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Easter vacation arrangements for students on campus

2018

Graduate Students’ Association UNIVERSITY OF YORK


Easter events Graduate Students’ Association UNIVERSITY OF YORK

Postgrad Karaoke on Campus Tuesday 20 March The Courtyard 8pm onwards

LGBTQ Brunch Thursday 22 March Check the LGBTQ Network Group on Facebook for more info

PhD Network Pub meet Monday 26 March Check the PhD Network Group on Facebook for more info

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt Thursday 29 March Starting from GSA Office Vanbrugh College at 12pm

Family friendly film afternoon Friday 6 April V/123, Vanbrugh College 3pm - 5pm

Trip to Castle Howard Sunday 8 April Ticketed event - More info online: yorkgsa.org/events

Handling exam stress workshop Friday 13 April See GSA website for more info: yorkgsa.org/events

Female Zumba class Every Wednesday at 5:30pm PZA/012 Piazza Building, Heslington East

GSA free weekly sports sessions, for timings and locations go to:

yorkgsa.org/sports

For more information about all of our GSA events go to:

yorkgsa.org/events

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College events Wentworth College Every Monday, 6pm Tae Kwon Do Wentworth Dixon Studio Beginners welcome (PG only) Every Tuesday, 5pm Zumba Wentworth Dixon Studio Beginners welcome (PG only) Every Wed, 5.30pm Yoga Wentworth Dixon Studio Beginners welcome (PG only) Every Thurs, 5pm Non-contact Kickboxing cardio Wentworth Dixon Studio Beginners welcome (PG only) Tuesday March 20th Baked Potato Bar 1pm, Wentworth College Postgraduate Social event Friday March 30th, 2pm Family Easter Egg Hunt Meet at Wentworth Reception for clues, children encouraged to attend.

Halifax College Family Easter egg hunt 29th March More info: halifax@york.ac.uk

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Constantine College Monday 19th March, 3-5pm, Board Games Afternoon The Forum. Constantine College Pick your favourite board game from our collection and have fun over drinks and nibbles! Wednesday 21 March 2.30pm 5.30pm Film and crafts The Forum. Constantine College Come along for friendship bracelet making whilst watching an Easter classic! Tuesday 27th March, 2-4pm, Star Boxes Decoration The Forum. Constantine College Come and decorate star boxes for Easter over afternoon tea! Tuesday 10th April, 7pm, Film Night: Monty Pythons's Life of Brian The Forum. Constantine College Come and enjoy some Hot Cross Buns and Chocolate while giggling away at Monty Pythons's take on the Easter Story!

Langwith College Easter egg decorating - Wed 21st March at 2pm, The Basement, Langwith College Make Easter Chocolate nests - Wed 28th March at 2pm, The Basement, Langwith College 3


Important information

Vacation Dates

The University vacation is from Friday 16 March until Monday 16 April 2018. The Easter bank holiday takes place from Friday (Good Friday) 30 March until Monday (Easter Monday) 2 April. You may find many shops and services are closed on these days. HERE IS THE INFORMATION YOU MAY FIND USEFUL IF YOU ARE STAYING ON CAMPUS OVER THE EASTER VACATION. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Access to college facilities and University Receptionists

Emergency Requests If you have an emergency situation and need to contact Security please use the phone (usually red) Reception porters will be on duty in all colleges as in your college foyer to contact the Duty Security Controller. Alternatively, dial 3333 from any internal normal during the vacation period. On Campus East Langwith and Ron Cooke Hub receptions will telephone, or 01904 32 3333 from a mobile, or be open 24 hours a day. All communal areas will 0800 32 3333 to make a freephone call from a payphone. Your call will be answered by the Duty be open, however, some of these areas may be Security Controller and your enquiry will be treated used by the Conference Office – please check as an emergency. with the specific reception for further details. Always call Security on 3333 if emergency services such as police, ambulance or fire brigade are required on campus. Security will make the call on If you have any problems or questions during the your behalf and ensure the correct area of campus is reached. vacation please contact Security (see below) or go to a college reception that is open. Students living in off-campus University accommodation

For details of reception opening times in all Colleges and departments please see www.york.ac.uk/campusservices/ portering/openinghrs.html

Security Security staff will continue to patrol the campus 24 hours a day and will provide a response service to queries and emergencies. Non-emergency Requests If your college Porter is not be available over the Easter vacation, please use the phone (usually red) in your college foyer to contact the Duty Security Controller. Alternatively, dial 4444 from any internal telephone or 01904 32 4444 from a mobile.

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Maintenance

Non-emergencies If you require non-emergency maintenance in your university accommodation please report the issue to your College reception. Emergencies If you require emergency maintenance in your hall of residence, for example to fix a leak, please contact the Duty Security Controller by calling extension 3333 from any internal telephone or 01904 32 3333 from a mobile phone.

Launderettes All launderettes on campus will be accessible during the vacation period and are open 24 hours a day.

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Important information IT Services

Post

IT Support Office will be open as usual throughout the vacation but will be closed from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April and will reopen at 09:00 on Tuesday 3rd April.

University Post Room Tel: 01904 32 2049

The University Post Room will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday as will the YUSU shop IT Services staff will continue to monitor IT systems and the new mailroom in the Piazza Building. to ensure that they are operating correctly. Paper The mailroom will be open on Thursday March will be topped up in all York Print Plus devices for 29th until 5pm and then reopen 8am on Tuesday students before Good Friday (30 March). The York Print plus devices in the Library will also be checked 3rd April. This is the same for the Piazza as well. by Library staff over the Easter weekend. For more information regarding the sending of personal mail via the University Post Room please All services should be available as usual outside normal hours but access to IT rooms will be subject visit: http://www.york.ac.uk/ to college opening hours. campusservices/postroom/parcel.html If you have any IT queries please email itsupport@york.ac.uk.

Library The Library will be open 24 hours a day over the Easter vacation. Over the Easter weekend the Helpdesk will be operating a self-service and will be open from 09.00 to 17.00 on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April. On Saturday and Sunday, 31 March and 1 April, the Helpdesk will be open from 10.00 to 18.00. Staff will be available to answer general enquiries but not to offer any specialist support (see www.york.ac.uk/library/locations/service/ for more details). King's Manor Library will be closed between Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April inclusive. Across the Easter vacation the King’s Manor Library will be open Monday to Friday only between 09.00 and 17.00. For full details of Library opening times over the Easter vacation please visit: www.york.ac.uk/ library/locations/service

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Post Office Main Street, Heslington Village Tel: 01904 412171 The post office will be closed on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April. Otherwise opening hours will be as usual: Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday

09:00 – 17:30 09:00 – 12:30 Closed

For information about Easter collection and delivery please see the Royal Mail website at www.royalmail.com/portal/rm

Medical facilities The University Health Centre is open Monday to Friday from 08:30 – 18.00. The Health Centre will be open as usual throughout the Easter vacation except for Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April. NOTE: The Health Centre will be moving from its current location on Heslington West to its new building on Kimberlow Hill, Heslington East from Monday 19th March. 5


Important information To access the appointment system, please visit the website http://www.unityhealth.info and complete an online consultation request. We respond to these online questionnaires before the END OF THE NEXT WORKING DAY.

For calls made off the University campus call 999 from any telephone. The call is free and the person taking your call will ask you some questions so that they can help you as much as possible.

Market Square

If you need urgent medical help during this period, or outside usual surgery hours, please telephone Information Centre / Switchboard 111. For emergencies only, dial 999 The Information Centre is open as usual 24 hours a day, throughout the year. For non-urgent medical advice whilst the Campus Health Centre is closed, please call 01904 Parking/Security/Helpdesks/Unicard/Switchboard/ 646861. Accommodation desks will be open 8.30am to 5.30am NHS 111 Monday to Friday except Good Friday (30 Mar) and Telephone 111 (dial 9111 from an internal phone) Easter Monday (2 Apr) when they will be closed. Advice from NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, every day. YUSU Shop The shop will be open as follows over the Easter Medical emergencies Holiday period: In an emergency you can go directly to the A & E Open 08:00 – 15:00 Monday to Friday Department at York Hospital (open 24 hours a (Closed weekends). day, every day) or dial 999. Accident and Emergency Department York Hospital Wigginton Road York, YO31 8HE Tel: 01904 631313

Over the Easter bank holiday weekend, from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April, the shop will be closed. We will be back open on the weekends starting the weekend of 14 and 15th April from 10am-3pm.

Design and Print Solutions Open from 08.45 – 16:30 (16:00 on a Friday) Emergency services Monday (Ambulance, Police, Fire Brigade and Coastguard) to Friday over the Easter holidays. Closed on Friday 30 If you need to contact the emergency services March and Monday 2 April. Online services please call one of the following numbers: available. For calls made on the University campus, or http://dponline.york.ac.uk/ relating to an incident on campus dial 3333 (from an internal telephone) or 01904 32 3333 (from a Fees Office mobile phone) and tell the Duty Security Controller what has happened and where you are. The Finance Service counters and the Accounts Payable Duty Security Controller can telephone the Office will be open as usual apart from Friday 30th Emergency Service(s) and inform them exactly March and Monday 2nd April, when it will be closed. where on campus the incident has taken place. Usual opening hours are 10:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday.

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Important information Student Hub This includes, Immigration Advice Service, International Student Support, Student Advisers and Front of House provision for ODT, Disability Services and Student Services. The Student Hub will be open as normal apart from Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April when it will be closed. Usual opening hours during vacations are Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00.

The Open Door and Disability Team The Open Door and Disability Team will be working as usual from Monday to Friday 10:00 until 16:00 except for Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April when it will be closed. If students require help when the Open Door Team is unavailable please contact NHS 111 for health advice and information on 111 from any landline or mobile phone (free of charge). Alternatively visit York Hospital, Wiggington Road, York, telephone 01904 631313.

Careers and Placements

University Chaplains If you would like to talk to someone over the vacation, the Chaplains can be contacted as follows Father Kevin Melody is the Catholic Chaplain based at More House and may be contacted at kevin.melody@york.ac.uk or on 07858 391727 or 01904 410249. Reverend Rowan Williams is the Anglican Chaplain, and she can be contacted at rowan.williams@york.ac.uk or on 07919 861912 or 01904 415460. The Chaplains are happy to talk to any students or staff regardless of religious belief.

Samaritans If you would like to talk to someone over the vacation but you do not wish to speak with University staff, you can contact the Samaritans. This is a confidential support helpline available 24 hours a day, every day. Telephone: 116 123 Email: jo@samaritans.org Visit: www.samaritans.org.uk

From 19 March to 16 April Careers and Placements will be open Monday - Thursday 10.00 - 16.00. We Easter church services will be closed every Friday, as well as from 10am 1pm on Wednesday 21 March and all day Monday 2 Heslington church, opposite Heslington Hall April (Bank Holiday). Anglican / Methodist services For information in services held at Heslington Before visiting, check www.york.ac.uk/careers for Church please visit the website at additional closures. For appointment availability, www.heslingtonchurch.org.uk visit www.york.ac.uk/careers/advice and book via www.york.ac.uk/careers/gateway Only Careers York Minster, Minster Yard Advice appointments are available during vacations, Anglican services but CVs/applications can be reviewed at these Please check the Minster’s timetable of services appointments. through the Easter period at http://www.yorkminster.org/worship-and-choir/services.html Easter Programme 2018

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Important information Sports Centre (Heslington West)

Transport

The Sports Centre will be open as normal during the Easter vacation which is as follows:

Taxis

Mon - Friday 06:30 - 22:00 Saturday 09:00-19:00 Sunday 09:00 -20:00

Streamline Taxis T 01904 638833

For further information please visit: www.york.ac.uk/univ/sports

The average fare from Wentworth College to the city centre is usually £8. Fares will usually increase by 50% during the bank holiday period of 25 – 28 March.

Sports Village (Heslington East)

Train Services

Similarly, the York Sports Village will also be open as usual during the Easter vacation, apart from on the following dates, when the opening times will be as follows:

National Rail Enquiries T 08457 48 49 50 W www.nationalrail.co.uk

Thursday 29th March - Open as normal Friday 30th March - 07:00-19:00 Saturday 31st March - 07:00-21:00 (Open as normal) Sunday 1st April - 07:00-21:00 (Open as normal) Monday 2nd April - 07:00-19:00 For further information please visit: www.york.ac.uk/univ/sports

Graduate Students’ Association UNIVERSITY OF YORK

The Graduate Students’ Association office will open as usual apart from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April when it will close. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00.

YUSU YUSU (York University Students’ Union) Offices will be closed on Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April. YUSU will be open from 10.00 – 16.00 during the rest of the Easter holiday period. 8

For further information about train services over the Easter holiday period and purchasing tickets contact National Rail Enquiries.

Bus Services FIRST bus service (including No. 66 & 66a) T 01904 551400 W www.firstgroup.com/ york/routes-and-maps/your-bus-66-and-university-services/your-bus-66 Note: a reduced bus service will be running outside of term time, see the First Bus website for out of term timetables

Local shops and facilities Please be aware that on the following UK Bank Holidays and Easter Sunday very few shops and facilities will be open: Friday 30 March Sunday 1 April Monday 2 April Please use the following contact details for opening times over the Easter period. Easter Programme 2018


Important information Pharmacists Boots the Chemist 43 Coney Street T 01904 653657 W www.boots.com Badger Hill Pharmacy 35 Yarburgh Way, Hull Road T 01904 414912 E info@badgerhillpharmacy.co.uk W www.badgerhillpharmacy.co.uk Whitworth Chemists Ltd 275 Melrosegate (near Freshways) T 01904 410987 W www.whitworthchemists.co.uk Supermarkets Aldi, Fulford Road T 0844 406 8800 W www.aldi.co.uk

Asda, 77 Layerthorpe/ Monks Cross T 01904 881410/ 01904 628107 W www.asda.com Iceland, Fulford Road T 01904 65308 W www.iceland.co.uk Morrisons, Foss Islands Road T 01904 633365 W www.morrisons.co.uk Sainsburys, Foss Bank T 01904 643801 W www.sainsburys.co.uk Tesco, Clifton Moor/ Tadcaster Road T 0845 6779753/ 0845 6779755 W www.tesco.com Waitrose, Foss Islands Road T 01904 653563 W www.waitrose.com

Have a cracking Easter Holiday!

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Important information Campus Food

17th March - 15th April

Weekdays Alcuin Bistro Cookies (Biology) Costa @ Derwent Edge Wentworth

Hub Café King’s Manor Refectory Library Café Costa @ RKC York Sport Café Park Central (Science Park)

Piazza

09:00 15:00 09:30 14:00 08:30 14:00 08:30 15:30 08:30 15:30 09:30 15:00 08:30 19:00 08:30 16:00 09:00 20:00 08:00 15:00 08:30 16:00

Weekends

Good Friday (30 Mar) + Easter Monday (2 April)

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

11:00 16:00

09:00 16:00

Closed

Closed

09:00 18:00

09:00 16:00

Closed

Closed

11:00 15:00

11:00 15:00

Cafe Society, Derwent Dining, Galleria Restaurant and Vanbrugh Dining will be closed throughout the Easter vacation. All outlets will reopen on 16th April. 10

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Important information YUSU Bars and shop 19 - 23 Mar The Courtyard Kitchen @ Alcuin YUSU Shop

17:00 23:00 09:00 15:00 08:00 15:00

26 Mar 8 Apr

9 - 13 Apr

14 Apr

Closed

Closed

Closed

12:00 - 23:00

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

08:00 15:00

08:00 14:00

08:00 15:00

10:00 17:00

15 Apr (Sunday only)

All YUSU outlets will be closed on Good Friday (30 Mar) and Easter Monday (2 Apr) The Glasshouse and The Lounge will reopen on Monday 16 Apr

Nisa Stores Nisa Market Square Heslington West

Nisa Halifax College

19 - 23 Mar

08:00 16:00

08:00 16:00

24 - 25 Mar

Closed

Closed

26 Mar - 8 Apr

08:00 16:00

Closed

26 Mar - 8 Apr

Closed

Closed

9 - 13 Apr

15 Apr

08:00 16:00 08:00 16:00 11:00 17:00

30 Mar

Closed

Closed

2 Apr

Closed

Closed

(Weekdays) (Weekend)

(Weekdays)

(Weekends)

(Weekdays)

14 Apr

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Closed 08:00 16:00 08:00 19:00

Nisa Kimberlow Rise Heslington East

07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 07:00 22:00 11


A digital copy of this booklet can be found online at

www.yorkgsa.org

GSA and Student Hub Easter Vacation Booklet 2018  

Events, opening times and contacts for services across the University of York campus over the Easter vacation.

GSA and Student Hub Easter Vacation Booklet 2018  

Events, opening times and contacts for services across the University of York campus over the Easter vacation.

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