City of Glasgow College

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City of Glasgow College (or Scotland's 'Super College') is Scotland's largest technical and professional skills college. 

The college has a twin site super campus, comprising of the stunning City Campus at Cathedral Street and the Riverside Campus at Thistle Street.

The college teaches around 450 courses and is designed to accommodate up to 40,000 students. Up to 8,000 graduates leave the college each year ready for the world of work, with over 90% of successful students progressing directly to further learning, apprenticeships, or employment.

Courses and subjects
The college offers courses ranging from NC through to advanced courses at HND and degree level. The college works in partnership with a range of universities throughout the UK to provide opportunities for students to progress with their studies. It has specific links with Glasgow Caledonian and Edinburgh Napier Universities, and the University of the West of Scotland.

The college teaches a wide range of courses in the following subject areas: Accounting and Finance; Acting and Performance; Administration and Human Resources; Adult Learning and Supported Programmes; Architecture; Arts and Photography; Beauty and Complementary Therapies; Built Environment; Business and Procurement; Computing and Digital Technologies; Construction Crafts; Design; Education and Childcare; Engineering; Events, Hospitality and Tourism; Games Development and Esports; Hairdressing and Barbering; Health and Social Care; Law; Make-up Artistry; Marketing and Advertising; Media, Journalism and Professional Writing; Nautical Studies and Marine Engineering; Professional Cookery and Bakery; Social Sciences; Sport, Fitness and Sports Therapy; Television, Radio and Broadcasting.

Facilities and services
The City Campus boasts modern facilities including: TV, radio and photography studios; commercial hair, beauty and nail salon; 16 professional cookery kitchens; Scholars fine dining restaurant, modern IT facilities and libraries; training aircraft cabin; City Market (including fishmonger, baker and butcher) which is open to the public; a business centre; construction, craft and built environment learning facilities; and, a Sport Scotland standard sports complex.

The award winning Riverside Campus is the most modern and most technologically advanced maritime campus in the world, and includes a 360-degree shipping simulation suite, state-of-the art nautical chart rooms and working ships engine rooms. It has one of the few STEM Centres of Excellence in Scotland.

The college has cafes, coffee bars and restaurants throughout each of the campuses.

There is also a Students' Association and Student Support Team providing help with a range of aspects, including funding and learning support.


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Career Area

Computing and ICT
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Contact Details

City Campus
190 Cathedral Street
G4 0RF

City Campus

190 Cathedral Street
G4 0RF

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Riverside Campus

21 Thistle Street
G5 9XB