News Category: News

Charlotte’s Blog – A New Academic Year Has Begun!

Following the hectic schedule of Welcome week and Network week, the start of teaching has heralded the return of calm to the GSA office! However, this new peaceful atmosphere belies the daunting pile of box files full of papers now sat on my desk, and the number of committees to which they pertain. Now, the…

9th October 2017

Fatma’s Blog – Get More out of Your Postgraduate Study!

Your first chance to get involved with GSA and make a difference to the lives of postgraduate students is here! This week the nomination for council elections is open, this is a great way to get more out of your journey at the University of York. Many of you whom I had the privilege to…

4th October 2017

Charlotte’s Blog – Welcome to York

Hi! Welcome to York! (and welcome back to our returning Postgraduates!). I hope that you are now settled in, ready for the start of term. It’s been a very busy week, and it was great to see so many of you at our various welcome week events  – if you still haven’t picked up a…

25th September 2017

Welcome to York – Handy tips for Welcome Week

Welcome to the University of York! We at the GSA want to help you have the best start to your time here with our Welcome Week. To help you, here are a few handy tips:   If you haven’t purchased a Welcome Week wristband but would like to go on the City Bar Crawl you…

18th September 2017

Guide for International Students

Every year international students tell us that they can sometimes struggle to understand UK customs or how do something UK students take for granted like accessing the NHS. In order to help new international students we’ve put together an handy guide covering some of the basics and answering those questions you might feel silly asking….

1st September 2017

Win £500 worth of Amazon vouchers in the GSA Postgraduate Experience Survey 2017

This year the GSA is running a large experience survey inclusive of ALL postgraduate students. The survey will be open between Monday 3 July and Tuesday 1 August 2017. Each student who completes the survey will be entered into a prize draw where we will be awarding five Amazon vouchers worth £100 each.* The GSA Postgraduate…

3rd July 2017

GSA Summer 17 Election Results

The summer elections are now over and we are extremely pleased to say that this was one of our most engaging elections for years. There were 4893 eligible voters and 681 votes which meant we had a voter turnout of 14%. This is almost triple the turnout of last years elections, and almost 200 votes more than our…

13th June 2017

Rasha’s Blog – AGM time!

Dear fellow students, this Wednesday 3rd May is the GSA annual general meeting (AGM), and I encourage you all to attend. The meeting is your chance to be briefed about what Kate and myself have been doing since the start of the year, the problems we have been able to solve, the issues that we…

1st May 2017

GSA and Student Hub Easter Booklet 2017 now available

The GSA and Student Hub have collected together useful information about opening times, useful contacts and events happening over the Easter Vacation period. You can view and download a copy here or pick up a copy from colleges or key venues on campus. To download a copy of the booklet, click the download button on…

14th March 2017

Rasha’s Blog – You can make a change in Resources and Supervision!

You can make a change in Resources and Supervision! A PhD is a unique and rich experience, and I am sure through your journey to get your degree, you have come through things that challenged you as well as things that inspired you. What if you can tell the university about things that did not…

13th March 2017