We recognise that this is a very challenging time for everyone, and want to reassure you that – wherever you may currently be – the University is still here to support you.
Month: March 2020
Cumberland Lodge Research Associate opportunity
Cumberland Lodge is currently recruiting for a freelance Research Associate to support their forthcoming series of events on Climate Futures: Youth Perspectives.
Cumberland Lodge Scholarship COVID-19 update
Cumberland Lodge are proceeding with the Cumberland Lodge Scholarship 2020-22 application process as planned, as the Scholarships do not start until September 2020.
An Update on PGR Training and Support
Like other teams at the university, we in the Research Excellence Training Team are getting used to the strange reality of working remotely from home (we are enjoying seeing each other’s houses). We’re still here to provide a friendly (digital!) face, ongoing support, and training to the PGR community at York. Remember the research you … Continue reading An Update on PGR Training and Support
Free online Career Management course for early career researchers
The course could be a good opportunity for researchers wanting to spend some time thinking about their career whilst gaining support from the wider researcher community as they do it. It is open for registration now and will be available for 6 weeks. Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers aims to support researchers to explore … Continue reading Free online Career Management course for early career researchers
Postgraduate study with a seven year gap in education
What’s it like to be a postgraduate? In all honesty, if I had to sum up being a postgraduate in one word, it would be amazing. But before I go into that, here’s a little bit more about me. I graduated from my undergrad in 2012 and moved to New York three weeks later. I … Continue reading Postgraduate study with a seven year gap in education
Keep Home and Carry On
The Graduate Students’ Association has a range of online activities to see you through.
SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)
One of the best things about university is being able to spend time with people who have the same interests as you. I have been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for years. However, it wasn’t until I started at York that I was able to share my enthusiasm about her with like-minded people. This … Continue reading SwiftSoc (Taylor Swift Society)
Working in-house vs freelancing
My name is Rowan and I’m studying a MSc in Audio and Music Technology. As I’m on a one year course, I’m currently working out where I want to be come September. I have ruled out doing a PhD (at least for a few years), so my path seems pretty clear: go into some kind … Continue reading Working in-house vs freelancing
Why you should apply for the York Award
First of all; what on Earth is the York Award? The York Award is an award from the University, open to any student, that recognises people who have got really involved in university life. People that have developed personally and professionally in ways that go beyond their course. This might sound like an intimidating statement; … Continue reading Why you should apply for the York Award