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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.
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.
Staying motivated while studying
Posted by Tim on 6 April 2021
Staying motivated to study is a really important aspect of university life. I’ve found university to be less guided and much more independent than…
Things to look forward to about Computer Science at York
Posted by Will on 6 April 2021
Hi there! My name is Will and I’m a first-year computer science student at the University of York. Already, there are lots of things…
Music at York: things to look forward to
Posted by Sarah on 1 April 2021
Hi! I’m Sarah, and I’m a 1st-Year Music student at York. In this blog, I hope to highlight a few of the things that…
The reasons why I chose York
Posted by Maisie on 31 March 2021
Campus West and Campus East The reason why I became interested in the University of York is because it has two impressive campuses. Both…
Four things to look forward to as a Uni Of York biosciences student
Posted by Gina on 31 March 2021
The Biology building The Creative Lounge is one of my favourite places to study and is exclusive to biology students. Under normal circumstances, it…
Moving from London to York
Posted by Samantha on 17 March 2021
Moving away from home can be a daunting situation, especially when you find yourself moving over 200 miles away from home! But now, in…