University of York
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7.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"It is a collegiate university so you immediately feel a sense of community. For the first week there will be students called 'second/third year contacts' around campus who are there to answer any questions or concerns you may have. The scheme is designed to help you feel welcome and get involved in university life from the beginning. In terms of clubs and societies, there is a massive range and, if you have an idea for one, it is very easy to set up a new society."
Quality of facilities
7.8 / 10
Night life
7.4 / 10
Student union
6.5 / 10
How diverse is your university
6.6 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.6 / 10
Structure of courses
7.3 / 10
Preparation for a job
7.1 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"Campus is good. Instead of having one big SU building we have bars and JCRs all around..."

Night life

"Lots of shopping and sightseeing. If you want more, you can go to Leeds, which costs..."

Clubs and social environment

"Lots of sports teams and socials so it's very easy to make friends outside of coursemates..."

Diverse backgrounds

"I work on a lot of widening participation projects at the university and know several..."

Careers services

"There's lots of careers advice, especially on applying for internships and activities..."


"You can get extra help outside of seminars and practicals. There's a variety of modules..."


"There's something of a lack of diversity. We don't have an app for bus timetables..."

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