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

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

GSA COUNCIL ELECTIONS – EXTENDED NOMINATIONS DEADLINE

Due to a number of requests from students wanting to find out more information about the GSA council in detail, we have decided to extend the nominations period for the GSA Council Elections for another 2 weeks. The new deadline for nominations is Sunday 29th October at 23:59. The roles available on the GSA Council…

16th 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

GSA City Bar Crawl – 21/09/17 – FAQs

To make sure you know everything you need to know about tomorrow’s event, here are some FAQs: I HAVEN’T GOT A WELCOME WEEK WRISTBAND, WHERE CAN I BUY A SINGLE EVENT TICKET FOR THE BAR CRAWL? You can buy a single event ticket for the bar crawl from the GSA Office in Vanbrugh College from…

20th September 2017