About us

We are the largest college in the area, with over 100 courses available at all levels.


of students that completed a programme with us progressed directly into employment or onto higher-level learning

Fantastic facilities, giving you the practical skills you'll need in your career

To study at Guildford college is to benefit from some exceptional facilities, which replicate real-world working environments including hairdressing and beauty salons, a TV studio, cabin crew room, kitchens and a restaurant. As well as industry-standard facilities, we offer professional teaching by industry specialists and provide comprehensive support.

Qualifications range from entry level to degree level, in a wide range of subjects, many of which you can’t study at school! Success rates are higher than national benchmarks and many of our students go on to work in local commerce and industry, benefitting the surrounding region with their talents and skills.

Just over a third of our students study full-time courses, with the majority of those aged between 16 and 18 years old. Most part-time students are adults. We also work closely with local employers to provide relevant and tailored training for their employees.

Some more reasons to study with us:

Learn in an independent environment, make new friends, and manage a more flexible timetable

Progress Coaches will support you in the development of emotional intelligence, wellbeing and self-confidence.

Study at our town-centre campus; close to shops, restaurants, cultural hotspots, amenities, and travel links.

Enjoy innovative learning and assessment methods that help you develop at your own pace.

Develop the key skills required for your future career and undertake exciting work experience placements.

Choose from a variety of specialist and career-focussed programmes to suit you and your career goals.

Join in with student activities and go on trips around the UK and the world.

Follow clearly-mapped career pathways to progress to higher-level programmes. We have courses from entry level up to degree level!

Your improvement is based on what you do. I knew I needed a dance qualification to get into university, so I came to college. You can improve if you put the work in. It’s up to you Khalia, Performing Arts and Production Level 3