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Located on the outskirts of the historic city of York, the university campus is surrounded by greenery, lakes and wildlife. York is relatively small, yet it is jam packed with history and culture. Students enjoy just a 20-minute walk into the pedestrianised city or 10 minutes by bus. Having a collegiate system, the University of York offers students a close-nit community within the larger student population. This research-intensive university is considered to be a top place to study in the UK, educating over 15,000 students.
York St John is split into four main faculties; Arts, Education and Theology, the Business School and Health and Life Sciences. Since achieving university status in 2006 the university has grown and now teaches more than 6,500 students a year. The institution is spaced across an eleven-acre city campus, with two major facilities at Fountains Learning Centre and De Grey Court.
As the two main campuses are situated just outside of the city, one being Heslington East, the other being Heslington West. Heslington is a popular choice for student living. Other common places for student living include Heworth and Clifton.