York St John University
York St John was established in 1841 as York Diocesan College for men and later added a college for women in 1846 before the women’s college relocated to Ripon. The two colleges merged in 1974 to form the College of Ripon and York St John before becoming York St John university in 2006. The university had 6620 students as of 2018 with 790 of these being postgraduates.
The main things you need to know about studying at the York St John University.
York St John currently holds the 91st spot in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
York St John graduates are very employable with 97% of graduates already employed or in further education only 6 months after graduation.
Fees for UK students are £9250 a year for UK students. Fees for international undergraduates are £12,750 per year for Foundation, BA, BSc, PGCE and UG health degrees and £10,000 a year for the International Foundation programme.
York St John offers a number of scholarships, for example the International Scholarship and Sanctuary Scholarship as well as Bursaries for Care Givers, Single Parents and Adult Learners. The full range of scholarships can be found here.
York St John guarantees accommodation for all UK, EU and international first years who meet the application deadlines. There are eight different accommodation venues listed with up to three different style of room for each. Nearly every room available can be altered to suit accessibility needs and for more non university owned accommodation, AFS can provide other options.
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A tight knit students union enhances the community feel on campus and represents all students through the Chairs of School and Liberation Officers. With over 50 clubs and societies, including E-Sports, the York St John student union throws great events such as their ‘legendary Archies Day’.
York St John university has produced notable alumni such as Scarlett Moffatt, Edward Jarvis and Tom Danby.
York St John recently announced plants to launch an Institute of Social Justice specifically aimed at tackling social, economic and environmental challenges in our current society.
“When Shakespeare wrote “And though she be but little she is fierce” he probably didn’t have the city of York in mind. But this quote seems to be perfectly applicable to York. A small, yet vibrant city York is one of the best cities in the UK in terms of student experience".
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