Thinking about studying Computer Science at York?

What's it really like to live and study here? We asked some of our students to tell us about their typical week.

A week in the life of Kieran McHugh

Kieran is from Liverpool and is in his final year of the MEng in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence.

During the summer vacation, he completed his third internship with the travel search site Skyscanner, and now works for the company part time.

A week in the life of Astha Saxena

Astha is from Belfast, and is in her fourth year of the MEng in Computer Science with Software Engineering. 

Astha keeps busy in her spare time by acting as a volunteer for Goodricke College. As a member of the Tennis Society, she enjoys the regular Sports Socials and also likes to salsa dance! 

A week in the life of Owen Hurford

Owen is from Preston in Lancashire. He is in his fourth year of the MEng in Computer Science.

Last year, he completed his Year in Industry at Sophos, where he worked as a Software Engineer. In his spare time, he manages the technology used by York's award-winning student newspaper, Nouse.

A week in the life of Marco Jones

Marco is from Enfield in Middlesex, and has just completed the first year of his four year Computer Science degree. 

Marco is a member of several university societies. From juggling to Japanese, and from gliding to game development, he enjoys a varied range of activities in his own time.

You've read what our students think ... now find out more!

Studying in York

The Department of Computer Science is located in brand new buildings on Campus East.

As well as excellent resources, we provide a friendly and supportive environment to help you make the most of your time here.

Read more about what it's like to study here, and watch our video tour of the Department.

Living in York

Student life is more than just studying!

York is big enough to be lively, but small enough not to be overwhelming. With something for everyone both on campus and across the city, you'll never be short of something to do.

Find out more about York and take a look at our video to see what the city is really like.