Be inspired by brilliant minds and develop your ambitions in our supportive environment.
A York degree is recognised and respected all over the world. As a student here, you’ll study and learn with academics who are active researchers, experts in their field and have a passion for their subjects.
Learn from our experts
Our research-led teaching means you'll get to hear about the latest discoveries before they reach the text books.
Thrive in a global community
Meet students from all over the world among our community of over 150 countries on campus.
You'll also have the opportunity to expand your horizons by studying, working or volunteering abroad.
Feel at home
Make friends through our college system which provides an instant social life and a secure, supportive environment.
You'll be part of your college community from day one.
Why our students love York
You don't have to take our word for it, our student bloggers will happily tell you about why they love York.
My experience as a Social Work student
Posted by Charlotte on 19 January 2022
I have always been the type of person to care about those around me and always wanted a career where I could help people…
A chat with Social Work student, Helen
Posted by Helen on 18 January 2022
It took some time for me to realise that I wanted to pursue a profession in social work. All of the qualities and values…
Meet 4th Year Social Work student, Lucy
Posted by Lucy on 17 January 2022
Once I recognised the broad field of work that social work offers, I was so intrigued. Knowing that I could go into a career…
My experience of the Pre-1900 Production Project
Posted by Stevie on 14 January 2022
My name is Stevie and I am a Third year Theatre student at the University of York. It is an absolute joy to write…
My experience with the Nuclear Physics Masterclasses
Posted by Talia on 14 January 2022
Hi! I’m Talia, and I’m a fourth year Physics student at the University of York. I’m really interested in robotics and computational physics, and…
The Brilliance of Contextual Offers
Posted by Owen on 12 January 2022
My name is Owen and I am a second year History and Politics student here at the University of York. In this short blog…
Discover what studying and living in York is really like.