Adult learning

The Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) offers a range of part-time, open access learning opportunities to the local community, as well as a number of distance learning courses. Additional classes for adult learners are also offered by Languages for All (LFA).

We offer public lectures every semester on a wide variety of topics.


Schools and colleges

Working closely with teachers, advisers and other partners, we offer a range of interactive outreach and recruitment activities and programmes.

Chemistry at York

We have a dedicated Chemistry Schools Liaison and Outreach programme specific to which offers activities suitable for students of all ages, teaching resources and development for primary teachers.

Sports and recreation

Sports and recreation centre

Includes indoor and outdoor facilities for use by the University and the local community.

YUSU sports clubs

Open to both students and non-students, the Students' Union has over 50 sport clubs.

Cycling on campus

Find out more information on cycling events, security, and resources.

Arts and culture

York Concerts

Attend one of over fifty concerts throughout the year.

Drama and performance

See a play presented by student groups at the Drama Barn or other local venues.

Art on campus

We are home to two art galleries featuring work from local and international artists, and have sculptures across campus.

Our collections

Explore some of the artwork we have at the University.