Annual Report 2001-02
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York St John in 2001-02 - a snapshot...
- York St John graduates are very attractive to the
world-of-work. The most recent statistics show success for 2001
with an employment rate of 81% and further study rate of 12%.
- Another year of great change - symbolised by the start of work
on three new buildings: the Learning Centre, Sports Science,
Psychology & Health building and a new General Teaching block
which will be open to students in September 2003.
- Our aim is to provide a more modern, market sensitive and
innovative curriculum in which students are provided with a
consistently high quality learning experience. Recruitment and
retention successes across our programmes continue to show
- Diversification and development of activity and income streams
are an essential component of any successful HE institution. York
St John Enterprises Ltd demonstrates College appreciation of the
need to be more self financing than in the past.
- An increasingly self-confident academic community, York St John
appointed two Professors and two Readers during 2001-02.
- Honorary Fellows - Madeline Hall-Jackson, John Maw and
Professor Gervase Phinn - were awarded
- Honorary Fellowships at the 2002 graduation ceremonies.
- Relationships with our partners in the region and overseas
continue to mature and develop.
- The Higher York Partnership was officially launched in the
autumn of 2002. Responding to a national
- mood for partnership, collaboration and joined-up activity,
this project links the providers of higher
- education in York - the University of York, York College, York
St John and Askham Bryan College.
- Student numbers continue to grow and College recruited above
target in 2002. 5254 students were enrolled in 2001-02.
- Progress towards taught Degree Awarding Powers continues
- A commemorative window, donated by our past and present College
community, was installed in Ripon Cathedral in June 2002.