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.
My advice for choosing your accommodation
Posted by Tara on 23 February 2021
Choosing what accommodation you live in for 1st year always seems like an incredibly daunting task because a lot rests on this decision; it’s…
What to consider when choosing accommodation
Posted by Soul on 23 February 2021
When choosing your accommodation, here are some things you might want to consider: Do you want to live close to where you’ll be studying…
My tips for choosing your accommodation
Posted by Joe on 23 February 2021
I’ve been through the process of looking for accommodation twice now, in slightly different circumstances. In my first year, like most students, I lived…
From Closeted to Confident – My LGBTQ Experience at York
Posted by Ethan on 10 February 2021
For many students going to university is an important milestone, a rite of passage followed by independence and self-discovery. For me – an LGBTQ…
A year in the life of a college student association member
Posted by Kathryn on 8 February 2021
The University of York is one of only a handful of UK universities that have a collegiate system – and we take it pretty…
How the colleges made me feel at home in York
Posted by Rebecca on 8 February 2021
University of York’s colleges are the jewels in its crown. From the courts of James, the leafy village-feel of Halifax, the resident cat of…
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