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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.
My advice for choosing your accommodation
Posted by Tara on 23 February 2021
Choosing what accommodation you live in for 1st year always seems like an incredibly daunting task because a lot rests on this decision; it’s…
What to consider when choosing accommodation
Posted by Soul on 23 February 2021
When choosing your accommodation, here are some things you might want to consider: Do you want to live close to where you’ll be studying…
My tips for choosing your accommodation
Posted by Joe on 23 February 2021
I’ve been through the process of looking for accommodation twice now, in slightly different circumstances. In my first year, like most students, I lived…
From Closeted to Confident – My LGBTQ Experience at York
Posted by Ethan on 10 February 2021
For many students going to university is an important milestone, a rite of passage followed by independence and self-discovery. For me – an LGBTQ…
A year in the life of a college student association member
Posted by Kathryn on 8 February 2021
The University of York is one of only a handful of UK universities that have a collegiate system – and we take it pretty…
How the colleges made me feel at home in York
Posted by Rebecca on 8 February 2021
University of York’s colleges are the jewels in its crown. From the courts of James, the leafy village-feel of Halifax, the resident cat of…