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York College joins the OUVP Family!

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OU Validation Partnerships is delighted to welcome York College to our family of validated partners!

Founded in 1827 York College has in excess of 7,000 students, over 300 of whom are studying higher education qualifications with exclusive access to the College’s purpose-built University Centre and modern facilities. Guided by its core values of Ambition, Care, Respect and Success, the College is one of the leading colleges in the country after being judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2013.

York College is launching its collaborative partnership with The Open University in September 2021. The College will commence with nine new validated programmes: six BA (Hons) - including Acting for Stage and Screen; Fashion Design and Garment Technology; Graphic Communication and Design; Leading Children’s Development and Learning (Top-Up), BA (Hons) Media Make-up, Special Effects and Hair Design (Top-Up) - and three Foundation Degree programmes in Leading Children’s Development and Learning; Media Make-up, Special Effects, and Hair Design; and Digital Technologies (Cyber Security).

The College is enthusiastic about its future and partnership with The Open University.

To view the press release, click York College partners with the OU.

To find out more about York College, visit the Institution website.