York is a research-intensive university with a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, which recognises our outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. We are a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. As a student here you'll be part of a diverse and supportive environment, located in a beautiful, historic and unique European city.
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“Students from all backgrounds achieve consistently outstanding outcomes”
The TEF Panel, Office for Students, June 2018
Our Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award demonstrates our commitment to the delivery of consistently outstanding teaching and learning for our students.
Joining us in September?
To help you prepare for your journey to York and settle into the UK, have a look at our pre-arrival information which includes a handy pre-arrival checklist and details about our free airport collection service.
Applying and study options
Courses, entry requirements, English language requirements and how to apply to York.
Information specific to your country including entry requirements, funding and visits to your country.
International foundation pathways can help you plot a route to undergraduate and Masters study at York.
You'll be part of a diverse, international community of 18,000 students and 4,000 staff from 170 countries.
Teaching and research excellence
York is a leading UK university for academic excellence; ranked 103rd in the world.
Life at York
Discover societies, sport, food, culture, entertainment and living and studying in York.
Take a glimpse into life in York.
Explore room types and prices.
York city guide
Discover our beautiful city.
Support and advice
Your support network.
York is located in the North of England. It's easy to get to from anywhere in the world, with great rail links and airports nearby. So you'll never be far from exploring other major UK cities, or from catching up with friends at other universities.
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