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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.

Students laughing and walking down street in York with Minster in background

for teaching
that challenges and inspires

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

Unleash your curiosity in a teaching community where we support you to 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 Mayor's Walk gardens and campus building.
Biomedical science student working in a laboratory.
Student painting artwork on wall.
Student writing in notebook in lecture.
Student working at laptop and reading textbook.
Students playing football.
Desk full of books and notes.
Primary Education students in a 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 get tailored advice from our careers service.

Careers support
Student reading career advice booklet.

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 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
Students listening to live music in the Students' Union.

with the
great location

York is the 2nd most popular city in the UK.

(YouGov, 2022)

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

Life in York
An outline map of the UK highlighting the location of York and showing the location of London.

where you can
make a difference

Be part of our world-changing research community.

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

Lord Mayor's Walk building at York St John.
Looking up at De Grey campus building and sky.
Desk and lamp with chairs in the LaunchPad careers centre.
Psychology student tracking eye movements on laptop.
Campus buildings with trees and walkway.
Audience clapping at a literature festival.
Campus buildings with ivy in the Quad.
Business lecturer at lectern.

that guarantees
you accommodation
in your first year*

11 accommodation sites

All our accommodation sites are in the heart of York, around 1 mile or less from campus. Shops and supermarkets are close by, and we offer a range of rooms, so you can find the perfect home for you.

*as long as you meet our application deadlines

Accommodation options
Two students in the Grange accommodation.

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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