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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.

Top of the Russell Group for Academic Support

National Student Survey 2022

UK Top 20 University

Times Good University Guide 2022

Why York?

Be inspired by brilliant minds, discover exciting new activities, and discover your true potential in an accepting community.

From leadership to volunteering, we’ll expand your horizons and guide you with safety and support towards whatever future you'll choose.

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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.

Student life

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

The city

Lively, full of culture and beautiful, York is regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.

College life

When you join us you’ll become a member of a small, distinct campus community.

International students

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.

Student societies

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

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.

Study abroad

York has links with outstanding institutions and employers all over the world, where you can take part in an exchange or internship.