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Living in York
York, known in the UK as 'The Capital of the North', is a beautiful city, with a rich and varied history. Expats living in York can expect to enjoy a warm and welcoming community, beautiful, historical architecture and a wealth of museums and historically important sites, from the breathtaking York Minster to the city walls, which you can walk to take in the city sights. York also has plenty to offer in terms of art and culture, as well as a busy nightlife that creates the buzz of a much larger city with the community atmosphere of a small town. York offers fantastic housing, great places to socialize, fantastic job opportunities and the perfect new home for expatriates. If you're thinking of moving to York take a look at the InterNations website, with busy forums and a buzzing expatriate community all offering tips on living and working abroad. We also have the fantastic Expat Magazine, with articles on all things expat, from cross culture communication to things to keep in mind when setting up a foreign bank account.
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Moving to York
Expats relocating to York will be pleased to find a great community, willing to welcome expatriates with open arms. Housing is plentiful, from inner city apartments to large, family homes for expat families. From York Minster and the National Rail Museum to a busy town center rich in history and plenty of shopping opportunities, a great cafe culture, celebrated restaurants and a busy nightlife, there's truly something for everyone in York. InterNations has a great online community with forums, in which you can find out more about moving to York from those who’ve been in your shoes before. Take the chance to join an international expat community and use the InterNations platform to socialize, network and get together with fellow expats living in York, the UK, and across the world.
Working in York
As the capital of the north, York is known for its strong job market, competitive salaries, a fantastic standard of living and a buzzing city with a rich history. Locals are famously welcoming and proud of their long history as a place of great importance in the UK. From Vikings to Romans, kings and soldiers alike have fallen in love with the beauty of York and its fantastic access to the rest of the UK. The city has a lot to offer those who are looking to start working in York, and if you're thinking of joining the ranks of expatriates in York, you can discuss all things expat, from planning and packing, to choosing a new home and settling in, nightlife, school life, family life and more, with other expatriates on InterNations. With over 1 million members, it is the largest online network for expats around the globe.
- Therese Yeboah
For me, the InterNations events are the best part. I attend almost every get-together and always get to know lots of friendly fellow expats.