Posted on 25 April 2012
The Department of Chemistry achieved an overall score of 92.8% (ranked 7th) for Chemistry in the Complete University Guide 2013. The league table highlighted the excellent performance of The Department of Chemistry in various areas including student satisfaction and research assessment.
The University of York was ranked 12th overall and it was noted that York has the highest average score for teaching quality in the British university sector. Students in every department - both undergraduate and postgraduate, are taught and advised by leaders in their field.
Other strengths mentioned included the completion of the £20 million refurbishment of the Library, the new £9 million sports village, and a £29 million redevelopment of the Department of Chemistry. The strong tradition of student volunteering is also highlighted as is York being the UK's first 'Science City' with a knowledge-driven economy.