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Why York?

Independent minds, working with a collective spirit, towards the common good.

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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

Our college system provides the perfect way to settle into university life.

You'll be part of your college community from day one, with an instant social life, extra support, and exciting events to get involved in.

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Explore our historic city

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

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Modules beyond academic borders

At York, you can step outside your degree programme and expand your knowledge with elective and language modules.

Studying a language or module from another department lets you broaden your knowledge, make unique academic connections and boost your employability.

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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.