Fife College was formed in August 2013 from the merger of Adam Smith College, Carnegie College and the non-land based department of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The main campuses are in Dunfermline (Halbeath) Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale and Priory), Dunfermline (Halbeath), Glenrothes (Stenton), Leven and Rosyth, with a network of local learning centres throughout Fife. The college plan to build a new campus in Dunfermline on the Shepherd Offshore site.
There are over 31,000 students at the college.
Courses and Subjects
The college offers over 1000 education and training courses at a range of different levels, including National Qualifications (NQs), 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; Skills for Life and Work; Sport and Fitness; 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.
The Rosyth Campus is home to the Whitlock Energy Collaboration Centre, which delivered the first UK Wind Turbine Modern Apprenticeship, and the Energy Lab and the Mechanical Workshop. They contain an impressive range of technology to assist student learning.
Courtesy of Fife College