Get to know us better and catch up with recorded presentations from our undergraduate Online Open Day events.

We’ll be uploading new talks to this page over the next few months so please check back regularly for the latest information.

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Please be aware that all information in our presentations was correct at the time of recording in June 2020.

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The staff and student ambassadors at the Online Open Day were very knowledgeable and answered all my questions about undergraduate courses for 2021

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University presentations

Vice-Chancellor's welcome to 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. (7 mins)

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. 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. (10 mins)

Applying and personal statements

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. (19 mins)

Accommodation and our college system

With all of our accommodation on or very near to campus, you'll be living at the heart of the action. Discover your accommodation options and how our college system works. (20 mins)

Students' Union takeover

The University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) is here to represent, assist and entertain you throughout your time at York. 

Tune in for a run-down of the support they provide to student-run activities including societies, sports and volunteering opportunities. Plus meet our elected sabbatical officers who are all York students or recent graduates. (18 mins)

Applying to study in the UK

Applying to study in the UK

An introduction to York and how to apply for an undergraduate course through UCAS. This presentation also includes a run-down of our webpages for international students and what to look for on our course pages. (10 mins)

Finance and funding

Finance and funding

Get expert advice on how to manage your money as an international student. Plus find out about our tuition fees, as well as useful information about how to apply for scholarships and bursaries. (14 mins)

Student Q&A

Student Q&A

Meet current international students Soham and Tara, and find out why they chose to travel to the UK to study at York. (19 mins)


Funding and financial support

Find out more about our tuition fees with this Money Matters talk from the Student Support team. This presentation also includes useful information about our scholarships and bursaries as well as government funding for UK students. (11 mins)

Interactive Campus West tour 

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.  

360 virtual campus tour

Get to know us better by exploring the highlights of our inspiring campus and city.

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Library tour

Library tour

Take a tour of our on-campus library facilities. Open 24/7 over 362 days of the year, it’s the perfect place to study, research and read. (2 mins)

York Sport

Indulge your passions or try something new. From beginner to high performer, there is something for everyone at York. Discover our state-of-the-art sport and gym facilities. (2 mins)

Visit the York Sport virtual Open Day for membership information. 

Subject presentations

Explore our subjects and get a feel for our gold-standard teaching with taster presentations from our world-leading academics. 

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