College Recognition

Further education colleges provide high-quality technical and professional education and training for young people, adults and employers. They prepare over three million students with valuable skills for the workplace, valuable employability skills, helping to develop their career opportunities and strengthen the local, regional and national economy.

Colleges are inspirational places to learn because education and training is delivered by expert teaching staff in industry-standard facilities. From basic skills to postgraduate degrees, colleges offer first rate academic and vocational teaching, in a range of professions including engineering, hospitality, IT, construction and the creative arts.

Sixth form colleges provide high-quality academic education to 16 to 18-year-olds enabling them to progress to university or higher level vocational education.

Colleges, their staff and students from across the country have been recognised for their achievements.  Here are the success stories:

College Success

Further education and sixth form colleges are regularly recognised for their outstanding teaching and accomplishments. This page highlights these.

Student Success

College students across the country have won national recognition for their skills.  This page highlights these successes.

Sporting Success

Colleges are renowned for producing some of this country's top sportspeople.  This page highlights their successes.

Media, Art and Design Success

Colleges and their students have a long tradition of being innovative in media, art and design.  This page highlights some of the successes.

Past Student Success

College students go on to achieve national and international success.  Here are some of the stories.