10 Reasons to choose Uxbridge College
#We are No.1
Our consistently high success rates ensure we are always ahead. We are the Number 1* college in London for 16-18 year old achievement. We promote high standards and our students gain good qualifications and move on to further study or into the world of work.
#Our Students Come First
Our students are at the heart of everything we do. Progress, attendance and punctuality is monitored by personal tutors, who provide them with all the support and guidance they need along the way. Our Learning Support Team provides additional tuition for students who might need extra help. UCAN – the Uxbridge College Advice Network - provides support and advice on financial, welfare and personal issues.
#Develop Your Skills
College is not just about academic grades but overall development too. The College provides opportunities for students to participate in class and extra-curricular activities including volunteering, enrichment and employability programmes, which enhance communication and social skills plus boost your CV and career opportunities.
Over the last few years, we have heavily invested in our facilities to provide students with the latest technology and industry-standard facilities. We have state-of-the-art campuses with refectories, libraries, sports hall, gyms, workshops, studios, high quality classrooms, a training restaurant and kitchen, salons, computer centres, labs, student lounges and more
The College has excellent links with local and national employers, which enriches our curriculum offering through employer led workshops, assignments, on-site visits, work placements, talks by industry experts and more. Our courses emphasise employability skills and in turn help our students to become work-ready.
#Taking Learning Seriously
We provide a safe and secure environment for our students and take our safeguarding and prevent duties seriously. We keep parents/carers informed through regular reports and parents’ evenings and staff are available to talk through student progress with parents/carers.
Stay local with Uxbridge College. With our HE courses, students can gain an HND qualification, which can be topped up for a degree at university. So you can study locally and also save on the costs of university accommodation and, in most cases, benefit from lower tuition fees!
We have a cohort of highly trained and well-qualified teaching staff at Uxbridge College. They have extensive industry experience, which they bring to the classroom. That, alongside the knowledge they provide, prepares students for higher education and the world of work.
#Impartial Careers Advice
Our team of expert Careers Advisers help students advance onto the next level of their course, into higher education, onto an apprenticeship or into employment. They offer 1-1 sessions when needed and impartial careers advice to help students plan their next steps..
#Our Students Go Places
We create success stories. Our courses, programmes and apprenticeships are the starting point in our students’ journeys and they go on to great things. Many progress onto the next level of their course, head to university, into an apprenticeship or into work.
* HCUC - a merger between Uxbridge College & Harrow College - is ranked as the No.1 college in London for 16-18 year old achievement, based on DFE data for 16-18 provision in 2017/18, published March 2019