Annual Report 2000-01
You can download your own copy of the Annual Report
2000-01 as a pdf file by clicking below. Snapshots for
the year include:
- Keeping pace with change - from tradition to modernity. York St
John seeks to create and deliver a distinctive and progressive form
of higher education that secures student success for a diverse
community of learners.
- Our valued relationship with the University of Leeds continues
to mature. During the summer of 2001 College signed a new
accreditation agreement with the University which allows York St
John the maximum level of devolved responsibility that the
University can give whilst retaining responsibility for
- the award of degrees.
- Student numbers continue to grow: 5175 students were enrolled
in 2000/2001. All taught students are now based in York.
- A new name: York St John, chosen after consultation with
students, staff, former students, local, regional and national
bodies. A clear signal that our strategic change and enhancement
continues on schedule.
- Flexibility engineered into the curriculum: through the
development of integrated Flexible Learning and Joint Honours
- Exciting new programmes: in areas such as Comparative Media,
Contemporary History and Language & Human Communication.
- Significant estates developments: ensure that our students have
access to superb high tech resources in our traditional and
beautiful surroundings in the centre of York.
- York St John's first Honorary Fellows installed at the 2001
- College committed to creating real opportunities for
individuals and communities who would not normally consider
entering Higher Education.
- York St John part of a tri-partite agreement - with The
University of York and York College - supported by the Higher
Education Funding Council for England. The agreement seeks to raise
the profile of HE in the region.
- York St John continues to provide excellence:
- Excellence in Widening Participation/Retention/
Achievement-above national benchmarks
- Excellence in Teaching and Learning-subject review average
- Excellence in Employment-above national benchmark, substantial
impact on local economy
- Responding to the Dearing Report on Church Schools College is
working on a number of exciting developments including: training
programmes on worship in schools; proposals to link College with
Ministerial training and a conference on 'Education, Faith &
Inclusivity: Denominational Perspectives'.