South Lanarkshire College is situated in the Scottish Enterprise Technology Park in East Kilbride, at a custom built state-of-the-art campus. The college is home to 6,000 students with over 150 courses on offer.
In addition to the wide range of learning opportunities available on campus, the college also works with community groups, voluntary organisations and other agencies to provide a variety of community based courses throughout Lanarkshire.
Courses and subjects
The levels of courses taught include NC, SVQs, HNC, HND, and more recently, degree.
Courses are taught in a range of subject areas, including: Accounting; Administration and IT; Bakery; Barbering; Beauty Therapy; Brickwork; Business; Carpentry and Joinery; Childcare; Construction Management; Counselling; Creative Industries; Criminology; Digital Media; English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL); Events Management; Gas and Renewables; Hairdressing; Health and Social Care; Horticulture; Hospitality; Human Resource Management; IT; Languages; Law; Leadership; Life Sciences; Make-Up Artistry; Maths; Nursing; Painting and Decorating; Photography; Plastering; Plumbing; Police Studies; Professional Cookery; Quantity Surveying; Roof Slating and Tiling; Science; Sign Language; Social Science; Social Services and Care; Supported Programmes; and Travel and Tourism.
Facilities and services
The college has a library and learning centre, cafeteria, coffee bar, shop, social areas with comfortable seating and plasma information screens, a quiet room, on campus parking and a nursery.
There is also an advice centre where students can get guidance and support in a range of areas.
Course training facilities include the Café Bistro, training restaurant, spa and hair and beauty salons.