Enter our 360 tour to explore our facilities and discover videos of our students who share their experience of life as a student with your while you journey around our College.
Available in full screen mode. Navigate using your cursor, change the view by zooming in and out and click department hotspots to view their area.
After exploring our 360 tour, continue your journey through this Virtual Open Day page where you will find a message from the Principal, information on student life and support services and presentations from tutors.
Click the name of pathway below to visit its open day page where you will find tutor presentations, department photos, student videos and links to apply.
You will need an accessible email address in order to complete your application. An email will be sent to this address, so please ensure you know your login details.
You will receive two emails – one thanking you for your application, the other confirming your interview date and time. If you do not receive both of these emails, then you have not completed the process correctly. Please log back into your account to submit your application.
If you would like support in completing your application, please contact our admissions department on firstname.lastname@example.org.
“This course has enabled me to re-skill and head in a new direction. I started my own business and this course has helped me develop a wide range of skills that I use every day. After this, I’d like to take on a Level 3, or continue to develop my business.”
“I love that my course allows me to try out every aspect of theatre production, which has led to me finding a passion for stage management. The course prepares me for university, with supportive and knowledgeable tutors.”
"Studying Science at college means that I am assessed by a manageable balance of coursework and exams. I have build on what I learned during my GCSEs so that I am able to progress to university"
“I love having the opportunity to take part in exhibitions and show my work at local galleries. The art studios and facilities are fantastic and alongside the industry-expert tutors, they help me achieve my true potential.”
"I've always wanted to be a police officer, so studying Public Services is the most direct route for me. I learn from tutors who have been in the industry before and can impart their knowledge and experience to me. "
"Every day is different and you're always meeting new people. One of my favourite aspects of the course is that you can gain both cabin crew and resort rep qualifications, which opens up a range of opportunities."
“I like that you get to study around like-minded individuals and tutors that treat you like an adult. You get the support and guidance that you need and the facilities to help you train to be what you want to be.”
“I am studying Hairdressing to top up my existing beauty qualifications. The course fits around my commitments and the tutors are very supportive. I love getting the chance to meet real clients and experiment with their hair colours.”
Thank you for considering joining us at Canterbury College.
Whether you are coming from school or are an adult wanting to retrain, studying at Canterbury College will give you many opportunities for your next step.
Be part of a buzzing campus within walking distance of Canterbury's city centre, where you can build your confidence, learn new skills and prepare for employment or university.
We offer a range of different subjects, and within these there are course pathway options which are tailored to different careers.
Your course will give you the practical skills and theory needed to start a career in your chosen industry.
If you do not have a grade 4 or above in GCSE English or maths, you will continue to study these at the appropriate level.
You will get the chance to experience some aspects of work-related learning. This might be via a work placement or a community project.
You will take part in our award-winning social action, where you will use the skills you have developed to support your local community.
From industry placements to trips, visits and community fundraising, your Study Programme will help to support and develop the skills you learn at the College.
We actively encourage our students to take part in competitions throughout the year.
After completing your course, you can continue your studies and move up tothe next level of qualification in a related subject, or look for employment.
Our KaMCOP teams aim is to increase the number of young peple from underrepresented groups who go into higher education, supporting young people to make well-informed decisions about their future education.
They support effective and impactful local collaboration by higher education providers working together with schools, colleges, employers and other partners.
If you are still unsure about what you would like to study or have further questions, you can speak to one of our advisors in the Student Information Centre.
Our Advice and Guidance team provide a range of free, fair and confidential services for students and the public. They are here to help you make choices which are right for you.
During term time we are open:
As a student at Canterbury College, you will be a member of one of the best students' unions in the country.
The Canterbury College Students' Union represents your voice and is there to ensure your College experience is great. Every course has a representative who feeds back what you want to people who run the College, and as a student you elect who the representatives are. Find out more about the Students' Union here.
The Students' Union runs its own website, where you can keep up to date with the latest trips, campaigns and news. You can also contact them:
With the College's modern campus close to the centre of Canterbury, enjoying city life between your studies has never been easier. As a student you will be encouraged to take charge of your future, be treated like an adult and study n a professional environment.
We have the widest range of programmes in the area, allowing you to specialise in a subject you enjoy while you prepare for progression to work or university.
Our specialist staff are here to support students who have varying needs including physical, sensory, dyslexia, autism, global learning delay, challenging behaviour and mental health.
We have facilities and resources to assist further with complex needs and our dedicated team provide support for:
During term time we are open:
You can contact the team by emailing email@example.com or calling 01227 811342.
If you have further questions, register your enquiry here. An email will be sent to our team and a relevant member of staff will respond as soon as possible.