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York St John University welcomes students from China

York St John University's many links with China are well-established, and students from across the country come to study with us on both full-degree and study abroad programmes.  Our aim is to ensure that your time here is as enjoyable and successful as you can make it.

We provide a range of services for international students including an Orientation Week, academic and English language support, guaranteed accommodation, and a dedicated international student services team, all designed to help you be your best.

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Why choose York St John University?

  • Excellent academic reputation
  • Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Modern state-of-the-art facilities
  • Friendly, safe and supportive community
  • Focus on preparing students for successful careers
  • Over 50 student clubs and societies to join
  • A peaceful city-centre campus
  • Located in the beautiful, historic city of York
  • Lower cost of living
  • Easy transportation access to all of the UK



We offer a range of courses at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. We also offer English Language Programmes for Personal Development and Professional Development as well as Foundation and Pre-sessional Programmes.

We offer a variety of courses within the faculty of

  • Theology and Education
  • Health and Life Science
  • Arts
  • Business School


See the What Can I Study pages for a full list of course information.


Tuition fees

Visit our fees and funding pages for more information on tuition fees and scholarships.


How can I get to know other students?

  • Join Global Friends, a society which aims to bring together international and UK students to socialise, have fun and explore York and the local area. Search ‘YSJ Global Friends’ on Facebook to join the group.
  • Visit the Students’ Union for on campus social activities you could join
  • Volunteer! Visit the Jobs and Careers website to find out about volunteering and student employment opportunities.


Student profile

Meet Yuan Jialing a student from China.

Visit the China Alumni pages