Category Archives: Campus News

No, They Can’t Wash No Scrubs: Nursing Students Protest Eden’s Court Squalor

Student Nurse Circuit Laundry

Nursing students living in Eden’s Court, an off-campus block part of Derwent College, have started a petition asking the university to provide more washing facilities after they have been left

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

Police investigate shameful hockey social after members wear swastikas and praise 9/11

CW: Racism, Sexism, Misogyny, References to Sexual Violence. The University of York Hockey Club have been condemned by officials within the University of York and beyond over the Conduct of

Student Night Guide 2017

  With Fresher’s Week at it’s end the chaos of night in Salvation on a Thursday and Fibbers on a Tuesday will be no more and the natural order of

York University Challenge Contestant Cleared of Rape

A York graduate who appeared on University Challenge has been found not guilty of raping a woman while a student. Former history student, Barto Joly de Lotbiniere, had been accused

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

York to host Young Greens Convention

In a video released today, Young Greens announced their 2017 Annual Convention would be held at the University of York on the 11th and 12th of November. Join us at

Uni researchers name bird after Love Island’s Marcel – because he can’t find a mate

University scientists have named a study bird Marcel, in honour of Love Island’s Marcel Somerville – after the unlucky-in-love creature flew 600 miles searching for a mate. The researchers could

York student’s debut novel long-listed for literature’s biggest prize

A York PhD student’s debut novel has been long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker prize – widely considered to be among the most prestigious awards in fiction. The Man Booker

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

Uni bosses launch appeal against controversial ranking

University bosses have launched an appeal against the recent ‘Silver’ rating for York in the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework, (TEF) claiming it is unreflective of the “teaching excellence offered here

No ‘Grenfell Tower’ Cladding on Campus, Investigation Finds

There is no dangerous cladding on buildings owned or managed by the University, an internal review of 90 buildings has found. The news comes after student residences across the country

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

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