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The choice is York

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Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award

which recognises our outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students.

Russell Group member

one of 24 leading UK universities committed to outstanding teaching, learning and research.

Best university employability strategy

Target Jobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018.

Exceptional, inclusive and supportive

For bright minds like yours, the choice is York. 

As a high-performing Russell Group university, our groundbreaking research underpins our inspiring teaching. We'll challenge you to dream big, think critically and change the world. 

We're still accepting applications for September 2021 and welcome students from all backgrounds. Study with us and you'll become part of our supportive, global community.

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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

Student stories

Deciding to go to university is one of the most important decisions you'll make about your future.

Hear from our current students about why they chose to study at York and their university experience so far.

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Find your perfect course

Choose from a wide range of undergraduate courses and you'll graduate with more than a degree.

You’ll be immersed in knowledge and opportunities that will encourage you to grow and succeed.

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Explore teaching and learning at York

Our green parkland campus, within walking distance of York’s impressive city centre, is a welcoming place to call home.

"Academics always have interesting discoveries to share from their latest research - this keeps lectures and seminars exciting and current. They also listen to student feedback and look for ways to constantly improve lectures. The high quality of teaching has enabled me to develop the ability to think critically and analytically."

Nicole, BA Education

The choice is York

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 your skills to land your dream job.

More reasons to choose York

York is regularly named one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.

Explore our campus and city 

Our covid-secure parkland campus and outstanding study facilities are a safe space to be yourself. 

What's more, with the vibrant, historic city of York just a short walk away - you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

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York city guide

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Naomi Thomas, our Graduate Ambassador, takes you on a whistle-stop tour of what being a student at York is really like.

Student life

Be part of our inclusive community.

Choose from over 200 societies and 65 sports clubs to discover new passions, make friends and learn the skills that will set you up for a bright future.

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College life

York is one of a handful of UK universities with a college system. As well as a place to live, your college will provide you with a network of support throughout your first year and a calendar of events and activities.

Help if you need it

We know that you work really hard to achieve your goals and we're here to support your university journey. Our network of support services will help you get the best out of your time with us.

Shape your future

Whatever your career aspirations, we can help you stand out from the crowd. Take part in our award-winning careers programme and get involved in volunteering, societies and workplace opportunities.

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