University of York

University of York



The University of York is a member of the prestigious Russell Group.

It’s a dynamic, research-intensive university.

The university works collaboratively in partnership with institutions across the world to develop life-saving discoveries and new technologies that tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.

Its 30+ academic departments undertake groundbreaking research that underpins its inspiring teaching and challenges students to dream big, think critically and change the world.

The University is deeply embedded in the local community of North Yorkshire. Its values and commitment to the public good have never been more important. It’s a hub for sharing knowledge, inspiring collaboration and enriching lives.

The university is mobilising its knowledge, its people and its resources to tackle the immediate and long-term challenges created by the coronavirus crisis.

Its Centre for Lifelong Learning has been offering high-quality courses and rewarding experiences for over 25 years.

The York Festival of Ideas welcomes a wide audience to free events that provoke new ideas and inspire change. It also open up access to The University diverse research through YorkTalks, an annual showcase of free bite-sized talks from our academics.


University of York Campus Community

Located within walking distance of York city centre, the United Kingdom, The University of York’s safe and beautiful campus is home to ten colleges and most departments.

It also has departments located in the city centre at the historic King’s Manor, and the university is investing in the sustainable development of the whole campus.

All York students become members of the college system, which provides an inclusive and a valuable sense of community on campus alongside the cultural offerings of the thriving city of York.

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Why study here

✓Placed in the top 5 of all Russell Group universities for academic support and learning opportunities as per the national student survey with an overall satisfaction score of 85.39%
✓Award winning personnel development, training, placement and graduate mentoring schemes for giving a head start for a brighter future
✓On-campus accommodation is available for all students at the University of York
✓Ranked 16th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021)
✓Outstanding graduate prospects as York is a top 25 university most targeted by leading employers

Featured programmes

Computer Science , Criminology , Genetics , History

English language requirements

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