Yeovil College

Yeovil College provides a wide range of higher education courses, including foundation, honours and masters degrees, to students in Somerset, Dorset and the surrounding areas. The college works in partnership with Bournemouth, Gloucestershire, Wales Trinity Saint David, and West of England universities.

UCAS Code: Y25

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Provisional is awarded to institutions that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK, but which do not currently have enough data to be fully assessed. Institutions must opt in for this award. Find out more about TEF.

Student Services and Facilities

Careers advice

  • Diagnostic assessments help ensure that students are on the right level and course.
  • Interview support, and CV writing.
  • Many courses give students the opportunity to experience real-life projects and work closely with employers to help secure a job.

Disability support

  • The HE Learning Support Adviser provides advice and guidance for all students with additional learning needs across a wide range of academic issues such as study skills, and time management.
  • For more information, please telephone 01935 845482, or email jane.woodcock@yeovil.ac.uk.

Students' Union

  • All UCY students are eligible for an NUS card.
  • If students are completing a qualification validated or franchised by one of the partner universities, they may be able to join the associated student union.


  • The college dates back to 1887 when Somerset County Council began formally organising science and art classes in Yeovil.
  • In 1947, the first principal was appointed to lead Yeovil Technical College.
  • Yeovil College was one of the early tertiary colleges to be formed in England in 1974.
  • University Centre Yeovil (UCY) was created to give students in Somerset, Dorset and the surrounding areas easy access to higher education.


Yeovil College, 91 Preston Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2DN