43 Shamrock Street, Glasgow, G4 9LD. +44 (0)844 249 8585
Information
  • Established 1934
  • Location Glasgow, Scotland
  • Motto Your tomorrow
  • Type College
  • Vice principal http://www.stow.ac.uk/
Stow College is a college in Glasgow in Scotland.The college is named after David Stow, whose primary teaching seminary was founded close to the college at Dundasvale. Stow was the first purpose-built Further Education college in Glasgow, celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2009.
Traditionally an engineering college, Stow has now diversified into ICT, social sciences, women's studies, business studies and music . The college offers courses from introductory to Higher National Diploma level within the six departments, namely Music & Creative Industries, Management & General Education, Computing & Internet Technologies, Engineering Technology, Science & Health and Trade Union Education. It also offers online and distance learning and a large range of commercial short courses. The Trade Union Education Department is the largest of its type in Scotland and one of the most successful in the UK. It is also the only college in the Central Belt to offer a Gaelic immersion course.
Web development
Music industry management and marketing
TV production (with music video production)
Business
Gaelic
Campus
The college's Music and Creative Industries department includes a number of former professional musicians including Stuart Woody Wood, formerly of the Bay City Rollers, Alan Rankine (The Associates) and Ken McCluskey (The Bluebells). Additionally, lecturing staff have been drawn from within the creative industries including active professionals from within Musical Theatre, Television, Composition, Music and Events Management and recording disciplines.In 2009 and 2010 Students from the college's TV production course provided official coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival. A public information film (Doorstoppers, produced by TFGtv) featuring material gathered by Stow College TV students opened the 2009 Stirling Film Festival at the McRobert's Arts Centre. Stow West is a campus in the Maryhill area in the north of Glasgow that opened in 2000. It is approximately 2 miles from the main City campus. The campus is a totally refurbished building; the building was previously Shakespeare Street Primary School.