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University of York

York | Yorkshire and Humberside

Political City Campus Rural Collegiate

Ucas code: Y50

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

72%

MED

Creative

59%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

69%

MED

Political

65%

HIGH

Varied union activities

74%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £22k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

Number of students

17,898

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

74%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

9%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

20%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 623 comments (149 students)
    • Course

      First year was structured well, second year continues to be good

      2018, 2nd year, Computer Science Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Logged onto uni site. Booked one

      2018, 2nd year, Computer Science Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      Alot if stuff we already know but very interesting course in general

      2018, 2nd year

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    • Accomodation

      Liked our house, chose to resign

      2018, 2nd year, Philosophy Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      Yes, college leaders

      2018, 2nd year, Philosophy Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      I’ve got some fantastic Lecturers who go above and beyond to help me access extra material and explain to me anything I’m...

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      2018, 1st year, Economics

      Course

      I’ve got some fantastic Lecturers who go above and beyond to help me access extra material and explain to me anything I’m stuggling with. The uni administration is a bit cold but the staff are nice enough

      2018, 1st year, Economics

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