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A York degree is recognised and respected all over the world.

As a high-performing Russell Group university, our groundbreaking research underpins our teaching. We'll challenge you to dream big, think critically and change the world.

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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Now, more than ever before, the world needs bright minds like yours. We look forward to welcoming you and equipping you with the tools to build a brighter future.

Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor

Why York?

University of the Year shortlisted

“York is everything an outstanding university should be”

Find out how we made the shortlist for University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Our University of the Year nomination

York Virtual Visit

Explore York from the comfort of your own home with our new whistle-stop virtual Open Day experience. 

Watch videos, 360s and take a tour of campus and the city. Find out what makes York, York.

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Meet our students

Deciding to go to university is one of the most important decisions you'll make about your future.

Meet some of our current international students and hear why they chose to study at York and about their university experience so far.

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Life at York

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Student life

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York city guide

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Support and advice

Your support network.

Graduate visa

The Graduate visa is a new immigration route which allows you to stay in the UK for two years (three years for a PhD) to work after successfully completing a degree programme.

This new immigration route will be open for applications from the summer of 2021. Our International Student Support team will be happy to support and guide students who wish to consider this route.

Graduate visa

A historic city

Enjoy our beautifully historic city of contrasts, from the roman city walls and festival of viking culture to the world-famous Shambles.

York's also well connected and easy to get to from anywhere in the world, with direct trains available to London and Manchester.

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