Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. Since then York has become one of the world’s leading universities. York is a high-performing Russell Group university that provides an outstanding environment for enquiring minds, inspiring teaching and ground-breaking research offering a range of undergraduate programmes in arts, humanities, science and social sciences.
York has an excellent reputation for its friendly and welcoming campus that is strengthened by the collegiate system, which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community. Study at York and you'll graduate with more than a qualification. You'll be immersed in knowledge and opportunities that will encourage you to grow and succeed. You’ll grapple with big ideas and be encouraged to think differently by academics whose research is changing the world.