Useful information for International Students
Please see the links to information and guides for students
studying in York.
for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website – providing
advice and information for international students.
Living in the UK
website – a website containing all kinds of information about
living and studying in the UK, for international students.
Places to visit
Visit York website
- information about the City of York, including sights, food
and drink, local attractions and leisure facilities.
Visit Britain website
- tips and destinations to visit while you are in the UK.
of York Council, Sport and active leisure website - information
on local sports and leisure facilities.
Social programmes and excursions
Global Friends - is a YSJ society
which aims to make all international students feel at home and have
a wonderful time at the University and in York
York St John University
Student's Union website - find out what's going on in your
YSJ Online store website - for YSJ International trips and
Department of Transport website
- information for drivers in the UK.
National Rail Enquiries
website - train travel information for the UK.
The Highway Code, government
website – essential info for everyone, especially if you plan
to drive or cycle in the UK.
16 – 25 Railcard website
– get 1/3 off the cost of all train travel for just £65 per year!
Also available to over 25’s studying on a full time course.
Home Office UK Border
Agency website – information on applying for a visa to study in
the UK, and extending your student visa. If you are studying at
York St John and need to extend your visa, please contact our
International Student Advisor for help and advice.
Working in the UK
British Council website – working while you study in the