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About the University of York

The University of York

The University of York is one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational teaching and life-changing research. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, representing 24 leading UK universities maintaining the highest research and academic standards.

In the Times Higher Education's most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), the University of York was ranked in the top 10 in the UK for the quality of its research. In 2023 the University of York achieved its second consecutive Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award.

The University aims - research with relevance and reach, ethical and empowering education, positive and productive partnerships, lasting legacies - enable it to realise its vision of creating social benefit and public good through everything it does.

The University of York works across disciplines to find better ways to research and address the global challenges of our time; provide students with the opportunity to encounter different ways of understanding the world around us and new ways of shaping it; magnify its impact through local and global partnerships with boldness, ambition and innovation in the ways it creates, shares and applies knowledge; and opens up opportunity for all to join a diverse and inclusive community of shared purpose.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2023)

Gold Award for outstanding learning and teaching (TEF 2023)

The University of York has received the prestigious Gold Award in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2023) for its outstanding learning and teaching and student experience.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2023)



Excellence in research

The University of York is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for the quality of its research in the Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2021.

Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

  • No 10 overall - Times Higher Education

York is a six-times winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research.

Member of Worldwide Universities Network - group of 19 research universities from around the globe.

The University of York in the UK universities rankings

  • No 19 - Guardian University Guide 2024
  • No 15 - The Times Good University Guide 2024
  • Joint No 17 - Complete University Guide 2024
  • No 18 - Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

The University of York in the world universities rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings


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