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Coatbridge College

Coatbridge College

Kildonan St, Coatbridge, United Kingdom

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MO 08:00 – 19:00 SA closed
TU 08:00 – 19:00 SU closed
WE 08:00 – 19:00
TH 08:00 – 19:00
FR 08:00 – 19:00
Description Coatbridge College is Scotland’s first College with over 145 years of history. The College has over 250 members of staff and is home to around 7,000 students. The College provides further education to the people of North Lanarkshire, in particular those who live in Coatbridge and Airdrie. The 1970s saw Coatbridge College move away from traditional heavy industries and it changed its focus to commerce. In 1984 the College was extended to create computing suites, hairdressing and beauty salons, a refectory area, sports facilities and a large Theatre, which was later to be named the Ian Bannen Theatre.CampusesThe College is currently split over three Campuses. The Kildonan Street Campus is the College’s main campus offering eight out of ten subject areas. The Greenhills Campus is home to the Automotive and Transport Department, with The School of Dental Studies based at the Duart House Campus at Strathclyde Business Park.CurriculumThe College currently offers study within 10 Curriculum subject areas including: Automotive and Transport Beauty, Spa and Holistic Therapies Business and Management Computing and Creative Technologies The School of Dental Studies Early Education and Childcare Hairdressing and Make-up Artistry Health and Social Care Performing Arts ScienceEstate RedevelopmentJune 2009 saw the College undergo a redevelopment of its Kildonan Street Campus. Phase 1 included a £22.5 million refurbishment of the College’s south building to improve facilities and provide full disabled access funded by the Scottish Funding Council. The project started as planned in June 2009 and was completed on schedule in April 2011.

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