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University of York elected a fellow

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9:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

A UNIVERSITY of York scientist has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Applefields Special School's delight after receiving a second mini-bus

York Press:

11:35am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHOOL in York is "doubly delighted" after getting a second mini-bus from a children's charity.

North Yorkshire delivers on school meals

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SCHOOLS and the county council in North Yorkshire carried out extensive work throughout the summer to meet a new requirement to deliver free meals to all children aged seven and under at the start of the school year.

Ofsted praise for Malton primary school

York Press:

2:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STAFF and pupils at Malton Community Primary School staff are celebrating after receiving a “good” inspection by Ofsted.

Budding York art students get chance to win £500 art hamper

10:38am Monday 15th September 2014

ART students in York are being given the chance to win a £500 art hamper to help kick-start their career, as well as having their work displayed in an arts and crafts superstore.

Beth McCarthy to perform at careers event

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10:47am Saturday 13th September 2014

A STAR of a hit BBC talent show will give youngsters an insight into the music industry when she performs at a careers event.

Future looks brighter for education academy

York Press:

8:39am Friday 12th September 2014

THE future of the York-based Higher Education Academy "is not as bleak as it may feel" according to its new boss.

University of York to host sound conference

York Press: University of York logo

11:39am Thursday 11th September 2014

SCIENTISTS are converging on the University of York for a major conference on sound.

Wizard idea for Joseph Rowntree students

York Press:

2:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PUPILS starting back at a York secondary school could be forgiven for thinking they'd turned up at Hogwarts thanks to the introduction of new school ties.

The Library of Lost Books exhibition at Bootham School Arts Centre

York Press:

10:29am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OLD books have been given a new lease of life as works of art.

Ambulance on standby for drunken students as safety scheme launches

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11:41am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PRIVATE ambulance will be on dedicated standby to provide emergency care for severely drunk students during their first week in York.

Twin town’s gift to help Tadcaster pupils brush up their French

York Press:

10:59am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A FRENCH version of a popular board game has been sent as a gift to Tadcaster Grammar School.

Secondary children to be vaccinated against flu

York Press: Still time to get your free flu jab

5:14pm Monday 8th September 2014

SECONDARY school pupils in North Yorkshire and the Humber are to have flu vaccinations as part of a pilot programme to stop them - and their families - from becoming ill.

Dame Ellen MacArthur in her element at university celebration

York Press:

12:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ROUND-the-world yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur dropped in at the University of York to help mark a step forward for students.

North Yorkshire schools merger plan

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11:42am Saturday 6th September 2014

PARENTS at two North Yorkshire schools are to be consulted over a planned merger.

Council facing free school meals funding shortfall

York Press:

10:03am Saturday 6th September 2014

AT least one local education authority in the region will be substantially out of pocket because of the extension of universal free school meals.

Research at York university helping to save rare frogs

York Press:

12:32pm Saturday 6th September 2014

COLOURFUL frogs are some of the rare species at the heart of a project involving researchers from the University of York.

School’s beer festival is set for success

York Press:

12:09pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A festival which last year raised enough money to revamp a community centre is returning to help provide kit for schoolchildren.

Open day for University of York’s lifelong learning centre

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11:27am Friday 5th September 2014

THE University of York’s centre for lifelong learning is opening its doors to members of the public next week.

Teacher releases novel after securing a publishing deal

York Press:

10:54am Thursday 4th September 2014

ANY teacher will tell you that their lives can quickly become filled with marking and lesson planning outside the normal demands of a modern day classroom.


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