Bishop Burton is one of the UK's leading land-based colleges and has a national reputation for quality.
We’re the only college in the UK to hold Centre of Vocational Excellence status in both Agriculture and Equine and in 2017 accrediting body Pearson declared us the Outstanding BTEC College of the Year.
Our excellent success rates, unrivalled facilities and innovative teaching were all factors in recieving the highly coveted national accolade.
Bishop Burton College is located just outside the town of Beverley, in East Yorkshire, and we’re just a stone’s throw away from the vibrant cities of Hull, Leeds and York.
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, there’s everything you could possibly need right on your doorstep. York is steeped in culture, history and charm; Hull’s regeneration has led to it being named the City of Culture for 2017. Leeds also offers also metropolitan lifestyle, being the third largest city in the UK.
The College offers a wide range of courses for those looking for Further or Higher Education and many courses offer clear progression routes from Entry Level through to Honours Degrees and beyond.
Bishop Burton also offers a wide range of apprenticeships and work-based learning opportunities for those who would prefer to earn while they learn. We have an excellent student support network including welfare officers, sports development, chaplaincy and a warden service.
The main campus in Bishop Burton village is home to a 360 hectare mixed farm, which includes a Freedom Food-assured high-welfare pig unit, dairy parlour, beef unit and sheep facilities.
The College also boasts a state-of-the-art equine unit and therapy centre, which incorporates the Olympic-standard Bishop Burton Arena, and animal management facilities.
Amenities include residential accommodation for more than 300 students, including two modern hostels, numerous catering establishments, a bar, sports centre and gym. Our sports teams, which often compete at the highest levels of college and university sport leagues, include football, rugby, hockey, pentathlon and netball.
Your success is our main priority and employability is the name of the game. We will provide you with the practical skills on industry-specific courses to go on and excel in your chosen field.
But don’t take our word for it - 97% of our Further Education and 93% of our Higher Education students progress to postitive destinations, such as employment or further study, within six months of completing their course.
Have a browse around our website to find out more details on student life, the courses on offer and meet some of our current students and alumni to see how a course at Bishop Burton College can kick-start your chosen career.