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York St John University

Check whether York St John University is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at York St John University

York St John University is a public university based in York, England. They offer a wide range of study programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including taught programs and research degrees.

Its award-winning 11-acre campus is in walking distance of the historical York city center, and includes state-of-the-art laboratories and learning spaces. They also have a 57-acre sports park which features synthetic pitches for hockey, football and rugby, as well as a sports hall, and a fully equipped fitness suite.

The campus also includes a host of facilities including a library, laboratories, a dance studio, TV and film production facilities, music rooms, and cafes and bars.There are six University-run accommodation sites across the city, all within 20 minutes’ walk of the University.

Why study at York St John?

  • Great city

    York was named the best northern city in the UK to live (Sunday Times 2019)

  • Employability

    97% of York St John graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduating

Life as an international student

York St John is home to students from over 100 different countries. All first year international students are guaranteed university accommodation if you apply on time, and you’ll be mixed in with domestic students in one of the six accommodation sites.

The International Student Support team are on hand to help you during your time at York St John. You’ll get an international welcome pack from them when you arrive, and they’ll also organize your welcome week, which will include a number of events and sessions that will help you settle in.

There are plenty of ways to socialize on campus, and the Students' Union has more than 30 different societies and 25 sports clubs you can join to help you meet people and make friends.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Personal Trainers
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
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  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

The York St John University tuition fee for the 2019 entry to Foundation Degree, BA and BSc, PGCE degrees is £12,750 per year for international students.

The York St John University tuition fee for the 2018 entry to Postgraduate Taught MA/MSc degrees is £12,500 per year for international students.

For 2019 entry, a £1000 fee reduction will be offered to International Students (Non EU) for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

For UG/PG students - £1,000 fee reduction. To qualify, students must have applied for their course, been accepted and pay their deposit by May 31 for a September start.


York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX, UK

York is a vibrant, modern city which has a deep and rich heritage at its heart. The city hosts a diverse range of cultural festivals which take place throughout the year.

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Visa requirements for York St John University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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