The city of York has been ranked the ninth most dangerous place to be a student by a new survey.
It focused upon areas of high student occupancy, where 535,468 crimes were recorded between February 2014 and January 2015, to show how likely students are to be exposed to crime.
According to StuRents.com, 387.4 crimes per 1000 residents were recorded in areas of high student occupancy in York in 2014.
In comparison, in Brighton, which ranked the most dangerous place to be a student, there were 829.4 crimes recorded per 1000 residents.
Egham was deemed to be the safest place to be a student, followed by High Wycombe and Bath respectively. There were 56.6 crimes per thousand residents recorded in Egham in 2014.
These statistics include recorded crime involving non-students as well as students.
Despite York’s high ranking, the city has previously been named the safest place in the world for short-break tourists.
Only one per cent of the 2075 participants of this survey considered York a risky tourist destination.