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UCU and UUK agree pension reform to avert further strike action

The University and College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) have agreed to a revised benefit reform proposal, subject to…

YUSU responds to RON surge with plan to address student discontent

YUSU has acknowledged the success of RON in the recent student elections, stating that it demonstrates a need to address…

Big D Festival: Cosmos

This year’s festival set to be the most inclusive and broadest “post-exam blow out”

New YUSU officer team elected

5753 students voted in the YUSU elections. The Full Time Officer (FTO) team will be led by James Durcan, who…

International development society host 6th annual conference

The International Development Society (IDS) hosted their 6th annual International Development Conference on 24 February. The theme was “War, famine…

International students pay quarter of tuition fees, despite making up 16.5% of university

International students’ tuition fees make up approximately 25 per cent of those paid to the University. While only 2 770…

UK universities better in arts than sciences

The new 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has revealed that UK universities are performing better in the arts…

Third years raise £1400 for charity

During the course of February, four University of York students, Avee Dhandwar, Ben Smith, Tom Cadman and Dan Proud (or…

NHS medication errors highlighted by York research

Research at the University of York has discovered that an estimated 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS per…

Vice Chancellor receives open letter as strikes enter third week

An open letter has been sent to University of York Vice Chancellor Koen Lamberts, asking him to personally issue a…

Lung cancer scholarship announced

A NEW LUNG cancer research scholarship at the University is set to be funded by a widower running two miles…

By-elections for vacant YUSU roles

TWO YUSU PART Time Officer (PTO) positions have not been filled. The positions of International Students’ Officer and Volunteering Officer,…