International Development Program for Early Career Researchers

The University of York is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is a leading global higher education and research network made up of 23 universities, spanning 15 countries on six continents. WUN has announced a special international network development program for early career researchers (including PhD students) under the theme of developing the next generation of research … Continue reading International Development Program for Early Career Researchers

Get involved: GSA autumn 2020 elections

This is your opportunity to get involved and volunteer at the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) to represent your fellow students and improve the postgraduate student experience here at the University. The GSA has been representing postgraduates for over 65 years and, this year, there are more positions available than EVER before. What positions are available? … Continue reading Get involved: GSA autumn 2020 elections

Updates to coronavirus guidance

COVID-19 Community CharterWe have established a COVID-19 Community Charter to outline how we can work together to keep each other safe. An extension of the Together York Community Declaration, the Charter demonstrates what staff and students can expect from the University, and what the University expects from all members of the community. Read the Charter. Special … Continue reading Updates to coronavirus guidance

A more accessible website

We’re reaching the end of our project to improve the accessibility of the CMS templates we use on the York website, and we’re pleased to report that we’ve made some significant progress.

Contactless coffee on campus

We’re adopting ‘contactless coffee’ so you can use your own cup safely at campus catering outlets. Our on-campus cafes operate various sustainability schemes. If you are purchasing a hot drink, we encourage you to bring your own mug or purchase a YORCUP. If you require a single-use takeaway cup, you will be charged an additional ‘latte … Continue reading Contactless coffee on campus

Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship

IBM is pleased to announce the 2021 Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2021-22 and 2022-23. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and … Continue reading Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship

Sign up for the PGR Ask Me Anything event

The York Graduate Research School is again working with the Graduate Students’ Association to host another session for students to pose questions to a panel of University and GSA representatives. The aim is to address the current concerns of research students and how we can tackle these together. Ask Me AnythingThursday 1 October 20202-3pmLive webinar … Continue reading Sign up for the PGR Ask Me Anything event

COVID-19 safety briefing

On Monday 21 September the Vice-Chancellor hosted a special COVID-safety briefing session for staff. The event included presentations and information updates from a number of colleagues:  John Robinson – Pro-Vice Chancellor for Teaching, Learning and Students Denis Fowler – Director of Health and Safety Services Wayne Campbell – Academic Registrar Joss Ivory – Director of … Continue reading COVID-19 safety briefing