Make yourself at home

From studio apartments to shared flats and houses, we’ve got your accommodation sorted.

York is a wonderful city to live in, and we understand that students are looking for a place that’s right for them. Across our sites you can enjoy the balance of independence and privacy in your own space and also be part of a great community. All of our residential spaces are less than a 20 minute walk from the campus and are equipped with good WiFi access.

As soon as you’ve received an offer from us you can apply for your preferred accommodation. We guarantee a room for all first-year students who make York St John University their firm choice by the published deadline.

For more information on our accommodation options or to book a tour whilst you’re here, visit www.yorksj.ac.uk/accommodation.

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Waterfront bars in York

Cuisine to remember

York’s culinary options are varied, extensive and memorable. You’ll find Thai, Polish, Italian, Argentinian, Korean and Spanish dishes – to name but a few. As well as incredible eateries, York famously boasts of having more pubs than there are days of the year. And for your big shop, fear not, you’re never too far from the budget or high-end supermarkets - York has it all.

York lamppost

Safe and sound

We’re sure you’ll love your student experience here in York and we will prioritise the safety and wellbeing of all our students. A recent study carried out by ‘The Complete University Guide’ found York to be the safest student town or city in England and Wales. You’re in safe hands with us.

York Minster

Best City in the UK

2018 saw the Times Newspaper award York with its coveted ‘Best City’ status, describing York as a “Mini metropolis with a rich history and grand ambitions to be one of the best-connected hubs in Europe, with cool cafes, destination restaurants and innovative companies.”

National Rail Museum

Transport Links

York is truly connected to the north, south as well as the wonderful east coast. In less than two hours you can reach London by train, and within two and half hours you’ll get to the great city of Edinburgh. With UK favourites like Leeds, Scarborough and Whitby less than an hour away, York is perfectly placed for exploration and adventure.

Students at Spark

Staying at Home?

For students choosing to stay at home whilst at university, we are committed to ensuring you feel just as much a part of the community as anyone else. Whether you’re staying at one of our residences or staying at home, you’ll always be a full member of the York St John family.

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