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A Level students celebrate with Principal Sam Wright

17th August 2023

Selby A Level students celebrate outstanding results

A Level students from Selby College are celebrating after the class of 2023 delivered another strong set of results, with …

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31st August 2023

Group shortlisted for FE Provision of the Year Award

Acknowledging its commitment to supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group’s Further Education provision has been shortlisted for a national award. Hosted by nasen - the National Association for Special Educational Needs …

Sam Wright Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

29th August 2023

Education Group scores highly in National Student Survey 2023

Results of the latest National Student Survey 2023 (NSS), commissioned by the Office for Students (OfS), have revealed that the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has placed significantly higher than national average for student experience. Over …

A Level students celebrate with Principal Sam Wright

17th August 2023

Selby A Level students celebrate outstanding results

A Level students from Selby College are celebrating after the class of 2023 delivered another strong set of results, with an overall pass rate of 99.4% with 44% of learners achieving high grades (A*/A/B). This year saw 9 subjects achieve …

Taster day 2

14th July 2023

Students get a taste of college life

Students across North and West Yorkshire experienced the vast opportunities Further Education can offer, following a number of successful taster events held by the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group. Pupils got to encounter first-hand the Group’s wide range of A …

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10th July 2023

Students celebrate success with award ceremonies

The achievements of Selby College students from a range of academic areas were celebrated as part of a number of end-of-year award ceremonies. Curriculum departments including Construction, Health, Hospitality & Catering and Sport hosted their own student award ceremonies, recognising …

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29th June 2023

Group launches Skills Bootcamp in Carbon Capture and Storage

In response to the rising demand for green skills, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage. Formed in partnership with the Department for Education and the York …

Selby Garden Centre Dog Trust Fundraiser 1

20th June 2023

Business Students Fundraise for Dog Rescue Shelters

Selby College Business students have raised more than £650 for local and national dog charities through a number of community fundraising events. As part of their final assignment, Level 3 Business students were tasked with organising and hosting their own …

Barlby High networking sessio

27th April 2023

School pupils experience state-of-the-art IT lab

Pupils from Barlby High School recently got a taste of what working in a high-tech IT lab looks like, as part of a network taster session at Selby College. This saw pupils learn how to create their own networks using …

Green Skills Construction courses

21st April 2023

Group expands its Green Skills offer with new Construction courses

Addressing the need for green skills in the construction industry, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has introduced a brand-new range of part-time courses. The qualifications are designed to provide adults with the technical skills and capabilities needed to drive …

Stephanie Moon with Adrian Dawes and students Joshua and Sammy 2

3rd April 2023

Students wow audience at Eat Your Heart Out Festival

Selby College’s Hospitality and Catering students cooked up a storm at Selby District Council’s Eat Your Heart Out event – demonstrating how to cook low-budget, tasty meals. The festival, which took place at Selby Abbey on Friday 31st March, provided …

Chloe Smith with her award

29th March 2023

Apprentice recognised at Selby District Business Awards

Acknowledging some of the District’s most successful and promising individuals, Business Administration Apprentice, Chloe Smith, was presented with a Selby Business Award at its prestigious ceremony. Organised by Selby District Council, the awards attracted a substantial number of high-quality nominations …


9th March 2023

College enables pupils to explore passion for vocational subjects

Selby College successfully partnered with Selby High School to offer a six-week programme of workshops, inspiring pupils to further explore their interest of vocational subjects. As part of the enrichment programme, Year 9 pupils were able to try a range …

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8th March 2023

SAS: Who Dares Wins finalist delivers talks to students

Finalist of the latest series of SAS: Who Dares Wins Faye Banks, recently delivered talks at Selby College about her inspiring journey and prosperous Engineering career. Speaking to both students and staff, Faye shared her experience on the latest series …


6th March 2023

College gives young people skills boost with new qualifications

Selby College has expanded its vocational offering with Level 1 courses in a vast range of subjects – providing learners with a route to gain skills and knowledge in their chosen area. From September 2023, Level 1 courses will be …

Construction Forum

2nd March 2023

College boosts collaboration in Construction industry with Forum

Selby College hosted its first Employer Forum on Friday 24th February, helping to tackle skills gaps and sector demands in the Construction industry. The Forum provided an opportunity for organisations across the sector to meet to discuss the current skills …

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13th February 2023

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group Apprenticeship Awards winners announced

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group marked National Apprenticeship Week 2023 with its Annual Apprenticeship Awards – recognising the exceptional achievements of its apprentices and the contributions of its employer partners. Finalists, sponsors, distinguished guests and members of the Heart …

Oliver Hall on Top Gear

6th February 2023

National Apprenticeship Week 2023: Former Apprentice appears on Top Gear

From an Apprenticeship to the racetrack – former Engineering Apprentice Oliver Hall wows Top Gear viewers with his skills. Oliver took part in Top Gear’s latest challenge which saw host Paddy McGuiness train a team of young amateur racers up …

Lydia and her Swimming Team Selby Sharks

17th January 2023

Student to represent country in World Transplant Games

Selby College Health and Social Care student, Lydia Warner, has been selected to represent Great Britain in swimming at the World Transplant Games 2023 in Perth, Australia in April. After successfully competing in the British Transplant Games in the summer …

Higher Education Art Design Climate Change Exhibition

10th January 2023

Students inspire action for climate change with art exhibition

Higher Education Art and Design students from Selby College are driving forward change with their latest exhibition – highlighting the effects global warming is having on our planet through their art. The Climate Crisis exhibition, which was held between Wednesday …

Richard Stiff presenting Sam Marshall with his award

5th January 2023

Students’ achievements celebrated as part of awards ceremony

Selby College started the new year on a high with a prestigious awards ceremony acknowledging the success of its students. Held on Wednesday 4th January, the College’s Student Awards Ceremony was attended by learners and their loved ones, College staff …