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Professor Jo Swaffield
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Economics at York really stood out to me due to the fact that all the lecturers are not only teaching you, but also carrying out research in their relevant fields. This ensures the course material is both intellectually stimulating and as up to date as it can be.

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Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow

Posted on Tuesday 6 October 2015

The roadshow is coming to York

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Results of National Student Survey 2015

Posted on Wednesday 12 August 2015

The 2015 National Student Survey will show a six percentage point increase in satisfaction levels, driven by improvements in satisfaction with teaching and with academic support.

Undergraduate prizewinners 2014/15

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014/15 undergraduate prizes.