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Bank sponsorship for student bursaries

York Press: University of York logo

8:42am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SEVEN students from the University of York will receive financial support during their degrees from Santander.

Pirate day celebrated by Haxby primary school

York Press: Staff and pupils during the pirate day at Ralph Butterfield School, Haxby, with Clive Marshall from York Opera. Pic: Mike Tipping (10547355)

8:11am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

INTERNATIONAL Talk Like a Pirate Day was this ‘yarr’ celebrated in style by Ralph Butterfield Primary School in Haxby.

New grant for University of York projects

York Press: Clifford's Tower

8:08am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ACADEMICS at the University of York have been granted funding of more than £3 million for major research projects.

York student wins BAFTA scholarship

York Press: STUDENTS: Bournemouth University and the Arts University College Bournemouth campus at Wallisdown

7:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A STUDENT from York has been awarded a BAFTA scholarship to fund her MA studies in computer animation at Bournemouth University.

Pupils in fine voice at York recording studios

York Press:

11:23am Saturday 20th September 2014

THESE pupils from Razzamataz York Inters group (nine-11 years) had an exciting afternoon with a trip to the recording studios at Access To Music College & The Jam Factory Recording studios in York.

Students have their own say on Scotland

York Press:

11:12am Friday 19th September 2014

STUDENTS and staff at Tadcaster Grammar School were given the opportunity to express their opinion on the issue of Scottish independence by voting in a referendum which asked: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”.

York St John University is ‘gay-friendly’

York Press: York St John University logo

10:12am Friday 19th September 2014

YORK St John University has been hailed as one of the UK’s most gay-friendly universities by equality charity Stonewall.

Sign up for adult learning courses

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10:32am Friday 19th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council is encouraging people to sign up for its adult learning courses.

York College nursery site to reopen as construction skills centre

York Press:

10:19am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO years after the tragic death of a three-year-old girl on a slide, York College is demolishing its former nursery to make way for a new £6 million construction skills centre.

University of York scientist elected a fellow

York Press: University of York logo

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

York Press: ambulance - zxc

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.


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