Accessibility statement

International students


The Department of Sociology welcomes students from all over the world. Overseas students who come to York for undergraduate or postgraduate study are given University and departmental support to help adjust to academic and social changes.

Every student has an academic supervisor who can offer guidance academic and personal. Graduate research students have a thesis advisory panel (TAP) which monitors and supports the relationship between student and supervisor.

Getting support

  • Support for international students
    Support, welfare and health information from International Student Support.
  • Immigration Advice Service
    Offers advice and help on immigration matters registered students or those in the process of making an application.

International student life at the University of York

Watch this video to find out what other international students have to say about the University:


Student profiles

Peter, Nermeen and Keith are international students working a PhD in sociology or Communication Studies.