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Explore our research

We prize the discovery of new knowledge through research - and the impact our work brings to society. The latest UK research rankings recognise that commitment. Here are some examples of how our work makes a difference:

York Festival of Ideas 2022

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Campus and city life

Our safe and inclusive campus environment and our student-friendly city provide everything you need to make the most of your university experience.

Student life

Make friends for life, discover new passions and learn invaluable skills. Discover why you'll love York.


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The city of York

Lively, full of culture and beautiful, York is regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.