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York St John University

Human Resources,New Wing (NW 2.10)
York St John University,Lord Mayor's Walk
United Kingdom (UK)
YO31 7EX
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York St John University is outstanding. We are a high quality, friendly university, known for academic excellence, a strong community spirit and a magnificent campus, based in the centre of the historic City of York. There are many things you will love about York St John University including the interesting, contemporary and relevant courses delivered by enthusiastic, expert staff. Recent campus investment of over £75m will provide you with an excellent student experience and a terrific range of well located accommodation. And all of this in the exciting environment that is York - with its heritage, vibrant café/bar culture and nightlife. York St John University awards are distinctive and dynamic. They are designed for you to achieve not only the subject specific skills you will need to enter your chosen profession, but also the life and work skills which we know employers are looking for in today’s competitive job market. We have a proud tradition of successful achievement for our students - people who come to us from a wide range of backgrounds. York St John has a long and distinctive history. York Diocesan Training School for teacher education, opened in May 1841 with one pupil on the register, 16 year old Edward Preston Cordukes. (The current Students’ Union building is named in his honour). In 1846 the Female Training School was founded. Both prospered and the lack of space in York resulted in the move of the Women’s College to Ripon in 1862. The college in York was described as St John’s College from the late 1890s and by 1904 St John’s was the largest Diocesan College in the country with 112 students. In the 20th Century both institutions developed its subject portfolio expanding student numbers, culminating in their unification as the College of Ripon & York St John in 1974. Our relationship with the University of Leeds dates back to 1920 and in 1990 we became a full College of the University. However, during the summer of 2001 the College signed

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