Swindon College Privacy Policy

New College Swindon and Swindon College have merged


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Governing Bodies of both Swindon College and New College Swindon are delighted to announce that the two colleges have now merged, with effect from Monday August 17th 2020.  You can read the full press release here.
 
Our vision
 
Our region deserves the highest quality teaching, learning and skills training for everyone.  This merger brings together Swindon’s two Further and Higher Education colleges, with complementary specialisms and strengths, to create a single institution offering comprehensive education and training at all levels.
 
Our vision throughout has always been for the newly merged College to be a beacon of academic and technical excellence.  Growing together, we will strive to create a vibrant and high-performing college that will bring many benefits.
 
Benefits for all
 
For students
  • Fabulous choice of high quality courses including:  GCSEs, A Levels; T-Levels; technical, professional and vocational programmes, Apprenticeships and Higher Education
  • Access to industry-standard and specialist resources across two campuses and an Adult Learning Centre
  • Progression pathways from Entry/level 1 to Level 6
  • A substantial and increased higher education offer, including via the new Institute of Technology 
    For employers and businesses
  • A single institution to tackle skills gaps to boost business productivity and focused investment in priority areas
  • Increased range of apprenticeships pathways, higher education and bespoke professional qualifications
  • Access to and engagement with the new IoT to deliver higher skills, collaboration and R&D space
  • Assistance where you need it, when you need it to boost your business in challenging times.
For communities
  • A pro-active College, focused on local issues and meeting local needs
  • Upskilling and reskilling local people to actively support job seeking and career enhancement
  • A major employer within the area, offering employment and development opportunitie
What next?
New applicants – continue to apply as usual
Continuing / Enrolled students – your courses will continue as planned – you don’t need to do anything else.
A Level and Level 3 results: we are currently prioritising student grade appeals and ensuring students can progress to Uni or their next career step.
We have developed a new Privacy Notice here for the merged College.
Watch this space and our social media platforms for further updates as we embark on the exciting  journey ahead.-

As the result of merger all previous staff and student data has been transferred from Swindon College to New College, Swindon and will continue to be retained for the original purpose and in line with the New College data protection and retention policy.