Megan Tarbuck

Megan Tarbuck
York University


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Come to our meeting on March 15th

Symptom-free Covid rapid testing is now available on York’s Campus East

Students visiting campus are urged to get tested

Morrell, Burton and Fairhurst libraries remain open with marshals to enforce lockdown rules

All other York libraries are closed

YUSU confirms York will offer ‘safety net’ measures to students this year

Making them the first Russell Group institution to do so

All classroom learning to be moved online at York for the entire ten week Spring Term

Libraries and study spaces on campus remain open

York Tory Soc Secretary-Elect resigns over rape comments that have surfaced online

The committee passed a motion of no confidence

‘Several incidents’ over weekend of people ‘acting threatening’ on campus

Incidents took place near Halifax College

Young woman missing after falling into river on Friday

Police are appealing for information

A York intern continued to work on campus after pleading guilty to rape

He was jailed for rape last September after pleading guilty

Morrisons are offering 24 hour deliveries to isolating York students

Delivery costs have been reduced by £3

University of York confirms 72 positive Covid-19 cases

It’s a jump of 51 since Friday

Students who break Covid-19 rules will risk expulsion from York

The university will take disciplinary actions

York’s 66 bus route will no longer be free on campus

The new ub2 route will provide free campus travel

York is now the 16th best university in the UK

Remaining as a UK top 20 uni

‘Back to staying home and saving lives’: What it’s like in Leicester’s local lockdown

We are living in a lockdown bubble

‘Yorfess’ taken down through mass reporting of racism

A Yorfess backup is already active

York VC confirms the 2020/2021 academic year will start as normal in September

Whilst strike savings have been invested into student funds

You’d be an April Fool not to vote for these sixth round BNOCs

BNOC is NO joke

Fairhurst is closed yet York’s fourth round BNOCs still shine

Another dose of BNOCs

York student petitions to ‘make final year’s exams optional’

Over Covid-19 exceptional circumstances

York University cancels exams and classes due to COVID-19

Summer term teaching will move online

225 students on York ski trip told resort is closed due to Covid-19 hours after arriving in France

‘They shouldn’t have let us come at all’

York year abroad students able to ‘request a waiver’ amid Covid-19 response

Following the temporary closure of some placement universities

‘Take your diss with you’: York’s advice to students leaving for Easter

The university is to remain open

York wins Varsity after at least seven Durham teams fail to show up

Lmaoo yeah york!!

University of York students start a petition for strike reimbursement

Addressed to the vice-chancellor

A psychedelic society has been set up at York

Their first event is next week

York coronavirus helpline receives over 240 calls

Since it opened on Saturday

University of York pauses MyUoY app pilot

For the rest of the academic year

York St John make UK’s Top 100 LGBT inclusive employers

They ranked within the top ten universities

We spoke to staff and students at the UCU strike

Strikes will last for eight days

Vote for York’s Most Wholesome Fresher: Round one

A whole lot of wholesome

Nominate UoY’s Most Wholesome Fresher

Do they fit the York vibe?

University of York is the first UK uni to take part in the Carbon Challenge

Students can check their annual carbon footprint

York Tab Editor Hamzah Abbas wins BBC Student Journalist of the Year

He will join the BBC Trainee Journalism scheme

Turning Point York fails to gain YUSU affiliate status for the third time in a row

YUSU said it would damage their reputation

York ice cream shop introduces vegan flavours

Actual ice cream, not just sorbet!

YUSU declares a climate and ecological emergency

They’re campaigning for the uni to follow

York VC announces the university has divested from fossil fuels

Sustainability is central to his 10-year vision

Anti-abortion stall removed from Freshers’ fair at University of Strathclyde

The SU deemed the material too graphic

York VC gives staff half hour off work to join the climate strike next week

Our VC is woke, guys

Joel Dommett announced as Freshers’ Comedy Night headliner

Along with Lauren Pattison and Jake Lambert

York’s newest zero-waste store can help students in their plastic free journey

The Shop of Small Changes

These 31 Bake Off memes are so tasty they’d get you Star Baker

What’s a fig roll?

Fibbers isn’t closing, it’s taking a summer break

Club to remain open until at least January 2020

University of York lecturer missing in the Himalayas

Part of a group of eight climbers missing

York students take part in strikes for climate justice

Student societies united under climate justice

York students to join climate strikes on Friday

Uni students will join a worldwide education strike

York students lead ‘mass die in’ at York Designer Outlet

They are part of climate activist group Extinction Rebellion

YUSU to support a People’s Vote following ‘Yes’ victory in referendum

But only a 6.2 per cent voter turnout

Yorfess was temporarily removed from Facebook for alleged ‘bullying’

The anonymous submission site disappeared from Facebook this evening

A man tried to break in to a YSJ student’s room

He saw that she was inside before trying to break in

Number of students seeking mental health help has risen in York

Yet waiting times are still high

York student cleared in court of sexually assaulting another student on campus

The alleged assault occurred after a night out in January earlier this year

York has been voted the ‘most liked’ city in UK

Yet another study that says we’re the best

York rated Gold in TEF

We have that undergrad teaching excellence

Republic in Leicester is the most tragic night out in the UK

What is with the unnerving red lighting?

A Greggs is opening on campus at York

Yes, this is actually happening