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23rd November 2021

Students from across campus raise money for Children in Need

Selby College students and staff have raised more than £310 for BBC’s Children in Need through their fundraising efforts. From …

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Kizzy Wade

25th November 2021

Selby College student named as finalist for national awards

Selby College student, Kizzy Wade, has been named a finalist in the Association of Colleges’ Student of the Year awards. The annual awards celebrate students who stand out from the crowd and have gone above and beyond, whether in college …


23rd November 2021

Students from across campus raise money for Children in Need

Selby College students and staff have raised more than £310 for BBC’s Children in Need through their fundraising efforts. From creating their own Pudsey Bear keyrings to a pyjama day and charity tournaments, students from across Selby College carried out …

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15th November 2021

Selby College Principal: “Student safety has been overlooked in housing development access road plans”

Selby College’s Principal and Chief Executive Phil Sayles has voiced his concerns on Persimmon Homes’ plans, which will affect the access road to the College, explaining it will jeopardise the safety of the College’s students and staff. Phil Sayles raised …


18th October 2021

Classes of 2020 and 2021 celebrate their success at Higher Education Graduation Ceremony

Selby College celebrated the achievements of its 2020 and 2021 Higher Education graduates at its first in-person Graduation Ceremony in two years, held at Selby Abbey on Friday, 15th October. Students who completed their degree-level programmes at Selby College in …

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11th October 2021

Selby College students make shortlist for national awards

Two Selby College students have been shortlisted for the prestigious Association of Colleges Student of the Year Awards. The Awards highlight exceptional students from across the country in four categories, with 22 students from 18 colleges making it on to …

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27th September 2021

The Sedamyl Group Supports Local Community with Donations

Students across Selby are all set for the new term thanks to a series of donations by one local employer The Sedamyl Group – which encompasses sister companies Sedamyl UK and Uniglad Ingredients. The group has been investing in the …

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20th September 2021

Selby College welcomes 14 brand-new Apprentices from Greencore

Selby College has welcomed 14 brand-new Apprentices from convenience giant Greencore. The Level 3 Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer Apprentices will spend the first two years of their Apprenticeship at the College, on a three-week in, three-week out basis. The …

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14th September 2021

A passion for poetry: Student spends summer break at National Youth Theatre

Kizzy Wade, a Vocational student at Selby College, has completed a summer placement with the National Youth Theatre (NYT) – a world-leading youth arts organisation. NYT’s summer programme, which ran from Monday 2nd August until Saturday 4th September 2021, provided …

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9th September 2021

Selby College appoints industry expert to lead Accounting course

Relaunching its offering for aspiring accountants, Selby College has appointed a former industry-leading Financial Accountant to deliver its Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) courses. Highly-experienced and qualified Chartered Accountant, Sarah Murphy, has taken on the role of the College’s AAT …

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27th August 2021

Selby College soars in National Survey for its degree-level offering

Results from the latest National Student Survey have revealed Selby College has ranked in the top two Higher Education organisations in Yorkshire for Overall Student Satisfaction. More than 86% of Selby College’s students claimed they were satisfied with the quality …

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10th August 2021

Selby College students achieve outstanding pass rates

It’s smiles all around at Selby College as its students celebrate their outstanding grades – securing them places at some of the UK’s top universities and on to prosperous careers. After a challenging academic year, outstanding grades were achieved across …


30th July 2021

Selby College set to benefit from Skills Accelerator Programme funding

Selby College, alongside 11 other education providers across the Humber, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, are set to receive a multimillion-pound boost as part of the successful TEC Partnership-led bid to join the Skills Accelerator Programme. The College has been granted the …

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29th July 2021

Students gain insight into energy industry via National Grid programme

A number of Selby College students have recently taken part in a series of employability workshops delivered by energy giant National Grid and national charity Young Enterprise. Designed to prepare young people for the recruitment process and entering employment, the …

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19th July 2021

Academic and sporting achievements recognised at Sport Awards

Selby College’s sport department celebrated the successes of its students and sports teams at its end of year awards night. Sports and Public Services staff and students ended the academic year on a high with an awards presentation held at …

Salon Management

14th July 2021

New course creates pathway for aspiring salon owners

For those aspiring to own or manage their own Hair and Beauty salon, Selby College has expanded its higher-level student offering with a brand-new course in Salon Management. Designed to provide adult students with the management and technical skills required …

A Level Biology Students Intermediate Biology Olympiad

8th July 2021

College secures first gold medallist at the Intermediate Biology Olympiad competition

It was another successful year for Selby College’s A Level Biology students at the UK’s prestigious Intermediate Biology Olympiad (IBO) competition – with one student taking home a Gold medal. As part of the competition, students were able to challenge …

Jake Gill Level 2 Bricklaying student

1st July 2021

Bricklaying student excels in SkillBuild 2021 competition

Jake Gill, Level 2 Bricklaying student at Selby College, has successfully reached the regional qualifiers of the national SkillBuild 2021 competition. As part of the competition, Jake had to complete an online assessment and carry out a six-hour bricklaying task …

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23rd June 2021

Yorkshire colleges announce plans for merger

The Governing Bodies of Selby College and Wakefield College have today announced plans to merge. The new college group will serve the education and skills needs of residents and employers from their campuses in Castleford, Selby and Wakefield with a …

Kit Aid Donation

21st June 2021

Selby College makes generous donation to KitAid Africa

Selby College plans to donate more than 80 pieces of sports kit to KitAid to help children and adults in some of the world’s poorest countries. The donation includes a mixture of Selby College’s football, rugby and netball kits and …

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17th June 2021

Selby College students support local foodbank with large donation

A group of Entry-Level students at Selby College set themselves the challenge of collecting donations for their local foodbank. The students managed to collect seven boxes for Selby & District Foodbank, full of dried food, tinned meat and fruit, tea …