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Be inspired by brilliant minds, discover exciting new activities and develop your ambitions in a supportive environment.

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Be inspired

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 textbooks.

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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.

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Study in outstanding spaces

Be inspired by your surroundings and benefit from our £500m investment in student accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities.

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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.

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Explore our city of contrasts

Our thriving contemporary city is renowned for its rich history. Discover why York is regularly named one of the best places to live in Britain, offering everything from iconic attractions to hidden gems.

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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.