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YUSU Elections candidates announced as online campaigning commences

CANDIDATES RUNNING for positions in this year’s YUSU Elections have been revealed. An overall total of 67 candidates are listed…

Staff and Sabbs thrashed by York’s Uni Challenge team

TUESDAY 23 JANUARY saw the greatest University Challenge showdown come to a head in Hendrix Hall. The current University Challenge…

UKIP leader speaks out over sticker

SENIOR MEMBERS of the UK Independence Party, including party leader Henry Bolton, have reacted angrily towards anti-UKIP propaganda that has…

Conservative York Council leader ousted by party

THE LEADER OF York City Council, Councillor David Carr, has been ousted from his role  following a vote of no…

Piazza Building may be built over ceremonial ritual ground

THE UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGY of Heslington East means that there is a strong possibility that a ceremonial burial ground used to…

Spark:York launches this spring

SPARK:YORK HAVE stated their intention to open in spring 2018, at Piccadilly, York. The shipping container-based shopping venue will house…

One Planet Week kicks off sustainability focus

THE UNIVERSITY IS hosting its second annual ‘One Planet Week’, featuring a series of talks and activities designed to inspire…

Club campaigning opt-out introduced

A new amendment to campaigning rules in this year’s YUSU elections in clubs has been introduced. This policy means that…

Big Student Survey launches

YUSU has launched the Big Student Survey, to gather information from students about their experience at the University of York. The…

Election candidates complain of ‘outing’ at training

CANDIDATES IN THIS year’s YUSU elections have complained that an activity at a  mandatory training session has resulted in outings…

University announces £1.5 m waste contract with Yorwaste

The University of York has sealed a new five-year contract with Yorwaste worth £1.5 mn. Yorwaste will continue to provide…

Lecturer strikes to hit York

THE UNIVERSITY AND College Union (UCU) has announced 14 strike days starting in 22  February across 61 universities across the…