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Visibility of Course Reps called into question

The notability of the role of Course Reps has come to light after various students claimed they knew little about…

Israeli ambassador to UK in discreet visit to campus

On 18 October, the University witnessed a discreet visit from Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev, as part of…

Working Class Officer campaigning begins

Week 6 marks the beginning of online campaigning for the new referendum sweeping across campus. The motion to create a…

RAG Week 2017 commences

Raising and Giving (RAG) Week is ongoing all Week 6, up to Sunday 5 November. After raising £120 000 for…

Oxbridge admissions “elitism” examined by MP

Educational inequalities of opportunity and outcome are back on the national agenda, following data on elite university admissions being released…

York VC defends “academic autonomy” on Brexit

Chris Heaton-Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry, Assistant Government Whip, former MEP and qualified football referee, made national headlines this week…

“Snowflake culture” chosen for Big Student Debate

On Monday 13 November, YUSU will host ‘The Big Student Debate’, the first of its kind at York, with the…

YUSU survey reveals “shocking” state of off-campus housing

Council passes motion to make all landlords of Houses of Multiple Occupation register or face a £30 000 fine Stories…

University’s appeal against silver TEF ranking rejected

The University has described its disappointment after their appeal against the ‘silver’ ranking given by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)…

New promotion network aims to target Hes East students

A new promotion network on Facebook for Heslington East is ensuring students are aware of the diverse music scene that…

STAR campaign for refugees kicks off

Students Taking Action for Refugees (STAR) joined forces with the UNHCR to help the refugee cause. The UNHCR is continuing…

Big Alumni Project launched

The New £40,000 Big Alumni Project