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Undergraduate Online Open Days

Explore what studying and living in York is really like at one of our Online Open Days.

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

It has the potential to shape your life in so many ways, from supercharging your career and broadening your horizons, to the friends you’ll meet and the memories you’ll make. 

If you’re thinking of going to university in 2021 or beyond, our Online Open Days are designed to help you get to know us better and find out why the choice is York. 

Upcoming events: 

  • Friday 24 July
  • Saturday 25 July

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What to expect

Our Online Open Days are your opportunity to find out more about York, meet our academics, students and support staff and ask any questions you might have. 

Once you’ve booked your place, we’ll send you a link to our online event platform where you’ll be able to find everything you need. You don’t need to book anything extra, just turn up to the talks you’d like to see.  

All our online events cover the same information so feel free to pick a date and time slot that suits you. 

Our programme 

  • 11am - 1pm and 3pm-5pm - meet our departments and support services at live Q&A sessions and watch presentations and mini lectures to get a feel for our courses. 
  • 2pm-3pm and 5pm-6pm - the Student Union Takeover kicks off with a run-down of societies, sports and volunteering. Plus at our early July events you'll also be able to ask your questions about student life at York via live Q&A.
  • On-demand presentations - meet our Vice-Chancellor and Graduate Ambassador and get top tips for applying and your personal statement.

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Get ready for your Online Open Day

While we aren’t able to welcome you on campus at the moment, there are plenty of ways you can get to know us in the meantime.

Check out our top tips for how to prepare for online events to make sure you get the most out of your Online Open Day. 

Read our top tips for Online Open Days 


Our online event platform features mini-lectures from our exceptional academics, welcome presentations, live Q&As and much more. 

Watch our Open Day welcome videos

Welcome to the University of York

Meet our Vice-Chancellor, Charlie Jeffery, for an introduction to our inclusive values and what our history as a university means for students like you joining us today.

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.

Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor at the University of York

Student life at York

Naomi Thomas, our Graduate Ambassador, takes you on a whistle-stop tour of what being a student at York is really like and the opportunities available to you. Gain an insight into our college system, societies, careers support, volunteering and our student-friendly city. This presentation shows you the real student experience at York.

Applying and your personal statement  

Find out more about the application process and get exclusive tips on how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd. Expect a run down of key deadlines, dos and don’ts and real life personal statement examples.

The choice is York

Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award

marks our outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students.

Top rated for 'overall satisfaction'

out of the Russell Group universities included in the National Student Survey 2019.

Why York?

Be inspired by brilliant minds and develop your ambitions in our supportive environment

Student stories

Our current students share their experiences of what it's really like to live and study in York.

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