News Category: News

Charlotte’s Blog – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It was a cold and frosty morning… ‘It’s snowing!’ has been the prevailing cry in the office in the last couple of days, finally heralding the start of the cold, northern winter.  Term has ended, the shops are shut and our office has been covered in Tinsel. It must be nearly Christmas! Again. (Has it…

11th December 2017

GSA and Student Hub Christmas Vacation Guide for students on campus

The GSA and Student Hub have collected together useful information about opening times, useful contacts and events happening over the Christmas Vacation period. You can view and download a copy here or pick up a copy from colleges or key venues on campus. Click here to download a copy of the guide

28th November 2017

2017 Council Election Results

The election results for your new student council are in. We are pleased to announce an increase in voter turn-out on last years council elections. We wanted to take a moment to thank all the candidates for running and everyone who voted in the elections. The results are: Council Chair – Abdikadir Dayib Askar Receiving 63%…

13th November 2017

Charlotte’s Blog – Time is moving fast!

How has it managed to get to week 5 of term already!?  The clocks go back on Sunday, so enjoy the extra hour in bed – don’t forget to change non-digital watches, cookers, microwaves, otherwise you’ll inevitably end up an hour late… not that I’d be speaking from personal experience here! 😉  I love this…

25th October 2017

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