News

  • Bad Weather Update: Campuses OPEN (13/12/2017)

    The College and its campuses will be open as normal and necessary safety measures put in place to combat the ice. Paths will be salted but car parks are likely to be very icy, so please take care on campus and wear suitable clothing/footwear. Please drive with extreme caution if coming by car, and follow radio/social media updates from relevant bus companies for up-to-date public travel information. …


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  • Witney students launch #100coats to help the homeless in Oxfordshire

    Level 2 Business students based at Abingdon & Witney College’s Witney campus have a launched a project, ‘#100coats’, to help deliver 100 coats and jackets to those in need within the local community this winter. The students, who are currently studying a 'Building Successful Business Teams' module on their course, brainstormed different ideas for their project before deciding to support a charitable cause, specifically those who are …


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  • Oxfordshire college recognised for teaching excellence and social projects at national awards ceremony

    Abingdon & Witney College have won a prestigious award at the 2017 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards in Birmingham. The College, who were represented in three categories, won the Edge Award for Practical Teaching and Learning. The Edge Foundation, who sponsored the award, are an independent education charity and were particularly impressed by the College’s commitment to developing a moral and social code, with …


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  • College shortlisted for two national awards

    Abingdon & Witney College are in the running to win two awards at the 2017 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards, it’s been announced. The annual awards, which “capture and celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges”, saw 119 entries from 68 colleges across the UK all vying for the 11 Awards on offer. The College has been shortlisted for the Edge Award for Practical Teaching and Learn…


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  • New Full-time Prospectus Out Now!

    Already thinking about what’s next after your GCSEs? Whether you’re on-track to get great GCSEs, haven’t got on well at school, or have no idea what to do next, Abingdon & Witney College has loads of courses for 16-18 year-olds leading to all types of careers. All of our full-time courses encourage you to learn practically, with future emplo…


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  • Student in running for national college award

    A former Abingdon & Witney College student has become a Young Student of the Year finalist for the upcoming Association of Colleges Annual Conference. Kirsty Newman, from Chipping Norton, studied for her two-year CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care at the college's Wit…


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  • Join the Prince’s Trust Team Programme!

    Thanks to a new partnership between the College and the Prince’s Trust, we are now able to offer the renowned Prince’s Trust Programme right here at our Abingdon campus! This is an amazing opportunity for anyone who is out of work, training or education, and wants to gain a valuable qualification or certificate, develop their CV and career aspirations, and open doors to their future dream career. Spread across 12 weeks, you'll get work …


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  • College students spend day brainstorming business ideas with local industry experts

    Over 100 students from Abingdon & Witney College’s Business, Accounting, and Travel courses took part in an exciting Dragons’ Den-style event on Friday 22nd September at the Abingdon campus. ‘Venture Vortex’ is the annual event held for Level 2 and 3 students at the beginning of term, aimed at developing their business and entrepreneurial acumen and providing an opportunity to work with and get feedback from industry exp…


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  • Looking for that next step after A Levels? We can help!

    Whatever happens with your A Level results, or if you are halfway through and finding it is not quite the right fit, we’re here to help you with your next step. There are plenty of ways to gain a valuable qualification that employers want to see at Abingdon & Witney College – here are some of the things you can do: Our Level 3 voc…


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