G-BIB is an international competition to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation among university students. Teams of 2-6 are asked to develop a bio-based chemical, material or fuel and pitch it to the judges. The winners get financial support to further develop their business idea. Undergraduate and postgraduate students can register for free from October 2021.
Following our PGR Induction last week, we are very happy to announce the launch of our 2021/22 Researcher Professional Development & Skills Programme! Whether you are a new or existing PGR, we invite you to take a look at the training programme, which outlines our full range of professional development and skills training sessions. The … Continue reading Postgraduate Professional Development & Skills Programme 21/22
SZWG is an online writing group for academics, postgraduates and creatives. It is organised by Dr Sophie Weeks and Dr Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani at the University of York, with assistance from Dr Ruth Lee at Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Katherine Massoth at the University of New Mexico, Pia Singh at the University of Strathclyde and Dr Jennifer Spence at Carleton University, Ottawa. We have run sessions every weekday … Continue reading Silent Zoom Writing Group (SZWG)
The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 28 September 2021. The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) providese short-term financial support for the unanticipated needs of York students caused or exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Students can apply for a maximum of £500 of non-repayable funding. All returning students who are fully-registered at … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund available
Half of good food preparation is presentation, and the same is true for our work in the Communications team. As part of the rebrand of the University’s in-house caterer from Cucina to Campus Kitchen, we’ve rebuilt their web pages and streamlined the content. And added more pictures of cake.
Careers and Placements are recruiting a team of postgraduates to help facilitate Community Projects over Autumn and Spring term for the academic year 2021/22. These are part time, paid roles and would suit those who are interested in developing their teaching experience and/or gaining experience in heritage, sustainability or charity sectors. Community Projects will be … Continue reading Facilitator opportunities for York Community Projects
Living in halls or flats with other people may be a little bit daunting. But don’t worry, the likely situation is that the people you will be living with will be in the exact same situation as you. Leaving home is always a bit scary but with a little bit of adjustment to your lifestyle, … Continue reading How to live with other people
Hey York student – you’ve made it! You’ve done your uni shop, packed your stuff, travelled many miles, hopefully met your flatmates, and now you’re here. The next step is to take advantage of your time during your first year, to get involved with your college. After I got my contextual offer and arrived at … Continue reading Getting Involved With Your College During First Year
The Brilliant Club is a university access charity. They work closely with PhD and post-doctoral researchers, training them as university access professionals and placing them as tutors in schools. Here they deliver academically rigorous programmes to small groups of high potential pupils from low HE-participation backgrounds. The charity works in partnership with universities and schools … Continue reading The Brilliant Club PhD researcher opportunity 2021/22
Digital Skills Training Want some guidance on anything from setting up your thesis in Microsoft Word to getting creative with data processing and visualisation? Check out our full list of free digital skills training (or browse SkillsForge). Resources to help you Known for its bountiful game changing tips and support, the Skills Guides have support for critical reading, referencing, web development, Google Apps and much … Continue reading Autumn 2021: Skills guides and training