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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, safe and unique European city.

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Undergraduate International Clearing 2023

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Got a question about applying to York? Email our friendly International Team for advice and support.

If you've already applied to study at York please use You@York to upload any documents. Please do not email documents to us.
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Why York?

Be Exceptional 60th Anniversary Scholarship

Our Be Exceptional 60th Anniversary scholarships are awarded to international undergraduate students to support you to achieve your goals at the University of York.

The scholarship offers a £7,500 tuition fee discount in your first year only.

Be Exceptional 60th Anniversary Scholarship

Get to know us

There are many ways to find out more about York – from meeting us in your country, to online events. We love sharing our knowledge about York and we're sure you'll go away feeling excited about joining us.

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York Virtual Visit

Explore York from the comfort of home with our virtual Open Day experience.

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

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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.

Meet our students

Choosing where to go to university is an important decision. It's the place where you'll begin a life-changing journey.

Meet some of our current international students to 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 student life in York.

Student life

Explore campus and city life and hear what our current students have to say about living here in York.


We offer a range of campus accommodation to suit you and your budget, from economy to premium.

College life

When you join us you’ll become a member of a small, distinct campus community. Find out what our Colleges have to offer.

Support and advice

Our network of support services will help you to get the best from your time at York.

Student societies

Joining a society is a fantastic way to meet like-minded people and make new friends.

Sport and fitness

Keep fit and train in our £9m sport village and choose from over 60 sports clubs.

Careers support

Find out about the careers support on offer at York.

A historic city

Enjoy our beautifully historic city of contrasts, from the Roman city walls, to the world-famous Shambles. York's history is closely linked to the wider world. Our heritage binds us to international networks and we remain a popular destination for people from all over the world.

York is well-connected and easy to reach. At the heart of the UK, York has direct rail links that can take you to London, Edinburgh and Manchester and other major cities in the UK and abroad.

There are plenty of reasons to stay in Yorkshire, too. We’re surrounded by beautiful countryside, with castles, outdoor adventure activities and natural beauty. York is close to the sandy beaches of Scarborough and coastal towns like Whitby – the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s famous book, Dracula.

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Getting to York

Graduate visa

The Graduate Visa gives you permission to stay and work in the UK for at least two years (three years for a PhD) after successfully completing a degree programme.

Our International Student Support team are happy to support and guide students who wish to consider this route.

Graduate Visa

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.

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Contact us

Got a question about applying to York? Email our friendly International Team for advice and support.

If you've already applied to study at York please use You@York to upload any documents. Please do not email documents to us.
+44 (0)1904 324 000