Founded in 1841, York St John University is the oldest higher education institution in York and has been at the forefront of Teaching and Education for over 175 years. Known for its academic excellence and always putting the student at the heart of everything it does.
Driven by a commitment to fairness, York St John University focuses on expertise, talents and creativity to advance knowledge, promote understanding and create educational opportunities for the benefit of all.
York St John University is a community university with a global outlook. Nationally recognised for student support, career guidance, an inclusive approach and internationally important research and networks. Students benefit from specialist equipment and facilities in academic disciplines ranging from psychological and social sciences, business and performing arts to health sciences, sport and languages.
- Almost 7,000 students from over 100 nationalities attend York St John University.
- York St John University is in the top 30 English universities for overall satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey.
- 97% of York St John University Students are in work or further study six months after graduation (DHLE 2017).
- 100% of first year students are guaranteed accommodation.
The eleven-acre site is situated in a stunning city central setting, facing the world-famous York Minster. The campus has undergone a £100 million transformation over the past 10 years to ensure students benefit from the right environment in which to study and live. A combination of old and contemporary buildings, the campus houses the following key facilities:
Other facilities include a dance studio, drama studio, music rooms (both practical and technical), TV and film production facilities, editing suites and dedicated art and design studios, with a new Creative Centre due for completion in 2021. There are several catering outlets and the Students’ Union has a bar, café, shop and offices on campus. Find out more about where to eat on campus.
Offering over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, including foundation degrees, joint honours and study abroad options.
York St John University also includes YSU London, located in the heart of London and offering a variety of postgraduate courses.
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