A York degree is recognised and respected all over the world.
Our distinctive approach to teaching and learning will challenge you to think independently and encourage you to grow and excel in a supportive environment.
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Shortlisted for University of the Year
Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2021.
Russell Group member
One of 24 leading UK universities committed to outstanding teaching, learning and research.
Joint 18th in the UK
Guardian University Guide 2022.
Open Days 2022 - booking now open
Our 2022 undergraduate Open Day dates are:
- Friday 1 July
- Sunday 3 July
Booking is now open. Read our FAQs and secure your place now.
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.
University of the Year shortlisted
We're proud to announce that we were shortlisted for two prestigious University of the Year awards:
- Times Higher Education Awards 2021
- The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Life at York
University life is about much more than the lecture theatre. Through societies, sports clubs and college life, you'll get to harness your passions, try something new and you'll gain a wealth of experience that will impress future employers.
We offer a range of campus accommodation to suit you and your budget, from economy to premium.
Explore campus and city life and hear what our current students have to say about living here.
Lively, full of culture and beautiful, York is regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.
When you join us you’ll become a member of a small, distinct campus community.
27% of our students are from outside the UK, representing 150+ countries.
Sport and fitness
Keep fit and train in our £9m sport village and choose from over 60 sports clubs.
Joining a society is a fantastic way to meet like-minded people and make new friends.
The world needs bright minds like yours
Be inspired by brilliant minds, discover exciting new activities and develop your ambitions in our supportive environment.
From leadership to volunteering, we’ll expand your horizons and help you develop the skills to land your dream job.
Preparing for your future
From the moment you arrive at York, we provide you with opportunities that will enhance your learning and set you up for a bright future in whatever you want to do.
Teaching and learning
Our research-led teaching means you'll be taught by academics who are involved in research that changes the world.
Your future career
We'll ensure you're equipped to compete with the brightest graduates for the best jobs, all over the world.
York has links with outstanding institutions and employers all over the world, where you can take part in an exchange or internship.
York has such a diverse community, and is a truly special place to live and study. Any cultures, backgrounds and ideas are embraced and encouraged. I have created many unforgettable memories here with the lovely, supportive staff and students. Being an International Student Ambassador has definitely been a highlight for me.
Yuqi, LLB Law