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Student life

York a remarkable city      A home from home
With around 20,000 students and thousands of tourists visiting the city all year round, York really is a lively place to be.   We offer accommodation of various types in a number of sites across the city, all within a 20 minute walk. 
Your Students' Union   Opportunities for you
The Students’ Union gives you access to all the services we provide from emotional and academic support, advice and representation through to clubs, societies, volunteering and entertainment.   Whatever your age, background or culture, coming here is the best opportunity you will ever have to broaden your horizons.
Sport and recreation   Giving you the edge
York St John has YSJActive, an entire department geared towards providing an exciting range of opportunities for sport, exercise and recreation.   At York St John we also offer a wide range of other activities to help you enhance your CV and get more out of your time here.
Real world experience   Supporting you
Whatever your chosen path, we want to make sure that when you leave here, you have the best possible chance to succeed.   Our student support teams are available to you, at any time throughout your student life, to make sure you get the best out of your time at University.
Learning and teaching resources   Returning to learning?
Our award winning campus has undergone a £90 million transformation over the past 10 years to ensure students benefit from the right environment in which to study and live.   Here at York St John we warmly welcome applications from mature students and many of our staff, both academic and support, are experts in supporting adult learners through their years with us.
Money talk    
The Student Funding Advice Team’s Top Tips.