Eastleigh College

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Eastleigh College
Motto Learning for Success
Type Further education
Established Over 50 years
Chief Executive Officer Tony Lau-Walker
Students 22,000 students
Location Eastleigh, England England
Campus Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
Website www.eastleigh.ac.uk

Eastleigh College in Eastleigh, Hampshire is a further education college providing technical and professional training and Apprenticeships to school leavers, in addition to part-time professional courses and part-time leisure courses for adults.

With over 9,000 apprentices in learning, the college was named the third largest college provider of adult Apprenticeships in England in 2014/15 (in terms of funding).[citation needed]

Campus[edit]

The College has recently undergone a £12 million redevelopment project, which includes a new training kitchen and professional restaurant for Catering students; new facilities for Art, Design & Media; new training salons and a commercial Hair & Beauty Salon for Hair and Beauty students; and a new Advanced Technology Centre with facilities for Computer Science, Construction and Engineering.[citation needed]

The College gym and fitness studio have also been refurbished, and are open to staff and students to use. The fitness studio offers a variety of lunchtime and evening activities, including spinning, circuits and table tennis.[citation needed]

Student life[edit]

Two student governors represent the students at management level. All students are entitled to join the National Union of Students (NUS). There are also given the opportunity to take a variety of courses such as Personal Presentation, Personal Safety and First Aid.

The College also offers a variety of trips and social events throughout the year. The fitness room contains both cardio-vascular and resistance equipment, and the College runs team leagues in a number of sports.

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Coordinates: 50°57′43″N 1°21′32″W / 50.962°N 1.359°W / 50.962; -1.359