Looking back at my first day, I was really nervous. But also really excited. Now I’ve been here nearly six months, and the time has gone really quickly, but – from toilet encounters to mass wrong-address emails, I’ve learnt a few things along the way…
The differences between the main parties were not as dramatic as in South Africa: the Tories were in hock to the CBI and Labour to the Unions.
The PPE grad shares her journey from York student to becoming Head of Brand and Communication for TransferGo, the fastest growing fintech company in Europe, at the age of 24.
Founded in 1963, the University of York is considered to be a plate glass university. Katy Sandalls asks how these establishments came into existence and reviews their impact on higher education.
Catch up with alumni memories, awards, career updates and other news – all submitted by fellow University of York graduates and retired staff.
Department of Biology Save the date This year the Biology Alumni Open Day will take place on Saturday 17 June, this year and we hope many […]
CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS In 2018, the Centre for Applied Human Rights will celebrate their 10th anniversary and will be hosting a celebration event […]
Hold the Date for our 50th! We’re excited to announce that the date has now been set for Alcuin College’s 50th anniversary reunion! Following on […]
Upcoming events Langwith College Senior Common Room presents: ‘Another kind of chemistry’ Join David Goodall, Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemistry, and Chief Scientific Officer, Paraytec Ltd […]
EVENTS COLLEGE 50th – Save the date for 20-22 April We are pleased to announce that Vanbrugh’s 50th Anniversary celebration weekend will be held next […]
University of York Volleyball Club The University of York Volleyball Club has started a crowdfunding campaign on YuStart, to raise £1000 to improve their hitting and […]
Ah, halls of residence, how easy we had it then! On campus, everything was polished and picked up after by the cleaning staff. That communal kitchen food fight? Bad dream. The pile of washing up you left in the sink? Miraculously gone.
What have York students been saying and hearing around the city recently? A lot. Here’s a summary of our favourite comments.
Any alumni will tell you that it doesn’t take much to entice you to come back to York but what in particular should you be looking out for this festive season?
There are lots of ways to continue learning, save yourself some money, and increase your human capital.