University of York
03/24/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
Join us on Sunday 11 June for the YuCycle challenge! There are three routes to choose from, all showcasing Yorkshire's beautiful scenery: [ Bit.ly Link ]

YuCycle 2017

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University of York
03/24/2017 at 14:49. Facebook
37 days to go until #RosesAreWhite! We're excited to see the official trailer for this year's tournament - here's a behind the scenes preview from University of York Students' Union (YUSU).

RSVP to the official Roses 2017 event page to keep up with the latest updates!
The mystery of how sperm swim has been revealed by research involving Dr Hermes Gadêlha from our Department of Mathematics.

Mystery of how sperm swim revealed in mathematical formula

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Staying on campus over Easter? York Graduate Students' Association (GSA) and the University of York - Student Services have produced a useful booklet containing everything you need to know. You can read it online: [ Bit.ly Link ] or pick up a printed copy from Reception points on campus.

GSA and Student Hub Easter Booklet 2017 now available | University of York Graduate Students' Association

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Impressive work by our students this weekend - teams managed to get to Gran Canaria, Stockholm and Rome in the jailbreak challenge. They set off on Friday and had 30 hours to get as far away from York as possible without spending any money on travel. During the challenge they've been fundraising for Kidscan Children's Cancer Research.

Student Jailbreak: University of York

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Our Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost Professor Saul Tendler planted a rose on Greg's Place today to highlight a campaign against modern slavery: [ Modernslaverygarden.com Link ]

This is part of the YATS: Uni of York Anti-Trafficking Student Group Rose Project.
The new Beauty and the Beast film is released in the UK tomorrow - Dr Clementine Beauvais discusses its reinvention:

A traditional tale with titillating twists: Beauty and the Beast gets reinvented (again)

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Meet this week's #HumanOfYork:

"I'm a mature student. I previously worked as a mental health nurse and I wanted to study a subject which would support me to work in a caring capacity. My course is great for that as it gives us a number of different perspectives of education. Being a course and department rep has given me so much insight into how the Department works. I enjoy helping to...
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The York Human Rights City Network film festival returns tomorrow. The event is organised by Centre for Applied Human Rights postgraduate students.

To book your free tickets for the screenings, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
First year students! Everything you do during your time at York, which involves developing transferable skills, can count towards the York Award.

Shape your future by applying today: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Study with us and FutureLearn... for free! Registration is now open for our forthcoming online course 'From Crime to Punishment: An Introduction to Criminal Justice'.

Register now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

From crime to punishment (free online course)

On this course we look at what crime means, and how the criminal justice process in England and Wales deals with it. We will track the journey of an allegati...

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We want to hear about your experience of studying at York! Final year students #HaveYourSay here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

The National Student Survey 2017

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Final year students from Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York are staging the play 'Tucaret' - an energetic, biting French social satire.

You can see it tomorrow night at 7.30pm in the Scenic Stage theatre - more info below:

TFTV Presents: Turcaret

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First years, you can get recognition for activities you do outside your degree with the York Award! It's a great way to build your CV and set you up for the future.

You can find out more on our website: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Meet this week's #HumanOfYork:

"We don't just study English literature or language, there's education, psychology, sociology, philosophy and history, so I really like that. I'm so excited to graduate this summer! Next year I'm going to study an MPhil in Children's Literature at the University of Cambridge.
I've made some amazing friends here at uni; those on my course, in my college and...
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51 days to go until Roses takes over campus! RSVP to the official Facebook event page for updates: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Koen Lamberts has written a piece for the New Statesman on how the North is on the march and our universities are leading the way:

Collaboration is the key to being competitive

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Four of our promising athletes have been awarded Santander Elite Sports Scholarships worth a total of £15,000. Congratulations to Stewart (rowing), Elspeth (powerlifting), Matt (softball) and Shellby (underwater hockey): [ Bit.ly Link ]

You'll be able to catch them in action on campus during the Roses tournament against Lancaster in April - only 55 days to go!

Elite athletes awarded funding at York - News and events, The University of York

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This week's #weekendinspiration is Whitby!

A famous seaside town on the North Yorkshire Coast, it's well known for a strong literary tradition; notably the setting for Dracula. You can visit Whitby Abbey, wander around the cobbled streets and have world-class fish and chips . If you're feeling brave, you can even go paddling in the North Sea (it's just a bit nippy this time of year ).

You...
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