College Handbook 2016/17

1 Principal's Welcome

Stuart Rimmer standing in Reception at Great Yarmouth CollegeWelcome to GYC!


Congratulations on choosing to study at GYC. Your decision to join us has already improved your career prospects as we demonstrate over the coming pages.
Students at GYC enjoy higher than average success rates, get qualified whilst studying and experiencing their chosen profession and if wishing to progress to University are more likely to do so. What’s more they have fun on campus, enjoying a more adult environment and facilities, which support their ambitions and raise aspirations.
GYC are proud of our ability to interact with industry; keeping our fingers on the pulse of commercial developments and improve your career and work prospects. We look forward to working with you to Grow Your Career.


Stuart Rimmer
Principal and CEO


Transforming through learning

Colleges have a huge responsibility within their communities and GYC is no exception. Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas need our graduates to progress and add value locally to help improve the economic outcomes. We already contribute a great deal and we will continue to do much more.
Every student is supported in a planned and meaningful progression route to either employment or higher education. We also support our student’s wellbeing, and help them to develop the resilience skills and qualities they will need to be successful.
We continuously strive to ensure that GYC is a great place to study and work; a place where talent is recognised and nurtured. We do this through our core values and continued focus on the high quality and innovate study programmes we deliver.



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