Vogue editor Anna Wintour will visit York – that’s “old” York – later this month (January 29) for a fashion show featuring the designs of young people from across a number of colleges and universities.
The University of York welcomes its sixth Chancellor, who was inaugurated last week (27th October). Professor Sir Malcolm Grant officially became Chancellor in a day of […]
At York, the Mexican student population has always been a relatively small but always vibrant group. The Mexican Society has played an important role in promoting Mexican culture on campus and in the wider community.
September marked the ten-year anniversary of YorNight, a contribution to the pan-national European Researchers’ Night. The event offered residents and visitors of York a glimpse of the cutting-edge […]
Why do our minds wander? Why have our brains and minds developed the capacity to ‘decouple’ from the environment into a series of thoughts that are completely unrelated to the situation in hand?
The NHM stands among the greatest museums in the world, boasting over 80 million specimens from stick insects to a woolly mammoth. Running the place is clearly a big responsibility.
Reliance on the system is not enough: Frances MacGuire gives a personal account of her mum’s struggle with dementia and a crumbling NHS.
At Telefonica’s start-up accelerator WAYRA in London, alumnus Bruce Daisley, head of Twitter Europe, took on the role of lead speaker at the latest York Alumni Association network event.
My trip involved travelling to four states over two months to visit arts based, mostly Shakespeare-focussed, juvenile and adult criminal rehabilitation programmes.
Charming, extraordinarily talented and utterly in love with Quentin Blake, Hector Janse van Rensburg is an artist of the internet generation.
Author of the Alex Rider and The Power of Five series, screenwriter and University of York alumnus, Anthony Horowitz requires no introduction.
After a week of tests, and marking of said tests, walking out the school reception with a gym bag full of more marking, my first half term is over. It’s done.
I am an awesome procrastinator. I’m so brilliant at procrastinating that I bought a book called How to Stop Procrastinating about 10 years ago and still haven’t finished it.
Frazer Sheppard, who was a Breakfast DJ for URY in 1981, and is now an ITV Producer, recalls that the station was “no more than a couple of porter cabins in Derwent” during his time at York.
Graduate Nicola Haydon (English, 2015) tells us about her journey from a confused student to a graduate intern with know-how.
On 30 October, Nathan Bostock, CEO of Santander UK, visited the University to launch the Digital Leaders initiative aimed at York students who combine creative and entrepreneurial talent.
Catch up with alumni memories, awards, career updates and other news – all submitted by fellow University of York graduates and retired staff.
Which ‘type’ of Grad are you? Although technology, hair styling, home decor and shoulder pads have all come a long way since 1985’s St Elmo’s Fire, it still holds water 30 years on. If you have yet to see it, I’m not sure you can truly call yourself “educated” yet.
From shopping to the snow, the markets and marshmallows, and everything in between; re-discover the 8 essential elements that make York magical at Christmas!
We asked one York grad and one current York student to tell us about York’s nightlife highlights. Creative writing tutor Yasmin Khan graduated in the ’90s, and this is her take.