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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You'll join a diverse, international community of over 20,000 students from over 150 countries.
York is a global top 150 university in the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2023.
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I really enjoy the teaching and the support from the department is really good. Every student is assigned a supervisor to help with academic and personal queries. They also help signpost you to other international student support as well.
Sunnie, Taiwan. Watch Sunnie’s vlog.
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The Graduate visa gives you permissions to stay in the UK for at least two years (three years for a PhD) to work after successfully completing a degree programme.
Our International Student Support team are happy to support and guide students who wish to consider this route.
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.
I chose to study at York because I really liked the environment of the campus and I thought it would be a comfortable place for me to study. I liked how green the campus was and being surrounded by wildlife. I also loved how beautiful and historic the city was. It’s a lovely place to live.
Mikaela, USA. Read Mikaela’s blog post.