Benefits of recruiting from the University of York
We're one of the UK's leading universities and a proud member of the Russell Group. Read more about our awards and achievements.
We have a very successful widening participation programme, and York has one of the highest percentages amongst the Russell Group of students coming from state schools.
We hold 15 awards from Athena SWAN, recognising the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
Winners of the Institute of Student Employers' Best Preparation for Work: Overall Strategy 2018 and the TargetJobs' Best University Employability Strategy 2018.
Distinct to York, all our students are expected to participate in our award-winning York Strengths Programme from first year - helping them identify their strengths, plan their time at university, and develop the skills and behaviours valued by employers.
All our undergraduate students are encouraged to pursue a substantive piece of work experience, whether that be a Placement Year, Year in Industry or Study Abroad, regardless of the subject they are studying.
More than 13 percent of our students engage in international mobility programmes - one of the highest participation rates in the Russell Group - which includes a huge range of study/work/volunteer abroad opportunities for students to gain international experiences.
94 per cent of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating.
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