We are a student-run letting agency, letting the students of York have their say with an alternative letting agency.The Student Agency is registered and a member of the Property Redress Scheme.

In recent years, the students of York have been very unhappy with the service they have received by their letting agents, and started seeking an alternative. This led to the idea of a student run agency, where lettings could be centralised here at the university. In 2014, the university voted for a student run letting agency, confirming their negative experience of the student property agents in York. With such a response from students, Ryan Hill, a student of the University of York, decided to take action and set up a student run letting agency.
Ryan felt he could use his strong skills, and the experience he gained from working at some of the largest property companies in the country, to improve the property search for students of the University of York and York St John.


– A fairer way for students to be allocated properties.

– Make the move out of home more affordable, with low cost fees.

– Make sure international students are properly represented and given extra support when needed, so that they can find suitable accommodation.

– Give all students helpful and honest advice when looking for a new home in York.



Ryan Hill



Ryan has had over five years of experience in property, and has worked with a large array of landlords, from those with a second home to let, to those with over 700 properties. He is dedicated to his clients, always ensuring constant communication with everyone.

Ryan studies Management, Finance and Accounting at the University of York. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, and playing golf on the weekends.

Emily Atkins


Head of Marketing

Emily deals with the marketing and graphic design, specifically working on social media, events, and designing promotional material. This is important to make the most of our position on campus, and to reach students to let them know there are plenty of properties for them!

Emily studies Mathematics and Statistics at the University of York, and also designs for the UoY Maths Society. She enjoys cooking and baking, and discovering new recipes to try out.