Universities

York St John University

York St John University is a high quality, friendly university, known for its academic excellence and magnificent campus, based in the centre of the historic city of York.

Stunning setting and campus

Recent campus investment of over £75 million provides students with a first-rate experience and an excellent range of accommodation. The 11 acre site on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls. Originally built around a quadrangle, newer buildings house the library, IT facilities and a modern lecture theatre. 

There are many things students love about York St John University, including the interesting, contemporary and relevant courses delivered by enthusiastic, expert staff.

Distinctive and dynamic degrees

York St John University awards are distinctive and dynamic. They’re designed for students to achieve not only the subject specific skills for a chosen profession, but also the life and work skills employers are looking for in today’s competitive job market. 

York St John University students consistently report that academic and support staff are approachable, friendly and supportive and our academic tutor system ensures students have all the support they need.

York combines 2,000 years of history with a modern outlook: the city boasts great shopping, a wide variety of top restaurants and a vibrant nightlife, but also offers stunning architecture, wonderful churches and some of the best museums in the country.

The city also has great transport links; York is conveniently located halfway between London and Edinburgh, just a two-hour train ride from the capitals of England and Scotland.

Find out more about studying at York St John University.