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.
Graduate Nicola Haydon (English, 2015) tells us about her journey from a confused student to a graduate intern with know-how.
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.
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.
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.
1. Don’t be afraid of work experience. … But don’t be taken advantage of! I started out hearing how new entrants can be exploited, and […]
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.
Charming, extraordinarily talented and utterly in love with Quentin Blake, Hector Janse van Rensburg is an artist of the internet generation.
Let’s face it: the word ‘mistake’ goes hand in hand with your 20s. And to be honest, I’d be worried for you if it didn’t. Your 20s are, after all, the time for experimentation, for risk.
For New Zealander Malcolm Grant, England was only ever supposed to be a “transitional destination as part of an ‘overseas experience.’” However, a temporary lectureship at the law school at Southampton University quickly became fifteen years and a permanent position, “accompanied by marriage, mortgage and children.”
Though I knew I was joining Teach First in October 2014, it didn’t make my final day in York any easier. It definitely wasn’t easy saying goodbye to friends I’d made, while knowing also that The Willow would soon be closing down too.
A report from one of the Alumni Association’s popular networking events.