This year’s entrance fee goes to supporting mental health at the University, so it’s a worthwhile cause if you can join us.
Our online platform hosted by Brazen, allows you to ask direct questions, exchange contact information, and make new global connections you didn’t have before.
Spread the word… We are delighted to be named one of only 10 British Rowing centres in the UK.
The list also rated York the 12th most internationalised university in the whole of the UK. The ratings were based on the THE’s annual Academic Reputation Survey.
One of the largest free festivals in the UK, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of events including talks, exhibitions, theatre, music, film, guided walks, children’s activities and workshops – all designed to educate, entertain and inspire.
The technology that forms the basis of these devices derives from unique biologically inspired evolutionary computer algorithms developed by co-founder and director Dr Stephen Smith and academics in the Department of Electronics over the past ten years.
The next MOOC starts on 22 May on the topic of ‘From crime to punishment’, discover why you should join us?
A York History graduate, Chris came back to the city in September of last year to take up the Headmaster post at the independent boarding school.
These are just some of the findings of the Children’s Worlds study into child well-being, based on interviews with more than 50,000 children aged eight, ten and 12, in 15 countries.
In Bosnia, nearly 100,000 people lost their lives in three years of bloodletting. But wars do come to an end – often with the help of a peace agreement.
Since his retirement, Warren has dedicated much of his time to researching the history. This work has culminated in his book, ‘Eric James and the Founding of the University of York’, published by the University’s Borthwick Institute for Archives.
Focusing on British electoral politics and the question of Europe, our next YAA Network event will examine how Brexit will affect the outcome of the 2017 general election and what the general election will mean for Brexit.
When you meet Simon Stephens in person, the York alumnus, author and playwright has the charisma that you associate with the front man of a band.
Research shows that students filling out module evaluations are much more likely to submit abusive comments to women. Much of this ill treatment seems to stem not from our academic arguments, but rather from our appearances and sexual characteristics.
Today’s demand for the immediate often translates into fashionable, quick fix solutions, rather than ones of longevity and substance.
The characters, which are voiced by Masters and PhD students at the University’s Centre for Medieval Studies and Department of English and Related Literature, form part of the revamped JORVIK Viking Centre.
It’s now been nearly ten years since the University launched the Centre for Applied Human Rights Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) at Risk.
Samuel Pepys is synonymous with the diary that he kept for some nine and a half years, beginning on 1st January 1660 until he ceased writing nearly a decade later.
To thank you for supporting YuStart, the first bespoke university crowdfunding website dedicated to supporting student projects, we’re sharing some of our favourite projects from the last year.
In 1967 York’s then Vice- Chancellor, Lord James, was still hugely weary of increased student participation.
A few weeks into my first term I saw a note online asking if anyone would be interested in starting a clay pigeon shooting club. It was Ryan, the club’s founding president.
I was 28 but had nowhere to go with my career, my salary was unlikely to increase to any significant extent as the years passed and the scope of my job unlikely to grow very much.
A university that started with 216 undergraduates now has 4100 students on its books. There were no colleges in 1963; there are now ten. A university that has a worldwide reputation started off in Heslington Hall (with refurbished stables.)
Catch up with alumni memories, awards, career updates and other news – all submitted by fellow University of York graduates and retired staff.
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY OF ART We are pleased to announce that the Department of History of Art will be sending you regular news to keep our alumni […]
Department of Biology alumni open day – booking open This year the Biology Alumni Open Day will take place on Saturday 17 June, this year and […]
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 […]
50th DATE SET – BOOK YOUR PLACE Next year Alcuin College will be celebrating its 50th anniversary! We, the alumni board, will be inviting you […]
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 […]
Trying to learn ‘how to code’ is not a productive use of your time unless it has major value in your job, or you enjoy programming as a hobby.
Grab your friends and head back to York to join us – we’ve got festivals, race days and reunions to keep you entertained!
The original Humans of New York project began as a photography project in 2010. The photographs soon developed a global audience intrigued by the daily glimpses into the lives of strangers on the streets of New York City.
Nearly 100 staff and students were cast as extras in the film, wearing 1960s costume, with shots taking place outside Heslington Hall and inside the lecture theatre in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television.