Are you thinking about completing further study but not sure about university? Why not consider doing a course at one of the local colleges. From healthcare to engineering, there are a wide range of courses available in the local area.
Edinburgh College is one of Scotland's biggest Colleges with around 19,000 students across 4 campuses in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Offering a wide variety of vibrant vocational and academic courses, Edinburgh College provides flexible learning opportunities to suit all learning needs.
Newbattle Abbey College offers adults, most of whom have few or no qualifications, the opportunity to experience a high quality transformative learning experience within an historic heritage site. They also offer a Higher National programme and have developed courses for young people at points of transition.
SRUC is a unique institution offering courses at all levels from access through college and university level study, to postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities. Our courses relate to the ways in which we make use of the land and natural resources around us - from agriculture to the bio-economy to veterinary nursing.
Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level, including the full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.