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 and foundation level, through Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND). Courses are available on a full and part time basis. Some courses provide direct entry into a degree programme at university.
There are courses offered under the following departments: Business and professional services; Child, Health and Social Care; Construction and Engineering; Creative and Digital Design; Land and Animal Management; Service Industries; Sport and Uniformed Services; and Supported Learning.
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 Newtown 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. Newtown St Boswells Campus is a well recognised centre of excellence for landbased studies, while the Hawick Campus is home to the Business Development Unit.
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The Scottish Borders