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Goodricke College is named after amateur astronomer John Goodricke (1764-1786), who is best known for presenting conclusive proof that the brightness of stars varies over a period of time in a cyclical nature.
We hope all our graduates are better off in every part of their lives – economically, socially, culturally and beyond – because they came to York. But how can we prove the impact the University of York has on students? That’s where you come in.
Distance learning is bringing York closer to home.
What’s the YSTV legacy? And what does the future hold for one of the University’s most enduring societies?
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.
In 1967 York’s then Vice- Chancellor, Lord James, was still hugely weary of increased student participation.
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.
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.)
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.
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.