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

Alcuin Awarded YUSU Best College JCRC of the Year! 

Well done to our amazing JCRC who won Committee of the Year in the 2013/14 YUSU Awards!

Alcuin won College Sports Day!  and finished 3rd in the overall College standings for sport!

A  huge well done to everyone who took part, and to those who provided support, and thanks goes to our wonderful JCRC Sports Reps.  There are lots of individual successes also across all areas for some of our Alcuinites. 

Alcuin Awarded a Bronze Standard 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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