Updated 9th January 2019
York College Achieves Quality Standard for Careers Work
York College has been recognised for its outstanding careers work, having been awarded the national Quality in Careers Standard awarded under licence by Prospects.
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 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.
FOR ADULTS 19 YEARS AND OVER!!
National Careers Service - providing information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
National Careers Service Offer Information June 2018
No information at present
Heading to your first interview - Information from Trotman
CV Advice - https://successatschool.org/advicedetails/200/Skill-Up:-My-First-CV-Template
careersyandh.co.uk/Inspiringyandh/iyh_pages/york_and_north_yorkshire/14 - Job market information covering the whole of York and North Yorkshire
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.etrust.org.uk - EDT delivers over 40,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences each year, for young people aged 9 -21 across the UK.
Go to the Job Scene Pages - Apprenticeship Information
Higher Education and UCAS
11th April 2018 HE Parent Carer Event - Presentations
Applying to university, choosing your course etc. see www.ucas.com
How to choose your degree - Information from Trotman
Preparing for a university interview - Information from Trotman
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.
What makes a good UCAS personal statement - Information from Trotman
Open Day Information
www.ucas.com - open day information
Success at School - is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.
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.
www.studentpages.biz/magazine/issue-4-freshers-2018/ - The Student Magazine