Welcome Week 2021
Welcome to York St John University
The one where you feel at home
Starting your studies in 2022?
Find out more about us and explore our campus at an Open Day.
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Join us in 2022
Explore our prospectus
Visit our campus
Find out more about university life
Chat to some of our current students and find out about their study experiences.
Facts & figures
Why choose York St John?
and feedback out of 122 universities in England (National Student Survey 2021)
36th for overall student satisfaction out of 122 universities in England (National Student Survey 2021)
95% of our students were in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Higher Education Graduate Outcomes Data, published 2021)
1st York was named the best northern city to live in 2019 (The Sunday Times)
220+ undergraduate students have worked on university research projects through our Students as Researchers scheme
100% of first year undergraduate students are guaranteed accommodation at York St John University
Access to fair offer schemes Our contextual offer scheme and mature student entry scheme promote access to higher education for all
0% of our waste has gone to landfill since 2016, as part of ongoing work to make our university more sustainable
Study at our London campus We offer fantastic postgraduate opportunities at our London Campus
1000+ Over 1000 educational opportunities have been offered to local mental health service users through our Converge scheme
What we stand for
Research that makes a difference
Promoting a fairer society
Impactful research is one of our cornerstones as a modern and ambitious university.
Our research seeks to have a positive impact on our community by challenging prejudice and inequity, and promoting a fairer and more just society.
Supporting local business
Working in partnership
We are committed to working in partnership with our local business community to address regional skill gaps.
Our expert, industry-focused academics help businesses find practical and innovative solutions to enable continued business growth.
Working with the community
Providing support through partnerships
We are proud to work with individuals, charities, groups and schools to serve our local community. We all have a role to play in improving lives in our region and beyond.
Celebrating our alumni
A lifelong community
Our alumni are part of the York St John University family long beyond graduation.
We celebrate the successes of our graduates and offer careers support for life, discounted postgraduate study and exclusive alumni benefits.
Support our work
Help us change lives
We are passionate about giving students the support they need to thrive at University and throughout their lives.
You can help us with this by:
- Making a donation
- Volunteering with us
- Supporting a scholarship
- Offering corporate support.
The latest from York St John University
New scholarships support students from all backgrounds to access university education
A new scholarships and funding package has been launched at York St John University which will see almost 40% of UK undergraduates being eligible for financial support.
Launch of first degree level learning-disabled performing arts course in UK
York St John University partnership with Mind the Gap “challenges presumptions about who can access higher learning.”
Artificial Intelligence boost to our understanding of viruses
New study shows how machine-learning can help science to unlock secrets of virus structure in record time.
York St John to host international women’s team during Rugby League World Cup
The Cook Islands women’s team will use the new rugby pitch and facilities at Haxby Road as their base during the competition.
Funding boost for refugee allotment project
A project providing refugees with community allotment plots in York has won extra funding.