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Selby College PGCE

15th April 2021

Aspiring FE tutors get a boost with new teacher training bursary at Selby College

The Government has announced a new package to support aspiring teachers in high-demand subjects – which will be available to …

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Selby College PGCE

15th April 2021

Aspiring FE tutors get a boost with new teacher training bursary at Selby College

The Government has announced a new package to support aspiring teachers in high-demand subjects – which will be available to those looking to carry out their teaching qualifications at Selby College starting this September. The Department for Education’s (DfE) Further …

Easter Football Camp at Selby Town FC

13th April 2021

Students’ Easter football camp goes down a treat

A number of Higher Education students from Selby College spent the Easter break hosting a football coaching camp for local 5-13-year olds at Selby Town FC. Following the launch of his coaching business, BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Exercise Science …

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26th March 2021

Former student Kurtus Auty wins national chef competition

Kurtus Auty, a former Hospitality and Catering student at Selby College, has been announced as the joint winner of the Koppert Cress ‘Sechuan Button Challenge’. As part of the challenge, chefs were tasked with creating a dish surrounding the edible …

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25th March 2021

College launches wellbeing art competition for students

Selby College is encouraging its students to get creative, as part of its wellbeing art competition. Students have been tasked with creating a piece of art work within the theme ‘fresh start’ and include the words keep learning, which will …

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23rd March 2021

Successful return to campus for Selby College students

Selby College has safely welcomed back its students to face-to-face learning, following the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown. Online learning is also still being provided so that students can be eased back into face-to-face learning as safely and seamlessly as …

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19th March 2021

Students step up to the challenge for Comic Relief

Pathway and Entry Level students at Selby College have finished a step challenge to raise money for Comic Relief – completing up to 5,000 steps within an hour. Taking place on Red Nose Day, on Friday, 19th March, the students …

NHS Project Placement

18th March 2021

Selby College students embark on virtual NHS placement with Selby Hospital

Students from Selby College have begun a virtual work placement project at the New Selby War Memorial Hospital - providing them with the opportunity to gain valuable experience from National Health Service (NHS) healthcare professionals. Eight A Level Biology and …

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15th March 2021

Selby College launches new website to enhance student experience

As part of its commitment to delivering an excellent service to its students and stakeholders, Selby College has launched a brand-new intuitive website. Designed to bring Selby College’s personality, state-of-the-art campus, vast range of courses and its supportive and friendly …

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9th March 2021

College boosts highly-skilled career paths with HE programmes

Selby College is supporting aspiring professionals to enter a range of highly-skilled careers with its Higher Education and Access to Higher Education programmes. In response to the demand for more healthcare professionals, Selby College has introduced a brand-new Higher National …

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2nd March 2021

Selby College students’ online learning boosted by Vodafone and the DfE

Students at Selby College have benefitted from greater access to the internet and digital devices to support their online learning efforts. Following the most recent move to online learning in lockdown, the Department for Education have provided laptops to the …

Paul Cliff

23rd February 2021

Why now is the time for employers to invest in Apprenticeships

Paul Cliff, Assistant Director of Business Development at Selby College, says employer-led apprenticeship programmes will be critical to building back the economy following the pandemic. This comes following the recent publishing of the Department for Education’s ‘Skills for Jobs’ white …


16th February 2021

Selby College puts wellbeing at the forefront of the agenda

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving mental health and wellbeing, Selby College is carrying out a number of initiatives to support its staff and students during these challenging times. Ahead of half-term, the College’s counselling team provided students …

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5th February 2021

Rapid Covid-19 testing programme launched

Selby College launches rapid Covid-19 testing programme for staff and students Selby College has opened a new rapid testing centre for its staff on campus, using ‘Lateral Flow Tests’. The tests will also be offered to students when they are …

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21st January 2021

UCAS: More students studying degrees locally

UCAS data shows more students are choosing to study degrees locallyMore Year 13 students than ever before are choosing to carry out degree-level study closer to home as a result of the pandemic, according to UCAS’ latest survey. The survey …

HND Art Design Exhibition

14th January 2021

Art & Design students take exhibition online

The show must go on: Art & Design students take graduate exhibition online Higher Education Art & Design students at Selby College explore the challenges and ideas surrounding the role of technology in Art and Design, as part of a …

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13th January 2021

Students and staff get moving in lockdown

Let’s get physical: Selby Community encouraged to get moving as part of round the world challenge Selby College and Brayton Primary have partnered with Selby High School to support their Selby Community Challenge, encouraging people to get moving throughout lockdown …

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12th January 2021

Principal encourages students to keep learning in lockdown

Principal responds to national closure of college campuses, encouraging students to keep learning Following the latest national lockdown, Phil Sayles, Principal and Chief Executive of Selby College, has addressed the closure of schools and college campuses – inspiring students to …

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11th January 2021

Carlton Primary School joins Selby Educational Trust

Selby College welcomes Carlton Primary School to the Selby Educational Trust Selby College is delighted to congratulate Carlton Primary School as it joins the Selby Educational Trust (SET) as of the 1st of January 2021. The move marks another huge …


18th December 2020

Winter Olympics Competition

Students get into the festive spirit with Winter Olympics Competition Level 2-5 Sport and Public Service Students at Selby College marked the end of term with a socially-distanced Winter Olympics competition. Students took part in a range of different activities …

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17th December 2020

Student awarded Image of the Week by BIPP

Students get into the festive spirit with Winter Olympics Competition Simon Anley, Higher National Diploma (HND) Art & Design student at Selby College, has won the Image of the Week from The British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP). “I submitted …