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.
The 2014 Synod was itself haunted by the “no” vote against women bishops two years before. “It was an awful moment,” recalls the Very Reverend Vivienne Faull, Dean of York.
Over a decade ago, a set of Roman-age bodies were found by York Archaeological Trust (YAT) at Driffield Terrace in the city. Each one of these skeletons was decapitated, and nobody knew where they came from.
England manager Roy Hodgson was among the seven honorary doctorates awarded by the University of York this January. Every year, the University confers honorary degrees on people who […]