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Discover YSJ

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Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2021

Discover more about university life at our online summer school.

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Join Discover YSJ for a week of online activities from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2021.

There will be a mix of live and pre-recorded sessions. Live sessions will take place on Zoom. You will access other resources through Moodle, our student study platform.

Who can apply

Discover YSJ is for students who are reaching the end of their 1st year of college or sixth form (year 12).

We give priority places to students from widening participation or underrepresented backgrounds. More information about priority groups is available on our Schools and colleges pages

What you will do

During the week you will take part in activities that will help you discover more about university life.

  • Discover academic excellence. Take part in lectures and seminars with academic staff who are experts in their field. Read more about the subject sessions on offer.
  • Discover new skills. Join personal development sessions to get help with your CV or UCAS application.
  • Discover friendship. Get involved with social sessions and meet participants from across the UK. Meet current students and find out what it's really like to study at York St John University.

You will also find out more about the process of applying to university.

Our Outreach team will explain how student finance and the UCAS process work. You will also be assigned a student mentor who will provide you with support throughout year 13.

How to apply

Fill in the application form below to be considered for a place at Discover YSJ.

As part of the application form you can choose your preferred subject sessions. Use the link below to find out more about what is on offer.

Why join the Discover YSJ summer school?

Contact us

If you have any questions about Discover YSJ email our Outreach team: wp@yorksj.ac.yk

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