Class makeover at Weston College

Weston College spends £850,000 on six classrooms at University Campus to cope with rising applications for higher education courses

Contemporary Art, photography and early years degree courses, as well as maths and english, will be accommodated at the multi-million pound centre in Loxton Road.  

Director of Higher Education, Anthony Murray, said: “Demand for Higher Education places at Weston College is increasing and we need more accommodation.

“We now have 800 students, 22 Foundation Degrees and ten Honours top-ups in partnership with Bath Spa University and the University of the West of England.

“Twenty two per cent of our students achieved a First Class Honours Degree in 2012 – 6% above the national average – and 99% of them were in employment within six months of completing their degree.”

Degree students also have their own dedicated University Centre at Knightstone Campus in the town centre.

The £800,000 architecturally-designed space with natural materials includes lecture theatres, open study area, welfare and support rooms, plus science laboratories.





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