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1 © 2005,KJF, UoY 1 Support & guidance Our international support team can offer you: - advice on travelling to York & what to bring advice on travelling to York & what to bring English language support (including pre-sessionals) English language support (including pre-sessionals) orientation for new international students orientation for new international students help with adjusting to life in York – finding your way around help with adjusting to life in York – finding your way around information on UK travel, shopping, laws, safety information on UK travel, shopping, laws, safety study skills support – adapting to UK learning styles study skills support – adapting to UK learning styles immigration & visa advice immigration & visa advice welfare support in colleges welfare support in colleges social activities and informal advice (OSA) social activities and informal advice (OSA) confidential counselling confidential counselling religious and faith group support religious and faith group support careers guidance & advice on working in the UK careers guidance & advice on working in the UK Our international support team can offer you: - advice on travelling to York & what to bring advice on travelling to York & what to bring English language support (including pre-sessionals) English language support (including pre-sessionals) orientation for new international students orientation for new international students help with adjusting to life in York – finding your way around help with adjusting to life in York – finding your way around information on UK travel, shopping, laws, safety information on UK travel, shopping, laws, safety study skills support – adapting to UK learning styles study skills support – adapting to UK learning styles immigration & visa advice immigration & visa advice welfare support in colleges welfare support in colleges social activities and informal advice (OSA) social activities and informal advice (OSA) confidential counselling confidential counselling religious and faith group support religious and faith group support careers guidance & advice on working in the UK careers guidance & advice on working in the UK

2 Doug Pearce International Office International Office Doug Pearce International Office International Office

3 © 2005,KJF, UoY 3 Location North East of England Around 2 hours to London – Close to International Airports Leeds/Bradford Manchester International London Newcastle Humberside North East of England Around 2 hours to London – Close to International Airports Leeds/Bradford Manchester International London Newcastle Humberside

4 © 2005,KJF, UoY 4 Why York? Highly placed in most league tables relating to qualityHighly placed in most league tables relating to quality 4,000 students live on or near the main campus, generating a lively and varied social and cultural life.4,000 students live on or near the main campus, generating a lively and varied social and cultural life. The College structure and personal supervisor system provide students with a supportive environment. As a result, the University has a very low dropout/failure rate.The College structure and personal supervisor system provide students with a supportive environment. As a result, the University has a very low dropout/failure rate. Our graduates have an impressive record of obtaining work and further study with a range of employers and institutions.Our graduates have an impressive record of obtaining work and further study with a range of employers and institutions. Voted European Tourism City of the Year in 2007Voted European Tourism City of the Year in 2007European Tourism City of the Year in 2007European Tourism City of the Year in 2007 The development of York Science Park has made York one of the first dedicated Science Cities in the UKThe development of York Science Park has made York one of the first dedicated Science Cities in the UKYork Science ParkYork Science Park Highly placed in most league tables relating to qualityHighly placed in most league tables relating to quality 4,000 students live on or near the main campus, generating a lively and varied social and cultural life.4,000 students live on or near the main campus, generating a lively and varied social and cultural life. The College structure and personal supervisor system provide students with a supportive environment. As a result, the University has a very low dropout/failure rate.The College structure and personal supervisor system provide students with a supportive environment. As a result, the University has a very low dropout/failure rate. Our graduates have an impressive record of obtaining work and further study with a range of employers and institutions.Our graduates have an impressive record of obtaining work and further study with a range of employers and institutions. Voted European Tourism City of the Year in 2007Voted European Tourism City of the Year in 2007European Tourism City of the Year in 2007European Tourism City of the Year in 2007 The development of York Science Park has made York one of the first dedicated Science Cities in the UKThe development of York Science Park has made York one of the first dedicated Science Cities in the UKYork Science ParkYork Science Park The University of York was founded in 1963 with 200 students. Since then, it has expanded to 11,000 students and has over 30 academic departments and research centres.

5 © 2005,KJF, UoY 5 A top UK university After only 44 years, we are now: - 74 th in the world according to the Times Higher World Rankings in st in UK for teaching quality 6 th in UK for Research Excellence 1 st in UK for research grant income per staff member Ranked 8 th in UK in 2007 by The Sunday Times We were also voted UK University of Year in After only 44 years, we are now: - 74 th in the world according to the Times Higher World Rankings in st in UK for teaching quality 6 th in UK for Research Excellence 1 st in UK for research grant income per staff member Ranked 8 th in UK in 2007 by The Sunday Times We were also voted UK University of Year in 2003.

6 © 2005,KJF, UoY 6 Research Assessment Exercise 2001 Archaeology 3a Biological Sciences 5 Chemistry 5 Computer Science 5* Economics 5 Education 4 Electronic Engineering 3a English Language and Literature5* Environmental Sciences 4 History 5 Linguistics 5 Applied Mathematics 5 Pure Mathematics 5 Music 5 Nursing 5 Philosophy 5 Physics 4 Politics 5 Psychology 5* Social Policy 5 Social Work 5 Sociology 5 Archaeology 3a Biological Sciences 5 Chemistry 5 Computer Science 5* Economics 5 Education 4 Electronic Engineering 3a English Language and Literature5* Environmental Sciences 4 History 5 Linguistics 5 Applied Mathematics 5 Pure Mathematics 5 Music 5 Nursing 5 Philosophy 5 Physics 4 Politics 5 Psychology 5* Social Policy 5 Social Work 5 Sociology 5

7 © 2005,KJF, UoY 7 Our campus

8 © 2005,KJF, UoY 8 Our subjects Archaeology Computer Science Economics Education Electronics English Literature Environment History/History of Art Law Linguistics Medicine Management Music Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) Philosophy Politics Psychology Social Policy Sociology Theatre, Film & TV Archaeology Computer Science Economics Education Electronics English Literature Environment History/History of Art Law Linguistics Medicine Management Music Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) Philosophy Politics Psychology Social Policy Sociology Theatre, Film & TV

9 © 2005,KJF, UoY 9 The future Expansion plan takes York to students in next ten years through development of a new campus Commitment to Widening Participation Expand existing subjects: e.g. medicine, management, biology, psychology, computer science, English, social policy, economics New subjects: law, finance, theatre/film/TV New research centres: eg neuroimaging, immunology, epidemiology, nanofabrication, childhood studies New support facilities: 4 colleges, arts and sports centres, conference centre, biomedical and IT incubators New professorships & readerships for intellectual leadership Expansion plan takes York to students in next ten years through development of a new campus Commitment to Widening Participation Expand existing subjects: e.g. medicine, management, biology, psychology, computer science, English, social policy, economics New subjects: law, finance, theatre/film/TV New research centres: eg neuroimaging, immunology, epidemiology, nanofabrication, childhood studies New support facilities: 4 colleges, arts and sports centres, conference centre, biomedical and IT incubators New professorships & readerships for intellectual leadership

10 © 2005,KJF, UoY 10 Heslington East Campus Heslington East is the name of the proposed extension of the University of York's campus. It is an area of land to the east of the existing campus at Heslington. It is proposed that the extension will have a similar mix of activities to the current campus, with colleges, academic buildings, community facilities and significant green areas, including woodland and a lake. Heslington East is the name of the proposed extension of the University of York's campus. It is an area of land to the east of the existing campus at Heslington. It is proposed that the extension will have a similar mix of activities to the current campus, with colleges, academic buildings, community facilities and significant green areas, including woodland and a lake.

11 © 2005,KJF, UoY 11 Finding out more University International Office or Undergraduate prospectus Postgraduate prospectus Foundation course (if required) Centre for English Language Teaching (for pre-sessional courses) University International Office or Undergraduate prospectus Postgraduate prospectus Foundation course (if required) Centre for English Language Teaching (for pre-sessional courses)


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