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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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  • Places still available for September starts

    There’s still time to sign up to a course with Abingdon & Witney College this September! We have places available across a number of awesome subjects, meaning you could be on your way towards a fulfilling and exciting career in next to no time. From computing to performing arts, we offer a huge variety of courses across three buzzing campuses, where the focus is getting you involved in hands-on in projects that take your talents to th…


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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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  • Make us your first choice this September!

    Whether you've just left school, finding A Levels aren't really your thing, or looking to get back into education – there are plenty of reasons to come and join Oxfordshire’s most successful college. Firstly, college life is very different to school and Sixth Form. We treat you as an adult and support you as an individual, giving you the responsibility and room to turn interests into talents, and talents into qualifications. Classes are…


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  • Family Learning and Refugee Resource collaborate for museum exhibition

    Since June this year, the Museum of Oxford have presented “Journeys to Oxford”, an art exhibition that has involved collaboration with Oxfordshire Adult Learning’s Family Learning team. The team, who work closely with local communities on a daily basis, delivered an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course with the women’s group at Refugee Resource, an Oxfordshire-based service that offers support to refugees, asylum seeke…


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  • Art student triumphs at prestigious London exhibition

    There was major success for an Abingdon & Witney College student on Thursday night (6 July) at the University of London’s (UAL) annual exhibition, Origins, at The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. Now in its seventh year, Origins celebrates the works of students studying UAL Awarding Body qualifications. This edition saw around 25,000 UAL students qualify for submission, and over 450 works being submitted for the exhibition. Of these, 11…


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  • Higher education Silver award for Abingdon and Witney College

    Abingdon & Witney College has received a prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework Silver award for its higher education programme, it’s been announced. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), introduced by the Government and now managed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), recognises excellent teaching and learning across the UK’s higher education sector. In order to be in the running for a TEF rating, high…


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  • Best in England for Level 3 courses

    Students on a Level 3 course have the best chance of achieving their qualifications if they study at Abingdon & Witney College rather than any other college in England, a recent government report has found. Published by the Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency, it reveals that the College has the highest achievement rates of all General Further Education (GFE) Colleges in England for Level 3 courses. Based on…


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  • Summer of learning coming to adults in Oxfordshire

    A celebration of hobbies old and new will be coming to the residents of Oxfordshire this summer, as the county’s top adult learning provider launches its new part-time guide and a range of discounted taster days in July. Hosted at the campuses of Abingdon & Witney College, this special series of low price courses will enable learners to experience a diverse range of workshops and activities for just £5 per course. These two-hour sess…


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