Boston College is situated close to the town centre of Boston with four campuses in close proximity to each other, as well as a campus in the heart of Spalding.
At the main campus, Rochford, you will find the dedicated sixth form centre and University Centre along with workshops and industry styled classrooms of our vocational courses. Peter Paine Performance Centre is the College's sports centre and Sam Newsom Centre is a dedicated music and performing arts centre. The Ingelow Centre is Boston College's Foundation (Entry/SEND) purpose built building.
For over 50 years, the College has been providing high quality Further Education to thousands of students over the age of 16.
Boston College has been shortlisted for two national awards for the quality of our teaching and learning in the last two years. In 2018, 98% of our students rated teaching as excellent or good and this is supported by our high quality student experience.
Our excellent links with industry, coupled with specialist facilities and staff will help you to prepare for your chosen career. We offer a suite of study programmes tailored to meet individual student needs, a range of apprenticeships designed by employers, and have a growing reputation for academic excellence in Higher Education. Our extensive course offer, from entry to degree level, means that at Boston College we aim to have the right course for you.
We offer much more than qualifications; our students gain practical experience, learning in real-life working environments and we have outstanding levels of student support. With award winning careers guidance services and a fantastic team of lecturers who are subject specialists with industry experience, it really is a great time to join us. Many of our former students tell us that the College has changed their lives.
The College welcomes students from a diverse range of backgrounds and our culture is one of respect and inclusion that transcends everything we do. We support our students to aim high, and we are skilled at getting the best from every individual. At Boston College, we believe in the standards of hard work, passion, enthusiasm and excellence.
I look forward to welcoming you to our college soon.
Principal and Chief Executive
The College provides over 400 courses, up to and including university level, along with a wide range of vocational training courses as well as A/AS levels, GCSEs and Diplomas. The College also works with many businesses and offers Apprenticeships for those of you who want to earn as you learn. Whatever your age, you can choose something that will expand your horizons and give you the confidence to succeed.
Every year, the College welcomes approximately 8,000 students through its doors. About 1,600 of these study full time, up to 200 are International students from across the globe and 200 more are studying at Higher Education level. The College's part time students vary from Apprentices to adult learners and degree students. You can study courses with the College during the day or evening, in Boston, Spalding or even in your workplace.