Fife College

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Fife College
Fife College Logo.jpg
Established 1 August, 2013
Type College
Principal Hugh Logan
Students 22,000
Location Fife, Scotland
Website www.fife.ac.uk

Fife College is a further education college in Fife, Scotland. It was created on 1 August 2013 as a merger of Adam Smith College, Carnegie College and non land based elements of the Elmwood Campus of the rural college SRUC. [1]

Campuses[edit]

St Brycedale Campus, Kirkcaldy
Stenton Campus, Glenrothes
Halbeath Campus, Dunfermline

The college's main campuses are located in Dunfermline, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy with smaller campuses in Cowdenbeath, Cupar, Leven and Rosyth. A number of local learning centres operated by the college are also located across Fife, including Anstruther, Bowhill, Methil and St Andrews.

Courses[edit]

The College delivers over 1,000 courses from introductory level to degree and post graduate studies. It has campuses and learning centres located across Fife.

Courses are offered in the following areas:

  • Creative Industries
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Care and Social Sciences
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Languages and ESOL
  • Business and Management
  • Computing
  • Engineering and Renewables
  • Built Environment
  • Science
  • Skills for Life and Work

Andrew Carnegie Business School[edit]

Andrew Carnegie Business School provides business training from certificate to postgraduate level and also a range of CPD qualifications.

The Adam Smith Enterprise and Education Foundation[edit]

The Adam Smith Enterprise and Education Foundation, also known as Adam Smith Foundation, is the charitable trust of Fife College. The Foundation was established in 1997 and through partnerships with businesses, charitable trusts and individual donor’s works together to improve and aid opportunities for students studying at Fife College. The scholarship programme also provides recognition, financial rewards and often work experience for students throughout Fife. All donations received from donors are transferred directly to the successful students; no money is retained by Fife College or the Foundation.

Fife College Students' Association[edit]

FCSA is an autonomous, student-led, campaigning organisation, which provides services, representation and welfare support on behalf of its members – the College students.

The day to day operation of The Association is fullfilled by the three sabbatical officers, students who have finished college and work full time for The Association.


Year Student President
2014 - Present Suze Edney
2013 - 2014 Charlotte Ford assisted by Wendy Smith


Year Vice President Education and Representation
2014 - Present Alasdair Clark
2013 - 2014 Role Created 2014
Year Vice President Welfare and Equality
2014 - Present Lisa Kinnaird
2013 - 2014 Role Created 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merger will create new Fife College", The Courier, 19 March 2013