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Study in an inspiring city
York was named the best place to live in the north and northeast (Sunday Times, 2019)
Just one of the many reasons why you should choose York St John University in 2020.
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Congratulations to our class of 2019
Facts & figures
Why choose York St John?
97% of York St John University students are in work or further study six months after graduation - DLHE 2017
100% of first year students are guaranteed accommodation at York St John University.
1st York was named the best northern city to live in this year by the Sunday Times.
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We believe in education for all and are here to help you succeed. Find a place where you can thrive and immerse yourself in a subject you love.
Become part of our community
York is an incredible place to call home. It's a city that feels like a town. There's something for everyone and everyone is welcome. Find out what life is like for students at York St John University.
Find yourself at home
Come and live in the heart of one of England's most beautiful cities. Choose from shared flats in beautiful historic buildings or brand new student villages in the city centre.
The latest from York St John University
Video game violence is not the problem – the real world that inspires it is
Our researchers have been exploring whether violent games create violent gamers
Reeta Chakrabarti is announced as our new Chancellor
Reeta Chakrabarti, esteemed journalist and BBC presenter, is to become York St John University’s Chancellor. She follows in the footsteps of The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, who retires from his high profile role after more than 12 years.
21 place rise in The Good University Guide 2020 for York St John University
York St John has University has risen 21 places in the 2020 Times Good University Guide to 81st place. This rise has largely been driven by great performance in student satisfaction levels and completion rates for our students.
Children's safety being put at risk on school buses
Senior Lecturer in Psychology Nathalie Noret has been working with bereaved father Paul Vodden on a study about bullying.
Student Satisfaction at York St John University rises to 27th place in England
York St John has achieved a significant rise in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) ranking, carried out by the Office for Students.