Hook up to Wi-Fi. Browse the web on an iPad. Train in a professional environment. Relax over a cup of coffee. Receive a new hair style. Get active. You can do all this and more in our innovative places and spaces.
Learning and collaborative zones
Complete independent and group study with the latest technology such as Apple TV, PCs, iPads and laptops. In the libraries you will have access to electronic resources, databases, books, newspapers, CDs and DVDs.
Industry standard facilities
Across our campuses we have industry standard teaching areas giving you a realistic and professional working environment to learn within. This includes art studios, hair and beauty salons, restaurants, technology and construction centres, performing arts spaces and digital media zones.
Meet your friends over food and a drink in one of our cafes and restaurants which offer a range of snacks, sandwiches and hot food. The Kitchen at Reading College and Waterside Restaurant at Oxford are commercial training restaurants, serving competitively priced meals prepared and served by students.
The College is situated in the heart of Oxford, just five minutes’ walk from the train station. It is home to a vibrant community of students who study a wide range on courses.
Oxford is a wonderful place to live and study – famous the world over for its cultural and university heritage, providing many beautiful buildings to visit. More than 30,000 students from all over the world study in Oxford, enjoying its stunning architecture, vibrancy and youthful atmosphere. There are plenty of restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs and you can also enjoy rowing, punting, the theatre and museums.
The modern campus at Reading has a diverse community of students from all over the world.
Famous as one of the UK’s top ten retail destinations, Reading offers much more than excellent shopping: Michelin Star restaurants, over 800 listed buildings and monuments, two National Trails and unspoilt countryside alongside magnificent stretches of the River Thames. There are also plenty of arts and entertainment facilities within the town, with theatres and concert halls and of course, the famous Reading Festival. For sports fans, there is the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club and the London Irish Rugby Club.
Banbury and Bicester College, Banbury campus
Last year our Banbury campus benefitted from a multi-million pound development providing students with an attractive and inspiring space in which to study creative arts courses. This year, a further £6m development will provide new facilities for media studies and motor vehicle students. Students benefit from studying and training in industry-standard facilities and work together through enterprise-related projects to develop the skills needed for employment.
Banbury is a pretty, historic market town, famed for Banbury cakes and the British children’s nursery rhyme, “Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross”. It is also conveniently situated, with easy rail links into Oxford and London.
Banbury and Bicester College, Bicester campus
Bicester campus is a specialist performance engineering centre. Home to our motorsports engineering and environmental technology courses, the centre is a nationally recognised Centre of Excellence for Composite Manufacture.
Based at the heart of the UK's motor racing industry, just a few miles from Silverstone and many of the UK's motorsport teams, it is the perfect base for motorsports enthusiasts.