Welcome to the Department of History.
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Committed to equality
We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of the work we do to support gender equality.
World top 50
46th in the world for History
QS World Rankings by subject 2021
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Things to look forward to about studying History at York!
Posted by Lauren
I’m Lauren, and I am going to share with you all the things to look forward to about studying History at York. I am…
Things to look forward to about History at York
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I am going to share with you my three favourite things about studying History at York. I am currently half way through my degree…
A week in the life of an English and History student
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I’m Becky, a third year English and History student. Welcome to a week in my life! Final year is pretty busy, so there is…
A day in the life of a History student
Posted by Nicole
Hey! I’m a first year History undergrad, and this is what an average day looks like for me. Early morning Like many students, I…
University of the Year shortlisted
- Times Higher Education Awards 2021
- The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
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