Guildford College is the largest further and higher education college in the area, with approximately 10,000 students and hundreds of courses available at all levels. Qualifications range from foundation to degree level, in a wide range of subjects. Just over a third of students study full-time courses, with the majority of those aged between 16 and 18 years old. Most part-time students are adults. The Colleges also work closely with local employers to provide relevant and tailored training for their employees.
If you looking for a Degree Level Programme, here are 10 reasons to consider Guildford:
1. Competitive Fees
Our tuition fees are very competitive, - you could save up to £3,000 in comparison to what you might pay at a university.
2. Financial Support
If you're studying your first undergraduate degree you won't have to pay your tuition fees up front - you can get a loan from the government until you're earning £21,000 a year and can cope with manageable monthly payments. You may also be eligible for other grants, loans and bursaries from the government or the College.
3. University Accredited
Our Degrees and Foundation Degrees are validated by leading universities, Greenwich, Surrey and London South Bank.
Our programmes are delivering the skills and knowledge needed in the workplace and that you need for your chosen career.
5. High Success Rates
Our success rates are high year on year, with many students gaining merit or distinction at Foundation Degree and first or upper second class degrees at honours.
6. Quality Teaching
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Guildford College following its review in September 2014.
7. Flexible Learning
Our programmes are available on a full and part-time basis, so that you can combine study with work, home and family life.
8. Student Support
You’ll get individual and group tutorials, personal development planning and be part of a small class, all in a relaxed and friendly environment. You'll have more contact hours and more tutor support that you would have at a university.
9. Specialist Facilities and Accommodation
We have high quality teaching and learning areas with dedicated IT facilities and space for group and personal learning.
Easily reached by bus or train and the A3 and M25 provide easy access road links.