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Higher Education at York College

Updated 9th July 2018


Our careers offer is outlined in the entitlement document.

You can book a careers appointment with an adviser during term time:

  • By phoning the InfoZone on 01904 770770.
  • By phoning the HelpZone 01904 770405/455, 
  • By email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • By completing a referral form with a member of staff

We can talk through your future career plans together, we look forwarding to hearing from you.

Support for staff - Services and resources provided by Careers (part of Student Services) can help you support your students in their plans. Contact Lindsey Skelly for any help and advice on Ext; 433.


Events 

Skills Yorkshire - Uncovering talent at Yorkshire’s largest careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeship event
Wednesday 3rd October 2018: 9:30am – 3pm and 4:30pm – 7pm
Thursday 4th October 2018: 9:30am – 3pm

 


Employment

careersyandh.co.uk/Inspiringyandh/iyh_pages/york_and_north_yorkshire/14 - Job market information covering the whole of York and North Yorkshire

National Careers Service - providing information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

National Careers Service in York - information poster 

National Careers Service Offer Information June 2018

targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors - Find out what different careers involve and how to get into them.

www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people - Legislation and advice on workers rights

Not Going to Uni – the one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs

www.worksmart.org.uk - Trade union advice about employment rights

www.nec.ac.uk - Distance learning courses and resources from National Extension College.
 

 


 

Apprenticeship Information

Go to the Job Scene Pages - Apprenticeship Information

 


 Higher Education and UCAS

11th April 2018 HE Parent Carer Event - Presentations

Apprenticeships Presentation 11th April 2018

Funding Matters 11th April 2018

York College Higher Education 11th April 2018

The UCAS Process 11th April 2018

University of York Presentation 11th April 2018

 


Applying to university, choosing your course etc. see www.ucas.com

My Future Higher Education 2019

Filling in your UCAS application - UCAS

You will need the York College Buzzword (Go to the InfoZone, your Progress Tutor or ring 01904 770398 for this information)

Information on UCAS Tariffs

Extra choices - If you've used all five choices and you're not holding any offers, read on about our Extra service.

UCAS Personal Statement - UCAS website information

Writing Your Personal Statement - Apply to Uni

Personal Statements -  Which?

Clearing Information - UCAS

Study Abroad - UCAS

Russell Group - Subject choices at school and college 


Open Day Information

www.ucas.com - open day information

www.opendays.com


Useful HE Websites

www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance- Student finance, information on loans, fees etc.

Access to Leeds - Anyone applying to a full-time undergraduate degree at the University can apply to the Access to Leeds scheme. To be eligible you must be living permanently in the UK, have the potential to succeed at the University of Leeds and meet two or more of the criteria identified on the website.

targetcareers.co.uk/uni/degree-subject-guides - Guides to different degree subjects and what careers it could lead to.

Open University - Information on the Open University

unistats.direct.gov.uk - The official website for comparing UK higher education course data

university.which.co.uk - Advice and information on universities

ukuniversitysearch.com - Helping students make the right choices about their future.

www.push.co.uk - Alternative guide to universities.

www.applytouni.com/applying - Provides information about choosing your course at university, personal statements etc.

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education - the independent body entrusted with monitoring, and advising on, standards and quality in UK higher education.​

www.scholarship-search.org.uk - scholarships available to students.

www.loudmag.co.uk - Loud features the latest opportunities for college leavers and 6th formers.