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.
Get a gold-standard education
Experience consistently outstanding teaching recognised by our Gold Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) award.
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.
Staying social during the second lockdown
Posted by Elizabeth on 19 November 2020
A second lockdown was the last thing any of us wanted. Having said this it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. There…
Stuck between two options: York, and Oxford
Posted by Ethan on 21 October 2020
When I was applying for uni it took me a long time to make up my mind of where I wanted to go. It…
Choosing York over Cambridge
Posted by Cara on 20 October 2020
For a long time, Cambridge was my dream university. From a young age, I wanted to go there to study and so naturally, I…
Why I chose York (over Oxbridge)
Posted by Annissa on 19 October 2020
I first applied to university in 2017 and again in 2018 during my gap year. Both of these times I applied to the University…
5 things I wish I knew before I started my Masters
Posted by Megan on 19 October 2020
In 2019 I started my Masters in Bioarchaeology at York. I was so excited to start this new chapter in my life, but I…
The fun side of face coverings
Posted by Alice on 14 October 2020
Unless you’re exempt, measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 mean that face coverings will be an everyday part of our lives for the…
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