News Category: Welfare

APPEAL FOR DONATIONS FOR REFUGEES IN CALAIS

The winter is approaching and unfortunately there are still many displaced people across the continent in need of help. Students and staff from the University of York, volunteering with grassroots groups From York With Love and Friends Helping Refugees , have organised a collection of items urgently needed in Calais.  Please see below for a…

16th 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

Rasha’s Blog – No food, no drink?

  Being part of the GSA for the past 2 years, I gained amazing friends from different faiths, and faithless backgrounds. One of my dear friends once asked me: “why do Muslims congratulate each other at the start of Ramadan. Do you congratulate each other on having to suffer a month of hunger?!! I would…

20th June 2017

Kate’s Blog – Week 1 De-stress

I hope you all had a wonderful bank holiday weekend, I spent some of mine at home seeing the dogs, also my parents, but mostly the dogs, which was great. So here we are, it’s Week 1, which is not something anybody wants, particularly with exams and deadlines looming like big, horrible smelly things, but…

17th April 2017

Kate’s Blog – Winter Warm-up

It’s that time of year again when it’s cold and dark and miserable and there’s not even the Christmas holidays to look forward to and even though it’s week five it feels like it ought to be week nine and there’s marking to do and whilst you know the weather’s going to get better, you…

6th February 2017

Rasha’s Blog – New Beginnings

New beginnings! It is true that new beginnings have a special beauty and charm. Maybe it’s the enthusiasm, the passion and the hope for a new start. This adrenalin rush that accompanies the beginning of a new academic year is truly amazing. It gives you a burst of energy to declare it out loud to…

12th October 2016