Latest news

Take a look at what the YHIoT and our partners have been busy with recently.

Skipton Building Society

Askham Bryan College’s new dedicated teaching and learning space, part of its Institute of Technology facility, has recently received the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) confirming that it is a carbon-neutral building.   You can see their Strategic Plan here and a video here.


Bishop Burton College is hoping a £1.7m investment in technology will encourage more young people to take up farming.

You can see the report on ITV news here.

The Centre for Precision Agriculture at Bishop Burton College was home to the first Future Farming Knowledge Transfer event.

You can read more about this event here.

Bishop Burton

As part of the 360 Interactive Video Project, Craven College has received four 360 cameras (Insta360 ONE-R Camera Twin Edition and Kandao QooCam 8k Camera) from the IoT.  Watch this space for further developments.

East Riding College

In November 2021, the YHIoT facilities opened their doors at East Riding College at its Flemingate site in Beverley.

You can read more about the open event here and find out more about courses and see the facilities in a video here.

University of Hull
Master classes were held during December 2021.  There was a fantastic turnout of current L3 students, who were really interested in the variety of talks and the possible career paths opened up to them by the IoT.   Two of these were delivered by Richard Askew, MD of Askew Brook, and Neil Fitzpatrick, Creative Director of Fitzpatrick Design. 

University of Hull

Engineering students at Selby College have immersed themselves into the world of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) thanks to new 360 video equipment.  As part of the Department for Education funding, the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology invested in 360 video equipment which is already being used for video learning material across classrooms at Selby College.

University of Hull

York College’s Digital and Engineering Technologies team have a new member - Pepper, the world’s first ‘social humanoid robot’.  Pepper, who has the ability to recognise faces and basic human emotions, will now be assisting students in their understanding of robotics, coding and real-world robotics applications.

York St John University

We held our first online Conference in November which was a successful 2 day event. 

Thank you to everyone who took part and attended the event.   Further information can be found here.