NEW: Apply for new teaching opportunities with TFTI and York Law School

New teaching opportunities are currently being advertised. Application deadlines are in August and September. Current teaching opportunities Don’t forget: Before you can teach as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), you will need to complete the one-day Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. See this blog post for more information.

BOOK NOW: Introduction to teaching and learning

Before you can teach as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), you will need to complete the one-day Introduction to Teaching and Learning course. The course allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills to establish yourself as a confident, enthusiastic and effective teacher.  There are four different workshops and you should choose the one most relevant to … Continue reading BOOK NOW: Introduction to teaching and learning

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Welcome new students this autumn

The International Student Support Team are now recruiting enthusiastic, sociable and highly self-motivated individuals to become Welcome Team members assisting with airport collection from Manchester Airport and the welcome period. The role includes the following activities: Collecting new international students from the airport Escorting new arrivals on campus Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) events Evening social … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: Welcome new students this autumn

How could we improve SkillsForge?

SkillsForge is a software system developed by University of York for universities worldwide. It provides a highly interactive software to help universities manage the postgraduate researcher student journey, from admissions to examinations, skills assessment, development and tracking and course booking and administration.  We’re looking to investigate the potential of new functions and we’d like your … Continue reading How could we improve SkillsForge?

What’s open on campus?

Library Following on from the launch of the Book Takeaway Service, you can now book socially distanced study spaces in the Library. Initially, the number of bookable spaces across library buildings has been limited but from Monday 10 August all library study spaces in the Fairhurst, Morrell and Burton will be made available through the booking system. Food and … Continue reading What’s open on campus?

How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD: a name change

The PGR liaison officer explains why we have decided to change the name of the 'PhD Survival' project

Research Assistant opportunity in Access and Participation

The Academic Support Office is looking for a Research Assistant to help the University achieve its targets as part of the Access and Participation Plan 2020-2025. The Research Assistant will undertake research to inform initiatives to address continuation and award gaps between different student groups. This will include collating policy and guidance documents, gathering good … Continue reading Research Assistant opportunity in Access and Participation

New Graduate Teaching Assistant opportunities with TFTI

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media (TFTI) is recruiting Graduate Teaching Assistants for the next academic year. There are multiple positions available with application deadlines between 13-28 August 2020. Current teaching opportunities

Deadline extended: York Learning and Teaching Award

The application deadline to apply for the York Learning and Teaching Award has been extended to Tuesday 1 September 2020. The York Learning and Teaching Award (YLTA) is a nine month taught-course designed to support York-based Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) reflect on and develop your teaching practice and help you plan for future employment. YLTA … Continue reading Deadline extended: York Learning and Teaching Award

Newton Bhabha Fund PhD Placement Programme 2020

The Newton-Bhabha Fund is offering the opportunity for UK and Indian PhD scholars to spend a period of their study (up to two to four months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions, to take place between April 2021 and December 2021.  The aims of the programme are:  Develop individual capacity through international training and … Continue reading Newton Bhabha Fund PhD Placement Programme 2020