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York St John University

York, England, United Kingdom
We pride ourselves in our community here at York St John University. It’s a close-knit, inclusive place that offers a lot more than a degree certificate. With official ‘Sanctuary’ status, we see our role as something bigger than an education provider.

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)



York St John is the oldest higher education institution in York and has been at the forefront of Teaching and Education for over 175 years.


  • Study of Satire - Research unit to historicise, problematise, theorise, teach and perform satire and satirical material.
  • Physical activity and cardiovascular health - Research group to examine how physical activity can promote and maintain cardiovascular health.
  • Motivation, performance and wellbeing - Research group to explore the influence of perfectionism in sport, dance and exercise.
  • Futures and Foresight - Research group to explore how anticipation of the future impacts decision making processes.

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Housing services

After your first year at York St John University, you will have a good idea of the different areas of York, the kind of properties that are on offer and who you would like to live with, so you will be in a strong position to start house-hunting.

Library services

Library & Learning Services provides students, staff and external visitors with a range of library and print services on our York and London Campuses.

ICT services

The IT facilities are provided for use in furtherance of the mission of York St John University, for example to support a course of study, research or in connection with your employment by the institution.

Medical services

York St John has a health centre on campus which is part of York Medical Group. Doctors' surgeries are held regularly and a practice nurse holds a daily clinic on a range of services.

Student Life

Campus life

Our magnificent campus is located in the centre of the historic City of York. Our eleven-acre site on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls.

Student Reviews

People come and go all that remains with you is your knowledge and education
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was the best experience I learned a lot of things there.

Mixed Experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience is mixed because as at the time I started my course the country was in lockdown and we had to take lectures virtually. The great thing about the experience is that I had to learn to be creative especially with group works because half the time, coursemates in my group are in different time zones! Overall, I found the course materials worthwhile and the...

I wii be a great opportunity in my life if i get such a wonderful scholarships.
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I haven't yet enrolled but I have been offered a place at York St John University,

York, England, United Kingdom

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