How to Apply

Step-by-Step Guide to Application (non-languages students)

Studying abroad requires careful consideration, commitment, and planning. We have created the step-by-step application guide below to help you make the right decision. We will be accepting applications for 2018-19 exchanges from Monday 3 December 2018 to Friday 11 January 2019.

1. Read all ‘Outgoing York St John Student’ pages

  • Check where and when you can study abroad with your course
  • Compare and research partner institutions

2. Make an appointment with your York St John Learning Support or Well-being Advisor (if applicable) to discuss support abroad

3. Attend our Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday 17 October 2018, 1.00pm – 3.00pm in De Grey Foyer to find out more and meet former participants and incoming students from our partner universities

4. Make an appointment with a Study Abroad Coordinator to discuss your options. Please note that you must meet with a Study Abroad Coordinator before you apply.

Book an Online Tutorial to meet a Study Abroad Coordinator:

 Tutorial with Jess Tutorial with Alizee

Meetings will take place at the Career Centre in Holgate.

5. Select your first and second choice host institutions

6. Ensure you are fully committed and have considered costs

7. Apply from Monday 3rd December 2018 to Friday 11th January 2019 (application form available from 3rd December on the website)

Applications will open in December 2018 for departure in 2019-20

For more information, please read:

Study Abroad Application Guide 2019 2020 (PDF, 117KB)
Funding your Study Abroad programme 2019 2020 (PDF, 148 KB)
Sample Budget Study Abroad  (PDF, 66KB)



Applying to study abroad is a competitive process. Your application will need to be supported by your School and will be scored in the following areas:

  • Academic marks: 55% minimum average mark (non-languages) 
  • Personal Statement


Contact Us (non-academic queries)


Phone: +44 (0)1904 876941

Drop-in Sessions: Monday - Friday / 2pm-4pm / Careers Centre (Holgate) 


For academic queries, please find our Study Abroad Academic Advisors List  (PDF, 81KB).



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