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Building skills and experience

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York Futures Scholarships

The York Futures Scholarship funds students to access opportunities that give them a head start in the job market. It is funded by York's alumni and friends community through philanthropic donations.

Work experience and Enterprise

Placement Year, internships and business startup

Global programmes

Study abroad, summer schools, exchanges

Community projects

Gain experience, make a difference and share skills

York Award and York Leaders

Personal and professional development

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York Strengths

Discover your strengths

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Opportunities in education, community, heritage and more

Student-led activities

Student societies and representation can help you develop skills and gain experience, as well as add fun to your time at university.

Looking for funding for your project idea?

Take a look at our student project funding schemes, funded by York alumni, to help you fund your idea.