Posted on 5 February 2024
UoY community update
Light Up The Night tonight
We’re marking with our annual Light Up The Night walk this evening (5 February) and a session to demystify our tool. Find out more about .
Race Equality Matters
It’s and we’re encouraging everyone to take part in the . Take part in a different challenge each day with videos, articles or activities to help you reflect and take actions that will lead to change.
Marking LGBTQ+ History Month
Every February, LGBTQ+ History Month aims to increase the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and raise awareness of the community's history, lives and experiences. Find out about .
On many programmes at York, you have the opportunity to step outside your degree by taking a module in a different department - we call these ‘elective modules’. You could work in a multi-disciplinary team to tackle sustainability challenges, choose a language option, or explore a subject offered from 17 different departments. Find out about . You can also take a language course in addition to your programme. to find out more.
BRAND NEW this semester is a skills guide to help you understand your assignment feedback. You may receive comments on your essay structure, arguments, or tone. explores the types of feedback you might get, what it means and what you can do to act and improve on it. Don't miss the workshop on Friday (9 February), too. The Academic Skills Community offers a range of . See what’s coming up on critical thinking, academic writing, getting started on your dissertation and more!
This week and every week there are a range of people ready to listen and support you on any aspect of life. Whether it’s or , we can help. From the Student Hub to college support contacts, departmental student wellbeing officers to our Sexual Violence Liaison Officers or the Open Door team - please, reach out. continue throughout Semester 2.
There’s lots to get stuck into in Semester 2 for your personal and professional development:
Following unprecedented popularity last year, we’re excited to announce the return of our Brighter Futures Grants programme for Semester 2! Developed in partnership with Santander Universities exclusively for York students, there are 10 Brighter Futures Grants available, each with a value of £1000. Apply before 29 March for your chance to .
Offers, competitions and paid opportunities
- Take a look at the to fund personal development opportunities
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