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, 300 staff and offers nearly 80 full time courses.
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 & Finance; Administration & IT; Beauty Therapy; Brickwork; Business; Carpentry & Joinery; Childcare & Early Education; Construction; Counselling; English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL); Events; Gas & Renewables; Hairdressing & Barbering; Health, Social Care & Nursing; Horticulture; Hospitality; Human Resource Management; Languages & Maths; Legal Services; Make-Up Artistry; Painting & Decorating; Photography, Creative Industries & Digital Media; Plastering; Plumbing; Police Studies; Professional Cookery; Quantity Surveying; Roof, Slating & Tiling; Science; Social Science; Social Services & Care; Supported Programmes; and Travel & 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 training restaurant (Café Bistro) and salon and spa.