Who we are
The college has its origins in the formation of the Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture which first accepted students in 1948. It became Askham Bryan College of Agriculture and Horticulture 19 years later. We are one of the country’s foremost land-based colleges and provide education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. Our beautiful residential campus at York is only four miles from the historical city centre.
What we do.
The College offers a wide and diverse programme of activities to include equine and animal management, countryside and land management, business, food production, vet nursing, engineering and bioscience. These are supported by extensive grounds with woodlands, a horticultural unit, a farm and excellent outdoor sports facilities. Programme of continuous investment. Facilities include a new equestrian centre with indoor and outdoor schools, commercial farm, animal management centre and students' union building and a Centre of Vocational Excellence in food chain technology We have campuses in York, Guisborough, Middlesborough, Scarborough, Bradford, Wakefield, Thirsk, Harrogate and Bedale. Askham Bryan College recently acquired Newton Rigg College, Penrith adding the campus and a diverse range of further education courses.
How to find out more
For comprehensive information on the College, its activities and how you can apply for courses, click on the website link in the box on the left. To contact the College, click on the email link.
Askham Bryan College
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