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18th August 2022

Students dream big following outstanding results

Students from Selby College are celebrating their outstanding results today, securing places at a number of Russell Group universities and heading on to prosperous careers in a range of industries. Figures revealed that the College secured an overall pass rate …

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28th July 2022

College’s Diplomas enable adults to access their dream careers

Selby College is helping people without the traditional requirements for degree-level study to fast track their way to university with its Access to Higher Education Diplomas. The one-year programmes are designed to provide learners with the relevant knowledge and study …

Selby College Kit Aid donation

27th July 2022

KitAid donation gives children in Zimbabwe sports kit

Selby College is delighted to announce its KitAid donation has made it all the way from Selby to Zimbabwe – providing children in one of the world’s poorest countries with the chance to own their own sports kit. The clothing …

Sam Wright Principal and Chief Executive of the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group with NSS results

22nd July 2022

Student Survey Success for the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has placed in the top three Higher Education organisations in Yorkshire for Overall Student Satisfaction, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results. Students from both Selby College and Wakefield College, which form …

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19th July 2022

College inspires young pupils with Discovery Days

Selby College has recently hosted a number of successful Discovery Days with local primary schools - giving pupils the chance to explore Further Education and what they can do in the future. Year 5 and 6 pupils from Barwic Parade …

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15th July 2022

Selby College and Drax aim to spark students' imaginations

Selby College has partnered with renewable energy company Drax to help inspire students to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects. At an event attended by over 170 Year 9 pupils from four different local schools, the pupils had …

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28th June 2022

Adults gain training boost with College’s new technical programme

Selby College is offering working adults the opportunity to rapidly upskill and retrain into higher skilled jobs through its brand-new training programme. As part of the government’s pledge to reduce skills gaps and boost access to more high-quality training alternatives …


23rd June 2022

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group accredited matrix Standard

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is pleased to announce it has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services it provides to its students. Student feedback from the assessment cited that employees …

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16th June 2022

Business students fundraise for Cancer charities

Selby College Business students have raised more than £940 for Young Lives vs Cancer after hosting a successful charity football match. Held at Selby Town Football Club, the Kids vs Adults match saw students and parents take to the pitch …

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7th June 2022

Construction students complete training with smart home leader

Electrical Installation and Plumbing students at Selby College have recently completed expert installer training with Aico, the European leader in home life safety. As part of the one-day course, the students were taught best practices when it comes to effectively …

Hospitality and Catering students bake off

1st June 2022

College marks Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with Sleepsafe Selby fundraiser

Students and staff at Selby College have donated funds raised from their Platinum Jubilee celebrations to Sleepsafe Selby. More than £610 was raised for the charity, which provides temporary accommodation for the homeless or anyone who is facing a night …


31st May 2022

Selby College celebrates another year of sporting success

The academic and sporting achievements of Selby College’s students were acknowledged last night as part of its Annual Sports Awards. Held at the Parsonage in Escrick, York, the evening’s proceedings started with the presentation of the Academic Excellence and Achievement …

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25th May 2022

Art & Design students prepare for End-of-Year Exhibition

Art & Design students at Selby College are gearing up to deliver their end of year exhibition, which will feature projects with Selby District Council. Taking place from Thursday June 16th until Thursday 23rd June 2022, at the College’s campus …

Gail Clayton Property Services Coordinator with Salvation Army bank

19th May 2022

College supports Ukraine with generous donations

Selby College staff rallied together to collect donations for local and national charities that are on the ground providing support to people who have been affected by the Ukraine crisis. Significant donations have been made by staff for the Big …

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16th May 2022

College combats loneliness as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Students and staff at Selby College took part in a number of activities designed to tackle loneliness as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022. Members of the College were encouraged to work in pairs or groups as part of …

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5th May 2022

Students boost their employability skills with world leading companies

Students at Selby College marked National Work Experience Week 2022 by taking part in a number of training and employability workshops with global employers. Engineering students completed the ‘Grid for Good’ work experience programme with National Grid and charity Young …

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3rd May 2022

Students win bids for public art proposals in Selby

A number of Art & Design students from Selby College have won micro-commissions to develop concepts for public art for the Selby Station Gateway Transforming Cities Fund project. The micro-commissions have been funded by Selby District Council and co-ordinated by …

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21st April 2022

Prospective students get a taste of Pathways course

Selby College has hosted a number of successful taster events for its Pathways to Progression course – highlighting the various different development routes available to prospective students. The College recently invited a group of Year 11 students from Selby High …

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12th April 2022

Easter fundraisers make ‘eggcellent’ contribution to Cancer Research UK

Students and staff from across Selby College have raised more than £300 for Cancer Research UK through a number of Easter-themed fundraising activities. BTEC Level 3 Business students held a bake sale and sweet stall ahead of the Easter break …


25th March 2022

College addresses need for FE tutors with teacher training bursaries

As the demand for teachers in the Further Education (FE) sector rises, Selby College is supporting aspiring teachers to achieve their teaching qualifications with a new package of bursaries. For the academic year 2022-23, a range of grants will be …