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York SJ  University

York SJ

A partner since: 04/12/2007

York St John University has grown out of the York Diocesan Training School, for teacher education, which opened in May 1841 with one pupil on the register, 16 year old Edward Preston Cordukes.

  • York SJ University has 4 items on display at the History of York

  • Ripon College for Women
    In the October of 1842, with things going well for the male college, there was a meeting of the ‘Commit...

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  • Crest of York St John College
    In 1953 an application was made, and approved by the College of Heralds for the crest that can still be seen...

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  • York St John in the 20th Century
    It is a bitter reminder of the impact of the first World War that in 1916 St John's College wa...

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  • York and Ripon Diocesan Training School for Masters
    The college that was eventually to become York St John University opened in 1841. It took several attempts f...

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