Student city guide to York

York contrasts vast areas of open space with historical buildings that people travel from all over the world to see. The University of York, with its huge 500-acre campus, regularly places within the top 20 nationally.

The walled city is home to York Minster, York Castle and the famous city walls – the gothic and medieval architecture gives the city a majestic feel. The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors are a short journey away, offering some of the country’s most breathtaking natural beauty.

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"Yorkshire offers some of the country’s most breathtaking natural beauty"

York is part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, and there’s a booming programme of modern entertainment going on in the city too. Its Grand Opera House has been restored and hosts a diverse programme spanning stand-up comedy, musicals and live music.

Our student accommodation, The Brickworks, is located near the city centre within walking distance of the universities. The building features a gym and social spaces, as well as a relaxing garden.


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