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. 

Going live on Instagram

Usually an Open Day is a hive of activity as prospective students begin to discover York, and throughout the academic year you can normally see Student Ambassadors delivering campus tours. However, in-person Open Days have had to move online, which set us wondering: how can we still show off our beautiful parkland campus and answer … Continue reading Going live on Instagram

Real-time coverage of events on social media

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.

My summer interning with the Marketing team

My experience working with the Marketing team at York as a Social Media Intern has been an exciting insight into the world of marketing and social media content creation. I was given real responsibilities from day one and had an enlightening, and encouraging experience.

Making our social media more human

If you follow the University on social media you might have noticed that every week or so we share a photo and a quote from a ‘Human of York’. These ‘humans’ (as we like to refer to them) are staff, students or alumni who are part of the University’s community. 

Internship Opportunities at York

My Internship Over the summer, I had the amazing opportunity to complete an internship with the University’s social media team. The amount of independence and creative freedom I was given was well beyond what I could have hoped for. For example, one of my responsibilities was documenting the summer graduation period on the official Instagram … Continue reading Internship Opportunities at York