College life

The facilities are really good here. Activate Learning also works with really good companies. We have a lot of high-tech computers and great resources in the library. Alex, Games Development

Discover everything our Banbury Campus has to offer: industry standard workshops, learning spaces and IT suites; a well-stocked learning resource centre; a new campus shop; a cafe and Students' Union to relax and meet friends in.  

Our partnership with Bicester Heritage allows you to take advantage of tailored classic vehicle restoration programmes; the only programmes of this type in the UK. The centre is dedicatated to the restoration, storage and enjoyment of vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and aeroplanes.  

Study with us and you will benefit from the support of our industry experienced staff, working closely with industry partners to develop the right learning programmes for you. We have been rated 'Good' by Ofsted (2018.) 

Why Banbury and Bicester College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    courses available at all levels

  • 2018

    rated as good with outstanding areas by Ofsted in 2018

  • 79+

    years of teaching experience

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Our Campus

Banbury and Bicester College has a wide range of facilities to make your education and training as practical and relevant as possible. We have a campus near Banbury’s town centre on Broughton Road, and run specialist, classic-vehicle programmes in Bicester. 

Our recently renovated Banbury College benefits from some exceptional resources, which replicate real-working environments so you’re always putting into practice the theory that you’ve learned. Our programmes at Bicester Heritage are ran at the UK’s hub of historic motoring excellence, giving you access to experiences available nowhere else!