University of York
Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. There are now over 30 academic departments and research centres and the student body has expanded to nearly 16,000. Since its foundation in 1963, the University has powered its way to a consistently high ranking in the UK and are one of just six post-war universities to have appeared in the world top 100. University of York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. As a student here you'll be part of a diverse and supportive environment, located in a beautiful, historic and unique European city.
University of York offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the subject areas of arts and humanities, sciences and social sciences. Through a combination of excellent teaching, a rich and varied campus life and a cultured city, you'll have the experience of a lifetime. It’s a leading UK university for academic excellence, ranked 135th in the QS World University Rankings 2018. University of York also have ten world top 100 subjects and three subjects among the world top 25. Its international foundation pathways are for students who do not meet the academic or English language requirements for direct entry to their chosen undergraduate or Master’s degree. The institution will help you to strengthen your study, academic and English language skills before you enter university.
Located within walking distance of York city centre, its safe and attractive Heslington campus is home to their nine colleges and most of their departments. The University also has several departments located in the city centre at the historic King's Manor. In recent years, its £500m campus expansion has seen the opening of seven new buildings, increasing their capacity for student numbers and providing more world-class facilities for the 21st century.
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