The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and ground breaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students. We hold a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
All our accommodation is on or near campus and is guaranteed for international students. You’ll become a member of one of our nine colleges which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community, through a wealth of social activities and a supportive system available to each and every student. A wide variety of clubs and societies on campus, as well as our college system, make it very easy for new students to integrate and feel at home throughout their studies.
York is a flourishing city, being voted the ‘best place to live in the UK’ (The Sunday Times, 2018). With a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes it’s big enough to feel lively, but small enough to be friendly.
128th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2020)
30th overall in the Complete University Guide 2020
York was ranked 1st in the Russell Group of ‘Academic Support’
(National Student Survey 2018)
York ranked the safest city-based university in England and Wales (CUG, 2019)