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York St John University

York St John University

We are a high quality university with a growing reputation for academic excellence and a friendly, community spirit. Based in the heart of the city, York St John University has a magnificent campus and a vibrant, rewarding atmosphere.

We want our University to be thoroughly student-centred, with students and staff working in partnership. Our compact, award-winning, city centre campus provides space for exciting, interactive learning. We will continue to nurture an academic community that promotes wellbeing, creativity, discovery and the personal development of students and staff. We strongly believe that a staff community that feels valued by the University is fundamental to the realisation of our vision.

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Our Values

We are an inclusive, innovative, transformative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

Our Vision

We will be the best of England’s small universities.

  • Enhance the quality of the student experience, with a particular focus on learning, teaching and research, so that our graduates develop skills for life and work.
  • Nurture a diverse and culturally rich community, retaining the sense of community built up over 175 years.
  • Deliver growth in our student numbers – Home/EU, international and postgraduate.
  • Ensure our financial and organisational resilience.

Diversity

York St John University is dedicated to providing an inclusive, accessible and welcoming environment which supports a diverse and culturally rich community. We will inspire our students and staff to value equality, diversity and inclusion and we aim to ensure that all of our students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential. We make real this commitment in practical ways that enhance the experience of our students and staff. The University is committed to developing, implementing, reviewing and monitoring policies and practices which promote equality, diversity and human rights.

We value the social and cultural diversity that everyone brings to our community. The contributions by a diverse workforce and student body enrich and strengthen our University, and we are determined to promote diverse and balanced representation across the workforce.  

We are proud to have been in the Top 100 Stonewall WEI, for three years in a row, being a Disability Confident Employer and a Mindful Employer. To find out more about our equality initiatives click here.

Benefits at York St John University

List of all the benefits that York St John University are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Pension Scheme
  • Mentoring
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Discount Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Relocation Scheme
  • Disability Leave
  • Counselling
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Cost of Living Pay Awards
  • Staff Sport Programme
  • Payroll Charity Donation
  • University Allotments
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Family Life Assurance
  • Shared Parental Leave(Open to Same Sex Couples)
  • Adoption Leave (Open to Same Sex Couples)

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