City and Islington College

Islington, United Kingdom

Location: Islington, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Age range: 16+ years

About City and Islington College

Located in the London Borough of Islington, City and Islington College (otherwise known as Candi) is a further education college with students aged 14 and over. The college was first established in 1993, following a merger of four institutions in the local area. As a result, the college has over 12,000 students of all types in attendance. In reflection of the local community, and student body at Candi is extremely diverse, with a large number of different cultures and faiths represented.


Ms Anna Douglas

Values and Vision

City and Islington College offers a huge range of qualifications for study for the large number of 16-18 year olds attending its sixth form to thousands of adult learners studying courses part-time. The college offers numerous academic and vocational qualifications for study. Candi also has a number of HE Diplomas and professional qualifications, offered across the colleges numerous high-quality campuses. Candi also provides extensive support and guidance for students looking into their study and employment options, as well an encouraging a vibrant social scene among them. 


“The majority of learning in all provision types is interesting, maintains students’ and apprentices’ motivation and helps them succeed. Senior leaders and teachers set high standards for themselves and for their students and apprentices. Students and apprentices receive excellent support for their learning and for overcoming any challenges they may face in their personal lives that impact on their learning.”

The full report into City and Islington College can be found here.


Address: Centre for Applied Sciences, The Angel, 311-321 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7700 9333