The University of York is one of the success stories in UK higher education. Since our foundation in 1963, we have powered our way to a consistently high ranking in the UK and are one of just six post-war universities which appear in the world top 100.
In the last five years we have won five prestigious Times Higher Education Awards:
York is a five-times winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research in the following departments and centres:
York holds eight awards from Athena SWAN for supporting women scientists:
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The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) works to safeguard standards and improve the quality of UK higher education.
In the most recent Institutional Review of the University of York (2012) we received an excellent outcome, and were commended on the enhancement of student learning opportunities.