A brand new look for Graduation

All of our graduations are special occasions, but our May 2022 celebrations must be some of the most significant in the University’s history.  

How history shaped the shield for our newest college

November saw the official opening of our tenth college, named after Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister. Often described as the first modern lesbian, Anne’s life and her recent television portrayal gave our students plenty to work with when they were asked to design a shield for the college. With another competition about to launch for our … Continue reading How history shaped the shield for our newest college

Welcome to graduation

Humble beginnings I believe it was Gandhi who once said: “Morning! Suzy is looking at refreshing the graduation pages and I thought that might be a smallish project you could work on with her?” It was February when he said this, I think. It was him or Annie Heinsen, my once-trusted line manager. Little did … Continue reading Welcome to graduation

A makeover for Equality

On Monday 7 October, the Equality and Diversity Office announced the arrival of a completely new set of webpages for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the University.

Student wellbeing campaign

For the past few years, we’ve been working with colleagues across the University to create a student-facing wellbeing campaign. The 2018/19 campaign was bigger and better than ever, so we wanted to tell you about the thinking behind it and the all-important results.