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Advice and applications

So, you've found a course and decided to apply - here's what you need to do.

You apply to York via UCAS. You'll need to submit your grades (or predicted grades) and a personal statement telling us why you're passionate about your chosen subject. Our institudion code is Y50.

Before you arrive, you'll need to arrange your student finance. You should also see if there are any scholarships you can apply to.

The best advice I would give is to thoroughly research all universities before applying, to make sure it is a right fit for you. If possible visit the universities you’re applying to and take a campus tour to try and get a feel of whether you would fit in there. Don’t leave UCAS to the last minute - make sure you’re well prepared and organised so that it isn’t as stressful.

Tania, second year

What's it like to study at York?

Before you apply, you need to know what studying here is going to be like. It's all well and good us telling you, but we think it's best left to the people who know best what it's really like - some of our current students (3 mins).

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Are you an international student?

Coming to study in the UK is a big decision. To put your mind at rest hear from some of our international students about how they've settled into our diverse and vibrant community (1 min).

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