Students from military backgrounds includes people with a parent or guardian who has previously or currently serves in the UK Armed Forces. It also includes spouses and partners, as well as veterans and reservists.
At York, we understand that there are a variety of different life experiences that come with being from a military family.
Applying to York?
If you are a prospective student, see the pre-entry support we offer:
The University has a dedicated adviser, Lisa Gill, who can advise you on any aspect of your student experience, including getting involved, student finance, and accessing guidance or support whilst at university.
To speak or meet with Lisa, contact the Student Hub.
Do you want to find ways of supporting other students from military backgrounds? Let us know by contacting Lisa via the Student Hub.
Become a paid Student Ambassador to help support outreach activities on campus and at schools. Applications open at various points in the academic year.
BA English Access Bursary
The BA English Access Bursary of £1,000 will be awarded to a newly-enrolled Home/EU undergraduate student for English Literature (Q300) in 2020/21 from one of the following under-represented groups:
A Student Adviser can help you if you are not sure how to apply for funding, if you're not sure you're getting all the funding that you are entitled to, or if you are simply struggling to manage your finances. Submit a self-referral enquiry to the Student Hub.
See our Study Skills Hub for help in developing your academic and professional skills, including:
There are plenty of people you can approach for advice or a chat when you're at York.
You can also talk to your dedicated adviser, Lisa, in the Student Hub.
Sometimes things happen that can get in the way of you progressing through your degree programme in the usual way.
This could be you have illness or personal difficulties that interfere with you undertaking one or more formal assessments (including examinations) or meeting attendance or progression requirements.