Author Archives: Huw James

Pick A Side: Become A Campaign Coordinator In YUSU’S Working-Class & Social Mobility Officer Referendum

Students with a burning passion in improving social mobility and working class representation within YUSU, or a talent for semantic pedantry and wording of policy motions, can apply to lead campaigns for

Derwent Fresher Goes Viral After Pretending To Be An MP

This week, Patrick O’Donnell, Derwent College First Year Student, became an internet sensation after his Instagram account, Patrick The MP, in which he pretends to be Member of Parliament for Clapham

BREAKING NEWS: Man Rescued By Air Ambulance From York Minster Steeple

  Emergency services rushed to the York Minster this morning (Thursday 5th) after a man was taken seriously ill – at a shocking 40 metres above the ground. Emergency services

Willow Revisited: Tommy Fong Is Having A Sale

From the 1930’s the Willow establishment graced the streets of York. First as a café, then a restaurant, Willow closed its doors in 2015 as the #1 disco in York

Freshers: Have Confidence In Confidence Alone

As you probably noticed at Fresher Fair – there are so many opportunities to get involved in here at the University of York. Be it joining a sports club, a

Gizz’yer YorkyPud: York Roast’s New Craze Food

It’s Saturday, yesterday was STYC Social. Today I didn’t really want to leave my duvet but duty calls in the form of STYC Training. During my browsing of various online

Pests, Paedos, and Perverts: Should you be worried about living near someone on the Violent and Sexual Offences Register?

Content Warning: references to sexual violence. A Freedom of Information request from York Vision to North Yorkshire Police has revealed that, as of September, there were 52 people on the Violent and

Food and Booze Just Got Cheaper: York Drops “Rip-Off” Transaction Charges

Buying food and drink on campus just got easier YUSU Commercial Service and The University of York have jointly announced that from Monday the 18th of September all card and mobile payment

Greggs, Papa John’s, and MORE, to open on Hes East

The University has confirmed seven new retailers are going to Heslington East Campus soon. Retailers confirmed include: Papa Johns, a pizza takeaway Greggs, a bakers (sadly not located on Greg’s

Tim Peake to Re-enter Campus Spaceship This Freshers

Major Tim Peake, one of the first British*, and 7th European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut to enter Space will visit University of York’s “Campus Spaceship”, Central Hall, on Day 2 of

7 Shocking Things We Learnt from York’s Student Health Needs Assessment

Content Warning: this article contains references to drug use, sexual violence, suicide, and self-harm. York’s first Student Health Needs Assessment Report (SHNAR) was recently published revealing 7 shocking things the report

Hurrah for Taher: Inspirational refugee student wins “BTEC Student of The Year”

Maryam Taher, a first year Biomedical Sciences student at the University of York, was praised as “inspirational” at this year’s National BTEC Awards upon winning both an award for BTEC Student

TEF: Uni of York Miss Out On Gold

The University of York was ranked Silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), missing out on the Gold ranking. This puts York  below at least 59 other academic institutions in

Vision Interviews Peter Lord: Plasticine, Voices, and Morph

In this interview, YSTV and Vision discuss fancy dress tips, the auction of Morph for Mental Health Charities in York, and the future of Wallace and Gromit after the death

Fancy Dress, Placards, and Protestors: Rally Outside Ron Cooke Hub

ON FRIDAY 2nd June, whilst the UK’s two major political leaders, Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May, went against the Question Time audience in the Ron Cooke Hub, a group of protestors assembled

University Raise Rainbow Flag To Celebrate LGBTQ Pride

STUDENTS AND staff at the University of York assembled together to raise the LGBTQ Rainbow flag outside Central Hall on Friday the 2nd of June to support York Pride. University