University of York
York,North Yorkshire , Yorkshire and The Humber, United Kingdom
Overview

The University of York was founded in 1963 with a cohort of just 230 students. After five decades of expansion, the university now comprises nine colleges, thirty academic departments, and around 16,000 students. A member of the Russell Group of research-led universities, York ranks in THE World University Rankings top 150 institutions – one of the youngest universities to do so. Other achievements include a rank of 14th overall and 10th for the impact of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. York is also the recipient of thirteen Athena Swan awards given to the university in recognition of its support for women scientists.

The university’s main campus is in the southeast of York, a short distance from the city’s historic centre. A recent £750m expansion plan has seen the university extend its campus to include new laboratories and teaching spaces, as well as a sports village and a start-up incubator called Springboard, which assists businesses and entrepreneurs in the early stages of developing their ideas.

International Students- 23%

 


University Statistics
Student satisfaction score
74.34%
Average graduate salary
22K
% of graduates in work or further study
84.0%
Location

Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom,

York is a vibrant, safe, student-friendly city, renowned for its rich history and heritage and regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK. York is a flourishing city with a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting, and cultural activities, restaurants, and cafes.

It's located just 2 hours from London and 20 minutes from Leeds plus has the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and coastline on your doorstep to explore. It's located just 2 hours from London and 20 minutes from Leeds plus has the beautiful Yorkshire countryside

Student Guide

York is a research-intensive university with a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, which recognizes our outstanding teaching, learning, and outcomes for our students. We are a proud member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. As a student here you'll be part of a diverse and supportive environment, located in a beautiful, historic, and unique European city.

Services for International Students The university has an International Student Support Office providing a range of services to support the diverse needs of students from international countries. This includes a free airport collection service from Manchester airport, orientation and social activities including visa processing services, opening a bank account, and counseling services. In addition, the university also offers an extensive careers service that can help with internships, volunteering activities, job search, and assessment preparation.