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.
My trip involved travelling to four states over two months to visit arts based, mostly Shakespeare-focussed, juvenile and adult criminal rehabilitation programmes.
It can be easy to overlook the amazing scientific and historical research going on all around us in York – but it will be hard to miss during YorNight, an international event to showcase research in 300 cities across Europe on the same evening.
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.
I’ve always been curious about life in Japan. Perhaps the curiosity stems from having a Japanese mother. Having lived in London throughout my life, I never […]
Farewell to Chancellor Greg Dyke; one year of YuStart; the new York Graduate Research School; honorary graduates and more news from the University.