Glasgow Kelvin College has five campuses located in the centre, north and east of Glasgow – City Campus, Springburn, Easterhouse, East End and West End. There are also 40 affiliated learning centres located in the city centre and north and east Glasgow.
The college was formed from the merger of John Wheatley, North Glasgow and Stow Colleges in November 2013.
There are around 14,000 students at the college.
Courses and subjects
A wide range of qualifications are available, including National Certificate (NC), National Qualification (NQ), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ), Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND) and professional qualifications. The college has links with Glasgow Caledonian, Strathclyde and West of Scotland Universities, as well as the Open University.
Courses are taught through the following departments: Business, Hospitality and Leisure Services; Creative and Digital Industries; Engineering, Construction and Science; and Health, Care and Learning Development.
Facilities and services
‘Elegance Beauty’ at the Easterhouse Campus has a nail bar, beauty room, make-up studio and hair salon, for the advanced stages of beauty students’ training, and is open to the public.
The college also has training restaurants for hospitality students; Park Restaurant at Easterhouse and Rowan Restaurant at the East End campuses. They are also open to the public one day per week.
Glasgow Kelvin College recently launched Cycle Hub for students, staff and community, with the purpose of encouraging healthy sustainable lifestyles, and to play a part in making Glasgow a sustainable bike-friendly city.
Glasgow Kelvin College is part of a successful partnership with Creative Skillset Scotland delivering the BBC Creative Industries Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media Skills. It is now in its sixth year, providing excellent opportunities for talented students to train in the media industry.
Courtesy of Glasgow Kelvin College
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