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A home from home

A home from home, accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for all first year students.


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We offer accommodation in a variety of styles on a number of sites across the city, all within 20 minutes walk. We are delighted that we can guarantee accommodation for all first years.

We will send you full information about all our accommodation together with an Accommodation Application Form, usually by e-mail, once you’ve gone firm with us.

You can also apply for limited places in halls during any year of your studies. We can also help you find alternative accommodation if required, by providing information on a wide variety of private sector lodgings/houses and flats in York.

Car parking at York St John is very limited as we are a city-centre campus and car parking for students in accommodation is only available on health grounds.

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We offer accommodation in University owned and managed residences on both a semi-catered and self-catered basis. Over 800 of our rooms are en-suite. All main sites are semi-covered by CCTV.


If you need accommodation, our staff in the Accommodation team can give you advice on what’s available and help you find the right place to live.

To find out more visit our accommodation pages.


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