In this blog I will be discussing my experiences as a black and LGBTQ+ student at the University of York. Coming to University can be scary, and for me, the scariest part was trying to find my place. In my high school and sixth form I was one of the only black students in the … Continue reading My experiences of being Black and LGBTQ+ at York
As I write this, I have just finished my third and final year of my History degree at York. When reflecting on my time here, and how I’ve changed since my first day at university, one of the most notable changes is how I now define and describe myself. I I feel a sense of … Continue reading Finding and Being ‘Me’ at York – Disabled, Working Class and Proud
An introduction to me Hello, I am Chloe and I have just finished my third year studying English Language and Linguistics at the University of York. In this blog I want to share with you my experience of being a student with dyslexia; explaining how I felt apprehensive but have received incredible support at university. … Continue reading Disability support at York
If you want to teach as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, then you need to have completed the Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. Academic Practice is running 2021/22 workshops from mid-September. Sign up for Introduction to Teaching and Learning training.
How university study is different to school: Lectures are the main source of information from the university. Everyone taking the module sits in a large lecture theatre and listens to a professor’s talk on the weekly topic. Sometimes, there is an opportunity to ask questions and interact, but most lectures are silent on the part … Continue reading What’s it like to study at university?
I felt like it was yesterday when I started my first online class in Engineering Management (MSc), and definitely, it was a unique year with so many challenges. Since the course started, I have been elected by my supervision group to act as team leader, which I have discovered new abilities and developed many skills, … Continue reading Studying for my MSc during COVID19: what I’ve learned and how I’ve developed
The next round of the Emergency Student Support Fund opens to applications on Wednesday 30 June. The Fund provides support to students who may be facing immediate issues resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Application deadline: Tuesday 6 July. The Postgraduate Research Writing-up+ Support Fund supports postgraduate researchers who are currently in their writing-up period; have … Continue reading Assistance funding available
Teaching opportunities are currently being advertised for Management, Law and the Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media, with application deadlines at the end of July. If you want to teach as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at York, then you need to have completed the Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. See all current … Continue reading Current teaching opportunities
Arts and Humanities summer research celebration • Friday 2 July • 2.30pm to 4pm The Humanities Research Centre is holding an online celebration of the research achievements of York’s Arts and Humanities community since the start of the pandemic. The packed programme gives an opportunity to learn about, and share in the celebration of, some … Continue reading Arts and Humanities summer research celebration
At the University of York, sexual misconduct – including sexual violence and harassment of any form – is never, ever acceptable. Our new Sexual Violence Steering Group is developing a University Sexual Violence Action Plan, based on insight from our Report and Support tool and student and staff feedback. For our most recent progress, read our … Continue reading Tackling sexual violence