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Registration is now open for 'Improving Children's Lives' - a free online course which starts in April. Study with us and FutureLearn:

Improving Children's Lives - Free online course
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York Movie Week starts on Monday! Watch your favourite films and help a good cause (all funds raised go to Kidscan Children's Cancer Research).

Check out the event page for the full schedule of films:

York Movie Week: A Decade a Day

University of York
02/23/2017 at 15:43. Facebook
Are you thinking about getting into volunteering? From personal development to gaining vital experience, there are so many reasons to get involved!

Here at York we have a huge range of projects to get involved with. Have a look at the video below to see what some of our students love about volunteering, and what they have gained from it:


Get involved in Volunteering: Careers: YUSU Volunteering:

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02/23/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
It's ISA Global Week 2017 next week!

There's a huge range of events to get involved with, so have a look at the full timetable on the event below:


ISA Global Week 2017

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02/23/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking the ‘Enigma Code’ of the common cold virus.

Read more: [ Link ]
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02/20/2017 at 16:37. Facebook
It's National Student Volunteering Week 2017 and this week's #HumanOfYork is one of our many amazing student volunteers:

“I heard about the opportunity to volunteer with the Jorvik Centre through my College. Due to the floods in 2015, Jorvik has been re-imagined, and they wanted volunteers for the grand re-opening on 8th April 2017.

I’m excited because the Jorvik Viking Festival is back in...
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02/18/2017 at 09:35. Facebook
Are you craving some fresh air? You can be in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales in just a couple of hours. Take the train to Leeds and then hop on the Settle-Carlisle line You can get off at Clapham, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribblehead or Dent and enjoy a beautiful walk near the Yorkshire Three Peaks. This photo is of Ingleborough!

Visit for more info and ideas!

Our new Biology Teaching and Learning Building was officially opened yesterday by Honorary Graduate Dr Patrick Vallance FMedSci (President, Research and Development, GSK).
Professor Richard Common from The York Management School has written about the challenges faced by the British civil service in Brexit negotiations:

The Conversation UK

The British civil service faces a great Brexit challenge
We want to hear about your experience of studying at York! Final year students #HaveYourSay here: [ Link ]
This week we have three #HumansOfYork:

“I started playing tenor horn 8 years ago and joined my schoolband, then eventually joined my county band. That’s the best thing about UniBrass – events like these get everyone back together – you get to see old friends.” - Kathryn, Halifax, Chemistry

“I’m responsible for leading the committee for UniBrass. The event is aimed at getting student...
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It's the 33rd Jorvik Viking Festival next week!

Recognised as the largest Viking Festival in Europe, the annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage.

There'll be family events, lectures, guided walks and re-enactments taking place all week. Come along to enjoy the atmosphere and learn more about York's Viking past....

33rd Jorvik Viking Festival 2017

Come along to the Ethical Food Fair, taking place at 11am today in Market Square in celebration of UoY One Planet Week!


Ethical Food Fair

UniBrass is happening this Saturday in the Harrogate International Centre.

There's still time to buy tickets! [ Link ]

UniBrass | University Brass Band Championship of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
How sustainable is your department?

See how much your staff & students have pledged as part of #UoYOnePlanet: [ Link ]
Is it your dream to run your own startup? You could win £2000 to do so with the York Business Challenge!

The competition is open to all students and recent graduates (within two years), and all stages of business, from concept to trading.

Applications are open today and close on Sunday 7 May 2017:

Find out more: [ Link ]
Will you feel better after surgery? Our Centre for Health Economics have developed a webtool to help you decide.

Read more about it on the The Conversation UK:

Will you feel better after surgery? Now you can find out using this online tool
Next week Mind Your Head York is hosting a a series of free, educational talks on mental illnesses.

Each day next week has a different category of mental illness and we have speakers talking from personal experience, talks from clinicians as well as researchers talking about the latest findings in the field.

The talks will be happening on Campus West, in the Exhibition Centre and the...
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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2016/17
Enjoy some low-carbon cakes and Yorkshire Tea in support of UoY One Planet Week today!

Come along to the bake sale in the Economics reception at 2pm today.

Bake Sale

Week 6 is One Planet Week: from bikes to baking we're finding more ways to go green. Get involved and earn points for your College by cutting your carbon footprint!

UoY One Planet Week