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About us Higher York is a partnership between Askham Bryan College, City of York Council, the University of York, York College and York St John University. The Mission of the partnership is to: ...

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Events You can view all Open and Taster Days offered by Higher York's partner universities and colleges below.

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Resources Here are all of our resources available online. They are categorised to help you navigate through them all. Feel free to download any that you will find useful! You might also like to lo ...

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For Schools & Colleges

Our partner universities and colleges offer a wide range of outreach activities to encourage young people to progress to higher education. We also produce a range of resources to support prospectiv ...

For Individuals

In this section you will find a range of information to help you on your higher education journey – whether you are in the early stages of thinking about your options, ready to apply or already stud ...

For Employers

Our partner colleges and universities are working together to support employers in York and North Yorkshire by providing a wide range of training and support services. Explore our site to find o ...

Our outreach activities

Our offer to schools The activities we can offer to schools include: Campus visits and activities which give an insight into HE and a feel for student life; Open days at all partner institut ...

First thoughts about HE

First thoughts about Higher Education It's never too early to consider your future! What is Higher Education? Higher Education, often called HE, is the name given to a course that you can do wh ...

Useful resources and websites

Student Finance Funding Higher Education (HE) can be one of the first concerns on prospective students' minds. But this needn't be so, as for most students, a loan will be available to help cover th ...

Case studies

Case studiesIndividual Case Studies Hear from current students about what it's like to study in York, and from prospective students who are considering their options.Employer Case Studies Find out ...

Working with students and graduates

Student Internships are short project-based work placements undertaken either during the summer vacation period or part-time during term time. Students are paid a training allowance which is exempt f ...

Employee training and development

Employee training and development A wide range of courses and professional development opportunities are available across the Higher York partnership. From half-day workshops to full MBAs, the pa ...

Routes into HE

The exact qualifications and grades needed for courses vary significantly. Factors which affect entry requirements are things like type and level of the course you wish to study, as well as the univer ...

Applying

Applying for a full-time course If you are applying for a full time undergraduate course (HNC, HND, Foundation Degree or Undergraduate Degree) you need to apply via the Universities and Colleges Ad ...

Mature students

Mature Students' Guide Our Mature Students' Guide to Higher Education offers useful information for anyone over 21 considering their higher education options. It covers: the types of course ...

International Students

International students York is a fantastic place to study as an international student. You can hear from current international students about why they love the city in our video, 'York Welcomes In ...

Why York?

Student life There are 22,500 students in York studying across the city's nationally and internationally-renowned universities and colleges: Askham Bryan College , the University of York , Yor ...

Community Life

Community Life This section provides key information about some of the basic things to remember when moving somewhere new, as well as local information that can ease you into living in York. Many s ...

Volunteering

There are a huge variety of different volunteering opportunities in York so whatever your passion there will be something you'll want to get involved with. Popular areas include working with children ...

Looking after yourself

Looking after yourself This page gives some advice on how to keep yourself safe and healthy whilst studying and living in York.Protecting yourself and your property Personal possessions, in partic ...

Council

Register to vote Whilst living in York you are eligible to vote in the local elections – register to vote . Your Councillors There are 47 councillors in total. If you would like to find out w ...

Events For All

Events For All The universities and colleges in York offer a wide range of events that are open to all, such as their public lecture programmes. View all forthcoming events below.

Open & Taster Days

Open & Taster Days Find out what it's like to study at one of our partner universities and colleges by attending an open or taster day. All open events taking place at Askham Bryan College, Craven ...

Other business services

Conference facilities Across the partnership, we have a wide range of conferencing facilities, available for hire for small meetings, large events or residential conferences. State of the art meetin ...

First thoughts

First thoughts about Higher Education It's never too early to consider your future! What is Higher Education? Higher Education, often called HE, is the name given to a course that you can d ...

Higher York Volunteering Awards

Higher York Volunteering Awards 2016 Each year we celebrate the achievements of student volunteers from across the Higher York partnership at our annual Student Volunteering Awards ceremony. The ...

International student societies

International student societies Welcome to the York international students’ societies address book! We have collated details of all of the international societies run by York’s universities a ...

Higher York Board

Higher York Board The Higher York Board sets the strategic direction for Higher York. In particular, the Board is responsible for determining strategic collaborative opportunities and other issues o ...

Progression to HE Forum

Progression to HE Forum The Progression to HE Forum brings together universities, schools, Further Education (FE) colleges and the wider local guidance community and other key strategic stakeholders ...

Student Community Partnership

Student Community Partnership The Student Community Partnership aims to enhance relationships between students and other York residents. The Partnership has gone from strength to strength since its ...

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Privacy Policy This privacy policy sets out how Higher York uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. By voluntarily using this website, your agreement with the t ...

Community

Community stories Read about the positive impact that students and their universities and colleges are having on the local community.

Specialist Foods

Halal Food Freshways sells Halal food and offers a variety of meat, fruit, vegetables and frozen food. It specialises in Halal, Arabic, Turkish and Asian foods and is located on 27-29 Hull Road, Y ...

Finance

Useful starting points The interactive 'Quick Start Finance Guide' , produced by Student Finance England, explains the different types of financial support available, as well as how to apply and ...

Discover More

Who can help? Once you've looked at all the usual sources of information (i.e. prospectuses, institutions' websites) you may decide it would be helpful to speak to the following people at the unive ...

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Accessibility This website has been created to allow as many people as possible to access the site as easily as possible. CSS & XHTML We use CSS (cascading style sheets) for all layouts. No ta ...

Everybody's Business

Everybody's Business Exploring current issues around mental health for young people aged 0-25 On 25 November 2015 Higher York ran a Conference on young people’s mental health entitled “Everybo ...

Guide to York Residential Areas

It is important to research an area before moving to ensure you know where the local amenities are, average price on rent and how you are going to get to your classes everyday. Residential Areas C ...

BTEC resources

BTEC resources Further downloadable resources provided by David Mackay, Pearson UK, following his presentation at the 8th March Progression Forum. Extended presentation, including A-level, GSC ...

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More skills, more scope. Your gateway to internships, student placements and graduate recruitment. Across York's universities and colleges, there is a wealth of emerging talent that local employers ...

Internships

Internships are a cost-effective method of employing highly-qualified and motivated students to help with specifics projects or tasks. Interns can bring new ideas and perspectives to the company as we ...

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Students and Graduates

Opportunities are advertised through your Careers Services: University of York students York St John University students Askham Bryan students (student username and password required) ...

How it Works

There are a range of ways to engage with the student and graduate populations in the area including part-time and full-time employment and paid and voluntary placements. One of the most common routes, ...

accessing talent

There are a range of ways to engage with the student and graduate populations in the area. Here, we have listed the main ways to access talent. Internships Internships are a cost-effective me ...

Internship FAQs

Internship FAQs What is an internship? An internship is a student or graduate placement which fulfils a company need and is often project-based What is the difference between a student and ...

Apprenticeship: Nestle - Jordan Phillips

York College student wins Apprentice of the Year Congratulations to York College apprentice Jordan Phillips who was named Apprentice of the Year at the Insider Made in Yorkshire Awards 2014. The gl ...

Internship: TSYS - Eleanor Bartley

TSYS: Competitor Analysis Internship - Eleanor Bartley TSYS process a payment 44 million times each day. They make it possible for millions of people to move money between the world's buyers and se ...

Funding: Proof of Concept - Scruffy Dog Design

Scruffy Dog Design Scruffy Dog Design worked with York St John University to obtain Proof of Concept funding, allowing owner David Turner to grow and develop his business. Scruffy Dog Design is a ...

Funding: Proof of Concept - Theremin Bollards

Proof of Concept Funding Helps Further Prototype Design David Young, founder of Theremin Bollards , formed his company in 2010. Dedicated to the development of an interactive sound sculpture acces ...

Funding: Yorkshire Innovation Fund - CidaCo

CidaCo Beginning in summer 2013, York St John University academic staff and graduates collaborated to deliver an evaluative research project through the Yorkshire Innovation Fund (YIF) to CidaCo. ...

Funding: Yorkshire Innovation Fund - Affinity Development

Affinity Development York St John University academic staff collaborated with Patrick Holtby, Director of Affinity Development, to deliver a system specification for a new online training package as ...

Funding: Business Growth Fund - The Creative Condition

'The Creative Condition' take advantage of York St John's Business Growth Fund In November 2012, combining their skills in film, marketing and PR, and animation, Mike Leigh Cooper, Jonathan Sillence ...

Apprenticeship: York Minster - Sam Turner

York College Student Secures York Minster Apprenticeship Sam came to York College straight from school to study a Level 2 course in Stonemasonry. Whilst on the course he saw an advert for an appren ...

Apprenticeship: Centre for Chemical Safety and Stewardship - Joseph Turton

York College student awarded Chemical Sciences Apprentice of the Year 2014 Former York College apprentice Joseph Turton is celebrating success as a double award winner for his outstanding work on t ...

Training: York St John University - Access Dance

Access Dance Nicola Forshaw, founder of Access Dance , took part in York St John University's mentoring programme run through CidaCo. Access Dance provides high quality dance experiences to all are ...

Internship: Rapita Systems - Arushi Aneja

Rapita Systems: Benchmarking Internship - Arushi Aneja Rapita Systems develops on-target verification solutions for customers in the avionics and automotive electronics industries. Their tools help ...

Internship: Duncan Renewables - Amy Ratcliffe

Duncan Renewables: Internship - Amy Ratcliffe Duncan Renewables wanted to recruit an intern to work on a project which would enable the company to expand their Marketing and PR efforts to demonstra ...

Internship: Garbutt and Elliot LLP - Jingwen Feng and Xu Wang

Garbutt and Elliot LLP: Chinese Inward Investment Internship - Jingwen Feng and Xu Wang Chartered accountants and business advisors Garbutt and Elliott provide audit, accounting, tax and business a ...

Internship: Access Selby, Selby District Council - Verity Washington

Access Selby, Selby District Council Set up in 2011, Access Selby is the organisation that delivers services for Selby District Council, also providing a range of key business services too. Access ...

York NHS Foundation Trust

York NHS Foundation Trust: Laboratory Apprentices When students Adam Speck and Emma Reid decided they needed to change their style of study, neither realised how beneficial an Apprenticeship coul ...

Internship: Miller Construction - Caleb Wooding

Miller Construction Currently studying a Masters of Research in Social Policy at the University of York, Caleb Wooding was a part-time intern with Miller Construction at the new student accommodati ...

Awards for University of York scientists

Scientists at the University of York receive prestigious Royal Society Awards Two distinguished chemists from the University of York have been awarded prestigious Royal Society prizes for their cont ...

Salters' Chemistry Camps at the University of York

Salters’ Chemistry Camps at the University of York 60 school pupils from the UK and Ireland have been selected to participate in a residential Salters’ Chemistry Camp for 15-year olds at the Uni ...

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Inspiring the next generation of scientists at the University of York The University of York has been awarded a Royal Society grant to help fund a project aimed at stimulating young people’s inter ...

University of York to head digital creativity centre

University of York to head world-leading digital creativity centre The University of York is to lead an £18 million Digital Creativity (DC) Hub which aims to spark a revolution by harnessing cuttin ...

York Accord

York Accord: The responsibility to protect and rebuild higher education during and after conflict Former President of Portugal and laureate of the first UN Nelson Mandela Prize, Jorge Sampaio, will ...

Opportunity of a lifetime for Askham Bryan students

Opportunity of a lifetime for Askham Bryan students A trip of a lifetime is on the horizon for 23 students from Askham Bryan College who are jetting off to South Africa later this month. The st ...

Award success for York St John student

York St John student wins award at Student Employee of the Year A York St John student has scooped a top prize in a national competition celebrating the outstanding achievements of students who com ...

In Fog and Falling Snow

In Fog and Falling Snow: University of York students go behind the scenes Students at the University of York have produced a behind-the-scenes film documenting the community production In Fog and Fa ...

Access and Extended Degree celebrations

Access and Extended Degree celebrations Access and Extended Degree students at York College spent an enjoyable afternoon with their tutors, family and friends celebrating the completion of their ye ...

University of York academic brings nature to life

University of York academic brings nature to life in local school An electronic engineer and entomologist from the University of York is conducting talks and workshops on ‘Listening to the World ...

Professor Bob Garvey: Coaching and Mentoring

Professor Bob Garvey leads Coaching and Mentoring Masterclass York St John University’s next Business Masterclass will focus upon Coaching and Mentoring. Led by Bob Garvey, Professor in Business ...

Stephen Lawrence scholarship

University of York student awarded Stephen Lawrence scholarship A first year Law student from the University of York has been awarded a place on the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Scheme 2 ...

University of York hosts visual effects bootcamp

University of York hosts visual effects bootcamp for film and TV tutors The University of York will host a hands-on visual effects course aimed at tutors delivering visual effects (VFX) teaching at ...

York St John at national design show

York St John talent exhibit at national design show Graduating students from York St John University will be showcasing their design work at one of the biggest design exhibitions in the country this ...

International Centre for Community Music launched

International Centre for Community Music launched at York St John University York St John University launched its new International Centre for Community Music (ICCM) on Thursday 25 June, a new ven ...

University of York professor recognised for research impact

University of York professor recognised for research impact A University of York sociologist has won joint first prize in the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Outstanding Impact in So ...

Cattleman's Academy

Cattleman's Academy A unique insight into the full spectrum of beef production – from farm to consumer – is on the timetable for four agriculture students from Askham Bryan College. The fou ...

University of York students win hat-trick in national enterprise competition

University of York students win hat-trick in national enterprise competition A University of York-run community interest company, Artistic Autistic, has scooped three awards in a national competiti ...

Research leaders in Social Innovation head to York

Research leaders in Social Innovation head to York The York Management School is to host the 7th International Social Innovation Research Conference on the 6-8 September 2015. The open conferenc ...

Focusing on mental health: University of York and NY Police

Focusing on mental health: University of York joins forces with North Yorkshire Police The University of York has secured funding of £1 million to collaborate with North Yorkshire Police on new app ...

Businesses invited to Apprenticeship Recruitment Event

Businesses invited to fourth York Apprenticeship Recruitment Event City of York Council is inviting businesses to apply to exhibit for free at the fourth York Apprenticeship Recruitment Event on Tue ...

Student satisfaction on the rise for York’s universities

Student satisfaction on the rise for York’s universities York’s two universities are both in the top 40 for overall student satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) results. T ...

Good Landlord Awards 2015

Good Landlord Awards 2015 Students in York have the opportunity to nominate their landlords for the second annual Good Landlord Awards, a student-led scheme which seeks to recognise and celebrate t ...

New graduate route into mental health social work

New graduate route into mental health social work The University of York is to lead the academic training of a new wave of mental health social workers taking a new fast-track route into the profess ...

York St John LGBT Network shortlisted for awards

York St John LGBT Staff Network shortlisted for four national awards York St John University’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Staff Network has been shortlisted for four national a ...

York St John welcomes its new Vice Chancellor

York St John welcomes its new Vice Chancellor York St John University’s new Vice Chancellor has taken up her post. Professor Karen Stanton started her new role on 1 September. Professor Stant ...

YorNight 2015, 25 Sept: European Researchers’ Night

YorNight 2015, 25 Sept: European Researchers’ Night YorNight is the University of York’s contribution to a Europe-wide project called European Researchers’ Night. On Friday 25 September ...

St Mary’s Abbey revived in Yornight finale

St Mary’s Abbey revived in Yornight finale A spectacular, specially-commissioned music and light finale to Yornight on 25 September will bring the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey in York back to life. ...

York St. John triumphs at Yorkshire In Bloom

York St John triumphs at Yorkshire In BloomYork St John University has triumphed at this year’s Yorkshire In Bloom competition, winning both a Gold award and Best in Category. The results were ann ...

York St John honorary degrees 2015

York St John to honour inspirational figures in business, education, sport, broadcasting, film and television York St John University students will be celebrating their graduation alongside an array ...

Bioblitz Across Craven College’s Campuses

Bioblitz Across Craven College’s Campuses Craven College Countryside students, under the guidance of Gillian Thom, programme tutor, wild life columnist, and College Environmental Sustainability G ...

Mental Health Partnership nominated for award

Ground-breaking Mental Health Team Partnership nominated for national awardThe Converge and The Discovery Hub partnership between York St John University and Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation ...

York St John alumna praised for research into pain tolerance

York St John alumna praised for research into pain tolerance A recent Psychology graduate from York St John University has had her research into the use of virtual reality as a pain management tool ...

University of York launches scholarship to help refugees

University of York launches scholarship to help refugees The University of York today announces it is establishing a package of initiatives worth up to £500,000, over three years, to help refugees ...

York College Graduation Ceremony

York College Graduation Ceremony York College higher education students attended their graduation ceremony at York Minster on 17th September 2015. Students graduated in a range of subjects incl ...

Richard III rediscovered: Yornight event

Richard III rediscovered in unique Yornight event A panel event featuring experts directly involved with the discovery of Richard III in Leicester will take place at Yornight on 25 September. Prof ...

York St John Vice Chancellor to be awarded honorary degree

York St John Vice Chancellor to be awarded honorary degree Professor David Fleming, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, will be awarded an honorary degree in recognition of the enormous con ...

Lord Mayor hosts Student Community Partnership Event

Lord Mayor hosts Student Community Partnership Event Last night key individuals from the city of York attended Higher York’s Student Community Partnership event. The event was set up by the city ...

York Students in Schools turns 21

York Students in Schools turns 21 The University of York’s award-winning York Students in Schools (YSIS) scheme celebrates its 21st anniversary this week. Established in 1994, YSIS has grown fr ...

University of York welcomes Fulbright scholars

University of York welcomes Fulbright scholars The first of four American scholars to enrol at the University of York on the prestigious Fulbright programme has arrived to begin her studies. The U ...

University of York collaborates with top theatre company

University of York collaborates with top theatre company The University of York’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television has collaborated with Pilot Theatre to produce and host a new producti ...

Celebrating student volunteering in York

Celebrating student volunteering in York Last night York celebrated the achievements of student volunteers at the annual Higher York Student Volunteering Awards. Students from Askham Bryan Colleg ...

Askham Bryan Riding Club collaboration launched

Askham Bryan Riding Club collaboration launched Askham Bryan College has just announced a new collaboration between the College and members from the local equestrian community with the founding of ...

York students compete in global biology competition

York students awarded gold in global biology competition Science undergraduates from the University of York have won a gold medal at this year’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM ...

York College business students raise over £1,000

Business Students Raise Over £1,000 at 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning' Business students at York College used their expertise to support The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmill ...

Construction business breakfast is a winner

Construction Business Breakfast Is A Winner Bacon sandwiches and an exclusive tour of York College’s brand new Construction & Skills Centre had employers from the construction industry talking ab ...

Dissertations presented at national symposium

Dissertations Presented at National Symposium For the fourth year running three of Askham Bryan College’s graduate BSc (Hons) Animal Management and Science students and one of their graduate BSc ...

New education and training partnership for TV & film

New education and training partnership for TV and film The University of York are pleased to announce that they are working with the China Culture Investment Group (CCIG) to develop new education a ...

University of York prepares to welcome new Chancellor

Celebrating excellence - University of York prepares to welcome new Chancellor The University of York is preparing to celebrate a new era when it formally welcomes its sixth Chancellor next week. ...

Gabrielle Flockton, York St John University

Gabrielle Flockton, York St John University student Gabrielle is an English Language and Linguistics student at York St John University. Originally from Scarborough, she travelled across the countr ...

Aleisha Barr, Scarborough Sixth Form

Aleshia Barr, Scarborough Sixth Form Aleshia Barr, a student at Scarborough Sixth Form, recently attended the York Experience Summer School (YESS), a five day residential event for students in Y ...

Kieron Smith, Askham Bryan College

Keiron Smith Kieron Smith studied on the Animal Management course at Askham Bryan from 2013 and has since completed his degree and gained a lecturing position at Askham Bryan. “Challenging. Dif ...

Pia Kaiser-Morris, Askham Bryan

Pia Kaiser-Morris Pia Kaiser-Morris studied on a foundation degree and then went on to study BSc Equine Management at Askham Bryan College. Pia had previously been pursuing other career routes be ...

Region’s schools take part in MINI competition

Region’s schools take part in Business School MINI competition York St John Business School hosted a live business competition for 132 pupils from schools and colleges across the region. Boston ...

Higher Apprenticeship Awards Evening

Higher Apprenticeship in Agriculture Business Management Awards Evening Yesterday saw the first ever Awards Evening for the Higher Apprenticeship in Agriculture Business Management programme, it wa ...

Leadership Taster Workshops, 18 Nov 2015

Leadership Taster Workshops, 18th November 2015 9 November 2015 The University of York is proud to be part of York Business Week 2015 which takes place across the city from 16th to 22nd November. ...

International Pathway College launched

A pathway to success: International Pathway College launched The University of York has signed a unique agreement with Kaplan to provide university preparation programmes for international students. ...

Celebrating great student landlordship in York

Celebrating great student landlordship in York On 10 November York celebrated the second annual Good Landlord Awards to recognise great student landlordship in the city. The awards scheme was set ...

City of York welcomes international students

City of York welcomes international students Students from all over the world received a civic welcome to the City of York on Wednesday 11 November. International students from Askham Bryan Colleg ...

York St John Vice Chancellor's inauguration

Professor Karen Stanton officially welcomed at special ceremony in York Minster Professor Karen Stanton, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, was inaugurated at a formal ceremony held in Yor ...

Successful Healthy Bodies programme with city school

Successful Healthy Bodies programme with city school Healthy Bodies, a programme designed to combat unhealthy body image amongst teenage girls, has been so successful it could now extend across the ...

York students host refugee week

York students host refugee week A compelling programme of events to help raise awareness of refugees and support fundraising is planned for York from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 November. Various acti ...

Helping businesses to consider international trading

Helping Businesses to Consider International Trading During Business Week, the York College Business Development Unit held a free International Trade workshop to help local businesses who are consid ...

Inclusive Network Awards success for York St John

York St John staff member wins national award for celebrating diversity and inclusion Jo Thompson, Head of Human Resources, was named Network Champion of the Year at this year’s Inclusive Network ...

New facilities at Askham Bryan College

New facilities boost opportunities for students This academic year Askham Bryan College has invested in new facilities in two key subject areas, Sport and Science, with the introduction of a new gym ...

York Children’s University events success

York Children’s University events success Over 400 children and parents took part in events organised by the York Children’s University (CU) last week, aimed at fostering a love of learning in c ...

York St John Christmas Carol Service

York St John's annual Christmas Carol Service York St John University’s Annual Christmas Carol Service takes place in York Minster on Thursday 10 December at 7.30pm. Carols will be performed by ...

Conference held on young people's mental health

Everybody's Business: conference held on young people's mental health Agencies need to work better together to provide young people with the support they need with potential and active mental health ...

CELTA Courses at York St John University

CELTA Courses at York St John University Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults The Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) is an initial qualification for applican ...

York St John students promote a safer Christmas

York St John students join forces with North Yorkshire Police to promote a safer Christmas Business Management students have been working with North Yorkshire Police communications department on the ...

Conservationist appeals to schools to name new tree

Conservationist appeals to schools for help in naming new tree species While choosing the perfect Christmas tree can be a struggle for some people at this time of year, spare a thought for a Univers ...

Students and staff support local Christmas appeals

Students and staff support local Christmas appeals York College students and staff have supported two different Christmas Appeals in York, helping local people to have a happy Christmas. Access a ...

Director appointed to run International Pathway College

Director appointed to run International Pathway College The University of York has appointed Dr Matthew Perry as the new Director of the International Pathway College. Dr Perry will take up his p ...

New Year’s Honours for University of York staff

New Year’s Honours for University of York staff Two members of the University of York have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Professor Karen Mumford , in the Departme ...

Head of Maths at York College awarded an MBE

Head of Maths, Miggy Biller, Awarded MBE in New Year's Honours List Everyone at York College is delighted for Miggy Biller, Head of Maths, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. ...

Archives staff step in to help flood victims

Archives staff help make it a drier January for flood victims Experts at the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York have stepped in to help householders and businesses save prec ...

Recognition for University of York's international outlook

University of York in the world’s top 100 for its international outlook The University of York has been ranked as one of the 100 most international universities in the world by Times Higher Educat ...

University’s brightest stars launch YuCycle 2016 challenge

University’s brightest stars launch YuCycle 2016 challenge Promising University of York athletes Alastair Hepworth and Bethan Richards joined Ashley Marsh, student cycle club president, at the la ...

New building officially opened at Craven College

Julian Smith MP officially opens Craven College’s new building A new £6.2 million Ribblehead Building was opened at Craven College Aireville campus by Skipton MP Julian Smith who said it was an i ...

York St John rises higher in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers 2016

York St John rises higher in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers 2016 York St John University has continued to rise up the list of Britain’s top 100 friendliest workplaces for lesbian, gay and bi (LGB ...

Annual lectures on sustainability return to York

Annual lectures on sustainability return to York Weekly public lectures on corporate social responsibility (CSR), organised by the University of York’s Environment Department, return this week. ...

Young Horticulturist of the Year Heats

Young Horticulturist of the Year Heats Competition was high at Askham Bryan College this week as students took part in heats to represent the College in the national Young Horticulturist of the Yea ...

University answers ‘emergency’ call for TV company

University answers ‘emergency’ call for TV company A television production company has used editing facilities at the University of York to put the finishing touches to a new documentary series ...

Bursary for young people from Traveller community

Third annual Moving Forward Together conference hosted by York St John More than 100 delegates from across the UK attended the third annual Moving Forward Together Conference - Celebrating Gypsy, Ro ...

Degree students work on high profile Holocaust 3D craft project

Degree Students Work on High Profile Holocaust 3D Craft Project Contemporary 3D Craft Degree students Layla Eldon and Tessa Cator have been employed by leading ceramic artist Clare Twomey, to help m ...

Agri Tech Excellence at Askham Bryan College

Agri Tech Excellence at Askham Bryan College Construction work has begun at Askham Bryan College which will help support the region's reputation as an agri-tech powerhouse and the government's drive ...

Navigate success to higher education

Navigate success to higher education The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach launched its Navigate programme on Thursday 28 January at The Skipton Academy, as part of its work to increa ...

York students get money-smarter

York students get money-smarter Higher York partners (York St John University, the University of York, Askham Bryan College and York College) marked the start of National Student Money Week at a la ...

Student fashion show raises £30k for refugee charities

Student fashion show raises £30k for refugee charities A fashion show hosted by the University of York and featuring American Vogue editor Anna Wintour raised more than £30,000 for two charities s ...

Thirsk School visit Higher Education institutions across York

Thirsk Year 9 visit Higher Education institutions across York The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) hosted Year 9 students from Thirsk School across several of its partner univ ...

Chinese New Year celebrations herald the Year of the Monkey

Chinese New Year celebrations herald the Year of the Monkey The University of York's Chinese students are inviting the local community to share an evening of spectacle, dance and music as they cele ...

National graphic design prize for York College student

Wildlife Paintings Secure Katie's National Graphic Design Calendar Prize Congratulations to Higher Education Graphic Design student Katie Reilley on winning the Highly Commended prize in the 2016 N ...

Mentoring success for York students

Mentoring success for York students University of York undergraduates have teamed up with pupils from Millthorpe School and York High School for a mentoring project involving Hiscox and Aviva. The ...

Searching for stars: celebrating student volunteering in York

Searching for stars: celebrating student volunteering in York This week is national Student Volunteering Week, an annual celebration of the achievements of student volunteers in their local communit ...

Degree students inspired by international artists

Degree students inspired by international artists York College 3D Design Craft degree students attended a talk by artists Susan Halls and Anthony Shaw in collaboration with the Centre of Ceramic Ar ...

Students use their skills to raise over £2,000 for charity

Business students use their skills to raise over £2,000 for charity Since the start of the academic year, students studying Business courses at York College have raised more than £2,000 for chari ...

Launch of a digital goldmine: York’s Archbishops’ Registers online

Launch of a digital goldmine: York’s Archbishops’ Registers online for first time The University of York has launched a website that makes one of the most important collections of historical mat ...

Rianne Hughes, York College

Rianne Hughes, York College After working in the hospitality industry for 13 years, Rianne returned to education to realise her dream of becoming a teacher. In this video, she talks about the supp ...

Major investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies

Minister announces major investment in doctoral training and Quantum Technologies research at York The University of York is to benefit from investment in science and engineering research totalling ...

Luke Hale, York St John University

Luke Hale, York St John University Luke talks about coming to higher education as a mature student after gaining work experience abroad. He talks about the excellent resources he's had access to a ...

Nathan O'Neill, University of York

Nathan O'Neill, University of York Nathan, a 2nd year student, speaks about his experience of higher education, including the financial support he has received and his university accommodation. Na ...

Jade Ward, York St John University

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Skipton's Year 9 pupils visit campuses across York

Skipton’s Year 9 pupils visit Higher Education institutions across York The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) hosted Year 9 students from Skipton Academy across several of its ...

Dame Kelly Holmes to open £2m athletics facility in York

Dame Kelly Holmes to open £2m athletics facility at University of York Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes is to perform the official opening of the new £2 million athletics stadium at ...

Collaborative research project examines storytelling and adolescents

Collaborative research project examines storytelling and adolescents York St John University and York Theatre Royal are working together on a collaborative research project examining the relationshi ...

Scheme signposts alternative route into higher education

Scheme signposts alternative route into higher education The University of York is to offer a new free pathway aimed at attracting a broader range of learners into higher education. In partnershi ...

Minister for Skills opens York College Construction and Skills Centre

Minister for Skills opens York College Construction & Skills Centre During National Apprenticeship Week, staff, students and invited guests welcomed Nick Boles MP, Minister for Skills, to officiall ...

York St John welcomes coffee farmer as part of Fairtrade Fortnight

University welcomes coffee farmer as part of Fairtrade Fortnight York St John University welcomed a Peruvian coffee farmer to campus on Friday 11 March, to highlight the importance of Fairtrade. ...

National BBC school news report

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Academic showcases award-winning medical equipment

Academic showcases award-winning medical equipment at London show An award-winning piece of medical equipment which can help people with Parkinson’s control their condition is unveiled today at a ...

Nominations for York Adult Learner Awards now open!

Nominations for the York Adult Learner Awards are now open! The York Adult Learner awards celebrate the achievements of local learners across a wide range of awards categories. If you know of someon ...

York selected as Games Development Hub

York selected as Games Development Hub The University of York’s Digital Creativity Hub is to become a regional hub for Tranzfuser™ – a new talent development programme aimed at graduates looki ...

York St John research highlights the prevalence of 'pre-loading'

York St John research highlights the prevalence of 'pre-loading' A new study highlights the prevalence of pre-loading drinking behaviour in the general population. Key findings from the research, ...

Ofsted praise ‘Outstanding’ Apprenticeships

Ofsted praise ‘Outstanding’ Apprenticeships The recent Ofsted inspection of Craven College highlighted the good quality of provision provided in apprenticeships and for students with high needs. ...

Recognition for University of York Careers

Recognition for University of York Careers Careers at the University of York have attained national recognition at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the National Undergraduate Work Experi ...

Funding for Impact and Knowledge Exchange

ESRC IAA Funding for Impact and Knowledge Exchange The University of York has been awarded an Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account (ESRC IAA). This will support a four-ye ...

Young Gardeners of the Year Award success

Askham Bryan College wins the 2016 Young Gardeners of the Year Award at this year’s Ideal Home Show Askham Bryan College has been crowned the 2016 ‘Young Gardeners of the Year,’ announced in l ...

York St John extends its international partnerships in India and Switzerland

York St John Extends its International Partnerships in India and Switzerland Professor Karen Stanton, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, has recently signed two significant International Pa ...

Internship: Network Rail - James Hylands

Network Rail: Signalling Design Group Internship - James Hylands Network rail run, maintain and develop Britain's rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and many key stations, t ...

Internship: Trustmarque Solutions - Adrian Horan

Trustmarque Solutions: Marketing and Copywriting Internship - Adrian Horan Trustmarque is a leading technology provider for both public and private sector organisations serving more than 2000 cust ...

Internship: Tissue Regenix - Tsvetelina Tsekova

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Internship: Animalcare - Sally Hoolin

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Internship: York Cocoa House - Calvin Luk

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Talented Staff and Students in York Open Studios 2016

Talented Staff and Students in York Open Studios 2016 York Open Studios 2016 profiles the work of two final year BA (Hons) Contemporary 3D Crafts students from York College, Rosemary Griffiths an ...

York launches pioneering Digital Creativity Labs

York launches pioneering Digital Creativity Labs The University of York will launch the Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs) next week – a major £18 million initiative for innovative research in the ...

Youngsters graduate from York Children’s University

Youngsters graduate from York Children’s University One hundred and twenty five children took part in a graduation ceremony at York Children’s University (York CU). Youngsters from 30 schools ...

Residents' survey to explore mobility in York

Residents asked to participate in online survey exploring mobility in York Residents in York are being encouraged to take part in an online survey exploring mobility and wellbeing in older people. ...

White Rose universities launch new office in Brussels

White Rose universities launch new strategic office in Brussels The White Rose University Consortium - a strategic partnership between three of the UK’s leading research intensive universities: Le ...

Students set sail for Spring Flower Show

Students Set Sail for Spring Flower Show Preparations are underway for a Viking-themed garden complete with 15ft fishing boat, stream, timber walkway, woodland and Viking hut created by students f ...

Fashion Degree Students Dress A Girl Around the World

Fashion Degree Students Dress A Girl Around the World BA Fashion Design and Production students at York College have each produced a dress for the charity organisation Dress a Girl Around the World ...

Standing tall: Two schools name new tree species

Standing tall: Two schools name new tree species A University of York conservationist who put out a call for schools to name a new species of tropical tree has found a winner. Dr Andy Marshall, S ...

University of York to host major space conference for young people

University of York to host major space conference for young people The University of York has been selected to host a major educational conference on space exploration which will involve hundreds of ...

Doug Huth, University of York

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Lucy Ann Marritt, Askham Bryan College

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York open day lifts lid on distance learning

York Open Day lifts lid on distance learning The University of York's Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) will hold a Postgraduate Open Day on Saturday 23rd April, offering an insight into a growing ...

Former York College student's team wins University Challenge final

Former York College student's team wins University Challenge final York College is very proud of former A Level student Oscar Powell for his outstanding performance on the winning Peterhouse Cambrid ...

Ready for the Off at Askham Bryan College

Ready for the Off at Askham Bryan College Askham Bryan College, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and the Racing Foundation have joined forces to launch a new initiative to help address the cu ...

York St John hosts Operation Nightingale event

York St John hosts Operation Nightingale Symposium An initiative to help rehabilitate injured soldiers by getting them involved in archaeological investigations was the subject of an event hosted by ...

Military veterans join archaeologists on Roman excavation

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Irina Istode, University of York

Irina Istode, University of York Irina is a second year Linguistics student at the University of York. She volunteered as a German language support assistant at Fulford School last year, and has jus ...

Employability in a digital age: York hosts event

Employability in a digital age: York hosts event The University of York will host a networking event on 4 May to promote the Yorkshire launch of Northern Hive, encouraging regional businesses to eng ...

York student wins Undergraduate of the Year award

York student wins Undergraduate of the Year award A University of York student has won national Male Undergraduate of the Year at the annual TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards. ...

Raising aspirations at Thirsk School

Raising aspirations at Thirsk School The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) hosted an intensive day of aspiration-raising activities at Thirsk School on Friday 6th May. The ev ...

York St John University research student wins poster award

York St John University Research Student Wins Poster Award York St John research student Michael Page won an award at the British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences annual conferen ...

Risedale College's Impact Day for Higher Education

Risedale College's Impact Day for Higher Education The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) returned to Risedale Sports and Community College on Tuesday 19 th April in its continu ...

The clock is ticking… launch of York Festival of Ideas 2016

The clock is ticking… launch of York Festival of Ideas 2016 The York Festival of Ideas returns this year, from 7 – 19 June, with a packed programme of over 150 diverse and stimulating events del ...

A Whale of a Project for the York Mystery Plays

A Whale of a Project for the York Mystery Plays Degree students studying 3D Contemporary Craft at York College have made a huge whale and schools of fish for the Creation scene in the 2016 Mystery ...

York students win national L’Oréal marketing competition

York students win national L’Oréal marketing competition Postgraduate students from the University of York have won the UK National L’ Oréal Brandstorm Competition 2016, making it through to t ...

Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

Artificial Intelligence in the workplace: York collaborates with software company MooD International to lead new research The University of York will collaborate with software provider MooD Internat ...

Counselling and mental health clinic opens at York St John

Counselling and mental health clinic opens at York St John University A counselling and mental health clinic has opened at York St John University. The clinic provides affordable and accessible gene ...

York St John celebrates its 175th anniversary

York St John celebrates its 175th anniversary 175 years ago today – on 17 May, 1841 – York St John University’s founding college opened its doors for the first time. Then it was a teacher trai ...

Celebrating student volunteering in York

Celebrating student volunteering in York York once again celebrated the achievements of student volunteers at the ninth annual Higher York Student Volunteering Awards. Students from Askham Bryan ...

Higher York Partnership gets a new Chair

Higher York Partnership gets a new Chair The Higher York Partnership, which promotes higher education in York and North Yorkshire, is to get a new Chair. Alison Birkinshaw, Principal of York Colleg ...

Students, we want your ideas!

Students, we want your ideas! Higher York have teamed up with Make It York on a new project to create an app and booklet for students living and studying in York on a 100 things to do before they gr ...

York College Fashion Show 2016

York College Fashion Show 2016 Students studying Fashion at York College have presented their creations on the catwalk at York Racecourse as a finale to their BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Production a ...

The Skipton Academy Completes its Higher Education Journey

The Skipton Academy completes its Higher Education journey On Wednesday 25 May, Year 9 pupils from The Skipton Academy were celebrating their achievements in the Navigate programme, working with the ...

International students help to enhance York's Chocolate Story

International students help to enhance York's Chocolate Story for visitors Six Chinese students currently studying a Mass Communications top up degree at York St John University have been lucky enou ...

York shortlisted for two top archaeology awards

York shortlisted for two top archaeology awards Two University of York projects have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 British Archaeological awards. Internet Archaeology, an open access, ...

Good Landlord Awards nominations open

Good Landlord Awards nominations open Are you a student with a great landlord? Then let us know... We are launching the third annual Good Landlord Awards to celebrate excellent landlordship in t ...

York Festival of Ideas 2016

York Festival of Ideas 2016 The York Festival of Ideas returns this year, from 7 – 19 June, with a packed programme of over 150 diverse and stimulating events delivered under the overarching theme ...

York St John University awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark

York St John University awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark York St John has been awarded the internationally recognised Social Enterprise Gold Mark which reflects the University’s commitment ...

Brexit debate for York Festival of Ideas 2016

Brexit debate for York Festival of Ideas 2016 Lord Lawson will join a distinguished panel of experts to debate the EU Referendum as part of the York Festival of Ideas. Former Chancellor of the Exc ...

Former Chair of Higher York recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Former Chair of Higher York recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List York St John’s former Vice Chancellor, Professor David Fleming, received an OBE and Governor Catherine Clelland received a ...

Discovery Hub launched at York St John

Hub discovers learning opportunities for people with mental ill health A service supporting individuals with mental ill health into education has been officially launched at York St John University. ...

Graphic Design Higher Education Students Re-brand York's Red Tower

Graphic Design Higher Education Students Re-brand York's Red Tower Two talented Graphic Design students Sara Merkaj and Gabrielle Gray have risen to the challenge to re-brand The Red Tower on York ...

Internship: Higher York - Chloë Beddoe

Internship: Higher York - Chloë Beddoe Chloë Beddoe, a York St John University graduate, joined the Higher York team as a graduate intern over summer 2016, helping with numerous projects and worki ...

Progression Day Helps Students to Move On

Progression Day Helps Students to Move On The annual Progression Day at York College was a fantastic opportunity for students to access information and advice to help them make decisions about their ...

STEM Inspirations at Yorkshire Air Museum

STEM Inspirations at Yorkshire Air Museum ‘Inspirations’ is an annual showcase event dedicated to celebrating young people’s achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ...

The Press Business Awards 2016

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New Centre to Open following Rural Interest Growth

New Centre to Open at Temple Newsam following Rural Interest Growth An impressive Tudor-Jacobean mansion and gardens designed by Capability Brown in the 1760s are soon to be the backdrop for student ...

Residents urged to speak up to help £1.29 million funding bid

Residents urged to speak up to help £1.29 million funding bid Those who live, work or volunteer in certain areas of York are being asked for their opinions in a short survey, to help secure Europea ...

Access and Extended Degree Celebration

Access, Extended Degree and International Foundation Programme Celebration Access, Extended Degree and International students spent an enjoyable afternoon with their tutors, family and friends celeb ...

Upper Wharfedale School find out more about Higher Education

Students at Upper Wharfedale School find out more about Higher Education The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) began a programme of activities with Upper Wharfedale School on ...

Thirsk School Students Graduate from Higher Education Journey

Thirsk School Students Graduate from Higher Education Journey Year 9 pupils from Thirsk School were celebrating their achievements in the Navigate programme, working with the Higher York Network fo ...

University of York Students Lead From The Front

University of York Students Lead From The Front Three final year students have been awarded the Chancellor’s Leadership Prize after excelling on the York Award Leaders programme. Sophie Hurst, A ...

Inspirational Staff Win Awards at Craven College

Inspirational Staff Win Awards at Craven College A hamper from Keelham Farm Shop and a bottle of champagne were lined up for each of the seven Staff Award winners from the dozens nominated by colle ...

York academic Awarded Top Royal Society Accolade

York Academic Awarded Top Royal Society Accolade A University of York chemist, whose research has made important contributions to the development of flat-screen displays for TVs, computers and mobil ...

Innovative Activity Award success

Innovative Activity award success for 'York students get money-smarter' event The success of the 'York students get money-smarter' event, organised by Higher York partners earlier in the year, has b ...

Higher York NCO Looks For Feedback About Activities

Higher York NCO Looks For Feedback About Activities The Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach (HYNCO) is currently seeking feedback on its HE outreach activities from schools and colleges i ...

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