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We're a friendly and supportive community based in the beautiful King's Manor in the heart of York. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.
Our purpose-built facilities include Bioarchaeology labs and the outdoor York Experimental Archaeology Research (YEAR) Centre.
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Three things to look forward to when studying Archaeology at York
Posted by Tim
Great opportunities My favourite aspect of the Archaeology department is probably the number of opportunities that are available both as part of the course…
Studying at King’s Manor
Posted by Megan
King’s Manor is a Grade I listed building in York city centre. It is also the home of the University’s Department of Archaeology, Centre…
A day in the life of a second year Archaeology student
Posted by Belle
Hello! I’m Belle, a second year Archaeology and Heritage student here at the University of York. Life at university can be varied but my…
My Archaeology excavation experience
Posted by Amy
Hey guys! I’m Amy, a 1st Year Archaeology and Heritage student, and I’ve just finished a four-week excavation of a Roman town in Malton…
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