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City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College
190 Cathedral Street
G4 0RF

City of Glasgow College is Scotland’s largest technical and professional skills college. It is top two in the UK for WorldSkills and composite overall number one in the Scottish sector for success in student attainment in combined Further and Higher Education.

Created in September 2010, City of Glasgow College is widely regarded as pioneering the blue print for successful multiple college mergers, combining the richness and historic legacy of four specialist colleges across nautical, commerce, building and printing, and catering.

Its Riverside campus on the banks of the River Clyde opened to students and staff in August 2015 with an ambitious aim to lead the maritime college community globally. City campus on Cathedral Street was completed in August 2016 creating a technologically advanced twin site super campus and a flagship Super College.

We offer up to 2,000 courses with six faculties, 29 departments and over 1,300 staff. The college is designed for 40,000 students with a wide variety of vocational, apprenticeship or leisure classes from access level to SVQ, HND or Diploma available.

There is a huge choice on offer for both individuals and businesses across a range of curriculum areas including business, accounting and computing; health and social care, arts and craft, journalism or photography; construction, mechanical and electrical engineering; food and hospitality, hair and beauty, travel and tourism; and nautical studies including deck and engineering officer training, and marine operations courses.

City of Glasgow College delivers above average success rates for our students. Our innovative approaches to teaching and learning enable personalised development across a range of nearly 2,000 courses from Access Level to Masters. To date we have delivered 420 modern apprenticeships; 3162 work experience placements; 3467 work-based learning projects and we work directly with 1500 industry partners and 85 international partners.