Deciding to go to university is one of the most important decisions you'll make about your future.
Our 2020 Online Open Days have now finished. If you have applied and receive an offer you'll be invited to an online visit day for offer holders.
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Watch Open Day presentations on-demand
If you didn’t manage to make it along, don’t worry. We’ve made a selection of short presentations from our online events available to watch on-demand. They offer an insight into life at York including an introduction to the University, student life, careers, studying abroad, accommodation and student support - all are well worth a watch.
You can also explore our subjects and get a feel for our gold-standard teaching with introductory presentations from our world-leading academics.
Other ways to meet us online
While we aren’t able to welcome you on campus at the moment, there are still plenty of ways you can get to know us.
Book now to chat online with current undergraduate students studying a range of courses.
Find out more about applying to York and get support and advice on making the right decision for your future.
Take an interactive campus tour
Get a feel for our green parkland campus with our short interactive tour around the highlights of Campus West. Led by Student Ambassador Nadine, choose your own route and explore the areas that interest you.
For more information about our welcoming campus, historic city and outstanding study facilities, you can take a complete tour of campus and the historic city of York
Hear from our students
Get the inside student view on life at York.
Our students will tell you about why they love York and about how they’re adapting to university and academic life.
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