Refugee Action York (RAY) was founded in 2002 and is a small charity that supports refugees in a number of very practical ways.
Alumni and friends have opened up opportunities for hundreds of students and researchers in the arts and humanities. Read our quick updates to find out more.
All the latest news from York and the University, plus new venues, events and attractions that make York (and our campus) the place to be.
Crowdfunding, for those unfamiliar with it, is way to raise money online for projects, ideas and events. Sites like KickStarter and Indiegogo have been around […]
Every year, graduands plough through dozens of job applications in the hope that they’ll land a coveted graduate scheme. They fill out forms, write CVs […]
Born in Barnsley in 1966, Joann Fletcher is not only a Visiting Professor at York, but also a best-selling author and award-winning TV and radio broadcaster.
Newly appointed Chairman of Channel 4, Charles Gurassa is no stranger to success. The York alumnus has spearheaded pivotal strategic change for organisations as diverse as Thomson Travel, Virgin Mobile and Lovefilm – apparently with the Midas touch.
They may all have the University of York in common but since graduating their vocation has taken them to all sorts of different teaching establishments, […]
With due respect to Philip Larkin, what really began in 1963 was the University of York – and English, with just fifty students and six full-time members of staff, was one of its first four departments.
Unfortunately, many of these establishments have folded and been unceremoniously replaced over the years. Alas, the legendary Willow restaurant closed only last year and is now a Clintons cards.
“Networking is the best way to use your connections. Meeting people, being interested in what they do, ask them questions, discuss business deals. This is what creates opportunities.”
The Embassy co-ordinates the activities of the UK government in Sweden, and works with the Swedish government and other institutions on international political and economic issues.