Welcome to City College

City College is a further education college in Hampshire, providing career led courses and education for young people and adults.


The college is listed as 'good' by Ofsted, with some outstanding features.

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Check out our current apprenticeship vacancies and how to apply for them online.

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A fantastic venue for hire including large exhibition space, hub Theatre and bar. Aspire Restaurant. Also, Kudos hair and beauty salons.

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City College is totally committed to supporting every young person to achieve their full potential, regardless of background or prior academic success

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The Marine Skills Centre is at the forefront of making sure those employees, apprentices and future workers have the skills levels to compete in this highly-competitive industry.

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Latest news

  • Brickwork 'shard' sculpture unveiled in Bursledon

      It's not often brickwork can be described as inspiring, but City College Southampton tutor Joe Taylor has combined artwork and bricklaying to create a new and unique sculpture for Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum. &...

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  • Students' fundraising is a cut above the rest

      Hair and beauty students at City College Southampton have raised more than £1000 for the Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity.   Julie Burrows, coordinator of level 3 hairdressing, apprentices and barbering, s...

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  • Former apprentice plays for Team GB in Euro Deaf Football Championship

      Ex City College apprentice, Philip Swift, has represented team Great Britain in the European Deaf Football Championship in Hanover, Germany.   Philip, 25, from Highfield, Southampton, swapped his computer monitor fo...

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  • Catwalk show is top of the crops

      The air was thick with hairspray this week (June 24) as the future Vidal Sassoons, Charles Worthingtons and John Friedas showcased their vision at the annual City College Southampton hairdressing end of year awards and cat...

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  • Attendance Matters

      Congratulations go to Level 3 Early Years' student, Jessica Andrews, for being City College's star student in the first half of the summer half term and for attending 100% of her lessons. The Principal, Sarah Stannard, pre...

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  • Octogenarian still hitting the books as an adult learner

      Even in her eighties, Jeanne Williams is still looking for ways to update her skills and has enrolled on a Literacy Through ICT programme with City College to improve and modernise both her English and technological capabi...

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  • Sports End of Season Awards

      Our Sports students recently celebrated with an End of Season Awards event courtesy of Saints Foundation and their training coaches at Southampton Football Club.   Held in the Foundation Lounge at St Mary's Stadium,...

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  • Medal feast for hospitality & catering students

      City College Southampton students struck gold at the UK's largest live culinary competition, Wessex Salon Culinaire, on 27 May, winning 20 medals for their exemplary skills in the kitchen. The five fledgling chefs, Thomas ...

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  • Carpentry student nails first place

      A carpentry student at City College Southampton won first place in the popular CITB SkillBuild 2015 South East regional heat this week (May 12).   Louis Hixon-Denton, 20, who is on the NVQ Level 3 advanced apprentic...

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  • Barber is top of the crops in national competition

      A barbering student at City College Southampton has taken the silver crown at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition.   Ian McCreery, 28, who is on the NVQ Level 3 barbering cou...

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