York St John University has been a leading education, training and research institution at the heart of the city of York for over 175 years.
The award-winning campus has undergone a multi-million pound transformation over the past 10 years, making York St John an outstanding place to work and study. Research at York St John covers a wide range of themes and issues across all nine of our academic Schools and highlights the University’s emphasis on working in partnership with a wide range of organisations.
Equality, opportunity and social justice are at the centre of the University’s ethos and this is reflected in their reputation for academic excellence, graduate employability and strong sense of community. Research is seen as one of the main ways that York St John can make a real difference to people’s lives, by using academic expertise to help people better understand the world and their lives within it, contributing to the richness of the cultural economy and playing a bigger part in the wider economic development of the community, region and beyond.