24 Instagrams That Prove The University Of York Is The Best Place To Be A Student

You’ve probably always known York is the best place ever, but now we’ve got the Instagrams to prove it.

1. Both the Hes West and Hes East campuses are really beautiful. 

Walking around campus last week #York #uni #university #masters #UoY #nofilter

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2. Even the shabbier architecture holds up pretty well…

What filter is this?

#York #England #UK #Bike #Bridge #Nature #Picturesque

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3. Seriously though. This is basically a work of art. 

4. Plus, campus is constantly expanding. Like the new Environment building and its living wall. 

Our department is cooler than yours #environment #york

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5. And since Vanbrugh Paradise was transformed into Greg’s Place, Uni has looked even prettier… 

quite cool

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6. Which has inspired seriously cool photos like this one: 

7. The city itself is absolutely stunning. 

How does anyone come to York for an open day and not apply?!

☀️ #york#beautiful#city#favorite#sunny#yorkminster

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8. Even when the weather isn’t exactly on our side.  

As if flooding could ever stop York being the best 💪

被水淹没的城市 还是这么美❤️ #york

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9. And the Illuminating York festival is always something to look forward to. 

10. Campus is Instagram-ready in all seasons.

Absolutely love Winter-Spring flowers

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11. Even when it’s freezing. 

Beautiful morning #uniofyork #beautiful #mist #winter

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12. And it’s pretty spectacular at night too. 

Somebody put this on a postcard immediately.

13. You can always find new places in the city to explore… 

14. And spots like this on campus when you want some quiet.


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15. Or just to hide from deadlines. 

One week until #graduation! #exit #uniofyork #uoy #secretgarden

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16. But if you do have to get work done, the library isn’t so bad really.

The view from the library tonight is a little bit awesome. #Uni #UniversityOfYork #Awesome #Sunset

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17. We’re well known for sharing our campus with A LOT of birds… 

I hate the geese😩😂 #pleasemove #york #uoy

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18. But sometimes they’re actually kinda… cute?! 

When they’re not busy terrifying students ofc 😁

19. We know how to throw a celebration 🎉

Like Freshers’ and the Summer Ball.

@yorkunisu @uniofyork #bigtop #UniofYork

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20. And there are always cool places to go for a drink in town. 

Never too early for a cocktail

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21. Usually with a great view of the Minster. 

Pretty beer terrace 🍻

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22. Which looks stunning from every angle btw. 


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23. Basically, York is so amazing – it even makes mornings bearable. 

24. So let’s just never leave? ❤️❤️❤️

#YUSUBigTop #UoYFreshers #LoveYork

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