Summer on campus

Catering venues and shops on campus now follow revised summer opening hours so you may need to check to see when your favourite spot is open.  You can still access the usual academic support over the summer. The Library is open 8am until midnight with 24/7 hubs in Vanbrugh College and the Ron Cooke Hub. The Academic Skills … Continue reading Summer on campus

Tell us about your experiences of York’s PGR admissions process

Have you ever reflected on the various steps of your admission experience onto your PGR programme? We are currently running a Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions (PR&A) Project which explores experiences of PGRs and York’s PGR admission processes. Two current York PGRs, Samir and Zulfiya, are helping us to look at how recruitment interviews and references … Continue reading Tell us about your experiences of York’s PGR admissions process

Could you bring your insight and experience to our Student Expert Panel?

Our Student Expert Panel brings together diverse students to provide insight, advice and challenge to University initiatives. The aim is to increase partnership working and reduce inequalities. We are looking to recruit new members – including postgraduates – for next year, especially students from underrepresented groups. Could you provide your insight and experience?  Apply to … Continue reading Could you bring your insight and experience to our Student Expert Panel?

PGR Forum: contact your academic rep with any issues

The second meeting of the PGR Forum will be on Tuesday 21 February 2023. The PGR Forum brings together the York Graduate Research School (YGRS), the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) and PGR academic reps, providing an opportunity for: Get involved Please contact your PGR academic rep ASAP if there are any areas that you’d like … Continue reading PGR Forum: contact your academic rep with any issues

Library opening hours over the winter break

The Library will have winter vacation opening hours between Saturday 24 December and Tuesday 3 January. All Library buildings and services will be open as normal until Friday 23 December. The Morrell helpdesk and chat/email services will be closed from Saturday 24 December until Tuesday 3 January. Kings Manor Library will also be closed during … Continue reading Library opening hours over the winter break

Creativity Lab: learn about emerging technologies

Based in the Harry Fairhurst Building, the Creativity Lab is a vibrant hub for all things digitally creative, offering local businesses, academic colleagues and students the opportunity to play with and learn about emerging technologies. Whether you want to develop new skills and access technical support through our range of practical kit workshops and masterclasses or for those … Continue reading Creativity Lab: learn about emerging technologies

Come to YorkTalks and the PhD Spotlight competition!

Join us on Wednesday 11 January 2023 for a rollercoaster journey through a series of free short talks highlighting the breadth and depth of the fascinating research underway at York. Topics this year range from feeding the world with crop waste and bugs, single-session phobia treatments for children, limitless clean energy production – and much more… … Continue reading Come to YorkTalks and the PhD Spotlight competition!

“Don’t be afraid to dream”: Meet Rose, a YGRS scholar

The latest person to be featured in our ‘Humans of York’ series is Rose, a current recipient of the YGRS PhD Scholarship. Read Rose’s story on the University Facebook page. She outlines her research and how the YGRS PhD Scholarship has helped her realise her dream. The University of York is committed to redressing systemic … Continue reading “Don’t be afraid to dream”: Meet Rose, a YGRS scholar