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.
Life in the City of York
Posted by Chloe on 11 May 2021
The City of York is renowned for its historic feel and tourist sights, from the Shambles Market to Clifford’s Tower, but also has an…
A different side to York…
Posted by Nitya on 11 May 2021
There are plenty of ways to make amazing memories during your time at university! Of course, there is a huge range of pubs, bars…
My favourite places in York
Posted by Caitlyn on 11 May 2021
One of my favourite things about York is that despite it being a smaller city, there’s always something to do! I spend most weekends…
What does the City of York have to offer?
Posted by Tim on 11 May 2021
Choosing which university to join involves more than researching the university itself. As you’ll likely be living in that city for 3 or more…
What I wish I knew before starting my placement in the Operating Theatre
Posted by Christine on 11 May 2021
Getting the news A few months ago, I was told that my next placement would be in Theatre. I had very mixed feelings about…
My Year in Industry: Developing Skills and Strengths
Posted by Kimberley on 11 May 2021
I am now nearly three-quarters of the way through my year in industry placement with the Uplands Research Team at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. It has been…
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