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Updated 8th April 2019

York College Achieves Quality Standard for Careers Work

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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 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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.


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


No information at present


Heading to your first interview - Information from Trotman

CV Advice - - Job market information covering the whole of York and North Yorkshire - Find out what different careers involve and how to get into them. - Legislation and advice on workers rights

Not Going to Uni – the one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs - Trade union advice about employment rights - Distance learning courses and resources from National Extension College.  - EDT delivers over 40,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences each year, for young people aged 9 -21 across the UK.

 Apprenticeship Information

Go to the Job Scene Pages - Apprenticeship Information


3rd April 2019 Parent Carer Event - Presentations

The UCAS Process 2019

Parents Progression Event 2019 - York College HE

York College Careers Guidance 2019

Labour Market Information 2019 York College

Parent Carer Event Apprenticeships 2019

University of York - Choosing a course & university 2019

HE Talk Progression April 2019

Applying to university, choosing your course etc. see

How to choose your degree - Information from Trotman

Preparing for a university interview - Information from Trotman

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.

What makes a good UCAS personal statement - Information from Trotman

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 - open day information

Useful Websites

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. 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. - Guides to different degree subjects and what careers it could lead to.

Open University - Information on the Open University - The official website for comparing UK higher education course data - Advice and information on universities - Helping students make the right choices about their future. - Alternative guide to universities. - 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. - scholarships available to students. - Loud features the latest opportunities for college leavers and 6th formers.  -  The Student Magazine





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