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Our Facilities

Our colleges are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities giving you the best start for your future career.

Libraries and learning environments 

All our colleges have libraries, learning environments and IT suites. Each course will also have access to their own specialist equipment. 

Caf├ęs, canteens, The Shop and restaurants 

All our colleges have cafes and canteens. We serve a range of food and drinks and can support dietary requirements. We also have The Shop on-campus at City of Oxford College and Reading College, providing snacks, refreshments and stationary.  

We also have restaurants onsite open to the public in which our students can train in. 

Industry-specific training facilities and workshops 

All our campuses offer industry-specific facilities and workshops. These include:  

Creative arts centre 

All our colleges have creative arts spaces, with open plan workshops, photography studios, performance and exhibition spaces. 

Creative media centre 

All our colleges have creative media spaces, with television and radio studios, accessible Mac suites, theatre spaces, recording studios and broadcast rooms.  

Catering kitchens and restaurants  

All our colleges have catering kitchens onsite with industry-standard equipment. Students can serve paying customers in our onsite cafes and restaurants.  

Motor vehicle centre 

All our colleges have industry-standard motor vehicle centres, with engine diagnostic and vehicle lift equipment. Our motor vehicle and motorsports programmes are taught in these facilities. Students may also work on classic and historic vehicles at the Bicester Heritage campus.  

Healthcare suites 

All our colleges have healthcare suites onsite, allowing students to practice in realistic environments. - DOUBLE CHECK 

Science labs  

Most of our colleges (excluding Banbury and Bicester College) have science labs onsite. 

Construction centre 

All our colleges have construction centres, allowing students to learn skills for life in brickwork, plastering, plumbing, and carpentry.  

Hair and beauty salons 

All our colleges have salons open to the public onsite offering professional hair and beauty treatments at a very competitive price. Level 3 students can work in these salons, as well as in the training salons.   

Sports and gyms 

All our colleges offer dedicated sports programmes, working in gyms, practice spaces, sports halls and alongside local sports groups to provide industry-standard training.  

At City of Oxford College, we have The Oxford Lifestyle Centre which is run by sports students and is open for all to use, with discounted membership for students. 

Parking 

All our colleges have parking onsite. Please note, this is limited and may require a permit.  

Childcare 

Close to Banbury and Bicester College Banbury campus, we have the Hobby Horse Children’s Centre which offers childcare for children between the ages of three months and 10 years.