Martin Spurr Martin Spurr

Editor (2011/12)

Martin has written 116 articles for Nouse

YUSU Accounts: where does your money go?

As the National Union of Students calls on universities to “come clean” and students’ unions, make their financial statements easily available online, Nouse can reveal what YUSU spends its, and your, money on

YUSU warned University over choice of contractors

YUSU have spoken out over the chaotic building of the new Student Centre, after YUSU issued a warning to the University about the financial situation of Killby & Gayford, who went into administration two weeks ago

Contractors for new YUSU Student Centre fall into administration

Building work on the new YUSU Student Centre is temporarily suspended after the Principal Contractor, Killby & Gayford, fell into administration last week

Let’s pick an outsider for the World Bank

The tradition that an American heads the World Bank undermines the credibility of the institution and freezes developing countries out of the process. It is time the Bank went in a different direction

Direct action is needed to achieve true female equality

Despite the semblance of equality of opportunity at York, we should be concerned about the lack of progress in increasing the number of female professors over the last few years

More students choose to study abroad as participation doubles

Students at York are increasingly attracted by foreign universities as the number of participants in the study abroad programme has doubled in the last three years

US universities: what can we learn?

As higher fees hit UK universities, is there a danger of a US style system? Martin Spurr talks to Jane Grenville who recently went to visit the American high fees economy

York accepted into elite Russell Group of universities

The University has announced that it has been invited to join the Russell Group, an elite group of universities in the UK that consists of institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge

Kallum Taylor takes Presidential victory in hotly contested elections

In what has been a close contest over the last two weeks, Kallum Taylor emerged victorious in the battle for YUSU President, winning by 2129 votes to Zahra Latif’s 1745 in the fourth round

As it happened: YUSU 2012 Election results

Nouse brings you the results of the 2012 YUSU Elections as they are announced from The Lounge

Dominant women’s basketballers claim all three points in Varsity clash

The women’s basketball firsts produced a dominating display to dispatch their counterparts from Hull 72-28

As it happened: White Rose Varsity 2012

Live coverage from the Nouse Sport team of White Rose Varsity 2012. Scores, commentary, & match reports