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We've got the best of both worlds - a green, parkland campus within walking-distance of one of the UK's most iconic city centres.

Our accessible campus has two main areas: Campus East and Campus West. We also have the historic King's Manor in the centre of York.

We offer outstanding study facilities and welcoming social spaces, so you'll have everything you need to make the most of your university experience.

Safest city-based university in England and Wales

Complete University Guide 2020

200 acres of scenic parkland

on our green, landscaped campus

20,000+ students from 150+ countries

all part of our diverse, global community

2 lakes and a bird sanctuary

A wide range of wildlife and waterfowl

The campus is bursting with nature and wildlife, home to rabbits, squirrels and wildfowl. I've enjoyed taking walks on campus with friends and feeding the ducks in my free time. The campus environment really makes York feel like its own community and hub of activity. Everything is in one place instead of scattered and spread out across different locations.

Mi Chelle, third year

Let us give you a tour...

Students Zoe and Marta are here to take you on a tour around our campus and show you some of the facilities on offer at York (5 mins).

... or take one of your own!

Our new app, Visit UoY, allows you to take a self-guided tour of campus. You can either visit us in-person and explore the campus for yourself or get the campus tour experience from the comfort of your own home.

The latest feature of our app is the international student tour. Learn about the support, facilities and opportunities available to you at York from our international student guides.

Google Play Store - get the app

Apple App Store - get the app

See our FAQs page for more information.

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Campus West

Campus West is an inspiring environment for you to study and live in. It's the original and largest area of campus, where lots of our departments, colleges and facilities are based.

Modern buildings rub shoulders with characterful 1960s architecture and the 16th-century Heslington Hall. The lake and surrounding parkland are home to a wide variety of wildlife.

Ron Cooke Hub

Campus East

Campus East is a hub of creative activity, where you'll find our extensive media complex, modern teaching buildings and dedicated areas for collaboration. It's home to a number of departments and colleges, and excellent sporting and community facilities.

It's just a 20-minute walk, 10-minute cycle or e-scooter ride, or a quick and free bus ride away from Campus West.

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