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Studying at College is not like studying at school or moving on to school sixth form. When you join Sandwell College, you’ll enjoy some new-found independence. College life is inspiring, diverse and exciting, in a safe and supportive environment. Everyone in your class will have chosen to be there to pursue their passion, and you’ll be surrounded by like-minded young people who all share your enthusiasm and interest for your subject.

So what’s different about life at Sandwell?

You’ll become more independent

We offer an adult ethos in a safe and supportive environment where students get to enjoy and develop their independence ready for University or the world of work. At Sandwell we’ll prepare you for your next steps through structured sessions and dedicated careers talks, fairs and visits from expert guests and alumni.

You’re supported to be your best

For some the step up from school can be daunting, but rest assured we care passionately about our students and their wellbeing. We ensure that every learner benefits from the right level of support and is treated as an individual.

Your views matter

Life at College is much more than just what goes on in the classroom and there’s always something going on to get involved in – from regular film screenings and open mic nights to trips to the theatre and live performances. Through the Student Union you can express your views on college life too, as well as going on group visits to London, Alton Towers and Winter Wonderland.

Our Campus

Life at our centrally located campus means you won’t be short of places to eat, drink and refuel during your study breaks. Our facilities are first class too, with seven floors of ultra modern facilities, which makes Sandwell College a distinctive and vibrant place to study. We have everything from hair and beauty salons, construction, automotive and engineering workshops, a professional dog grooming salon and an industry-standard gym!

Make college pay!

From our free College bus pass to bursary and welfare support, College doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact it’s the opposite: you can make it pay! Students at Sandwell can take advantage of free travel, student discounts in New Square shops and online, as well as getting support with job applications from our Careers team. Being a Sandwell College student comes with lots of added benefits.

Come to our next Open Day to find out more!

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