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The One where
you'll find your future

Find out what makes York St John University a great place to study.

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for teaching
that challenges and inspires

Topuniversity in the North East for teaching and assessment out of 122 universities in England
(National Student Survey, 2022)

Unleash your curiosity in a supportive teaching community where you can excel. Our teaching draws on both our research and professional experience. This means your learning is informed by the most current thinking in the subject area.

Lord Mayors Walk gardens and campus building
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Student painting artwork on wall
Student writing in notebook in lecture
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Desk full of books and notes
Primary Education students in art seminar

your ambitions

95% of our students were in work or further study 15 months after graduating

(Higher Education Graduate Outcomes Data, published 2021)

Whether you have a career plan or want to explore your options, we are here to help. Study abroad, volunteer, take a placement year, and access tailored advice from our careers service.

Careers support
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where you make
friends for life

30thfor overall student satisfaction out of 122 universities in England
(National Student Survey, 2022)

University is a time for new experiences, independence and self discovery. It's not just the content of your course that will challenge your assumptions and broaden your horizons. The friends you make will enrich your life and help you to grow.

Student life
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with the
great location

Most popular city in the UK (YouGov, 2021)

With city walls steeped in history and quirky independent shops down every street, York is a great place to be a student. It’s one of the safest cities in the UK and has a lively cultural and social scene.

Life in York
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where you can
make a difference

Be part of our world-changing research community

Over 220 undergraduate students have worked on academic research projects through our Students as Researchers scheme.

York St John university building
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Campus building
Business lecturer at lecturn

that guarantees
you accommodation
in your first year*

8 accommodation sites

All our accommodation is 1 mile or less from campus, with supermarkets, shops and other facilities close by. We offer a range of rooms to choose from, so you can find the perfect home for you.

*as long as you meet our application deadlines

Accommodation options
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that stands
for change

1000+trees planted on our sites in the past few years and 0% of waste sent to landfill since 2016.

As an eco-conscious university, we care about sustainability. Many of our courses offer modules focused on sustainability and the environment. You can also get involved through events such as Green Week and our Sustainability Challenge.

Our green university
York St John University students on climate strike in city centre
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