Thursday 28 April, 18:00 – W/135 The Emerging Researchers’ Forum 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 ECRs in providing a potential platform for discussions with peers … Continue reading Emerging Researchers’ Forum – Wine Mixer, 28 April, 18:00
The Emerging Researchers’ Forum is a new informal network for researchers (PhD, MRes, ECRs) to share experiences, offer peer-support and socialise with those at a similar level within the University.
Zuzanna, first year Biomedical Sciences student, tells us about her exciting experience of Freshers’ week in Halifax College.
As the pandemic hit in 2020 the York Festival of Ideas took tentative steps online to great success. Still in partial lockdown in 2021, the team took a leap of faith, creating a fully online programme of over 200 events. Find out how the Festival embraced Infinite ‘Zoom’ Horizons and what lessons were learnt.
When I first boarded a plane to the UK, I was worried about Freshers’ Week. I had heard a lot about university drinking culture, to the point where my parents even joked that they hadn’t taught me how to drink. Peer pressure was a big concern when I thought about making friends and attending Freshers … Continue reading Freshers’ Week as a Non-Drinking International Student
Moving away from home to live on campus can be really daunting but the university offers plenty of activities to make the transition as smooth and as easy as possible. These different events and opportunities make it really easy to meet like-minded people and I’ve made some really strong friends through them. Freshers’ Week One … Continue reading Preparing to live on campus – what the university and college system has to offer
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
My time at university can be best described as a whirlwind. I decided to get myself involved as much as possible in the African Caribbean community from the moment I stepped into university. My experience has definitely been unique! I therefore hope this blog will be helpful for incoming students from an African Caribbean background. … Continue reading Why join the African Caribbean society?
The purpose of the University’s social media channels is to showcase what we do as an institution, enhancing our reputation as somewhere to live, learn and work. Part of this is sharing what’s happening on campus, as it happens.
One of the advantages of attending the University of York is that you will be in the heart of one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. Believe it or not, you can explore York by spending very little or nothing at all. If like me, you are always looking for things to do … Continue reading Explore York on a budget…10 fun places to visit!