Discounts and Offers at University of York

Stretch your student budget with helpful advice and tips on saving money.

The Student Funding Office(student money and general advice) at University of York, offers guidance on managing finances and making the most of a budget. Whether students need advice on budgeting, finding part-time employment, or accessing student discounts, hardship funds, or scholarships, their friendly advisors are there to support them.

Contact them at +44(0)19 0432 4140 or drop by their office for personalized assistance.

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Get the most out of leisure time with affordable entertainment options.

Copper Gate Shopping Centre located in York in North Yorkshire is a perfect place you need for a fantastic day out, right at the heart of the historic city of York. It is the only shopping center within York's historic walls where you can explore culture, shopping, food & drink. It offers a variety of entertainment and leisure options the students can take advantage of.

For current offers, you can click here.

Need to stock up on groceries?

Local supermarkets such as Tesco Express, located 34 Piccadilly, York may offer student discounts on selected items. Students can bring their student ID cards to enjoy these savings. Planning shopping wisely and taking advantage of these discounts can make their money go further.

Moreover, there are two Nisa stores, one each on Campus West and Campus East. They sell everyday groceries and essentials as well as on-the-go hot drinks, slushes and milkshakes.

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Take a pause from your studies and indulge in leisure activities at discounted rates.

York Maze offers an amazing day out with over 20 rides, shows and attractions, many under cover. The giant Maize Maze is the largest in Europe with a new design to solve each year. 

Harry Potter Locations Tour- Get an intimate glimpse into the city while visiting places significant to J K Rowling and Harry Potter on a magical walking tour, ideal for fans of the books and movies.

The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York-From plague to Vikings to butchery and murder, discover York’s sinister underbelly on tour led by a guide known for his dark sense of humour. See sights such as York Minster as you hear tales of bygone days

York Minster-Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.

Travel around York and beyond at discounted rates.

University of York, like many universities around the world, may offer free tours for students. You may check their website for any openings.

You can visit  First Bus York for buses in York to check on fares, tickets and any on-going offers they may have.

York also provides free tours of few of their campuses. If you are fresh to the university and would like to get used to the surroundings, you are highly recommended to take a tour of the campuses. To check on tour days and book your place for campus tours, click here.

Need a caffeine fix?

Students at University of York can enjoy a cozy atmosphere and quality coffee at Library Cafe located at JB Morrell Library. Starbucks located at Heslington, is another option to grab a quick drink and snacks for students around University of York.

There are many place to take a break in between studying and enjoy drinks and snacks around York. Keep an eye out for any student discounts or loyalty discounts through various cafe's loyalty program they may have to offer.

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How can I access the Money & Housing Advice services?

To access the Money & Housing Advice services, you can visit their Fees Office, Finance Services located at Unit 1, Market Square, York. Their friendly team offers both in-person and online support. Alternatively, you can contact them at +44 (0)19 0432 2120 .

Which stores at the University of York offer student discounts?

University of York has various stores that provide student discounts on fashionable finds, accessories, and tech gadgets. Students can explore the center to find great deals that match their style and budget.

What are some of the local bars and restaurants offering student discounts?

There are several establishments in University of York that offer fantastic discounts to students. Some are: Pavement Vaults which is great for burgers and ribs, Rustique for high-quality French food and Everest Gurkha which does great Nepalese food to mention few. There are generous happy hours Monday-Saturday – more than five hours worth – or all day drinking at reduced prices on Sundays along with memberships.