Stoke-on-Trent College

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For The sixth form college, see City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.
Stoke-on-Trent College
Stoke on Trent College logo.png
Type General Further Education
Religion non denominational
Location Cauldon campus, Stoke Road,
Shelton, Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 2DG
England
Students 17,000
Gender mixed
Ages 16+
Website Stoke on Trent College

Stoke-on-Trent College is a provider of further and higher education based in Stoke-on-Trent. The college's main campus, known as Cauldon Campus, is in Shelton and it has a second campus in Burslem.

Stoke-on-Trent college is part of UniQ - the university quarter. A collaborative project with Staffordshire University and the Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.

Education[edit]

The college runs a range of courses, from basic English and Maths to foundation degree courses. The college has the largest number of higher education students of any college in North Staffordshire.

The college does not offer a-levels which are instead the responsibility of City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.

The College is a member of the 157 Group.[1]

Ofsted[edit]

The January 2014 Ofsted rating of the college gave it a good overall.[2]

Sites[edit]

Cauldon[edit]

Cauldon Campus

The main site to the college is Cauldon Caumpus in the Shelton area of the city. This site is where the majority of the courses are run from.

Burslem[edit]

The other site is located on Moorland Road in the Burslem area of the city which contains the sites for Construction, Plumbing, Gas, Motor Vehicle Maintenance as well as Media and Performing Arts. It is also the location of Stoke Studio College which specialises in Manufactoring and Design Engineering and the John Seddon Technology centre.

Science Centre[edit]

The Science Centre is a teaching facility that opened in 2012 and run by Staffordshire University and is also used by the Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.

Heatwave Radio[edit]

In 2013 the college launched its own student radio station called Heatwave Radio[3] which broadcasts from 2 studios within the J Block of Burslem Campus.

The Station is entirely managed by students and presented by lecturers and students and is a member of the Student Radio Association.[4] The station broadcasts a mixture of popular music and specialist programmes in genres such as Dance, Hot AC and unsigned music. The station broadcasts 24 hours per day but for the majority of the time broadcasts non-stop music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 157 Group Retrieved 29 July 2010
  2. ^ "Stoke-on-Trent College". Ofsted. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Student radio station to hit airwaves". This is Staffordshire. February 27, 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Heatwave Radio". Retrieved 13 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°00′53″N 2°10′57″W / 53.0148°N 2.1826°W / 53.0148; -2.1826