Exterior shot of the College accommodation blocks

Students in formal dress at the Alcuin Ball

Students on the slides at the summer fete

Rag 2012

RAG 2012 - theme: games, title: 'Twister'

Crowds gather at the Fete for the first performer in 'Alcuin's Got Talent'

Students sitting outside and enjoying the carnival atmosphere at the College Fete


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We are one of the University’s oldest colleges, defined by our community’s spirit of adventure and innovation as well as by our excellent welfare support network.

Our aim at Alcuin is to support our members in everything they do and to help foster the positive atmosphere that will help our students make a success of their time at York.

Latest News


College Administrator retires.

Sheila Ashton our College Administrator for over 20 years has retired.  On behalf of all the College, past and present, I thank her for her dedication to Alcuin and wish her the very best for her retirement.


Alcuin Awarded a Bronze Green Impact Award! 

Green Impact is an environmental accreditation awards scheme run by the NUS.  The Green Impact programme supports the bringing of students and staff together, with their wider community, to enable and showcase positive changes in environmental practice.















Information for new students

If you're coming to York in autumn 2014, have a look at our advice and information for new students.

A resident’s view of living in Alcuin College – Jasmine’s story

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