Borders College operates from 3 main sites: Galashiels, Hawick and Newtown St Boswells. It is the regional college for the Scottish Borders.
The main campuses are supported by a number of community based learning facilities throughout the Scottish Borders.
Courses and Subjects
The college offers a wide range of courses from introductory level, through to advanced courses at Higher National Diploma (HND) and degree level. Courses are available on a full and part time basis. Some courses provide a direct entry into a degree programme at university.
Around 5,500 students enrol every year for full and part time study in: Art and Design; Beauty Therapy; Business and Administration; Care; Catering and Hospitality; Computing; Construction; Engineering; Graphic Design; Hairdressing; Landbased; Preparation for the Armed Services; and Sport.
Facilities and Services
Scottish Borders campus provides a unique learning and teaching environment, offering practical training areas, a modern well stocked library and learning resource centre, enhanced IT facilities and bright, spacious student social areas.
The Newton St Boswells campus offers students studying landbased courses access to industry specialist practical areas and a dedicated learning resources centre, offering high quality training facilities to meet the needs of an ever changing rural and landbased sector.
The Scottish Borders campus in Galashiels hosts Heriot-Watt University's world renowned School of Textiles and Design. This enables both the college and university to benefit from excellent shared facilities. Newton St Boswells Campus is a well recognised centre of excellence for landbased studies.
Courtesy of Borders College
The Scottish Borders