Oxford Road, Aylesbury Buckinghamshire HP21 8PD UK 01296 588588
Information
  • Established 1962
  • Location Aylesbury, England
  • Principal Pauline Odulinski
  • Students 5,500
  • Type Further education college
  • Vice principal http://www.aylesbury.ac.uk/
Aylesbury College is a general further education college in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. It educates students in a broad range of vocational fields, including Creative Arts, Health and Social Care, Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Catering, Construction, Business and IT in addition to A Level and GCSE in its Sixth Form Centre. Aylesbury College in partnership with local universities has recently started offering degree level courses at its own higher education centre, known as Aylesbury Vale University Centre or AVUC. Buckinghamshire New University is particularly close with the college and provides accreditation for most of the courses on offer.
Although many learners are aged 16–18, the College offers a range of programmes for employers and employees, including apprenticeships, Train to Gain and skills accounts. In 2008/09 the college enrolled approximately 1,575 students aged 16–18, 2,296 students aged over 18, and 224 students under 16 in part-time and full time courses. The overall success rate at the college is in line with the national average, with some outstanding success in courses in Level 1, and 2 (GCSE level and below).
Campus
The College has recently undergone a large £30 Million building project to provide a new modern learning environment. The new build has been designed to provide a "real world" feel to vocational learning including, training kitchens, and The Hardings Training Restaurant, a Commercial Hair Salon with beauty treatment rooms and reception, a sports hall with dance studio and gym, a photography studio, media and edit suite, engineering workshops, and a state of the art learning centre.