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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Applying and study options
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International foundation pathways can help you plot a route to undergraduate and Masters study at York.
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We look forward to welcoming you to York!
You'll be part of a diverse, international community of 16,000 students from over 140 countries.
York is a leading university ranked 134th in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
“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.
Life at York
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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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