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Research Opportunities at the University of York

University of York

Global reputation and research excellence

Graduate life at York

  • Our beautiful campus is located just outside York city centre and offers world-class teaching and learning spaces and an excellent environment to live and learn.
  • York is regularly named the best place to live in the UK, and is the city with the lowest rates of crime mostly likely to affect students in the areas they live during term time in England and Wales, according to the The Complete University Guide 2019.
  • We offer an excellent range of accommodation on or close to campus.
  • York is one of only a few UK universities to have a collegiate system, offering students the benefits of belonging to both the University as a whole and to a smaller college community.
  • Postgraduate students can become members of the postgraduate-only Wentworth College, a hub for postgraduate activity.
  • Our network of support services, such as the Student Hub provides easy access to help and support.
  • The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) offers confidential, specialist advice to all postgraduate students. They also run regular social and sporting events and a number of postgraduate networks.

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Your career

  • Our research students are supported by the Research Excellence Training Team, providing a range of courses and workshops to develop skills and support your career planning.
  • 94.6 percent of York research students reported being in work and/or further study six months after completing their course (HESA, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17. UK/EU Graduates).
Research Opportunities at the University of York

York postgraduate virtual or on-campus events

Have all your questions answered in one place at our Postgraduate Open Days.

  • Chat online or in person with our students, academic staff, accommodation, admissions and student support teams.
  • Find out about financing your studies and possible funding opportunities.
  • Speak to staff about the postgraduate support offered at York.
  • Talk to current students and applicants about PhD student life.

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Contact details:

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+44 (0) 1904 324 000
Email: postgrad-events@york.ac.uk

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Research Opportunities at the University of York

Academic Units

he Department of Chemistry is a large and successful department in an attractive University with an excellent reputation for teaching and research.

We have about 60 full-time members of academic staff including many winners of international prizes, over 620 undergraduate students, approximately 200 graduates (mainly studying for PhD degrees) and more than 70 research fellows. We have a group of coherent laboratories, recently extended and modernised to provide an excellent environment for teaching and research.

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