The Isle of Wight College is a General Further Education (GFE) College with a broad curriculum that reflects the needs of the Island community.

The Isle of Wight College was established in 1951, initially offering courses in construction and engineering.

  • Putting students first
  • Raising community aspirations
  • Working for employers

The College offers training opportunities across a broad curriculum, including:

  • Vocational courses
  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Employer Training & services
  • Higher education (University courses)
  • Excellent education, welfare & support for international students
  • School Links courses (school collaboration programme for 14-16 year olds)

The College has invested millions in the facilities offered, which includes:

The Isle of Wight College has a national reputation for providing outstanding teaching and learning and has many first class facilities.

View The College Accolades.

You can view The Isle of Wight College data on the national 16-18 performance tables.

The College’s main campus is sited in a central island location on the outskirts of Newport, the county town of the Isle of Wight and the Island’s principal retail centre.


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