You said, we did: Acting on your enrolment feedback

In November 2023, YGRS ran focus groups and a survey with current PGRs to gather your suggestions for improving the support for PGRs from offer to enrolment. Three main themes emerged: problems with finding accommodation, not feeling connected to the University or the University community, and a lack of understanding on starting a PGR degree. … Continue reading You said, we did: Acting on your enrolment feedback

Win a £20 Amazon voucher – Marketing survey

How well do we promote York? Our University Marketing team are looking for your thoughts and feedback on their current promotional materials, to help shape their work for future York students. Share your thoughts via the link below before 29 February for the chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher. All feedback will be anonymous. … Continue reading Win a £20 Amazon voucher – Marketing survey

Emerging Researchers’ Forum – Supervisor relations, managing workload and top tips

Thursday 29 February 2024, 5pm – Wentworth College Senior Common Room (W/135) About the Forum The Emerging Researchers’ Forum (ERF) is an informal network for researchers (PhD, MRes, ECRs) to share experiences, offer peer-support and socialise with those at a similar level within the university. The Forum aims to bridge the gap between PhDs and … Continue reading Emerging Researchers’ Forum – Supervisor relations, managing workload and top tips

Event: Non-academic careers in higher education, 28 Feb, 13.00-15.00, online

Universities can be a great place to work and offer many different job roles and career pathways beyond the traditional academic, research and teaching roles. If you’re considering a career beyond academia and would like to better understand your options, join us to explore what this sector might offer.  In this online panel Q&A event … Continue reading Event: Non-academic careers in higher education, 28 Feb, 13.00-15.00, online

GTAs wanted: Department of History

Application deadline: Friday 22 March 2024 The Department of History are currently recruiting for multiple Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) to assist across a variety of modules. Researchers in either the Department of History, Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS), Centre for Modern Studies (CMODS), Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (CREMS) and Centre for Eighteenth … Continue reading GTAs wanted: Department of History

Invitation to join the closing Event for “Research supervision and mentorship practices supporting doctoral researchers”

The University of York has been involved in a Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) project looking at the experience of postgraduate researchers and supervisors from a range of diverse institutional, disciplinary, and social contexts, and explored how they managed (or not) the impact of the pandemic in a number of institutions across the globe.  We would love for you to … Continue reading Invitation to join the closing Event for “Research supervision and mentorship practices supporting doctoral researchers”

York Interdisciplinary Modules – GTAs wanted

Environmental Sustainability at York (ESAY) is currently recruiting graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) to support the delivery of our new York Interdisciplinary Modules (YIMs). These are a suite of innovative modules which have been designed to equip students to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams to solve local, regional and global sustainability challenges. To find out more … Continue reading York Interdisciplinary Modules – GTAs wanted

Be a Writing Centre tutor

The Writing Centre is seeking to recruit three Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) writing tutors. Tutors provide 30-minute appointments (face-to-face and online) to students from all disciplines who come to the Centre to discuss their writing. Advice relates to such areas as focus, structure, argument, citation and referencing, writing style, language and grammar. In addition, with … Continue reading Be a Writing Centre tutor

Careers at Costello Medical – Healthcare Consulting and Medical Communication

Costello Medical are hosting a virtual recruitment event on Wed 17th January 2024 at 12.30pm. They recruit into a variety of roles including medical writing, analyst, consultancy and health economics. They have entry level roles suitable for postgraduates with no prior experience as well as more senior opportunities for those with relevant academic or industry … Continue reading Careers at Costello Medical – Healthcare Consulting and Medical Communication

YESI Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research Training 

Thursday 18 January 2024, 10:00 – 14:30, H/G21 Eynns Room, Heslington Hall Big environmental problems can’t be solved by siloed researchers working independently; an interdisciplinary approach is needed. Working across disciplines, however, can throw up unexpected challenges which training within disciplines doesn’t prepare you for. This interdisciplinary training workshop aims to help participants think more … Continue reading YESI Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research Training