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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) – …

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Kizzy Wade RESIZED

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 …

National Grid work experience

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 …

Winners 2021

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 …

Phil Sayles Headshot June 2021

14th June 2021

Principal proud of Selby College’s successes as he plans departure

Principal and Chief Executive Phil Sayles has announced he will be moving on from Selby College at the end of 2021 to take up an equivalent role at Bournemouth and Poole College on the south coast. During his period leading …

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7th June 2021

Selby College student lands work experience at global tech company

James Greenhalgh, Level 3 BTEC Information Technology student at Selby College, has recently completed virtual work experience with Arm, a global semiconductor and software design company. After successfully applying for the placement via Uptree, James was invited to attend a …

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3rd June 2021

Introducing a new partnership of FE colleges -YNYER

Selby College is one of the leading colleges apart of the brand-new York, North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) Colleges Together. A partnership of further education colleges, it includes Harrogate College, Darlington College, York College, Scarborough TEC, East Riding College …

Selby Escapologist Project

26th May 2021

Art & Design students gear up for exhibition at Selby Abbey

Higher Education Art & Design students at Selby College are preparing to launch their first in-person exhibition this year at Selby Abbey. The display, which will take place from Tuesday, 15th June until Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, will feature work …

Selby College Higher Education

18th May 2021

Selby College successfully delivers degree-level offering despite pandemic

Statistics from the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) have revealed that Selby College received zero complains for its Higher Education programmes in 2020 –the sixth year in a row without a complaint. The Annual OIA report revealed that Selby …


14th May 2021

Students and staff celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Throughout the week, students and staff enjoyed a mental health treasure hunt across the campus, a wang-a-wellie competition, mindful colouring and creating their own positive pebbles. To help raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing, students and staff were encouraged …

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13th May 2021

Selby College signs AoC’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting staff and student mental health and wellbeing, Selby College has officially signed the Association of College’s (AoC) Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter. The document, which has been developed in conjunction with mental …

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4th May 2021

Selby College degree students excel in Sports and Exercise sector

A number of BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Exercise Science students at Selby College have gone on to secure successful careers in the sport and coaching industry. After completing the programme, former student Sophie Dales has recently launched her own …