Six reasons to do your degree at York College, including low fees – and cheaper haircuts!

17 Aug 2016 @ 11.00 am
| Education

York College is not just about A levels and apprenticeships – you can study for your degree there too.

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And it’s a great option in lots of ways, offering lower fees, smaller classes and higher levels of student support than courses at universities.

Better still, the opportunity to further your qualifications, whether it’s to get a new job or promotion, is right on your doorstep.

York College offer a wide range of degree-level programmes across a variety of vocational subjects including

fashion design
child studies


Why be a York College undergraduate?

Nice spot for your graduation…
Nice spot for your graduation…

Andrea Shepherd, assistant principal for higher education, said:

Being able to live locally and study a degree course with low fees and outstanding student support is absolutely the best option in the current climate.

And here are half a dozen more killer reasons for doing a degree at York College…

1. Fantastic results

Each year York College higher education students achieve fantastic results, with 67 per cent of students graduating with either a First Class (Distinction) or 2:1 (Merit) classification in 2015.

2. Best universities

York College degrees are validated by some of the best universities in the region including York St John University, the University of Huddersfield and the University of York. All undergraduate students can enjoy links with York St John University’s award-winning Students’ Union.

3. Small classes

Class sizes are small and you’ll have a high amount of contact time with the college’s expertly-trained tutors.

4. Exclusive facilities

The college has exclusive facilities for higher education students, such as the HE Hub area for studying and socialising with fellow HE students.

5. Discount rates

You’ll have access to all of the College’s internal and external services, from using the College buses to getting a reduced rate at the salon, sports injury clinic, restaurant, theatre and more.

6. Minster graduation

You will graduate in the breath-taking York Minster in front of your family and friends on completion of your course.