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York ranked ninth most affordable university city

The 2017 Student Living Index has found York to be the ninth most affordable university city in the UK, based…

Society merchandise offer from YUSU faces delay

An initiative that was presented to YUSU societies at the end of the last academic year appears to have fallen flat.…

Society grants fall as surge in ratification strains funds

A variety of sources have expressed concerns regarding the YUSU grants used to fund societies at The University. The same budget of…

“Bogus” internships make students pay

The University Careers department has been criticised for advertising internships where students taking part have undergone negative and substandard experiences. The…

Mental health hospital near campus “inadequate”

The Retreat has come under fire after a Care Quality Commission inspection. At the most recent meeting of the Health, Housing…

Asylum seeker scholarship sees three additional places funded

A total of £200 000 has been raised for the Equal Access Fund, after last year’s graduating ‘class of 2017’ voted for…

Derwent’s minor makeover

Derwent College has been the recipient of £231 304 in refurbishments. Taking place in blocks A – J over the summer,…

YUSU wellbeing pack forgets colleges, says tutor

YUSU have faced criticism for publishing 5000 community and wellbeing booklets for freshers while allegedly saying “little” about college welfare services –…

Near-death fears for STYCs at Halifax

The first day of Halifax College Freshers’ Week escalated rather quickly after miscommunication between a staff member and senior college staff…

Vanbrugh most popular college as Halifax flounders

More than double the amount of rooms available in Vanbrugh were applied for as first preference by new undergraduates – while…

“Isolated” freshers told by University to live off-campus

  Campus accommodation overbooked by the end of August, while the University partners with private providers   Students complain of…