Student experience

What we offer

Our Banbury campus has been recently renovated, creating outstanding facilities for a learning experience that will transform your future. 

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.) 

The college is part of the Activate Learning group, recognised for its success in partnering with employers to design and teach programmes that are relevant for the jobs of today and tomorrow. We have worked with them to develop a set of core attributes that will ensure that our learners are sought-after employees who add value to the businesses they join. 

Our staff and students

Our dedicated and industry experienced teaching staff make learning fun and engaging and give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future. And, to help you with the transition, we have a comprehensive student support team that can assist with applications, securing funding, careers guidance and personal tutoring, to name just a few services! 


Our sites offer you a welcoming environment where you'll be treated like an adult, with high-specification facilities to fire up your learning. You will have access to industry standard learning spaces and IT suites across the campuses and learning zones equipped with some of the latest technologies, including Apple TVs, PCs, iPads and laptops.  

Facilities for work and play including well-stocked learning resource centres; shops; cafés and students’ unions, with spaces to relax and socialize. 

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!

  • 2018

    Rated as good with outstanding areas by Ofsted in 2018

  • 79+

    of teaching experience

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