York St John University, York aims to educate, motivate, and inspire a new generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. The York campus is located at the center of the historic City of York. The magnificent campus on Lord Mayor’s Walk is spread across 11 acres and faces the historic York Minster.
Recognised as one of the most reputed universities in the UK, York St. John University traces its history to 1841 and achieved its university status in 2006. Located in one of the most historic cities of UK, York offers a mix of both medieval nostalgia and modern cosmopolitanism.
More than £100 million has been invested in the transformational development of the York campus, equipping it with the state-of-the-art facilities and latest technologies. The De Grey Court, Fountains Learning Centre, The Foss Building are some of the latest additions to the campus. The De Grey Court and the Fountains Learning Centre houses the library, IT facilities and lecture theatres. The Foss Building houses the Sports hall, laboratory, and research facilities. The university also boasts of dedicated art and design studios along with TV and film production facilities.
Home to international students from over 80 countries, The York campus boasts the presence of strong community of international students.
The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. Undergraduate students can choose from a host of subjects like biology, mathematics, psychology, linguistics, media production, theatre, music production and drama. Academic curriculum of the postgraduate program includes subjects like theatre, fine arts, music composition, film production, linguistics etc.
Notable alumni of the university include actress Julia Davis, Singer and songwriter Alistair Griffin, author Edward Jarvis and football personality Tom Wilkinson etc.