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Latest news

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York St John in Top 100 inclusive employers list for 3rd year

Published: 19/01/2017

York St John University has secured its place as one of the UK’s most inclusive workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual staff according to LGBT rights charity Stonewall.

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Give It A Go Joe: New Theatre Course at York St John

Published: 17/01/2017

A new theatre course inspired by a student whose life was turned around by acting is on offer at York St John University.

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Game On! York St John hosts Global Game Jam

Published: 13/01/2017

Gaming enthusiasts from across the region are gathering at York St John University to join the world’s largest game jam event.

York St John champions local mentoring charity The Island

Published: 12/01/2017

York St John University is delighted to be hosting the inaugural conference of mentoring charity The Island on Friday 13 January.

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Kenyan alumna features in Archbishop of York’s latest book

Published: 13/12/2016

Valentine Nkoyo, a York St John University alumna from Kenya, has written a chapter in the Archbishop of York’s latest book, as one of a number of contributors who have experienced great challenge in their lives.

York St John University ranked 3rd for most qualified academic staff

Published: 12/12/2016

York St John University has the 3rd highest proportion of academic staff with a teaching qualification, out of 130 universities in England.

Catherine Mason wins Best Film at York Culture Awards

Celebrating student success at York Culture Awards

Published: 2/12/2016

Film and Television Production Graduate Catherine Mason wins award for Best Film at York Culture Awards.

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Prison Theatre Project Wins National Award

Published: 29/11/2016

York St John University’s Prison Partnership Project with the Clean Break Theatre Company and London theatre The Donmar Warehouse has been awarded the Longford Prize for its work with women prisoners.

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York St John student wins award at Venturefest

Published: 21/11/2016

Jack Niles, graphic design student at York St John University, was awarded a prize by the Lord Mayor for his outstanding design for Venturefest Yorkshire’s new ‘elevator pitch’.

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York St John students project visions of the future for Vespertine

Published: 18/11/2016

First year BA Fine Art students from York St John University have created a series of film projections as part of this year’s Vespertine arts events programme.