University of York


Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. Since then we have become one of the world's leading universities, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse where a clear focus on excellence has secured national and international recognition.

Another member of the elite Russell Group of universities, the University of York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.

Located within walking distance of historic York city centre, the University's attractive campus is home to nine colleges and most of the departments, with a number of other departments located at the historic King's Manor in the city centre. 

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