Neil Johnston

News Editor (2012/13)

Neil has written 163 articles for Nouse

£390m scheme to make York campus ‘best in the country’

Hes West to get a £390million revamp, aiming to enhance accommodation, teaching and research facilities

Fine dining and jewellery: University’s attempts to charm investors revealed

Dinner for donations: iTunes purchases and luxury hotels charged to credit cards

Exclusive: University could face £500k fine after accepting too many students

The University is facing a fine of up to £536,000 from HEFCE after accepting too many students

University falls 14 places in world rankings

The University has fallen 14 places in the QS World Rankings to 124th

Freshers denied campus accommodation for first time in three years

Accommodation Services say there are “simply not enough rooms on campus to go round” in first room shortage since 2010

Two nominations for York in THE awards

The University of York has received two nominations in the Times Higher Education Awards

Seann Walsh announced as Comedy Night headliner

Seann Walsh is to headline this year’s Comedy Night during Freshers week, making a return after his first performance at York in 2011

The Freshers’ Playlist

All great weeks in your life need a playlist, and Freshers’ Week is no different. Neil Johnston has trawled the collection to produce 20 tracks to set your week alight

York campus awarded the Green Flag

The University of York has been awarded a Green Flag by the Keep Britain Tidy charity in recognition of the quality of its landscaped green space

York Nightlife: The Lowdown

York may be small, but in terms of nightlife it packs an almighty punch. Seasoned clubber Neil Johnston relives the highs and lows of a night out in York after dark

Win for YUSU on access for disabled students

Disabled Students’ Officer Thomas Ron has announced new measures to improve access to support for students

Royal College of Midwives backs maintenance loan campaign

The Royal College of Midwives has decided to back the campaign for a a fourth maintenance loan for students, started by YUSU earlier this year