Updated 9th July 2018
Our careers offer is outlined in the entitlement document.
You can book a careers appointment with an adviser during term time:
- By phoning the InfoZone on 01904 770770.
- By phoning the HelpZone 01904 770405/455,
- By completing a referral form with a member of staff
We can talk through your future career plans together, we look forwarding to hearing from you.
Support for staff - Services and resources provided by Careers (part of Student Services) can help you support your students in their plans. Contact Lindsey Skelly for any help and advice on Ext; 433.
Skills Yorkshire - Uncovering talent at Yorkshire’s largest careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship event
Wednesday 3rd October 2018: 9:30am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 7pm
Thursday 4th October 2018: 9:30am – 3pm
careersyandh.co.uk/Inspiringyandh/iyh_pages/york_and_north_yorkshire/14 - Job market information covering the whole of York and North Yorkshire
National Careers Service - providing information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
National Careers Service in York - information poster
targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors - Find out what different careers involve and how to get into them.
www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people - Legislation and advice on workers rights
Not Going to Uni – the one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs
Go to the Job Scene Pages - Apprenticeship Information
Higher Education and UCAS
11th April 2018 HE Parent Carer Event - Presentations
Applying to university, choosing your course etc. see www.ucas.com
Filling in your UCAS application - UCAS
You will need the York College Buzzword (Go to the InfoZone, your Progress Tutor or ring 01904 770398 for this information)
Information on UCAS Tariffs
Extra choices - If you've used all five choices and you're not holding any offers, read on about our Extra service.
UCAS Personal Statement - UCAS website information
Writing Your Personal Statement - Apply to Uni
Personal Statements - Which?
Open Day Information
www.ucas.com - open day information
Useful HE Websites
www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance- Student finance, information on loans, fees etc.
Access to Leeds - Anyone applying to a full-time undergraduate degree at the University can apply to the Access to Leeds scheme. To be eligible you must be living permanently in the UK, have the potential to succeed at the University of Leeds and meet two or more of the criteria identified on the website.
targetcareers.co.uk/uni/degree-subject-guides - Guides to different degree subjects and what careers it could lead to.
Open University - Information on the Open University
unistats.direct.gov.uk - The official website for comparing UK higher education course data
university.which.co.uk - Advice and information on universities
ukuniversitysearch.com - Helping students make the right choices about their future.
www.push.co.uk - Alternative guide to universities.
www.applytouni.com/applying - Provides information about choosing your course at university, personal statements etc.
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education - the independent body entrusted with monitoring, and advising on, standards and quality in UK higher education.
www.scholarship-search.org.uk - scholarships available to students.
www.loudmag.co.uk - Loud features the latest opportunities for college leavers and 6th formers.