Representing REF

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results were released earlier this year, with York in the top 10 of universities across the UK for the quality of our research work.  To celebrate our success, we wanted to create consistent content for our website, social media channels and communications. 

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

Getting in the zone: aligning our online map with the campus signage

The concept of zones was introduced to campus last year, when new signage was put up that divided campus up into ten coloured areas. This was done as part of the University’s Wayfinding and Signage project. Last month we launched an updated version of our online map, which now uses the same zone system and … Continue reading Getting in the zone: aligning our online map with the campus signage

Interactive Media at York

Arts and sciences are often thought of at opposite ends of the academic spectrum. Consequently, as both a design and tech enthusiast, this made my degree choice difficult. The Interactive media degree at York allowed me to fuse my background in design and technology together, combining a broad base of visual, media and computing skills, … Continue reading Interactive Media at York