York St John University

York St John University
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York St John University
Lord Mayors Walk
York Centre
York, North Yorkshire
YO31 7EX
United Kingdom
Tel: 01904876654
Fax: 01904876588

Tel: 01904876654

About York St John University

York St John University

Campus & Facilities

York St John University is an outstanding university, known for its academic excellence and responsive nature, always putting the student at the heart of everything it does. Our magnificent campus is located in the centre of the historic City of York.

Our eleven-acre site on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls. Our award winning campus has undergone a £100 million transformation over the past 10 years to ensure students benefit from the right environment in which to study and live. Originally built around a quadrangle, newer buildings including De Grey Court and the Fountains Learning Centre which houses the library, IT facilities and a modern lecture theatre. The Foss Building houses our sports hall, a physiology laboratory, a biomechanics lab, a psychology lab, a fitness suite, physiotherapy labs and general teaching rooms.

Other facilities include a dance studio, drama studio, music rooms (both practical and technical), TV and film production facilities, editing suites and dedicated art and design studios. There are a number of catering outlets and the Students’ Union has a bar, café, shop and offices on campus.


York St John University has a track record of working with businesses to help improve their performance, and a commitment to building strong business partnerships and supporting local economic growth.

Whether you are a new business start-up, SME or major employer working in the public or private sector or the voluntary sector, York St John has a wide range of expertise and knowledge available to support your business needs. We can offer a range of services that includes: Research and development expertise to help you innovate and grow, professional training for your workforce and access to recruitment opportunities for talented students and graduates.

We welcome opportunities to work collaboratively with businesses and strategic partners across the city, the wider region, nationally and internationally.


We put students a the heart of everything we do and strive to ensure that everyone can live happily and comfortably while they are studying away from home. We have 1 semi-catered option and 7 different self-catered options ranging in price and location across York.


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