Share your story with YFile

Do you have a story to share with the York community? Want to promote an upcoming event? Highlight your current research? Share recent innovations in teaching and learning? Tell us about an exciting University-community initiative or an outstanding faculty/staff member or student? YFile is always looking for unique story ideas.

Things to consider:

  • Why will your story be of interest to the York community?
  • What’s the news hook?
  • Does your story promote or support the University’s strategic priorities?
  • What makes the story compelling or unique?
  • Is your news tip or story idea time sensitive?

Please be as thorough as possible when completing the form. We look forward to hearing from you!

Time estimated to complete this form: less than five minutes (source: Google Analytics, Nov. 2, 2022)

NOTE: If you do not receive a confirmation after submitting your story, please email

YFile Story Submission Form

Please submit your story ideas for YFile using this form, and a YFile staff member will be in touch.
Select a category
(Note: If you have a draft story prepared, please upload in the field below and make a note of that here.)
Max. file size: 25 MB.
Please include any relevant links to websites that offer more information (e.g. program website, event link, etc.)
UN Sustainable Developement Goals (UN SDGs): York is an international leader in SDG-relevant research, teaching, partnerships and campus practices. Please indicate if your story aligns with any of the of 17 UN SDGs below. Check all boxes that apply. If no boxes apply, please move to next step.
York communications staff and content creators: Select up to five tags from the list of approved YFile tags (link below) to be assigned to your story. YFile editors will consider all requests. (Optional)
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 8 MB.
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 8 MB.
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, Max. file size: 8 MB.