In 1963 the University of York was founded. Since its foundation, the University focuses on academic excellence that leads to a high world position. There are values of the University of York: excellence, equality, and opportunity for all. The current number of students is 18000 from over 150 countries. The global rankings placed the University at the top of world’s leading universities. Many partnerships and connected organisations involve academic staff and students in various international activities and collaborations. The University of York is a member of the World Universities Network.
The University of York offers world-class teaching, research for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. Today, this is a dynamic, research-intensive university that delivers more than 30 academic departments and ten colleges:
- Alcuin College;
- Anne Lister College;
- Constantine College;
- Derwent College;
- Goodricke College;
- Halifax College;
- James College;
- Langwith College;
- Vanbrugh College;
- Wentworth College.
The main areas of study areas include:
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities;
- Faculty of Sciences;
- Faculty of Social Sciences.
Student life is in a safe and inclusive environment of a student-friendly campus in the city of York. The campus comprises over 200 societies, more than 65 sports teams, and cultural events, situated in a beautiful and historic city. Accommodation is available on campus.
The University has extensive resources at libraries and archives that support teaching, learning, and research. Distinctive collections are available like printed, electronic, audiovisual, and digitised materials.