Description of centre
ACTIVATE LEARNING is a forward-thinking group of Further Education Colleges with a Tier 4 Sponsor license. We offer a choice of four prime locations within the South East of England, all with high-tech study environments, first-class teaching and strong links with global employers.
Our City of Oxford College is in the heart of historic Oxford; a wonderful place to live and study. World famous for its cultural and university heritage.
Reading College is vibrant and diverse, only 25 minutes from London. Famous as one of the UK’s top ten retail destinations and home to many global companies.
Banbury is a pretty, historic market town featuring our brand new multi-million pound centre for Creative Arts.
Our Bicester campus is at the heart of ‘Motorsport Valley’ offering the full motorsport experience to our engineering students.
The Activate Learning mission is to transform lives through learning. We believe in the power of learning to open up better opportunities, build more confidence, and enable students to go further. We are specialists in work-related learning and our teaching approach is focused on creating learning experiences that give the skills, knowledge and attitude to succeed.
We offer a fabulous range of academic and vocational courses from level 3 to degree (level 6). Students can progress through our English courses to A-levels, Diplomas or an International Foundation Programme to prepare for university life in the UK. We partner with leading universities such as Oxford Brookes University, Bucks New University and University of Bedfordshire.
Activate Learning has specialist art and design centres at Reading and Banbury, motorsport engineering at Bicester and a Furniture Design Centre at Oxford.
Our impressive facilities include: hairdressing and beauty therapy salons, professional training kitchens, centres for engineering, motor vehicle, construction, music and digital media, performing arts, film studios and our own radio station, Blast 1386.
We give full academic and personal support/advice including help with accommodation. There are lots of opportunities to meet and mix with English students through study and leisure activities.
Come and be part of a diverse community!