Henley College, Coventry

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Henley College Coventry
Henley College logo.png
Motto Student First
Established 1964
Type Further education college
Religion non denominational
Principal Ray Goy
Location Henley Road
Coventry
CV2 1ED
England
DfE URN 130472 Tables
Students 5,000 (part-time), 1,600 (full-time)[1]
Gender Mixed
Ages 14+
Website Henley College Coventry
For other uses, see Henley College.
The college's main building, photographed in 2005

Henley College Coventry is a further education college in the city of Coventry, England. Established in 1964, it is one of three further education colleges within the city boundaries, alongside City College Coventry and Hereward College. It is located to north of Coventry city centre and is close to the M6 motorway in a sub area of Bell Green. Graduation ceremonies are held at Coventry Cathedral.

History[edit]

2012 expansion[edit]

After plans to extensively renovate the college failed in 2009 due to lack of funding,[2] the college was given permission to begin a £6million revamp and expansion in October 2012, replacing the college's original 1960s structures with more modern facilities.[3]

Courses[edit]

The college takes on about 6,000 students per year and have both FE and HE courses which include: Applied, Medical, and Forensic Science, Beauty Therapy, Business and Professional Studies, Childcare and Education, Computing, Games Design, Engineering, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care, Sports and Exercise Sciences, and Travel and Tourism.[4]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Notable alumni include:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Henley". Henley College Coventry. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Lynch, Lucy (7 April 2009). "Henley College rebuild plans put on hold". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Simpson, Cara (27 October 2012). "Henley College gets the go-ahead for £6milllion extension". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Subjects". Henley College Coventry. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  5. ^ O'Hare, Sean (6 July 2011). "Henley College Coventry guide". The Telegraph (London). Retrieved 11 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°25′56″N 1°28′08″W / 52.4323°N 1.4688°W / 52.4323; -1.4688