Learn English in York

At BSC York, you can improve your language skills in a relaxed environment with the help of our qualified, friendly team. Explore the 'friendliest city in the UK'!

3 reasons to choose York


A welcoming, relaxing environment

York is big enough to have everything you need, but small enough to not be stressful or overwhelming.


Incredible historic surroundings

York is famous for Roman city walls and the 13th-century Gothic cathedral, York Minster.


The UK's Chocolate capital

York is a great destination for chocolate lovers – you can often smell chocolate as you walk around town!

Study in this incredible historic city at BSC York

BSC York is in the heart of one of England’s most interesting cities, with pretty streets and friendly locals that will make you feel immediately at home. Socialise in our comfortable common room, and enjoy the sunshine in our outdoor courtyard.

Our expert team at BSC York have experience of living and working in countries all around the world and are here to help you make the most of your stay.

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English lessons in York

Our English college in York is in the centre of the city, near shops and all the main attractions.

Our address is: BSC York, 7 New St, York YO1 8RA

  • Shops and restaurants – 1 minute
  • Shambles – 4 minutes
  • Jorvik Viking Centre – 5 minutes
  • York Minster – 6 minutes
  • York Train Station – 14 minutes

Great things start at BSC York

BSC’s qualified teachers have helped thousands of people of all ability levels achieve their potential. Whether you want to excel in exams, improve your career options, or work confidently in an international environment, your journey starts here.

Our friendly team is here to give you all the support and advice you need to enjoy your time here, and get the most out of it that you possibly can.

Meet the BSC York team

Tim Ashurst

Tim AshurstCollege Manager

Pete Woods

Pete WoodsLead Teacher and Trainer

Barry Ryan

Barry RyanTeacher

Tanya Djalili

Tanya DjaliliStudent Experience Lead

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca SmithTeacher

Ash Djalili

Ash DjaliliTeacher

Marta Barber

Marta BarberTeacher

Olga Skrzypek

Olga SkrzypekTeacher

Support for Under 18 International Students

At BSC Education we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all students. We provide English Language training to adults, however, we also welcome students aged 16-17 who are studying with us from international destinations. By prioritising their welfare and providing comprehensive support, we strive to empower them to thrive academically, socially, and personally during their time with us.

Click the button below to read more about how we support students aged 16-17 studying on an adult course:

Get the full York experience

Discover York and practise your English with our varied social programme.

Every week, the school organises a variety of social activities that are perfect for meeting new people and practising your English. Activities include meals out, museum trips, live music nights as well as theatre and cinema trips.

Social Programme Examples

Some of the fun activities our friendly team will help you enjoy while you are with us.

Ned, Thailand

When I first arrived I was a little nervous but now I think of BSC York as my second home – I love this place!

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Where will I stay in York?

Improve your English while enjoying a comfortable stay with our language courses and accommodation packages.

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Contact BSC

We are here Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.