Fife College was formed in August 2013 from the merger of Adam Smith College, Carnegie College and the non landbased department of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
The main campuses are in Dunfermline (Halbeath), Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale and Priory), Glenrothes (Stenton), Levenmouth and Rosyth, with a network of local learning centres throughout Fife. There are around 31,000 students at the college. There are plans to build a new campus in Dunfermline on the Shepherd Offshore site.
Courses and subjects
The college offers over 1,000 education and training courses at a range of different levels, including National Certificates (NCs), Higher National Certificates (HNCs), Higher National Diplomas (HNDs), degrees and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs).
There is a wide range of subjects on offer including: Built Environment; Business and Management; Care and Social Sciences; Computing; Creative Industries; Engineering Technologies; Hair and Beauty; Health and Safety and Industry Skills; Languages and ESOL; Science; Support for Learning; Sport and Fitness; and Tourism, Events, Retail, Hospitality and Culinary Arts.
Facilities and services
There are libraries, student support and guidance teams, the student association and catering facilities, including cafes, bistros and restaurants, available across all campuses. In addition there is a theatre at St Brycedale, hair, beauty and holistic therapy salons located at Cupar, Halbeath, Stenton and St Brycedale Campuses, and a fully equipped gym with sports hall and fitness studio, also at St Brycedale.
The Future Skills Centre, at Stenton Campus, offers world class training facilities for those studying engineering, construction, science and renewables.
Courtesy of Fife College