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York St John University

Welcome to York St John

Welcome to all students joining us for the new academic year. Find out everything you need to know about starting at York St John in our Welcome Guide. If you haven't applied yet, there's still time to start your studies this year.

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The one where you'll shape your future

Open Days

Come and meet us on campus and see what makes us special. Discover our facilities, explore the campus, and meet academics from your course.

Upcoming Open Days

Undergraduate study

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There's still time to apply for 2023

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Visit our campus

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Looking ahead to 2024?

Find out more about university life

Chat to some of our current students and find out about their study experiences.

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Why choose York St John?

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.

How to support us

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Our refreshed 2026 Strategy

Mission, vision and values

Our mission: Driven by our commitment to social justice, we focus our expertise, talents and creativity to advance knowledge, promote understanding and achieve educational outcomes for the benefit of all.

Our vision: We will extend the transformative power of university education to the communities we serve.

Our values:

  • Intellectually generous, curious and rigorous
  • Promote fairness and challenge prejudice
  • Inspire and support each other to succeed

Our 2026 Strategy

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