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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 Excellence Framework gold-standard 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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Apply now for 2021

Get the space you need to learn and grow. Read information on applying from your country and discover why the choice is York.

Find my country

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?

Hathaway from China talks about why she chose York.

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Joy from Kenya shares her top tips on applying for scholarships at York.

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Discover everything you need to know about York at our on-demand Open Day.

Find out more about university life, hear from our students and get advice from our experts on a range of topics.

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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

Discover societies, sport, food, culture, entertainment and living and studying in York.

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.

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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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Looking for a late place? There's still time to join our exceptional university.

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