Higher Education students enjoy a first class learning experience within a stimulating and supportive atmosphere led by highly experienced and qualified lecturers.

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is responsible for safeguarding standards and improving the quality of higher education.

In May 2013 QAA conducted a review the Isle of Wight College’s Higher Education offer.

The core aim of this review is to examine whether institutions offering higher education provide higher education qualifications of an appropriate academic standard and a student experience of acceptable quality.

The review established that the Isle of Wight College met UK standards.


You may want to go house or flat hunting and choose your own place to live. Many students live in Ryde and Newport which have plenty of good, reasonably priced flats and shared housing close or in good commutable distance to the College.

The College does not provide its own rentable accommodation, however, there are many private letting companies on the Island who do examples include:

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