Student Life

Making the most of your whole university experience.

When you choose to study with us, your degree is only part of the story. York is a special place to live, an inspiring place to learn and a safe and welcoming city to call home.

Named by the Sunday Times as the best city to live in the UK in 2018, you’ll never be short of things to do or places to go, whether you want a big night out or a quiet moment. Find out how to get the most from your student experience.

To York St John, With Love.

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Discover YSJLife

Our student bloggers give you flavour of life at York St John University. They share their university experience from why they chose York St John to balancing their studies with other activities. Find out why York is a great city to be a student and where to get the best hot chocolate!

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