The University of York is one of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group universities, with a global reputation for inspirational, life-changing research and exceptional academic teaching standards. We are located in the historic city of York, which is regularly named one of the best places to live and visit in the UK and has excellent transport connections to the rest of the country.We offer over 250 undergraduate degrees as well as postgraduate taught and research degrees across arts and humanities, sciences and social sciences. Ranked 10th for research impact in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (Times Higher Education’s ranking of REF 2014, excluding specialist institutions which submitted fewer than four units of assessment), we attract world-class researchers who continuously innovate our teaching to inspire our students. Our Gold Award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) was granted for our supportive environment that allows students from all backgrounds to achieve “consistently outstanding outcomes”.Our beautiful landscaped campus is home to our student accommodation, which means that students can explore the cultural offerings of a thriving city whilst being part of a supportive student community on campus. There are more than 200 student societies to get involved in and over 65 sports clubs for hobbyists and sports enthusiasts of all abilities. Students will feel at home on campus, which is an inclusive environment with a diverse international community of more than 18,000 students from over 140 countries.

  • Motto Latin: In limine sapientiae
  • Motto in English: On the threshold of wisdom
  • Type: Public research university
  • Established: 1963
  • Chancellor: Sir Malcolm Grant[2]
  • Vice-Chancellor: Charlie Jeffery[3]
  • Location: Heslington, York, EnglandCampus Heslington West, Heslington East, and King’s Manor

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