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Higher York is a partnership between the higher education providers in York (Askham Bryan College, the University of York, York College and York St John University) and City of York Council.

About

An introduction to the Higher York partnership, our strategic priorities and key contacts.

Events

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

Resources

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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Contact Us If you have any queries in regards to Higher York and our work, please contact us:  Telephone: 01904 876027  Email:  contactus@higheryork.org Higher York c/o York St John Univer ...

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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 prospective s ...

For Individuals

Here you will find all kinds of information about studying Higher Education in the City of York: how to choose and apply for the right course for you, advice on starting your HE course and tips on the ...

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

An overview of the outreach activities on offer to schools and colleges from Higher York partner universities and colleges: Askham Bryan College, Craven College, the University of York, York College a ...

First thoughts about HE

Information for young people aged 14-16 who are starting to think about their post-16 options, and what impact this will have on their longer term higher education options.

Useful resources and websites

An overview of the resources available to support young people who are considering their higher education options and their teachers.

Key contacts

Key contacts for schools looking to arrange outreach activities with Higher York partner universities and colleges (Askham Bryan College, Craven College, the University of York, York College and York ...

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

Information for employers about how they can work with current students and graduates, including internships, placements, years in industry, apprenticeships and recruitment support.

Employee training and development

Information about courses and other professional development opportunities available across the Higher York partnership.

Routes into HE

This page offers insights into qualifications and grades needed for courses and the factors which affect entry requirements for a university or college degree. It also take you through the types of co ...

Applying

How to apply for full time and part time higher education courses, including hints and tips to make your application stand out.

Mature students

If you are over 21 and are considering returning to education then this page contains lots of information to help you make the right choices about how, where and what you study.

International Students

An introduction to York's universities and colleges for international students considering studying in the city.

Loans

LoansLoans are dependent upon household income. Here we offer some advice and guidance as to what you may be entitled.Loans are dependent upon household income. Here we offer some advice and guidance ...

Why York?

Find out why York is a great place to be a student! The city provides a fantastic mix of old and new, and really does offer something for everyone.

Community Life

This section provides key information about being a York resident and suggestions on how to live harmoniously with neighbours and house mates! Many students choose to study their course in York becaus ...

Volunteering

Information for students interested in volunteering alongside their studies. Find out about the types of opportunities available and how to get involved.

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

Information about business services provided by York's universities and colleges, including support for new businesses, business accommodation, conference facilities and business consultancy.

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

Each year we celebrate the contribution made by student volunteers from York's universities and colleges at our annual Student Volunteering Awards. Find out about this year's winners and the voluntar ...

International student societies

Details of all international student societies on offer in York.

Higher York Board

Membership, remit and minutes of meetings for the Higher York Board.

Higher York Executive

Membership, remit and minutes of meetings of the Higher York Executive.

Employability and Skills Group

Overview of the Higher York Employability and Skills Group, and dates of forthcoming meetings.

Progression to HE Forum

Overview of the Progression to Higher Education Forum, membership and dates of forthcoming meetings.

Student Community Partnership

An overview of the Student Community Partnership, including membership and dates of forthcoming meetings.

Privacy

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 ...

View all schools in our network

A list of all schools who can access outreach activities from Higher York partner universities and colleges, as part of the Network for Collaborative Outreach.

For schools outside our network

Useful contacts for schools who are not covered by the Higher York Network for Collaborative Outreach.

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 ...

National Networks

National Networks for Collaborative Outreach Higher York is one of 34 regional networks for collaborative outreach, funded as part of HEFCE's National Networks for Collaborative Outreach programm ...

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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International Officers

International Officers' Group The International Officers Group includes representatives from across the Higher York partnership, with current membership being: Gwion Sims, Acting International R ...

Everybody's Business

Conference materials from the 'Everybody's Business' conference held in November 2015.

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 ...

Volunteering Awards 2015

The winners from the 2015 Higher York Student Volunteering Awards.

Discovery Hub resources

Useful links for social contact / leisure pursuits / hobbies / interests and support Animals Nuzzlets : Nuzzlets is a small Charity, based near Great Ouseburn, York, which has gained DEFRA ac ...

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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Take a look at some examples of how local employers have been working with York students and graduates​.

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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 ...

Discovery Hub

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Internship: Higher York - Adrian Horan

Higher York – Professional Alumni Network Adrian Horan, an Education student from the University of York, undertook an internship with the partnership in spring 2015. His internship focussed on t ...

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 ...

Training: Craven College - Environmental Conservation

Environmental Students pitch ideas for Threshfield Quarry Project Students studying for a Foundation Degree in Environmental Conservation at Craven College have been working on an industry led pro ...

Business Students Win Nestlé Chocolate Box Challenge

Business Students Win Nestlé Chocolate Box ChallengeA group of Level 3 Business students from York College were triumphant at the NYBEP and Nestlé Chocolate Box Challenge. The winning group competed ...

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 ...

Training: Hiscox and the University of York - Business Ethics

University of York and Hiscox collaborate in short course on business ethics The University of York’s Careers Service and Hiscox will deliver a short course on business ethics as part of the Unive ...

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 ...

Collaboration: York Management School - Oakdale

New Thinking Yields Business Success Oakdale is a North Yorkshire based SME that specializes in the manufacture and distribution of decorative paving, walling and hard landscaping products, which is ...

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: Higher York - Harriet Linnell

Higher York - York Loves Students Harriet joined the Higher York team as an intern during the summer in 2014.Her project was based on marketing the York Loves Students campaign as it was re-launche ...

Internship: Higher York - Amber Harcourt

Higher York, summer intership Amber Harcourt undertook a summer internship with Higher York in 2014. The focus of Amber’s internship was to research the residential areas of York which are popula ...

Higher York - Tang Hall Big Local project

Higher York - Tang Hall Big Local project Barnaby and Sofia, 2nd year students at the University of York, joined Higher York for internships in the Spring to work on the Tang Hall Big Local project ...

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 ...

Higher York: inward investment

Higher York: inward investment Freya undertook an internship with Higher York in 2013. Her main project was concerned with inward investment in York. She was required to research the available gr ...

Internship: Higher York - Sam Maguire

Higher York Sam Maguire, a University of York Management School student, joined the Higher York team as an intern over the summer to work on two student community engagement projects: 'Time for Tea ...

Nestlé apprenticeship

Nestlé: technician apprenticeship Jordan Phillips is undertaking a four year technician apprenticeship with Nestlé and studying at York College. ‘Every day is different. There could be breakd ...

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 ...

Shepherd Group

Shepherd GroupDelivering powerful knowledge-transfer opportunities for business, research and education, the York Management School works with a diverse mix of talent and resources… Shepherd Grou ...

Garbutt and Elliott

Garbutt and ElliottGarbutt and Elliot are an independent accounting and advisory firm based in Yorkshire currently employing nine partners and over 90 staff. Following a root and branch branding exerc ...

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 ...

Higher York: graduate internship

Higher York: Anna James, graduate internship Degree: BA Film and Television Production University or College: York St John University How did you find out about the internship? Through an ...

Higher York: undergraduate internship

Higher York: Liam O'Shaughnessy, undergraduate internship Degree: BA Politics & Philosophy University or college: The University of York Year of study: 3rd How did you find out about ...

Department of Archaeology

Department of ArchaeologyTHE PROJECT Star Carr is a Mesolithic archaeological site in North Yorkshire and is world renown as important and informative, due to the number of artefacts found there wh ...

NYBEP

NYBEPYork College: Apprenticeship Programme York College worked with NYBEP to see how an IT apprenticeship framework could provide a new approach in supporting their IT infrastructure. Follow ...

Westfield Park Nursing Home

Westfield Park Nursing HomeYork College: CPD Bespoke Training Package Westfield Park residential and nursing care home in Hook, near Goole has a newly developed dementia suite. To support this new f ...

City of York Council

City of York CouncilYork College: Apprenticeship Programme During 2011/2012 the City of York Council highlighted a number of vacancies available in various departments and embraced the opportunity ...

Craven and Co Ltd

Craven and Co LtdYork College: Apprenticeship Programme Craven and Co Ltd. are a company offering quality stainless and mild steel manufactured wirework and fabrications alongside their range of hos ...

Tele-Products Ltd

Tele-Products LtdUniversity of York: E-Marketing and Social Media Internship Tele-Products Ltd, which trades as First Stop Safety and Crucible Technologies, was established in 1988 as a manufacture ...

JWPCreers LLP Chartered Accountants

JWPCreers LLP Chartered AccountantsUniversity of York: Corporate Finance Internship JWPCreers is a firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers with offices in York and Selby. With more than ...

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Housing Trust

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Housing TrustUniversity of York: Organisational Challenge Internship The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an endowed charity that funds a large, UK-wide research and ...

Children's Trust Unit

Children's Trust UnitLucy Axelby went on to complete an MA in Social Work at the University of York after graduating from York St John University and her Undergraduate Degree in Counselling (joined wi ...

Northern Rail

Northern RailUniversity of York: Summer Internship Programme Northern Rail operates the franchise to run train services in the North of England. Headquartered in York, it employs 4500 people, making ...

York St John University

Open Days are the ideal opportunity to come and see if York St John is the right place for you. You can: meet staff find out more about the degrees offered look around the facilities chat ...

York St John University

Open Days are the ideal opportunity to come and see if York St John is the right place for you. You can: meet staff find out more about the degrees offered look around the facilities chat ...

Askham Bryan College

This event is an opportunity to find out more about the higher education (degree) courses on offer at Askham Bryan College. Advance booking is essential. To find out more, and to book your place, ...

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

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

Focusing on mental health: University of York and NY Police

The University of York has secured funding of £1 million to collaborate with North Yorkshire Police on new approaches to dealing with mental health problems.

Businesses invited to Apprenticeship Recruitment Event

City of York Council is inviting businesses to apply to exhibit for free at the fourth York Apprenticeship Recruitment Event on Tuesday 18 August.

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. The Hull York Medical School has also continued its success in ...

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 the best in student landlordsh ...

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 profession.

York St John LGBT Network shortlisted for awards

York St John University’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Staff Network has been shortlisted for four national awards by an organisation that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

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.

YorNight 2015, 25 Sept: European Researchers’ Night

FREE Hands-on activities &talks in York City Centre

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 University students will be celebrating their graduation alongside an array of leading figures in business, education, sport, broadcasting, film and television

Bioblitz Across Craven College’s Campuses

Craven College Countryside students, under the guidance of Gillian Thom, programme tutor, are encouraging everyone to get back to nature

Mental Health Partnership nominated for award

The Converge and The Discovery Hub partnership between York St John University and Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as a finalist at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) A ...

York St John alumna praised for research into pain tolerance

Research into the use of virtual reality as a pain management tool praised by leading academics in the field

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 who are escaping the worsening humanitarian crisis

York College Graduation Ceremony

York College higher education students attended their graduation ceremony at York Minster on 17th September 2015.

Richard III rediscovered: 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.

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 contribution he has made whilst at the University.

York celebrates its winning adult learners

The York Adult Learner Awards ceremony took place on Thursday 18 June at Explore York Library Learning Centre.

University of York wins Times Higher Education award

The University of York has won an award for best Development and Alumni Relations team at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) 2015.

Chocolate challenge for enterprising school children

More than 400 primary school children will take part in three Enterprise Days at the University of York this week, designed to teach them new skills in a fun and stimulating way.

Council supports students and charity at term end

As part of this year’s campaign for a tidy end to the academic year, City of York Council is working with British Heart Foundation (BHF) to back its fundraising, and support students to recycle and ...

York St John Business School celebrates CMI accreditation

To mark York St John’s accreditation as a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Centre, the Business School held a CMI Centre launch event on Wednesday 17 June 2015.

2015 Good Landlord Awards Launched

Following the success of last year's competition, York's universities, colleges, and their Students' Unions are once again running the Good Landlord Awards.

Three minute thesis: York psychology student through to UK semi-finals

A University of York psychology postgraduate will compete in the national semi-finals of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, hosted by Vitae.

York St John University academic awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Liz Mellor has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, one of the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education.

University of York chef named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

An Executive Chef at the University of York has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the latest Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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 ...

Lord Mayor hosts Student Community Partnership Event

The University of York is holding an astronomical festival, Big Telescopes, from 12-16 June, which includes a Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) astrophysics roadshow. Taking place at th ...

Stonemasonry apprentice selected for WorldSkills Competition in Brazil

York College is proud to announce that stonemasonry apprentice Sam Turner, age 19 from Leeds, will be competing to be named the best young stonemason in the world and win Gold at the world’s largest ...

University of York named Educate North University of the Year

The University of York has been named University of the Year in the first Educate North awards, in association with The Telegraph Media Group.

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.

Prepare to ride the Heart of York Bike Ride

York St John University has joined forces with the British Heart Foundation to help York residents get fit in time to take part in this year’s Heart of York (HoY) Bike Ride which takes place on Sund ...

Fine Art student wins prestigious competition

A York St John University Fine Art student has won a prestigious competition with a €600 prize.

New Dimidium Art Exhibition to showcase student talent

New Dimidium Art Exhibition to showcase student talent 32 York St John University third year Fine Art students, in collaboration with the New Schoolhouse Gallery , will display their exciting work ...

Accolades for York’s Learning Disability nursing students

Accolades for York’s Learning Disability nursing students Students on the Learning Disability Nursing programme at the University of York have gained national recognition for their innovative pra ...

Chance to meet the people making history in York

Chance to meet the people making history in York A series of lectures on how York’s rich history is presented to the public begins with an opportunity to learn more about the city during the Firs ...

Gordon’s grounds for an honour

Gordon’s grounds for an honour The University of York’s Grounds Maintenance Manager Gordon Eastham has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours List. Gordon, who joined ...

Official opening of Dentdale

Official opening of Dentdale A new £600,000 purpose-built centre to support teenagers and young adults with severe learning difficulties and disabilities has been officially opened. Young people ...

New centre to forward the quest for carbon-free, safe energy

New centre to forward the quest for carbon-free, safe energy The University of York is to lead a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in the science and technology of fusion energy, boosting grad ...

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire An action-packed 'green finger' day is on the timetable for students at Askham Bryan College. The Tour de Yorkshire event includes a visit from the RHS's Director of Horticultur ...

New community space brings support to estate

New community space brings support to estate City of York Council will shortly be opening the door of a new space for community use! Later this Spring, Room 217 as it will be called, will be open to ...

Outstanding Achievement!

Outstanding Achievement! York College has been recognised as one of the leading Colleges in the country after it was judged ‘Outstanding’ by national inspection body Ofsted during an inspection ...

University of York leads on funding support for student projects

University of York leads on funding support for student projects The University of York is the first UK University to launch its own crowdfunding platform. YuStart has gone live. YuStart has been ...

Green fingered winners at Askham Bryan College

Green fingered winners at Askham Bryan College It was an action packed 'green finger' at Askham Bryan College when students built four competition show gardens – against the clock. Judges at th ...

National Awards Shine Spotlight on York Designer

National Awards Shine Spotlight on York Designer An up and coming York product designer has been shortlisted for the coveted New Design Awards 2014 with his contemporary light shade design entry. ...

Students focus on York faces for Tour de France festival

Students focus on York faces for Tour de France festival Plans for a giant photo mosaic, made up of the faces of York residents, students and tourists, have been drawn up by University of York stud ...

Scientists join forces on food production and agriculture resilience

Scientists join forces on food production and agriculture resilience Four influential scientific institutions in North Yorkshire have joined forces to decide how the region can contribute to the del ...

Innovative workplace design challenge launched

Innovative workplace design challenge launched Specialist insurer Hiscox and York St John University have joined forces to launch a design competition that will give students the opportunity to mak ...

Construction students to benefit from unique tour of new P&R site

Construction students to benefit from unique tour of new P&R site Students from York College are set to benefit from a unique insight into the work of construction next week, when engineers from Cit ...

York’s Chinese students host colourful New Year Gala

York’s Chinese students host colourful New Year Gala Students, staff and the local community are invited to the University of York to celebrate the Chinese New Year. They will join members of th ...

Get into gear for YuCycle

Get into gear for YuCycle A new cycle event for the University and City has been launched with the backing of the University of York’s new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts. A keen cyclist ...

Craven Full Circle Project

Craven Full Circle Project Craven District Council’s funding from the New Homes Bonus is being put to good use in the Craven area, helping local businesses to prosper. The Craven Full Circle proj ...

York scientist makes innovation shortlist

York scientist makes innovation shortlist A team led by a University of York scientist, which has developed new plants which can be used to clean up land polluted with explosives, is a finalist in t ...

York College artists' exhibition at Nunnington Hall

York College artists' exhibition at Nunnington Hall York College art and design students have risen to the challenge of creating pieces based on the theme of ‘Discovery’ for an exciting new exh ...

University announces An Audience with Greg Dyke

University announces An Audience with Greg Dyke Greg Dyke, Chancellor of the University of York and Chairman of the Football Association and the British Film Institute, will answer questions on subj ...

York Astrocampus helps people reach for the sky

York Astrocampus helps people reach for the sky The University of York’s Astrocampus will help bring the mysteries of space closer to home for thousands of people across the region when it launch ...

York St John alumnus wins at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

York St John alumnus wins at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards A former York St John University student has won one of the top awards at the BBC’s annual Folk Awards. Bella Hardy was awarded Folk Singer ...

College students get cracking to support flood hit farmers

College students get cracking to support flood hit farmers Askham Bryan College students are showing their support for flood-hit fellow farmers in the south of England through fundraising initiativ ...

Celebrating student volunteering

Celebrating student volunteering This week is national Student Volunteering Week , a nationwide celebration of the volunteering efforts of students across the universities and colleges in the UK. ...

Yorkshire academy to provide physics graduates with industry skills boost

Yorkshire academy to provide physics graduates with industry skills boost A new academy designed to encourage more physics graduates into technical careers has been awarded £2m funding from the Hi ...

Poetry workshops in York will explore the impact of ill health

Poetry workshops in York will explore the impact of ill health The University of York is to host a series of hands-on reading and poetry workshops to explore the way we talk, think and write about ...

Golden Moment for Children’s University participants

Golden Moment for Children’s University participants York St John University is taking part in the Children’s University scheme and this week invited a group of local schoolchildren on campus. ...

Catering and Hospitality students raise over £500 hosting charity lunch

Catering and Hospitality students raise over £500 hosting charity lunch Over 60 Radio York listeners were in high spirits when they attended York College’s Ashfields Restaurant today to help rai ...

Exciting new facilities at Craven College

Exciting new facilities at Craven College Craven College is starting an exciting £6.2m further development of the College’s Aireville Campus in Skipton following on from the new Pen-y-ghent buil ...

University of York hosts Big Data Analytics Innovation Masterclass

University of York hosts Big Data Analytics Innovation Masterclass The University of York will host a masterclass examining how high-performance analytics and Big Data can aid innovation and fundame ...

York St John students spruce up the streets of York

York St John students spruce up the streets of York Green fingered students from York St John University have gotten together to tidy up the streets of York. The Ground force day, which took place ...

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.

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 production.

Phoenix Centre tenant celebrates third successful year

Phoenix Centre tenant celebrates third successful year Events company Now And Then Group marks its third birthday this weekend with a celebratory York Does Vintage event in the city. This Sunday ...

Public decides Stone Age research has Star quality

Public decides Stone Age research has Star quality A study of one of the Europe’s most important Early Mesolithic sites -- Star Carr, near Scarborough -- has won "Research Project of the Year" in ...

University of York showcase for game developer talent

Student game developers from across Yorkshire will compete at the University of York next week, hoping to impress some of the industry’s biggest names.

Spring cleaning students at York St John

Spring cleaning students at York St John YSJSU joined forces with the Smarter York team at City of York Council this week to spring clean the local area. The team of volunteers started on campus ...

Schoolchildren and space enthusiasts reach for the stars at Astrocampus opening

Schoolchildren and space enthusiasts reach for the stars at Astrocampus opening Space enthusiasts from the York community will enjoy an ‘out of this world’ experience during a day of celebratio ...

Create 15 Arts Festival, 18-31 May

Create 15 Arts Festival, 18-31 MayCreate 15 is the annual showcase of York St John University students’ talents, projects and achievements. You are invited to view Art and Design exhibitions, theatr ...

York College works in partnership to promote volunteering and sport

York College works in partnership to promote volunteering and sport York College is working in partnership across York and North Yorkshire to create leadership and volunteering opportunities for yo ...

University of York graduate wins young composer award

A University of York music graduate has won the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) Young Composer of the Year Award 2015, presented in partnership with BBC Radio 3 and the Dunedin Consort.

York convention showcases latest innovations in TV and film

York convention showcases latest innovations in TV and film A new annual event at the University of York will bring the latest developments in television and feature film to the doorstep of people w ...

Student Showcase at York Literature Festival

Student Showcase at York Literature Festival York St John ‘stars of the future’ will perform later this month as part of York Literature Festival. The Student Showcase event will feature new ...

York St John student nominated for Royal Television Society award

A York St John University student has been nominated for a Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award, which celebrate the best in student television from across the UK.

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 College, the University of York, York College and Yo ...

Green Gardeners go for Gold

Green Gardeners go for Gold The Ideal Home Show, in association with TV Gardener David Domoney and the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, has announced the winners of the 2014 Young Gard ...

Making Higher Education more Deaf-friendly

The Language and Identities in InterAction (LIdIA) research unit, based in York St John University’s Department of Languages and Linguistics, has embarked on an exciting new initiative to influence ...

Last chance to nominate your outstanding volunteers!

Last chance to nominate your outstanding volunteers! On 13 May 2014 we will be celebrating student volunteering at our annual Higher York joint awards ceremony, supported by Flamingo Land. This h ...

Puppy lounge returns to York

The University of York’s Halifax College will host a second event where students can interact with dogs and puppies to relieve exam stress, in association with the charity Guide Dogs.

Students' app allows Shakespeare fans to make connections to the city

To celebrate York’s International Shakespeare Festival, students from York St John University have developed an app to highlight sites in York that have a connection to the playwright.

National award for York College Graphic Design student

National award for York College Graphic Design student Yvette McNally, a BA (Hons) Graphic Design student at York College, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit at The National Business Calendar ...

Academics join forces with arts organisations

The White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) and Arts Council England will host an event encouraging academic partnerships on 14 May.

York interns ‘discipline-hop’ to tackle chronic diseases and disorders

York interns ‘discipline-hop’ to tackle chronic diseases and disorders Three recent PhD graduates are ‘discipline-hopping’ at the University of York under an innovative internship scheme whi ...

York launches new Apprenticeship campaign

York launches new Apprenticeship campaign City of York Council is celebrating Apprenticeships as part of National Apprenticeship Week by launching its second York Apprenticeship challenge. The ch ...

Going for Gold at Harrogate Flower Show

Askham Bryan College has secured a hat trick of prizes at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show, with wins for their Horticulture and Floristry Teams.

Royal Footman, Former York College Student, Announces Royal Birth

A former York College student, George Oates, was the royal footman who helped deliver news of the latest royal arrival to the nation, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

Mapeth App allows Shakespeare fans to make connection to the City

To celebrate York’s International Shakespeare Festival, students from York St John University have developed an app to highlight sites in York that have a connection to the playwright.

York Festival of Ideas, 9-21 June 2015

York Festival of Ideas, 9-21 June 2015Over 100 inspiring events on the theme of ‘secrets and discoveries’ will take place as part of this year's Festival of Ideas from 9-21 June. Events will be he ...

Pint of Science returns to Yorkshire pubs

Pint of Science returns to Yorkshire pubsTop University of York scientists will swap laboratories for pubs to share their research with members of the public across York this month as they offer a ‘ ...

York St John's new sport park officially opened

York St John University’s new sports facility, Nestlé Rowntree Park, has been officially opened.

York College students and staff featured in York Open Studios

York College students and staff featured in York Open Studios York Open Studios is an established annual event in Yorkshire’s cultural calendar showcasing a selected group of professional local a ...

Springboard project hits the right note with young care leavers

Springboard project hits the right note with young care leavers A York music project which has helped give a voice to young people with experience of being in care will this week celebrate the prem ...

A degree of success for York children

A degree of success for York children The third York Children’s University Graduation took place at the University of York, recognising the achievements of youngsters involved in the Children’s ...

New university outreach centre aims to inspire next generation of scientists

New university outreach centre aims to inspire next generation of scientists Opening on 14 May 2014, the York Science Outreach Centre (YSOC) will allow the University’s Science, Technology, Engin ...

Call for Applications to the 2015 Yorkshire Business Boot Camp

Graduate entrepreneurs from the region have an opportunity to transform their business ideas into reality at Yorkshire’s annual Graduate Entrepreneurship Boot Camp 2015.

Fusion Exhibition at York Theatre Royal

Fusion Exhibition at York Theatre Royal A group of BA (Hons) Contemporary 3D Crafts students from York College have an artistic showcase of their work in an exhibition called ‘Fusion’ at York T ...

Pioneering screen collaboration goes on release

Universal Pictures have released a feature film produced through a pioneering academic-industry partnership involving the University of York.

Students brighten up McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

Students brighten up McArthurGlen Designer Outlet As part of McArthurGlen‘s York Designer Outlet’s ‘Colour Me Happy’ campaign students from York College created accessories inspired art ins ...

£34m project at Askham Bryan College

£34m project at Askham Bryan College Start of work on a multi million pound project was marked today which will transform the campus at Askham Bryan College and create a wealth of new opportunitie ...

Bioeconomy bonanza for Yorkshire

Bioeconomy bonanza for Yorkshire Senior industry figures from across Yorkshire joined forces with some of the world’s leading scientific researchers in York to discuss how the region can gain a bi ...

Pint of Science events, 18-20 May, York pubs

This year's festival includes 34 talks given by University of York researchers in six pubs in York, covering a broad variety of topics, from microbes to medieval handwriting. Tickets cost just £3.

High rise raptor residence for University of York campus

High rise raptor residence for University of York campus A nest box with a view has been installed on the University of York’s 60-metre high boiler house chimney in a bid to attract Peregrine Fal ...

York searches for star astrophotographers

The University of York’s Department of Physics is now accepting entrants for an inaugural astronomical photography competition, with the winning entries making up a 2016 calendar.

Two new exhibitions to open at University’s Norman Rea Gallery

Two new exhibitions to open at University’s Norman Rea Gallery A film installation by Roman Sheppard Dawson and a surrealist sculpture exhibition by Jake Francis will debut at the University of Yo ...

Celebrating York’s diverse range of faiths and culture

Celebrating York’s diverse range of faiths and culture York International Festival took place on Saturday 26th April, bringing together different faiths and cultures from across the wider communi ...

Composers at York: new music events for University

The University of York’s Department of Music is to host a new series of public presentations, workshops and concerts featuring top composers.

Norway Trip on the Horizon

An insight into Scandinavian farming and land management is on the horizon for students from Askham Bryan College as they visit Norway as part of their studies.

Two Students win Duke of York award for Entreneurship

The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards are annual awards bestowed on the best new businesses to have emerged from Yorkshires Universities.

York World Voice Day explores the science of singing

The University of York will mark World Voice Day with a talk on the science of singing on Thursday 16 April.

York World Voice Day explores the science of singing

The University of York will mark World Voice Day with a talk on the science of singing on Thursday 16 April.

York student takes home top Prize at Legal Awards Ceremony

A University of York student has been awarded the title of Future Legal Mind 2015, as National Accident Helpline honoured Britain’s brightest legal talents at a ceremony in London.

University of York appoints Professor Saul Tendler as Deputy Vice Chancellor

The University of York has appointed Professor Saul Tendler as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor

York St John University student wins Sports Technology Award

York St John University student James Searle was presented with his 2015 Sports Technology Award at a special ceremony on Friday.

New Vice Chancellor appointed

The new Vice Chancellor of York St John University has been announced.

Research degree awarding powers granted

York St John University has been granted Research Degree Awarding Powers.

Graphic Design Student Wins a National Calendar Award

BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Laura Leeder’s PANTONE calendar has won an Honour of Achievement Award at the 2015 National Calendar Awards.

(edu)roam even further: University and Council roll out free wifi network

Historic city it may be, but communications technology in York is firmly in the 21st century thanks to a pioneering ‘town and gown’ partnership.

Recognition for outstanding research in exercise and sport psychology

A former York St John doctoral student has been given a prestigious American Psychological Association (APA) award in recognition of his outstanding research in the field of exercise and sport psychol ...

Design student shortlisted for Sports Technology Award

A York St John University student has been shortlisted for a 2015 Sports Technology Award.

York College Awarded Artsmark Gold Award

York College is delighted to be awarded the Artsmark Gold Award in recognition of excellence in the arts and its cultural provision across the College’s Performing Arts, Music, Media and Art & Desig ...

X20 Enterprise Lab 2015

This year’s X20 Enterprise Lab has kicked off at York St John University.

BAFTA winner back on campus

BAFTA-winning York St John University graduate Chris Hees was on campus this week to talk to current Film and Television students about his route to success.

Successful SEED competition at Venturefest 2015

Thirteen finalists were selected from entries to this year’s York St John University SEED (Support Entrepreneurs Explore & Develop) competition.

Boosting Employability Skills at York College

Travel & Tourism, Hospitality and Business students at York College are being given the opportunity to improve their employability skills as part of Prepare for Work

University of York hosts bioenterprise dragon’s den competition

University of York biology students took part in a Dragon’s Den style competition as part of a Bioenterprise module.

Schoolchildren on trail to scientific knowledge

Schoolchildren will experience science in action this week as they take part in a series of interactive events at the University of York.

York College Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (9th – 13th March) York College is busy liaising with employers to ensure students receive the best options.

Jack constructs his future

Extended Diploma Construction and the Built Environment York College student Jack Mead has secured a wonderful opportunity to study Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying at Loughborough Univers ...

Call for nurses to return to practice in North Yorkshire

Former adult and mental health nurses in North Yorkshire are being encouraged to return to the profession, by joining a six month programme starting this summer at the University of York.

York student wins national award in parliament

A University of York PhD student has won a bronze medal for chemistry at the SET for Britain poster competition in Westminster.

York College Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (9th – 13th March) York College is busy liaising with employers to ensure students receive the best options.

Longlist honour for York St John student's light design

A York St John University Design student has been longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize.

York Children’s University ignites imaginations

York Children’s University (York CU) entertained over 300 children and families from 19 schools across the city this month.

Research funding helps local business build on success

A successful Bubwith-based arts company is chasing further success thanks to £28k funding from the Yorkshire Innovation Fund (YIF), a project part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

Funding for skills development for local businesses

A new stream of funding has been announced by the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership that enables local businesses including those based in Leeds, York and Harrogate to claim back 50% of t ...

60 Masters scholarships available at the University of York

The University of York will offer 60 taught Masters scholarships worth £10,000 each to qualifying students this year.

The University of York and City Screen team up for film showcase

The University of York and York City Screen will join forces this month to host three evenings of films, stand-up comedy and an exhibition.

Four recent York St John graduates play a central role in a new e-safety campaign

The e-safety campaign is a joint campaign with North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board, NYCC's Connecting Youth Culture and the NSPCC

Starring role for new Postgraduate Diploma

Students from across the globe will soon have the opportunity to explore the wonder of the night sky and gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Astronomy thanks to Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the Un ...

York St John team help to preserve Yorkshire Air Museum archives

Members of the Computer Science department at York St John University have been working with the Museum’s Collections and Archives Department to help with the latest stage of their £500k archive pr ...

Astrocampus celebrates birthday with year of dazzling events

The University of York’s Astrocampus will host a range of events this year to celebrate both its first birthday and UNESCO’s International Year of Light.

York St John team help to preserve Yorkshire Air Museum archives

Members of the Computer Science department at York St John University have been working with the Museum’s Collections and Archives Department to help with the latest stage of their £500k archive pr ...

'The Landscape is Memory' Exhibition, York College

'The Landcape is Memory' by Hornsea artist Adele Howitt is the latest exhibition to appear in the York College Gallery

York hosts World War I music festival

The University of York’s Department of Music and Humanities Research Centre (HRC) will jointly host a two day festival and conference on music from World War I next week.

Higher education places available at York College

If you're thinking about studying a university-level course this September it's not too late to apply for a programme at York College. The College offers foundation degrees, HNCs and HNDs, as well as ...

New title sponsor announced for Equi-Trek Askham Bryan Horse Trials

Equi-Trek, is the new title sponsor for Askham Bryan College’s spring Horse Trials which takes place on 7 & 8 March 2015.

Higher York Student Volunteering Awards - nominations now open!

On 12 May 2015, Higher York partners (Askham Bryan College, the University of York, York College and York St John University) will be celebrating student volunteering at a joint awards ceremony.

York students celebrate Chinese New Year

York students launched preparations for the Chinese New Year with a colourful gala concert featuring dancing, singing, acrobats and a magic show.

York scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry accolades

York scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry accolades Four of the 2014 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) prize and award winners are from the University of York. Professor Duncan Br ...

York St John shortlisted for THE Leadership and Management Awards

York St John shortlisted for THE Leadership and Management Awards York St John University has been shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Leadership and Management awards in th ...

University of York Careers team wins international award for online tutorial

University of York Careers team wins international award for online tutorial The University of York’s Careers team has won a top award at the 2014 Blackboard Catalyst Awards for its online Employa ...

Student volunteering celebrations

Student volunteering celebrations Last night York celebrated the achievements of student volunteers at the annual Higher York Student Volunteering Awards, supported by Flamingo Land. Students from ...

Festival of Ideas, University of York

Festival of Ideas, University of York York is an incredibly exciting, vibrant and diverse city, rich in heritage, discovery and an overriding sense of curiosity – in short a city where ideas spri ...

Nordic Visit For York Students

Nordic Visit For York Students An insight into Scandinavian farming and land management is on the horizon for students from Askham Bryan College as they visit Norway as part of their studies. The ...

Enterprising youngsters take on soft drinks challenge

Enterprising youngsters take on soft drinks challenge Enterprising school children are hoping to impress with their designs for a new soft drink at an event hosted by the University of York. More ...

York St John’s Design course is the ‘best in the UK’

York St John’s Design course is the ‘best in the UK’ York St John University’s Design programme has been ranked as the top course of its kind in a national survey. The Guardian’s Univer ...

York Adult Learning Festival

York Adult Learning Festival York's Adult Learning Festival continues until 27th June. There are a range of events and activities taking place over the next couple of weeks, including arts and craft ...

New athletics facility 'on track' for 2014 opening

New athletics facility 'on track' for 2014 opening A new £2m county standard athletics facility at the University of York is on track for completion by the end of the year with the appointment of c ...

University of York hosts international Google Apps event

University of York hosts international Google Apps event A Google Apps for Education event at the University of York has attracted delegates from Higher Education Institutions, businesses and educat ...

York St John accommodation in the running for city award

York St John accommodation in the running for city award York St John Central is a contender in the York Design Awards 2014; a scheme that aims to recognise the best new building design in the city ...

York St John University wins a Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Award

York St John University wins a Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Award York St John University won the Outstanding Strategic Planning Team Award at Tuesday’s Times Higher Education L ...

York scientist to showcase her work at the Royal Institution

York scientist to showcase her work at the Royal Institution A scientist at the University of York is to showcase her pioneering work on the visual analysis of atomic behaviour in chemical reactions ...

York postgraduate named BBC New Generation Thinker 2014

York postgraduate named BBC New Generation Thinker 2014 A University of York postgraduate has been named one of ten New Generation Thinkers for 2014 by BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Resea ...

York College working with York Theatre Royal on major new production

Performing Arts students were put through their paces in theatre workshops with professional directors as part of a joint venture between York College and York Theatre Royal.

Swissport and Craven College launch unique partnership

Pat Wainman, Airport Manager for Swissport at Leeds Bradford Airport with Craven College students at The Aviation Academy.

Funding & support for SMEs for workforce development

Support is available from the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to help small and medium sized businesses to grow.

Student hoping to follow in the footsteps of Olympic champions

A York St John University student has been selected as a potential Winter Olympic athlete for the games in 2022.

BioVale Hosts One-day Workshops on the Bioeconomy

A series of one-day workshops throughout the first half of 2015 will help regional businesses to gain new skills in the bioeconomy and to understand the associated business benefits

Bafta win for York St John graduate

York St John University alumnus Chris Hees has been awarded a British Academy Film Award in the Best British Short category.

Student Finance England Student Money Week

Student Finance England are holding their first event Student Money Week this week.

New Roles at Askham Bryan College

A surge in student numbers and a number of major building projects has resulted in an expansion of roles at Askham Bryan College and its main centres in the North of England.

York College Oxbridge Successes 2015

York College is the largest provider of students to university in the region. This year nearly one thousand students have submitted UCAS applications and the College is pleased to announce that four s ...

Leading architect hosts Design lecture

One of the UK’s leading architects hosted a lecture for York St John’s first-year Design students.

York College at York Residents' Festival

York College held stonemasonry, art & design and IT workshop sessions at the Yorkshire Museum, as part of York Residents Festival.

Stockholm Environment Institute ranked number two among world’s environment think tanks

For the second year in a row Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), which has a centre at the University of York, is ranked as the second most influential environment think tank in the world, accordin ...

York LGBT History Month 2015

Thirty events will take place across the city during February to mark York LGBT History Month.

Construction Apprentice works on new York College Construction Skills Centre

On graduating from High School, Brent Coombs came to York College from Belize, a small country on the eastern coast of Central America. A few weeks into studying the Extended Diploma in Construction a ...

York College's annual Hair & Beauty Competition held at York Racecourse

The annual York College Hair & Beauty competition held at York Racecourse on 27th January 2015 involved 250 full and part-time Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy students.

University of York retains HR Excellence in Research Award

Following an external evaluation administered by Vitae, which is supported by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and UK HE funding bodies, York retains the award for a further four years.

Raising Aspirations with English and Maths for Life at Craven College

To promote the importance of ‘English and Maths for Life’ Craven College staff and students are taking part in a week of activities, events and competitions starting on 26 January

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer

Does space flight inspire school students to take STEM subjects?

Science Education researchers at University of York are to work with leading space scientist and The Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock to investigate if human spaceflight inspires school ...

York College's Student restaurant holds successful Burns Night Dinner

York College’s training restaurant, Ashfields has held yet another successful and traditional Burns Night Spectacular.

York scientists shed further new light on biomass breakdown

Scientists at the University of York are part of a research team which has found that a recently discovered family of enzymes can degrade resistant forms of starch.

Askham Bryan College is Awarded Horticultural Accreditation

Askham Bryan College’s Horticulture Department has received accreditation for its courses from the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH).

Moving Forward Together Conference - York St John University

The second Moving Forward Together Conference, Celebrating Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Diversity and Culture, took place at York St John University last week.

University of York aims to achieve international environmental accreditation

The University of York is aiming to achieve ISO 14001 -- an international recognised environmental management standard.

Oscar nomination for York St John graduate

York St John University alumnus Chris Hees has been nominated for an Academy Award in the best animated short film category.

Environmental Students pitch ideas for Threshfield Quarry Project

tudents studying for a Foundation Degree in Environmental Conservation at Craven College have been working on an industry led project which has included research, a feasibility study and ideas pitch f ...

York College 'Safety Net' shortlisted for TES FE Award 2015

York College has been shortlisted for a TES FE Award in the ‘Support for Students’ category in recognition of the College’s successful work on its ‘Safety Net’ initiative.

Sam sets up bright future for political debate

A spare time project by a student at the University of York is giving thousands of young people an open online platform to join in political debate in the UK.

University of York launches public CSR seminar series

The University of York’s Environment Department is to launch a new seminar series on corporate social responsibility (CSR), open to both students and members of the public.

Holocaust Memorial Day events programme

Every year, 27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day. In 2015 this day commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau, the 20th anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide and th ...

York St John University secures £120,000 of STEM funding

York St John University has secured £120,000 of government funding to support the new Biomedical Science laboratories. It will be used to equip the brand new bespoke teaching laboratories, which will ...

University of York feature film in top ten film list of 2014

A feature film produced as a result of a unique academic-industry partnership involving the University of York has been hailed a top ten film of the year by The Huffington Post.

Craven College Joins Landex

Craven College has been invited to join Landex, a member funded company comprising 36 of the best land-based colleges in England plus eight associate members in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Funding secured to promote access to higher education

The Higher York Partnership have secured funds totaling over £350,000 to work in local schools to promote wider access to higher education over the next two years.

Zoning in on safety at the University of York

York is the first University in the Russell Group to roll out the simple-to-use, free application designed to help students and staff on campus to summon security or safety assistance via their mobile ...

Honour for science education pioneer

Professor Robin Millar, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Education at the University of York, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List.

YorkTalks: research in the spotlight

The launch of the University of York’s new Research Strategy offers the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the University’s finest researchers with the return of YorkTalks on Wednesday 7 Janu ...

York entrepreneur creates Le Tour jersey inspired cycles

York entrepreneur creates Le Tour jersey inspired cycles York St John University graduate behind an online fashion bike venture has designed three one-off cycles that will get Le Tour fans’ heart ...

Velodrome to cement Tour de France legacy

Velodrome to cement Tour de France legacy A new Olympic-sized outdoor velodrome at the University of York is set to ensure the Tour de France legacy lives on in Yorkshire and Humberside. The £1.1 ...

UK quality mark for HE provision at York College

UK quality mark for HE provision at York College A team of QAA reviewers visited York College in April 2014 and have judged that the College’s academic standards, enhancement of its student learni ...

York St John University Design Student wins Design Competition

York St John University Design Student wins Design Competition This year’s Heart of York (HoY) Bike Ride t-shirt has been unveiled. It was designed by Joseph Farmer, BA Design student at York St ...

Hashtrack tops the field at University of York’s celebration of student enterprise

Hashtrack tops the field at University of York’s celebration of student enterprise An enterprising first year Computer Science student has won the Outstanding Business category at the University o ...

‘Aqua tower’ wins Hiscox workplace design competition

‘Aqua tower’ wins Hiscox workplace design competition A sustainable ‘aquaponic’ meeting has been named as the winner of the Hiscox ‘Tomorrow’s Workplace’ design competition and earned ...

Careers Awards celebrate student success

Careers Awards celebrate student success A special celebration at the University of York marked the extra-curricular achievements of final year students who have contributed to the University and w ...

YSJSU wins 'Small and Specialist Union of the Year'

YSJSU wins 'Small and Specialist Union of the Year' York St John University’s Students’ Union (YSJSU) won the award for ‘small and specialist union of the year’ at the annual NUS awards. ...

Teenagers honoured at University of York award ceremony

Teenagers honoured at University of York award ceremony Budding scientists from across Yorkshire and the Humber have received Ogden Schools Physicist of the Year Awards at the University of York. ...

Access and Extended Degree students celebrate!

Access and Extended Degree students celebrate! York College Access and Extended Degree students spent an enjoyable afternoon with their tutors, family and friends celebrating the completion of thei ...

University welcomes Government funding boost for region’s bioeconomy

University welcomes Government funding boost for region’s bioeconomy The BioHub project at the University of York, which will drive the growth of the biorenewables and wider bioeconomy sector in t ...

Recognition for inspirational adult learners

Recognition for inspirational adult learners On 19 June, over 140 guests were welcomed to the prestigious York Adult Learners Week awards ceremony held at the Kings Manor in York. This year saw a r ...

Salters’ Chemistry Camps at the University of York

Salters’ Chemistry Camps at the University of York Around 60 students from schools across the UK and Ireland will take part in a residential Salters’ Chemistry Camp for 15-year olds at the Unive ...

AA2A at York College

AA2A at York College York College is delighted to be part of the national Artists' Access to Art Colleges project and is offering four placements to artists and designer-makers, two of which will b ...

Charity 24-hour baton relay raises £350 for SNAPPY

Charity 24-hour baton relay raises £350 for SNAPPY York St John University’s Multi-Sports team raised more than £350 for charity last weekend when they hosted a 24-hour baton relay. They were ...

York Soroptimists vote York College student design ‘Spot On’

York Soroptimists vote York College student design ‘Spot On’ A York College student has designed and created a new Insignia for the SI York Ebor Club. The new presidential chain of office is th ...

Call for nurses to return to practice in North Yorkshire

Call for nurses to return to practice in North Yorkshire A six-month programme starting this summer at the University of York is designed to encourage former nurses in North Yorkshire to return to t ...

Celebrating Achievement

Celebrating Achievement Happy and hardworking students celebrated their first steps towards a bright and prosperous future at Askham Bryan College’s Awards Day ceremonies earlier in July. Three c ...

Student's research talent recognised by global insurer

Student's research talent recognised by global insurer A final year psychology student at York St John University has been rewarded by specialist global insurer, Hiscox, for her contribution to its ...

York launches new summer safety campaign

York launches new summer safety campaign Plan Safe, Drink Safe, Home Safe – that’s the message York’s River Safety Group is sending people in the city this summer as a new campaign launches on ...

Interactive art from York St John team creates musical opportunities for everyone

Interactive art from York St John team creates musical opportunities for everyone A unique interactive sound sculpture created by a York St John University lecturer will go on display at the Yorksh ...

Construction students present new sculpture

Construction students present new sculpture The Construction Division at York College has worked alongside main contractor Balfour Beatty to produce a fitting sculpture for the new Askham Bar Park ...

University of York scientist wins Royal Society prize

University of York scientist wins Royal Society prize A University of York scientist is the recipient of a major award from the Royal Society in recognition of his ‘significant impact on science e ...

York St John Professor wins Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to his field

York St John Professor wins Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to his field A York St John University Professor has been recognised by a national magazine for his contribution to mentoring ...

Jack is a shining example of student volunteering

Jack is a shining example of student volunteering York St John University student Jack Bennett has received the Shining Light award for his volunteering activity. He was nominated by North Yorksh ...

Teaching for STEM Graduates

Teaching for STEM Graduates York College are keen to encourage those with a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) subject to consider becoming a teacher of Maths in an furthe ...

York’s Health Needs Assessed

York’s Health Needs Assessed York’s Health and Wellbeing Board’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) website is now live and the city’s residents are being asked to comment on its conten ...

Screen showcase for student filmmakers’ talents

Screen showcase for student filmmakers’ talents Talented student filmmakers from the University of York will showcase their work to leading members of the British film industry at the Vue Cinema i ...

Nouse marks 50th Anniversary with gala ball

Nouse marks 50th Anniversary with gala ball The University of York’s oldest campus newspaper, Nouse, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala ball.The newspaper is inviting past contributor ...

Lecturer to referee at National Paralympic Day

Lecturer to referee at National Paralympic Day A York St John lecturer refereed the Goalball match at National Paralympic Day on 30 August. The match was the most prestigious match of Robert Avery ...

York students enlighten sixth formers with women’s history

York students enlighten sixth formers with women’s history Postgraduate students from the University of York have undertaken a project to teach women’s history to pupils at three York schools. ...

Teach Too project brings aviation expertise to Craven College

Teach Too project brings aviation expertise to Craven College The Institute of Education (IOE) is part of a ground-breaking new initiative called ‘Teach Too’ designed to bring industry expert ...

King’s Manor open day for Centre for Lifelong Learning

King’s Manor open day for Centre for Lifelong Learning The University of York’s Centre for Lifelong Learning is offering those with a thirst for knowledge the opportunity to find out more about ...

Grand opening for York’s multi-million pound chemistry buildings

Grand opening for York’s multi-million pound chemistry buildings New undergraduate teaching laboratories and new research facilities for the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the University ...

York’s new Interactive Media degree wins support from software industry leaders

York’s new Interactive Media degree wins support from software industry leaders University of York students studying towards a degree in Interactive Media will gain experience using the latest ani ...

Third phase of £100m University of York scheme completes

Third phase of £100m University of York scheme completes A joint venture (JV) partnership between Evans Property Group and the University of York has opened Constantine College, the third phase of ...

York College Graduation Ceremony 2014

York College Graduation Ceremony 2014 York College higher education students attended their graduation ceremony at York Minster on 22nd September 2014. Students graduated in a range of subjects inc ...

Yorkshire In Bloom award success

Yorkshire In Bloom award success Congratulations to York St John University’s grounds team who have achieved a gold award in the Yorkshire In Bloom competition. The University was one of only t ...

Launch of Don't Drink And Drown safety campaign

Launch of Don't Drink And Drown safety campaign York St John University and the University of York took part in the launch of Don’t Drink And Drown, the latest campaign by the Royal Lifesaving So ...

Good Landlord Awards - nominations close 22nd Oct

Good Landlord Awards - nominations close 22nd Oct The Good Landlord Awards have been set up to celebrate and recognise great landlordship across York for student tenants, as part of York Housing We ...

York St John Project wins NHS Innovation Award

York St John Project wins NHS Innovation Award Converge - a York St John University led project that helps to improve the life skills of people who use mental health services, has won a regional hea ...

York Loves Students Because...

York Loves Students Because... Thousands of students have now returned to York to continue their courses at the city’s universities and colleges. But for many students, the start of the academic ...

Higher York Annual Report 2013-14

Higher York Annual Report 2013-14 I t has been another outstanding year for Higher York. Our annual report highlights the many achievements of the partnership over the past twelve months, as well as ...

York Welcomes International Students

York Welcomes International Students Our International Officers' group has commissioned a short film to market York as a study destination to international students. Focussing on the many reasons wh ...

Celebrating great student landlordship in the city

Celebrating great student landlordship in the city Last night York celebrated great student landlordship in the city at the first Good Landlord Awards ceremony, coordinated by Higher York as part o ...

Celebration of York's foster carers

Celebration of York's foster carers Six York foster carers accepted a professional certificate from Professor David Fleming, the Vice Chancellor of York St John University, at a special celebration ...

York’s key role in advancing digital creativity

York’s key role in advancing digital creativity The University of York is to play a key role in the Digital Catapult, a new national project to advance the UK’s best digital ideas. The Univers ...

New Student Community Guide

New Student Community Guide Our newly updated Student Community Guide is now available, and will shortly be delivered to all student households in the city. The guide is produced by the Student Co ...

York graduate’s artwork celebrates 50th anniversary of history department

York graduate’s artwork celebrates 50th anniversary of history department A University of York graduate has completed a commission from the University’s History Department to produce a piece of ...

York graduate’s artwork celebrates 50th anniversary of history department

Unveiling of the latest chapter in York St John University’s history Special guests were invited to the unveiling of the latest piece of art to make up York St John’s visual alumni archive earl ...

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 12 November. International students from Askham Bryan Colle ...

Quack to the Future

Quack to the Future Students from the University of York’s Astronomy Society are preparing to send a rubber duck into space to capture unique footage and scientific data. Elevated into the uppe ...

Hull York Medical School outreach project highlighted in excellence report

Hull York Medical School outreach project highlighted in excellence report An ‘introduction to medicine’ activity organised by students at Hull York Medical School (HYMS) has been chosen as a c ...

New Physics academy to link industry with the brightest and best

New Physics academy to link industry with the brightest and best A new academy designed to encourage more physics graduates into technical careers will be formally launched at the University of Yor ...

University of York Launches Innovation Fund for York Festival of Ideas 2015

University of York Launches Innovation Fund for York Festival of Ideas 2015 The York Festival of Ideas will launch a new Innovation Fund providing support for organisations and individuals wishing ...

English Literature student elected as Intern of the Year

English Literature student elected as Intern of the Year Eleanor Bartley, a final year English Literature student, is the University of York Student Internship Bureau’s ‘Intern of the Year’. ...

New apprenticeship to train agriculture managers of the future

New apprenticeship to train agriculture managers of the future Askham Bryan is one of only a few colleges in England to offer Level 4 Higher Apprenticeships, aimed at those in agriculture who are a ...

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant to be new Chancellor

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant to be new Chancellor Professor Sir Malcolm Grant is to be the University of York's new Chancellor from 1 August 2015. He will become the formal head of the University ...

University of York gains recognition for reducing carbon footprint

University of York gains recognition for reducing carbon footprint The University of York has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard – a mark of excellence in recognition of measuring, managing and re ...

Government’s chief advisor opens new science teaching and learning building

Government’s chief advisor opens new science teaching and learning building The Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Mark Walport has officially opened a new £7.5 million interdisciplinary ...

Creating Cinematic Voices: Creative boot camp offered at University of York

Creating Cinematic Voices: Creative boot camp offered at University of York The University of York’s Department of Film, Theatre and Television is to host a course on cinematic sound in March 2015 ...

York St John students' charity Christmas single

York St John students' charity Christmas single More than 200 York St John University students have lent their voices to a Christmas single to raise money for charity. Their cover of Merry Christ ...

York celebrates securing UNESCO accolade

York celebrates securing UNESCO accolade The city of York is celebrating receiving one of the world’s most sought-after accolades, welcoming the news that UNESCO has designated York a City of Med ...

York’s stained glass artists: final chance to see work

York’s stained glass artists: final chance to see work An exhibition celebrating York’s most talented stained glass artists is open for one final day before the New Year. The Stained Glass Cen ...

University of York's research excellence is recognised

University of York's research excellence is recognised The University of York has been ranked 14th overall and 10th for the impact of its research in the new Research Excellence Framework published ...

World-leading research by York St John University

World-leading research by York St John University Thirty per cent of York St John University’s research is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ according to data published today. ...

University chefs’ Christmas cheer for young care-leavers

University chefs’ Christmas cheer for young care-leavers Chefs from the University of York worked with young care leavers to prepare a special Christmas meal at Moor Lane Youth Centre in the city. ...

York College A Level Awards Evening 2014

York College A Level Awards Evening 2014 York College hosted its A Level Awards Evening at the National Centre for Early Music in York. The special occasion recognised students who excelled in thei ...

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 an Askham Bryan Riding Club.

University of York

If you missed the University of York's recent Open Days and you're interested in applying for 2016 entry, this event will help you get to know the University better. You will be shown around campus an ...

Askham Bryan College

An opportunity to find out about the courses offered at Askham Bryan College. In this session tutors will be available from each department for you to talk to about the courses that you are interest ...

Askham Bryan College

An opportunity to find out about the courses offered at Askham Bryan College. In this session tutors will be available from each department for you to talk to about the courses that you are interest ...

Askham Bryan College

An opportunity to find out about the courses offered at Askham Bryan College. In this session tutors will be available from each department for you to talk to about the courses that you are interest ...

Askham Bryan College

An opportunity to find out about the courses offered at Askham Bryan College. In this session tutors will be available from each department for you to talk to about the courses that you are interest ...

Askham Bryan College

An opportunity to find out about the courses offered at Askham Bryan College. In this session tutors will be available from each department for you to talk to about the courses that you are interest ...

Askham Bryan College

This event is an opportunity to find out more about the higher education (degree) courses on offer at Askham Bryan College. Advance booking is essential. To find out more, and to book your place, ...

Askham Bryan College

This event is an opportunity to find out more about the higher education (degree) courses on offer at Askham Bryan College. Advance booking is essential. To find out more, and to book your place, ...

York College

At this open event you can find out about degree courses offered by York College, such as extended degrees and Honours degrees. If you know what you want to study, you may be able to enrol on the ev ...

York College

At this open event you can find out about degree courses offered by York College, such as extended degrees and Honours degrees, as well as courses which can help you enhance your promotion prospects, ...

York College

At this open event you can find out about degree courses offered by York College, such as extended degrees and Honours degrees, as well as courses which can help you enhance your promotion prospects, ...

Craven College

An opportunity to come along to the Craven College campuses to meet tutors teaching on the A Levels, Apprenticeship, Vocational and Degree level courses. Give yourself plenty of time for in depth disc ...

Craven College

An opportunity to come along to the Craven College campuses to meet tutors teaching on the A Levels, Apprenticeship, Vocational and Degree level courses. Give yourself plenty of time for in depth disc ...

Craven College

An opportunity to come along to the Craven College campuses to meet tutors teaching on the A Levels, Apprenticeship, Vocational and Degree level courses. Give yourself plenty of time for in depth disc ...

Craven College

An opportunity to come along to the Craven College campuses to meet tutors teaching on the A Levels, Apprenticeship, Vocational and Degree level courses. Give yourself plenty of time for in depth disc ...

Craven College

All of Craven College's Skipton campuses including Aireville, Auction Mart, High Street & the Centre for Construction & Heritage Skills at Snaygill are opening their teaching areas, workshops and stud ...

Craven College

All of Craven College's Skipton campuses including Aireville, Auction Mart, High Street & the Centre for Construction & Heritage Skills at Snaygill are opening their teaching areas, workshops and stud ...

York St John University

7.00pm, York Minster The year 2015 celebrates 70 years since the founding of the United Nations on 24 October 1945, with 51 member states. The UN has made vital contributions to the life of humani ...

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. ...

Ebor Lecture: Colonel Bob Stewart DSO MP

York Minster, 7.00pm The year 2015 celebrates 70 years since the founding of the United Nations on 24 October 1945, with 51 member states. The UN has made vital contributions to the life of humani ...

Ebor Lecture: Professor Nigel Biggar

7.00pm, York Minster The year 2015 celebrates 70 years since the founding of the United Nations on 24 October 1945, with 51 member states. The UN has made vital contributions to the life of humani ...

Ebor Lecture: Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit

7.00pm, York Minster The year 2015 celebrates 70 years since the founding of the United Nations on 24 October 1945, with 51 member states. The UN has made vital contributions to the life of humani ...

Ebor Lecture: Myriam Francois-Cerrah

7.00pm, York Minster The year 2015 celebrates 70 years since the founding of the United Nations on 24 October 1945, with 51 member states. The UN has made vital contributions to the life of humani ...

The Bayeux Tapestry

6.30pm - Speaker: Cristina Figueredo, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Lecture The Bayeux Tapestry, a pictorial narration of the conquest of England by William of Normandy, is als ...

Sex chromosomes and human infertility

1.00pm - Professor James Turner, The Francis Crick Institute York Biology Lecture Infertility is common, affecting one in seven couples. There are a number of well-known factors that impair fert ...

Kneeling, calling and the Medieval self

5.30pm - Isabel Davis, Birkbeck, University of London Annual Riddy Lecture The kneeling figure is a ubiquitous medieval way of representing the human person, so common and defining that it is ra ...

‘Not everyone can be a Gandhi’

6.00pm - Professor David Wright, McGill University, Canada Centre for Global Health Histories Lecture From Manchester to Melbourne, from Auckland to Aberystwyth, from Detroit to Dartmouth, doctor ...

Illuminating Biology: Vision in plants

7.00pm - Professor Seth J Davis, Department of Biology Illuminating Science In this, the International Year of Light, we glimpse the crucial role of light in the sciences through the eyes of a ...

Protecting Victims of Injustice in Kyrgyzstan

1.00pm - Aida Baijumanova, Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan, CAHR visiting fellow Learning from Human Rights Defenders Aida Baijumanova started working in the human rights sector in 2004, when she became a ...

Theophilus, Techniques & Theology

5.15pm - Dr Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen, The Institute of Art History, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf History of Art lecture The treatise on „The Various Arts“ written in the first ...

Imagining the past: textual & visual imagery

6.15pm - Professor Anne D Hedeman, Kress Foundation, USA York Medieval Seminar During the late middle ages in France, there was a boom in translations of classical literature and of contemporary ...

The contemporary politics of solidarity

Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, London School of Economics Social and Political Sciences seminar In this lecture, Lilie Chouliaraki discusses historical change in the communication of solidarity, wi ...

Merchant Adventurers’ Arts Discovery Event

'Laughter in the Ghetto: Cabarets from a concentration camp' 6.30pm - Dr Lisa Peschel, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Merchant Adventurers’ Arts Discovery Event ‘I don't know ...

Illuminating Physics: Imaging disease

7.00pm - Professor Thomas Krauss, Department of Physics Illuminating Science In this, the International Year of Light, we glimpse the crucial role of light in the sciences through the eyes of a ...

Romantic rogue or roadway robber?

6.30pm - Alice Bennett, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Lecture This talk will explore the enduring fascination with the highwayman. From early beginnings to romantic figure, thi ...

Women and Islamophobia

Refracted reflections, Muslims and the dilemma of ‘otherisation' Professor Baroness Haleh Afshar, Department of Politics PSA Annual Lecture Organised jointly by the Political Studies Associ ...

Have we learnt lessons of the financial crisis?

6.30pm - Martin Wolf, Financial Times Ken Dixon Lecture Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 200 ...

From fireflies to the stars

6.30pm - Dr Annie Hodgson, Department of Chemistry Illuminating Science In this, the International Year of Light, we glimpse the crucial role of light in the sciences through the eyes of a biol ...

Conversion Hysteria 2

5.15pm - Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst and has been Visiting Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature since 2006. ...

Looking up in Scotland?

4.00pm - Dr Nasar Meer, Strathclyde University Multinationalism, multiculturalism and political elites Social and Political Sciences Lecture At a time when all the political parties of Scotland ...

Doing the Right Thing

6.30pm - Dr Johan Gustafsson, Department of Philosophy Should we aim for the greatest happiness of the greatest number? Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building, University of York ...

York Biology Lecture

1.00pm - Dr Tom Richards, University of Exeter Gene sharing and the evolution of complex cells Location: Room P/X001, Physics, University of York Admission: is free and open to all. No ti ...

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 ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

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 St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and al ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and al ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and al ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students or equivalent and a ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and al ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and al ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

York St John University

York St John hold a number of subject Taster Days throughout the year, to give you a chance to see whether it is the right place for you. These days are aimed at Year 12 students, or equivalent and ...

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 ...

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 the student choir and the Communitas Choir and t ...

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 ...

York St John University

This evening session is an opportunity for mature learners who are considering Higher Education. During the session you will meet a member of the recruitment team, a current mature student, view the c ...

York St John University

This evening session is an opportunity for mature learners who are considering entering Higher Education. During the session you will meet a member of the recruitment team, a current mature student, ...

York St John University

This evening session is an opportunity for mature learners who are considering applying for Higher Education. During the session you will meet a member of the recruitment team, a current mature stud ...

York St John University

This evening session is an opportunity for mature learners who are considering applying to Higher Education. During the session you will meet a member of the recruitment team, a current mature stude ...

York College

At this open event you can find out about degree courses offered by York College, such as extended degrees and Honours degrees, as well as courses which can help you enhance your promotion prospects, ...

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. ...

Dining out with friends: Microbe interactions in gastrointestinal tract

13:00 - Fiona Powrie, Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences, The Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford York Biology Lectures Dining out with friends: Host microbe interactions in the gastrointes ...

Protecting human rights defenders here and abroad

18:30 - Dr Alice Nah and Sanna Eriksson, Centre for Applied Human Rights Defending Rights Lecture Series Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul building Admission: By free ticket only. Cl ...

Youth Politics: Engagement, Policys and Practice

16:00 - Professor Andrew Russell, University of Manchester Social and Political Sciences Seminar Series Location: Room W/222, Wentworth College Admission: By free ticket only. To book clic ...

The United Nations Refugee Agency

Members of the United Nations Refugee Agency YUSU Refugee Week Location: Ron Cooke Hub auditorium Admission: By free ticket only. Please book below. We are delighted to welcome members o ...

Climate Change Refugees

John Grey and Mathew Evans YUSU Refugee week Location: Yourspace, Student Centre Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by the link below. We welcome John Grey and Mathew Evans to e ...

Council for at Risk Academics

Members of CARA, the Council for at Risk Academics YUSU Refugee Week Location: Yourspace, Student Centre Admission: B y free ticket only. Please book by the link below. We will have some ...

The Agapé Project

The Agapé Project YUSU Refugee Week Location: Room LMB/030, The Law and Management Building, Heslington East Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by the link below. The Agapé Pr ...

Making York the first UK human rights city

18.30 - Professor Paul Gready and Harkirit Boparai, Centre for Applied Human Rights Defending Rights lecture series Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul building, University of York Admi ...

Can we have moral knowledge?

18.30 - Professor Catherine Wilson, Department of Philosophy Doing the Right Thing lecture series Thinking about morality Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: ...

Women’s situation in public and private sphere in Egypt

13:00 - Azza Soliman, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Applied Human Rights Learning from Human Rights Defenders Location: Room ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC), Alcuin College A ...

Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration and Lecture

Various Speakers Location: The Lakehouse, Ron Cooke Hub Admission: is free of charge and open to all. No booking required. 1 - 2 pm ' Don't Stand By' : Readings, music and reflections fo ...

Representing refugees

18:30 - Martin Jones and Juliana Mensah, Centre for Applied Human Rights Defending Rights lecture series Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul building Admission: By free ticket only. Ple ...

“Hence, old Sodom”: discussion of texts of 17th and 18th centuries

18:00 - Robert Wyke, retired master at Winchester College (guest of the Department of History) LGBT History Month “Hence, old Sodom”: a reading and discussion of selected literary texts ...

From prison to uni: Should criminals be given an education?

18:30 - David Honeywell, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning lectures Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by lin ...

When corporations and activists collide

18:30 - Dominique Mueller, Centre for Applied Human Rights and Geetha Fernando, National Fisheries Solidarity Movement, Sri Lanka Defending Rights lecture series Location: The Treehouse, Berr ...

100 years of tear gas: From WWI to the streets of today

16:00 - Dr Anna Feigenbaum, Bournemouth University Social and Political Sciences Seminar Series Location: Room W/222, Wentworth College Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by link ...

Godly and Godless morality

18:30 - Rev Dr David Efird, Department of Philosophy Doing the Right Thing lecture series Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: Free of charge and open to all. No ...

Sorcery-related violence in Papua New Guinea

13:00 - Monica Paulus, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Applied Human Rights Learning from Human Rights Defenders Location: Room ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC), Alcuin College ...

The spirit of the forest: Fairytales in architecture 1890-1925

17:00 - Professor Susan Henderson, Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Syracuse University History of Art Research Seminars Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: Free ...

Death and Immortality

Professor Eric Olson, University of Sheffield Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture Location: Room V/045, Vanbrugh College Admission: Free of charge and open to all. No booking req ...

History of and contemporary issues in Trans health

18:00 - Ben Vincent, University of Leeds and Louis Bailey, Hull York Medical School LGBT History Month Location: Room D/L/006, Derwent College Admission: Free of charge and open to all. N ...

Changes of state and mind

18:15 - Professor Dame Carol Robinson, University of Oxford Chemistry Anniversary Lecture Location: National Science Learning Centre, University of York Admission: Free of charge and o ...

Travelling bodies and minds: Re-negotiating fluidity in society

18:00 - Panel discussion with Gabriel du Plessis, Nicole Hernandez Froio, Centre for Womens Studies LGBT History Month Location: Room D/L/037, Derwent College Admission: Free of charge an ...

Ethics and the environment

18:30 - Dr Christopher Belshaw, Department of Philosophy Doing the Right Thing lecture series Thinking about morality Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: Free ...

Moral lessons from fiction

18:30 - Professor Gregory Currie, Department of Philosophy Doing the Right Thing lecture series Thinking about morality Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: Fr ...

The nomadic eye: Gainsborough’s landscapes

17:00 - Professor Mark Hallett, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art History of Art Research Seminars Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: Free of charge ...

Conversion Hysteria 3

17:15 - Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst Adam Philips Lecture Location: Room P/L/001, Physics Admission: Free of charge and open to all. No booking required. A ...

Summer 2016: The Mystery Plays at the Minster

18:30 - Dr Cristina Figueredo, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Lectures Location: Room P/X/001, Physics Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by link below. The Mys ...

Women's History on film: The making of Suffragette

18:30 - Professor Krista Cowman, University of Lincoln and Dr Kristyn Gorton, University of York History Lecture Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building Admission: By free tic ...

The improbable origin of complex life

13:00 - Dr Nick Lane, Reader in Evolutionary Biochemistry, University College London York Biology Lectures Location: Room P/X/001, Physics Admission: Free of charge and open to all. No boo ...

Loud and proud: Politics and passion in EDL

16:00 - Professor Hilary Pilkington, University of Manchester Social and Political Sciences Seminar Series Location: Room W/222, Wentworth College Admission: By free ticket only. Please b ...

"Not everyone can be a Gandhi": The Indian medical diaspora

18:00 - Professor David Wright, McGill University, Canada Centre for Global Health Histories Lecture Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building Admission: Free of charge and open to al ...

Health, history, hygiene and hands

17:30 - Professor Wendy Graham, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Epidemiology, University of Aberdeen Jim Matthew Lecture Location: Room P/X/001, Physics Admission: By free ticket only ...

Europe: New foundations for an unknown future

18:00 - David Wallace, University of Pennsylvania York Medieval Lecture Location: Huntingdon room, King’s Manor Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by link below. The ‘greate ...

Evolving in real-time: Microbial evolution for combating disease

18:30 - Professor Michael Brockhurst, Department of Biology Merchant Adventurers' Science Discovery Lecture Location: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York Admission: By free ticke ...

Railway official postcards, 1900-1914

18:30 - Dr David Turner, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Lectures Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College Admission: By free ticket only. Please book by li ...

Chemistry, Lego and robots

19:30 - Professor Ian Fairlamb, Dr Jason Lynam and Lyndsay Ledingham, Department of Chemistry Archbishop Holgate’s Lecture Location: National Science Learning Centre, University of York ...

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 ...

'A Different Sort Of Business'

6.00pm - Manvinder Rattan, Musical Director, John Lewis How is it that Britain’s largest private employer has over 20 choirs, an orchestra and its own Musical Director? The John Lewis Partnersh ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

University of York

University of York Taster Days give Year 12 and mature students the opportunity to find out about subjects they could study and the careers to which they might lead. You'll take part in three mini-lec ...

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 ...

Go York Lecture: Chris Hees

6.00pm As part of this year's Go York Lecture Series, York St John are welcoming back a number of Alumni to create interactive and inspirational talks to celebrate their students, as part of the Un ...

Go York Lecture - Jesse Toksvig-Stewart

6.00pm As part of this year's Go York Lecture Series, York St John are welcoming back a number of Alumni to create interactive and inspirational talks to celebrate their students, as part of the Un ...

Of Birds and Bibles: What the heck is Empirical Theology?

6.00pm York St John University's Revd. Prof Andrew Village, Head of Programme - MA in Theology & Religious Studies, Reader in Practical and Empirical Theology, will be presenting his Inaugural Lect ...

'The Myth of Planet English'

6.00pm In this lecture Prof Hall will question the common view of English as a monolithic system, which only some of its users know perfectly and use properly. On this normative view, users of un ...

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

Find out how to nominate your outstanding student volunteer for the 2016 Higher York Student Volunteering Awards. Nominations close on 8th April.

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

Jade Ward, York St John University Care leaver Jade talks about her route into higher education, the opportunities it has brought her, and the wide range of skills she has been able to develop along ...

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 ...

Power of Purpose

Ralph Ardill, The Brand Experience Consultancy Location: Hiscox, 3 Peasholme Green, York Admission: By free ticket only. Book tickets by Eventbrite This session will explore why the future ...

Business Breakfast

Location: York College, Sim Balk Lane, Bishopthorpe Admission: By free ticket only. Book tickets by Eventbrite This breakfast is for employers who want to find out more about recruiting Apprent ...

Employer Evening

Location: York College, Sim Balk Lane Admission: By free ticket only. Book tickets by Eventbrite This session will include information about the Apprenticeship reforms including the new Apprenti ...

Employer Breakfast

Location: York College, Sim Balk Lane, Bishopthorpe Admission: By free ticket only. Book tickets by Eventbrite This session will include information about the Apprenticeship reforms including th ...

Employer Breakfast

Location: York College Admission: By free ticket only. Book tickets by Eventbrite This session will include information about the Apprenticeship reforms including the new Apprenticeship Levy, de ...

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 ...

Learning and Careers for Parents Too!

DG/125, De Grey Court, York St John University Are you the parent of a child at primary school? Then join us to find out about the courses on offer for you in York and where they could take you. ...

Teachers' and Careers Advisers' Conference

The University of York's annual conference for teachers, Heads of Sixth and careers advisers will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at the Exhibition Centre, Heslington West. The conference is desi ...

A Coaching Mosaic

De Grey Court , York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk One-day coaching conference Coaching has long been acknowledged, particularly in the business and organisational worlds, as a valuable mea ...

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 ...

Lambing Sunday

Askham Bryan College, Askham Bryan, York A great day out for all the family - come and meet the new lambs - KidZone - Producer market - Cafe and picnic area - Tractor and trailer rides ...

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

National BBC school news report Live action day for Skipton Academy Pupils with Craven College’s Creative Media students and tutors Twenty eight pupils from the Skipton Academy, supported by Cr ...

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 College

• Hear more about our Higher Education provision • Attend subject-specific taster sessions • Meet our current HE students • Explore the building and excellent facilities • Gain infor ...

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 ...

The EU referendum – how will it affect you and your business

5.45pm Many businesses in and around York feel that they do not fully understand the impact on their business of staying or leaving the EU. If you want to make a more informed decision then we reall ...

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 ...

Volunteering for International Students

Location: Kings Manor, Huntingdon Room (K/122) Admission: By free ticket Book tickets by Eventbrite Why not make a difference whilst gaining new skills and experiences and boosting your C.V.? C ...

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

Tissue Regenix: Medical Technology Innovation Internship - Tsvetelina Tsekova Tissue Regenix is a pioneering, international medical technology company, leading the development of regenerative produc ...

Internship: Animalcare - Sally Hoolin

Animalcare: E-Marketing Internship - Sally Hoolin Animalcare Ltd, is a sales and marketing company providing products and services to veterinary professionals in the UK. They sell licensed pharmaceu ...

Internship: York Cocoa House - Calvin Luk

York Cocoa House: Development and Marketing Internship - Calvin Luk York Cocoa House, a small independent business in York city centre, set up in November 2011 by one of the University of York’s ...

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 ...

York and Leeds launch programme of rediscovered Jewish music and theatre

York and Leeds launch programme of rediscovered Jewish music and theatre The Universities of York and Leeds will stage performances of various Jewish works – many thought to have been lost – thr ...

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. ...

Exotic Pet Care For All The Family

As part of National Pet Month, spend an evening with us learning how to handle and care for exotic pets. Including Snakes, Tortoises, Lizards and Birds! Cost: A small entrance fee of £2 per adu ...

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 ...

University of York

Explore what studying and living in York is really like at one of the University of York Open Days. Staff and current students will be available to answer any questions you may have. Open Days are ...

University of York

Explore what studying and living in York is really like at one of the University of York Open Days. Staff and current students will be available to answer any questions you may have. Open Days are ...

York St John University

Throughout the day you'll be able to attend sessions on York St John's degree programmes, finance, student life and UCAS. You can have a tour of the campus and look around some of the accommodation to ...

Mastering ensemble singing: the science and the art

Run By Dr Helena Daffern with masterclasses by Robert Hollingworth (Department of Music) and Rob Barber (external Barbershop expert) World Voice Day Event This year’s World Voice Day event at Y ...

The apple that fell through the earth

7.00pm Speaker: Professor Rex Godby, Department of Physics York PhysSoc lecture Quantum mechanics has replaced Newton's classical mechanics as the true picture of how matter moves and interacts. ...

Dreams without dreaming

7.00pm Speaker: Professor Tom Stoneham, Department of Philosophy Research in Focus Waking from a vivid dream – be it exciting or terrifying – is an almost universal human experience. Our dr ...

Quantum communications technologies

6.30pm Speaker: Professor Timothy P Spiller, York Centre for Quantum Technologies Roundhouse Public Lecture Series This talk will give a general introduction to quantum technologies and the qua ...

UK Premiere of '50 Years of Shame'

6.15pm Speaker: Panel Chair: Prof Caroline Glendinning (Prof Emerita of Social Policy, University of York, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Trustee of the Thalidomide Trust). Centr ...

John Julius Angerstein (1735-1823)

17:00 Speaker: Dr Susanna Avery-Quash, the National Gallery History of Art Research Seminar Series Angerstein, a successful financier, was a natural philanthropist, and, among other good deeds, ...

The Viking Great Army in England

5.30pm Speaker: Professor Julian Richards, Archaeology York Medieval Lecture From AD 865 to 879 a Viking army wreaked havoc on the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, leading to political conquest, settlemen ...

The atmosphere and oceans: A changing relationship?

18:00 Speaker: Professor Lucy Carpenter and Professor Mat Evans, Department of Chemistry Chemistry Lecture Series Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture Location: Room C/A/101, Chemis ...

Science for more sustainable palm oil

18:30 Speaker: Dr Jennifer Lucey, Department of Biology Research in Focus In 2010 Greenpeace launched a high profile campaign against Nestlé, claiming that the consumer goods company sourced i ...

Technology, data and the digital society

5.00pm Speaker: Paul Walker, Wandisco Group plc, Halma plc, Perform Group Ltd and Sophos Group The Bob Evans Guest Lecture Location: Room LMB 002X, Law and Management building, Campus East, Un ...

E-cigarettes and the future of the tobacco industry

6.15pm Speaker: Professor Jeff Collin, University of Edinburgh In 2013 the investment bank Goldman Sachs identified e-cigarettes as a technology capable of “creative destruction,” offering sm ...

Fanon transformed? The new writings

6.30pm Speaker: Professor Robert Young, New York University Robert Young (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University) will talk on ‘Fanon transformed? The New Writing ...

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 ...

Graham Swift in conversation

6.30pm Speaker: Graham Swift, Booker Prize-winning author Graham Swift reads from his new novel, Mothering Sunday, and discusses his fiction with Hugh Haughton (Department of English and Relate ...

Celebrating the life and work of Edward Herbert

6.30pm Speakers: Various One of the last great Renaissance figures, Edward Herbert made significant contributions to diplomacy, literature, philosophy and music while retaining his deep Welsh ro ...

Thomas Cole's journey

5:00pm Speaker: Professor Tim Barringer, Yale University History of Art Research Seminar Series In his lecture Tim will discuss an exhibition he is curating with colleagues at the Metropolitan ...

Rethinking coinage and coin use in Roman Britain

6.30 pm Speaker: Barry Crump, Centre for Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Lecture Coins are an excellent source of data for Roman Britain, but they have often been underused, marginalised ...

NO FUTURE! Excavating the Sex Pistols

6.30pm Speaker: Professor John Schofield, Department of Archaeology Forty years ago the Sex Pistols were headline news. They managed to offend or upset just about everybody who was not, like the ...

Investigating and prosecuting crime across Europe

6.30pm Speaker: Sir Keir Starmer, British politician and barrister North Yorkshire Police Inaugural Lecture Sir Keir Starmer is a British politician and barrister. Since the 2015 General Electi ...

Conversion Hysteria III: Loose Change

5.15pm Speaker: Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst and has been Visiting Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature ...

“Picnicking in Eden”: Gardens of the mind in fiction and life-writing

5.00pm Speaker: Professor Dame Hermione Lee, President of Wolfson College, Oxford Patrides Lecture Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building, University of York. Admission: i ...

Abelard and Heloise: Vessels of misery, vessels of glory

6.30pm Speaker: Cristina Figueredo, Centre for Lifelong Learning The most brilliant master of the twelfth century fell in love with a brilliant student, who reciprocated his love. Theirs, however ...

Fashion on the ration: Clothing culture in World War II

6.30pm Speaker: Alice Bennett, Centre for Lifelong Learning This lecture will provide an overview of the art of dress during the Second World War. Considering the limitations and regulations and ...

Understanding Maximilien Robespierre

5.30pm Speaker: Professor Colin Jones, Queen Mary University of London Maximilien Robespierre is one of the most hotly debated political figures to emerge from the French Revolution. Often haile ...

Cover versions: Reading book covers in the digital age

7.00pm Speaker: Dr John McKay, Centre for Lifelong Learning This lecture will explore the fate of book cover design in light of the rise of the E-reader. It will also address and respond to the ...

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

Doug Huth, University of York A first year Physics and Astrophysics student, Doug talks about his journey to higher education and how he has found the experience so far. Check out more video ...

York St John Student and Graduate Launch Event

Location: Dianne Wilcox Lecture Theatre - De Grey Court, York St John University Tickets: Free from Eventbrite Calling all local businesses! Come along and find out the benefits of having a stud ...

York St John Student and Graduate Launch Event

Location: Dianne Wilcox Lecture Theatre - De Grey Court, York St John University Admission: By free ticket. Book tickets by Eventbrite Calling all local employers... Come along and find out the ...

Lucy Ann Marritt, Askham Bryan College

Lucy Ann Marritt, Askham Bryan College Lucy is hoping to become an Artificial Insemination Technician. Askham Bryan College offered her the chance to enter higher education to learn the skills neces ...

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 ...

Nuclear violence: Threats, justice and responses

Speaker: Setsuko Thurlow, Hibakusha Stories Setsuko Thurlow will give a keynote talk on her experience as one of the Hibakusha – literally ‘the explosion affected people', the survivors of t ...

New thoughts on Britain’s 1914-18 War Resisters

7.30pm Speaker: Cyril Pearce, retired Senior Lecturer; Honorary Research Fellow, School of History, University of Leeds. My interest in the people who refused to support Britain’s part in the F ...

Our Future off Earth

Speaker: Chris Impey The Space Age is half a century old. Its early successes were driven by a fierce superpower rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States, which tended to obscure the f ...

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

Military veterans join archaeologists on Roman excavation A group of military personnel and veterans, including those injured in Afghanistan and other operations, are taking part in a unique project ...

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 ...

Employability in a digital age

Room LMB030, Department of Law and Management, Campus East, University of York The University of York is to host the Yorkshire Launch event of Northern Hive. This event ‘Employability in a Digi ...

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. ...

Goodnight Starman: A tribute to David Bowie

8.30pm York St John’s Theatre students will pay tribute to the late David Bowie with a special performance on campus. Goodnight Starman is free, open to the public and no booking is required. ...

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 ...

Mutual Benefit: a university and mental health partnership

‘Mutual Benefit: a university and a mental health provider in partnership’ York St John’s next Go York lecture will be led by Dr Nick Rowe, the man behind the University’s successful Converg ...

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 ...

York Festival of Ideas

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 of ‘Tick Tock’. With f ...

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 Developers Conference - The Digital Layer

10:15 - 16.30 The York Developers conference will take place on the Tuesday 31st of May at the Hilton Hotel York. Computer Science at York St John University invites you to join us for our first ...

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 ...

Create Arts Festival 2016

Create 16 is the annual showcase of York St John University students’ talents, projects and achievements. You are invited to view Art and Design exhibitions, theatre shows, music concerts, film sc ...

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 ...

Festival of Ideas - The Future of Food

University of York - National Science Learning Centre Tick Tock: forecasts suggest if a global population of 11 billion continues to consume meat at the same rate, we will run out of land and water ...

Festival of Ideas - Living with Floods

Recent floods affecting Yorkshire and the North West have brought into sharp focus the effects of climate change on all of our lives. What is the likely future impact of climate change? How will it af ...

Mysterious Minds and Bothersome Bodies

How can sound be used to improve drug design? What really happens when we sleep and how does this affect our health? Are our mental health services today little better than in Victorian times? These ...

Time out of Mind: Stories of Mental Health in York

Festival of Ideas 2016 Temple Hall, York St John University Free Event Out of Character Theatre Company make challenging work for inquisitive audiences with the aim of transcending the boundarie ...

Story Zone: Voices in the University

Festival of Ideas Temple Hall Foyer, York St John University Free Event The Story Zone shares tales of the role that York St John University has played in the life of the city over the past 175 ...

Lord Bilimoria: On Lager & Lordship

6.30 PM The York Union presents Cobra Beer founder and outspoken crossbencher Lord Bilimoria, to hear his reflections on his runaway entrepreneurial success and how welcoming Britain was when he l ...

Story Zone: Voices in the University

Festival of Ideas Temple Hall Foyer, York St John University Free Event The Story Zone shares tales of the role that York St John University has played in the life of the city over the past 175 ...

Sonic Sea - film showing

Speaker: Professor Callum Roberts, Environment Department Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary film about the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. It ...

The Future of the Welfare State

Speaker: A panel of experts Join the York Union for a debate on the future of the welfare state. Together, state-funded social security, education and healthcare provide the foundations for the wel ...

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 ...

Meet author AL Kennedy

6.00 PM Speaker: AL Kennedy, award-winning author AL Kennedy is the author of a growing number of books. So far these include 6 literary novels, 7 short story collections, 1 science fiction an ...

Poetry Reading: Alice Oswald

6.30 PM Speaker: Alice Oswald, poet Alice Oswald is one of the most original and compelling English poets writing today. Her first book, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile (1996), received a Fo ...

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 ...

The EU Referendum

Should we stay or should we go? The arguments for and against ‘Brexit’ are reaching a climax as the potential game-changing European Union referendum approaches. Britain joined the then European E ...

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

The Press Business Awards 2016 Nominations Open There's still time to get your entry in for this year’s Press Business Awards. The premier prizes to reward the best of enterprise in York, North ...

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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Student Community Guide [9.35 MB]

Guide for students living in residential areas (PDF, 9.35MB)

Students in the Community [4.04 MB]

Showcasing student volunteering in York (PDF, 4.04MB)

Students with Families Community Guide [3.69 MB]

Useful information for students with families, living in residential areas (PDF, 3.69MB)

Higher Education Guide for Apprentices [996.01 KB]

Information for apprentices considering their HE options (PDF, 996KB)

Developing and accessing talent [1.44 MB]

For employers: investing in skills, and working with students and graduates (PDF, 1.44MB)

HYB 04.06.15 M [343.64 KB]

Exec 21.05.15 M [138.9 KB]

Mature Students' Guide to Higher Education [698.96 KB]

For anyone over 21 considering returning to study (PDF, 699KB)

Facts and Figures- introduction to York's HE institutions [1.53 MB]

Facts and Figures- introduction to York's HE institutions

HYB 16.10.15 M [387.31 KB]

HYB 16.10.15 M [387.31 KB]

Exec 09.11.2015 M [328.85 KB]

HYB 14.01.16 M [225.75 KB]

Student finance presentation - Kevin McMullan [1.36 MB]

Student finance presentation - Kevin McMullan

ParentEventPoster [789.72 KB]

BTEC Nationals in Creative Digital Media Production [1.72 MB]

BTEC Nationals in Creative Digital Media Production

BTEC Nationals in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship [1.54 MB]

BTEC Nationals in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

BTEC Nationals in Sport and Exercise Science [1.88 MB]

BTEC Nationals in Sport and Exercise Science

David Mackay - BTEC, A-level and GCSE changes [1.31 MB]

David Mackay - BTEC, A-level and GCSE changes

Outreach Activities for Schools [296.02 KB]

Our aspiration raising activities on offer to schools (PDF, 297KB)

Badger Hill [2.48 MB]

Fishergate [2.61 MB]

Fulford [2.48 MB]

Heslington [2.89 MB]

Lawrence Street [3.07 MB]

Osbaldwick [2.53 MB]

South Bank [2.55 MB]

The Groves [2.51 MB]

Access Courses [641.25 KB]

Applying deadlines and tips for UCAS 2017-18 dates [687.27 KB]

Applying deadlines and tips for UCAS 2017-18 dates

HE Interview Tips [120.12 KB]

Extended degrees [188.21 KB]

Useful website and contact details [405.32 KB]

Useful website and contact details for you

What is HE? [384.58 KB]

An explanation of what higher education (HE) is

Financial information for mature students [169.68 KB]

Financial information for mature students

Support for students with children [149.88 KB]

What help you can receive for childcare while studying

First thoughts about HE [626.29 KB]

First thoughts about higher education (HE)

Student Guide to HE [703.49 KB]

A leaflet answering questions students may have.

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