How to budget at university. First year Biomedical Sciences student Zuzanna tells us her top tips how to survive on a budget at university.
Booking now: Introduction to Teaching and Learning training Spring and Summer Terms If you’re planning to teach as a GTA at York, you need to complete this training (once only), delivered by Academic Practice. Introduction to Teaching and Learning
The University of York is leading a region-wide project to help improve opportunities for under-represented postgraduate students. The University is part of the Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) which has been awarded funding from the Office for Students and Research England to tackle ethnic inequalities in access to postgraduate research. Regional partners … Continue reading Improving opportunities for under-represented postgraduate researchers
Influential Trans Artists As a queer student and someone who aspires to work within the arts, I have always looked up to inspirational and influential LGBTQ+ artists. However their work is often overlooked. Here is my collection of LGBTQ+ artists you should know about and their contribution to the Arts Sector. Why should we support … Continue reading My Five most Influential LGBTQ+ Artists
There are currently over 800 users with access to our Web Content Management System (CMS). That’s a lot of people to support – whether troubleshooting a bit of content or completely rebuilding a section of the website. The Communications Support team aims to offer the very best support for users of the CMS, and we’ve … Continue reading A new line of support for the CMS
The British Library Doctoral Open Days are aimed at first-year PhD students to explain the practicalities of using the Library and accessing its resources. To make the Open Days more easily accessible to PhD students nationally, the 2022 events series is largely delivered online. The webinars take place every Wednesday afternoon between 12 January and 2 … Continue reading British Library Doctoral Open Days open for bookings
The University’s Academic Skills Community, Maths Skills Centre, and Academic Writing Centre are available throughout the year if you’re looking to further develop your academic skills. In addition to online Practical Guides, they also offer Workshops and one to one appointments, all designed to supplement your studies. Here’s a quick overview of what’s available right … Continue reading Top up your Academic Skills this November and December
Calling all final year PhDs! Whether your Viva is a few weeks or a few months away, be fully prepared to defend your Thesis with our “Preparing for your Viva” training sessions. Our next session takes place on 24th November 2021 and can be booked here This session focuses on how to prepare for the viva … Continue reading Preparing for your Viva
After more than a year of home working, this summer it was time for many of us to prepare for gradually returning to campus. But as people had very different views on coming back, our task was complex. How could we engage and enthuse teams about getting back to face-to-face, no matter what their viewpoint?
As the pandemic hit in 2020 the York Festival of Ideas took tentative steps online to great success. Still in partial lockdown in 2021, the team took a leap of faith, creating a fully online programme of over 200 events. Find out how the Festival embraced Infinite ‘Zoom’ Horizons and what lessons were learnt.