Devon, United Kingdom
About Exeter College
Exeter College is a further education institution in the city of Exeter, Devon, catering for between 10,000 and 12,000 students. More than 40 AS and A2 subjects are available to 16-18s, alongside the International Baccalaureate and more than 90 vocational and industry-led courses.
Exeter College also offers more than 30 university-level courses, including foundation degrees, in partnership with the Universities of Plymouth, Exeter, Marjon and Kingston, as well as the largest choice of apprenticeship frameworks in Devon and several programmes designed to support young people and adults not in education, employment or training.
The college was established in 1970 as the first tertiary college in the UK. It recently opened a new maths and science centre and a state-of-the-art sports hall, as well as launching the Exeter School of Art.
Values and vision
Exeter College aims to be an outstanding, dynamic and thriving college, working with partners to provide inspirational education and training.
“As a result of the highly motivated, skilled and experienced staff, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is outstanding. Lecturers provide learners with challenging work that prepares them extremely well for their next steps. The colleges uses its excellent links with schools, employers and other agencies to understand, and respond quickly to the education and training needs of the local area.”