04 May 2022
Southwark College hosted a Student Conference centred around the theme of respect. The event organised by the Student Parliament welcomed special guests to a panel discussion, including Southwark Mayor, Councillor Barrie Hargrove, NUS FE (Further Education) Vice President Salsabil Elmegri, Student Governor Cheffon White-Mcleod and Head of Sales FE at Native, Tony Payne, who shared their views on whether respect should be earned or given.
23 Mar 2022
Southwark College welcomed employers and universities to a Careers and Higher Education Fair during National Careers Week 2022 to support 16-18 and adult students in preparing for their next steps.
07 Mar 2022
Southwark College, along with our colleagues across NCG, are saddened and deeply troubled by the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and support their right to peace, freedom and sovereignty. Our thoughts are with all those affected by the conflict, both the brave Ukrainian citizens seeking shelter and safety, and the Russian citizens taking a stand against the actions of their government.
28 Feb 2022
Southwark College marked LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of activities and events organised to create spaces where students can express their thoughts, get creative and celebrate throughout the month.
21 Feb 2022
Southwark College marked the annual celebration of National Apprenticeship Week by hosting an Apprenticeships Fair in the College's Employability Hub where employers from in and around Southwark came together to provide insights into Apprenticeships and highlight how this nationally recognised qualification can help build the future workforce and support the local community into training and employment.
04 Feb 2022
Business students at Southwark College joined representatives from London Metropolitan University this week to participate in a workshop designed to empower students and encourage entrepreneurship to help them generate and develop their ideas into a powerful business model to enter the Big Idea Challenge start-up competition.
17 Jan 2022
Southwark College has introduced a new Music Technology course starting in February. This practical course is designed for adults looking to gain new skills and get hands-on with the latest software the industry has to offer.
19 Nov 2021
Southwark College Art and Design student Clive Pickersgill-Lewis' artwork has been selected for the Royal Academy Summer Show. The young artist, also known as Baba, will be exhibiting his piece ‘Midnight Celebration’ alongside artwork produced by renowned and upcoming artists from across Europe at the Royal Academy of Arts until 2 January 2022.
04 Nov 2021
Staff and students at Southwark College participated in a range of events and activities during Colleges Week to support the Association of Colleges' 'Love Our Colleges' campaign and celebrate the brilliant work Further Education colleges do to build communities, boost business, and support individuals achieve their career ambitions.
17 Oct 2021
Southwark College is celebrating Colleges Week in support of the Love Our Colleges national campaign to increase funding for Further Education institutions with a range of activities and events, including a Community Open Day on Wednesday 20 October, from 12pm - 4pm to help connect people in Southwark with local organisations and employers.
10 Aug 2021
Southwark College is celebrating record results this year with more students achieving top grades at the central London college and an increase in overall pass grades for both A-Levels and vocational qualifications.
In addition to the A-Level success, a record number of students collected their BTEC results, with many achieving three distinction stars – the highest results possible.
03 Jun 2021
Southwark College offers a range of free Level 3 courses for adults under the new government-supported Lifetime Skills Guarantee. The scheme provides adults with the opportunity to expand their skill set, upskill or change career.
26 May 2021
Southwark College has announced a new partnership with record label Anjunabeats. Through this collaboration, work experience placements were set up for Music Performance and Production students where they had the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day running of an international record company, network with influential figures and see the diverse range of careers available within this field.
03 Feb 2021
During National Apprenticeship Week Southwark College in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will host a Virtual Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair on Tuesday 9 February to help local people into Apprenticeships or employment.
02 Feb 2021
Southwark College will be running a series of online events to celebrate National Apprenticeships Week 2021 from Monday 8 to 14 February. The events will include Virtual Roadshows and a Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair to spread the word about apprenticeships and the many benefits these recognised qualifications offer.
28 Jan 2021
Southwark College has launched a new ‘Step-Up’ course for 16-18-year-olds who are looking to get back into education and training. Starting this term, this exciting new course is designed to prepare students for higher-level training or apprenticeships in vocational areas that are in high demand by employers.
15 Dec 2020
Students at Southwark College elected their new Student Union (SU) representatives following a competitive election campaign. The results are now in, and the College is proud to announce the new appointees:
- Bill Worboyes, President
- Horreja Faye, Vice President and Welfare Officer
- Oliver Lee, Equality and Diversity Officer
- Yordan Hristov, Clubs and Societies Officer
- Morteza Echresh, Entertainments Officer
02 Dec 2020
Southwark College has introduced a new Foundation Diploma in Art and Design course accredited by the University of the Arts (UAL) starting in January 2021. This intensive programme is designed to help learners widen their skills to prepare them for work or progression to specialist art and design studies at university or art college.
09 Nov 2020
Southwark College celebrated Black History Month to commemorate events in the African Diaspora and the contributions they have made to Britain and the world. The College hosted events throughout October and offered a space to explore Black history, casting an eye on where the past has taken Black realities in the current day.
19 Oct 2020
Southwark College will be joining the Association of Colleges (AoC) ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign this Colleges Week to shine a light on all the impactful work that colleges do day in and day out to build communities, boost businesses, and support individuals to be appropriately equipped with the skills and training they need to achieve their ambitions.
18 Sep 2020
Southwark College has introduced new creative arts programmes for adults with a range of courses designed to help you explore your artistic skills in our modern SE1 campus and online. The new evening courses in Dressmaking, Drawing and Painting and Music Production will start on 5 October.
17 Aug 2020
Many applicants have contacted us ahead of GCSE results day on Thursday concerned that their results might not reflect their original predicted grades. We will be accepting Centre Assessed Grades (CAGs) and all current offer holders who are aged 16-18 and collecting their GCSEs on Thursday will be guaranteed the place they deserve at Southwark College.
07 Nov 2019
BUSINESS STUDENTS RAISE £200 WITH CHARITY BAKE SALE!
Learners on our BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Diploma showed off their selling, marketing, and organisational skills when they took part in the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 25 September 2019. The team of students worked tirelessly to plan, organise and run the coffee morning, which took place in the Atrium and succeeded in raising £200 for Macmillan – a charity which supports people with cancer.
19 Aug 2019
Indeya Ramgoolam, 20, from Brockley (and a mother of one) enrolled on the Access to Teaching course at Southwark College last September. She applied herself to the course and managed to achieve a raft of distinctions, meaning that she has achieved the best results possible in her qualification.
24 Jun 2019
Thursday 20 June saw the pinnacle of a year’s work for Art, Media and Fashion students at Southwark College.
This annual event showcases the work of creative students who all play a role in organising the event, producing the work for display, as well as promoting and servicing the opening night and the subsequent exhibition.
01 May 2019
Southwark College students showed great creativity when they took part in a three-day workshop at the Royal Academy of Engineering, hosted by Queen Mary’s University London (QMUL).
05 Apr 2019
Performing arts students at Southwark College showed off their talents on 2 and 3 April when they put on three performances of the George Orwell classic, Animal Farm in the theatre space at Southwark.
14 Mar 2019
Southwark College has announced the appointment of a new Principal, marking an exciting new era for the institution.
Annette Cast, who was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Professional Services and Student Experience, took up the post of Principal of Southwark College on 4 March.
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- Southwark College receives Good Ofsted rating
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