At the heart of what we do at York College, we prepare our students to make progress. Whether joining us at 16 or 66, we’re committed to ensuring that students have the best experience possible and to prepare them for whatever it is they choose to do next.
We value each individual student here at York College and through our values of Success, Ambition, Respect and Care, we work together to know our students well, support and challenge them to succeed and celebrate their achievements along the way.
York College students go on to do amazing things. They’re able to do this because we give each of our students:
- the individual support they need to achieve and progress
- high-quality teaching with qualified, knowledgeable and experienced staff
- high-quality industry-standard facilities, in which we invest millions each year
- an environment where students feel safe, happy and healthy
- a valuable range of out of classroom activities to suit all interests
Our talented staff tailor our courses to meet students’ needs as well as the priorities for the local and regional economy. We do this so that whatever students choose to do next, we are sure, they’re as well equipped as they can be, for that next step.
At York College we pride ourselves on being able to offer a wide range of courses, with options to study at almost every level. This means that when we talk to prospective students about their aspirations, we can ensure our impartial, advice and guidance opens up a wide range of options for study.
So, whether the interest is work, an apprenticeship, further study, progression to a Russell Group University, independent living for the first time – we will definitely be able to match a course with the aspiration. For those who just don’t know, our high-quality Advisers will be able to provide support to make good choices about next steps.
Whatever the choice, York College is ready to welcome students from across the region and I very much look forward to our College being part of their future successes.
Chief Executive and Principal