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Excellent

“Yay for York”

published 28/12/2005

ProBrilliant societies, great teaching

Cons60's concrete block buildings

I'm in my second year studying at York and I'm loving it. It wasn't my first choice, but I'm very happy being there. I'm enjoying the course (well, some of the lectures aren't brilliant) and the social life if great. ~ General Information ~ The university was founded in 1963 and had only 200...

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“Yorkie - it's for girls”

published 09/08/2004

ProCampus community, good sports, good atmosphere

ConsNo central student union

I spent 3 years at York University studying Computer Science and Maths between 1998 and 2002 (I know that is 4 years - I spent a year in London in between my second and third years on an industrial placement). ** Background ** York is a relatively new university founded in 1963. It has developed...

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Super

ProFacilities, sports, community

ConsLocation, out-dated buildings

Over the next few months, many teenagers are going to have to make a big decision on where they want to continue their education to gain the degree's that they are wanting. It's a tough choice with so many establishments to choose from and there are many factors which will affect your final...

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Good

ProNice campus, high in league tables

ConsSmall, full of academic but not so hip students!

The University of York is renound for being known as the University of Dork in the papers, though I didn't know this prior to accepting a place! This is probably because it has been climbing the league tables and is currently seventh in the Times top universities but also won "university of the...

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Super

“Yorkidding?”

published 11/07/2000

Procampus, teaching excellence, reputation

Consgetting more expensive, and bigger

In recent years, York University has been pushed more into the national conscious through high positions in the university league tables, which consistently shows it, along with Warwick, to be one of the best of the crop of universities created in the 1960's. This position is well deserved...

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Good

“Not for me....”

published 17/06/2003

Profriendly staff, good selection of bars on campus, ...

Conscampus very isolated, can be depressing

I started at York around 4 years ago to study Art History. Things did not exactly start well as my first day was very depressing and I do blame the university for this. I arrived on the Sunday before Freshers week started, as we were advised, my parents had brought me down. I found my lodgings...

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Super

ProBangers all over the shop!!

ConsToo far away!!!

A couple of years ago I was seeing a girl and she went to York University. Had a great time with her I dont mind saying!!! I saw a bit of york while I was there visiting her for essentials. I can highly recommend visiting the chinese restaurant in the town call the Willow. Lovely food and not too...

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Excellent

“I bloody love York”

published 05/12/2000

ProFriendly town and university

ConsSocial life is limted mostly to cheese!!

I graduated from York this year. The 3 years i spent there were, without doubt, the best of my life. The collegiate system works well in creating friendly competition between colleges. The University has very high teaching standards, teamed with a great atmosphere, making it a great place to...

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Satisfactory

“Be warned!”

published 14/07/2000

ProYork is great for cyclists.

ConsSmall library, not much nightlife, Campus is out o...

The first thing that strikes you about York university campus are the buildings. If you know the university was built in the late 1960s then all the dull grey concrete, typical of the era, will come as no surprise, however, it’s not particularly inspiring for your average student, especially upon...

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Excellent

ProToo many to mention

ConsNo central venue

The best thing about York University is that it is in York. For myself and fellow graduates it was a gateway to permanent residency in this wonderful city. The student union was ineffective, there was no central venue, and York's three nightclubs were terrible - but somehow I had the time of my...

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Not for me

“Disappointing”

published 14/02/2010

ProThe city is beautiful

ConsThe university shares nothing in common with the c...

The University of York was founded in 1963. It resides in a kind of valley (either natural or man-made) on the outskirts of York, next to a small village called Heslington. The various colleges are situated around the edges of a huge lake, once the largest man-made lake in Europe. Often highly...

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Satisfactory

“Friendly if your dead”

published 21/08/2000

ProSmall nice campus with a lovely lake

ConsDo you want a list

Don't get me wrong by the title, York is not at all a bad University and you can have a great time here. I indeed love the fact that we have 6 college bars on campus and I have some great friends here. However if we get down to why we are actually at University and that is for our degree then I...

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Excellent

“The place to be”

published 26/07/2000

ProCompact, friendly, undergoing modernisation works,...

It is interesting to see different opinions about the University. But my advice would be to ignore them and have a look for yourself. York is a beautiful city which has many redeeming qualities and one of these is the university campus. True enough the buildings on campus are dated but at present...

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Super

“It not all bad at York”

published 03/10/2000

Progood reputation, attractive campus, accomodation c...

Conswind blows water from the fountain in your face in...

I'm about to start my second year at York and its a place I have mixed opinions about. As you might expect from the fact it is up with Oxford and Cambridge as a top university, there are a lot of pretty stuffy people who dress like they are from "Revenge of the Nerds", and who talk like Harry...

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Excellent

Prosmall, friendly,out of the way but with leeds clos...

Consaccomodation (but its improving),

I graduated from York a few years ago, and have had the opportunity to revisit the campus on a rgular basis and see the changes it has undergone and to see the things that have remained the same. My advice on York will keep away from the academics..it is well documented as excellent but you will...

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