Croydon College

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About us

Our Vision is that Croydon College will inspire and support learners through outstanding Teaching and Learning to achieve Further and Higher Education qualifications, developing Employability Skills and changing lives.

With over 8,000 students choosing to study with us each year, we are one of the largest providers of Further and Higher Education courses in the South East. This means greater choice for you. With more than 350 qualifications to choose from, we are sure you will find a course which is of interest to you.

All of our courses are delivered by staff with a variety of educational and industrial experiences that will help you achieve and succeed in your personal and career ambitions.

"Inspiring our community through high quality education and training, maximising learners' potential to have successful lives and careers."

Croydon College offers academic and vocational qualifications including AS/A levels, BTEC Introductory/First/National Certificates/Diplomas and NVQs. These qualifications are offered in a range of subjects and are available to study either full or part-time.

Croydon College also works closely with employers and businesses to ensure that the work-related skills our students learn are the ones employers need. These courses are delivered in college and in the workplace.

To complement your studies, we make our support services personal to your individual needs. Teams of staff are available to you to support and enrich your learning at Croydon College. 

Everything we do has a Learner Focus, with the following core values:

  • Creativity
  • Respect
  • Employability
  • Aspiration
  • Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Responsibility and Accountability

University Centre Croydon has recently entered into a strategic partnership with the highly respected University of Sussex, which is ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the UK. The majority of our degree level courses have become University of Sussex awards after validation during 2010/11. This partnership brings greater choice and benefits to our Higher Education students.

Please click on the attachment below to see our Mission Statement, Values, Vision and Strategic Drivers in more detail.

Strategic Drivers

Our Public Value Statement:

Croydon College is ambitious for its community and seeks to provide outstanding education and training opportunities for all. We strive to raise aspirations and change lives of the people living, working and learning around us. Our focus is on actively working in partnership to invest, grow and shape the services within our community, supporting economic growth through delivering skills for employment and enterprise.