Careers Advice

We understand that finding the right course isn't always easy. Our Helpzone team offer dedicated careers advice and are open all year round. Drop in or call us if you would like to have a chat about your options.

Financial Support

The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

Transport Support

South Devon College and Stagecoach continue to offer an exclusive travel pass for students studying with the College. The offer provides unlimited bus travel for free or as little as £300 a year.

How to apply

Applying is easy - either find the course you would like on our website and apply online, call 08000 380 123 or email [email protected]

Advice and Guidance

Looking for advice and guidance throughout the summer? You're in the right place! Click here now.

Adult and Community Learning

Whether you want to learn something new or improve your prospects, we have courses to inspire you and satisfy your passion for learning.

Upcoming events
2nd September, 2019 12:00 am - 30th June, 2020 12:00 am

1:1 Higher Education Advice Sessions

University Centre South Devon are pleased to be able to offer individual tailored advice sessions on the phone for anyone interested in applying for Higher Education. We can answer your…

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30th March, 2020 12:00 am - 3rd April, 2020 12:00 am

Tech Taster Workshops – POSTPONED

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, and in response to recently updated Government advice, we have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone or cancel a number of cross college…

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4th May, 2020 9:00 am - 7th May, 2020 4:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Research Showcase

University Centre South Devon are pleased to be hosting our seventh annual research showcase. Taking place between Monday 4th and Thursday 7th May 2020, the showcase celebrates the academic success…

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20th June, 2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Open Event

The University Centre South Devon Open Event is designed to provide an insight into university level study, including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. If you are thinking of applying to university for…

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3rd July, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Devon College Student Awards 2020

South Devon College will be celebrating the successes of students in an awards ceremony with students, staff, family and friends on Friday 3rd July 2020. Students will be nominated to…

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11th September, 2020 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Graduation 2020

University Centre South Devon will be celebrating it’s 2020 Graduation on 11th September at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay at 4pm. Tickets will go on sale soon and…

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24th October, 2020 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

English Riviera Film Festival 2020

English Riviera Film Festival 2020 The English Riviera Film Festival is pleased to announce that the International Film Awards day for this year’s festival will be taking place on October…

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Latest news
28th March 2020

South Devon College leads production of Face Shields to support local NHS

South Devon College is working collaboratively with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Torbay Hospital, to urgently produce protective medical equipment to protect NHS staff in the…

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27th March 2020

South Devon College supporting the NHS in fight against COVID-19

South Devon College are very much a hub of the community and in these times, a community effort needs to be stronger than ever. It was with great honour that…

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24th March 2020

#TechTuesday: catching up with alumni, Vicktor Brelsford

At the recent British Marine Conference on Friday 13th March, Vicktor Brelsford presented about the innovative use of immersive technologies next to speakers from Princess Yachts, the Marine Business Technology Centre and ABB, Marine…

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23rd March 2020

Sir Michael Barber, Chair of the Office for Students, visits South Devon College

South Devon College was delighted to welcome a visit from Sir Michael Barber, Chair of the Board for the Office for Students, at its main Vantage Point Campus in Paignton…

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18th March 2020

Princess Anne meets South Devon College apprentices at Valeport’s new manufacturing facility

Apprentices at South Devon College had the honour of being visited at their workplace, Valeport in Totnes, by a member of the Royal family, Princess Anne, to open up a…

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17th March 2020

#TechTuesday: student breathes new life to the walls of the Hi Tech & Digital Centre

If you attend South Devon College already, you will have most likely noticed quite a big change to the linking tunnel taking you from the main College building into the…

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10th March 2020

National Careers Week celebrated at South Devon College

South Devon College hosted a range of activities to join up with the celebration of National Careers Week, including the Part time Jobs Fair, Medical Mavericks, and Women into Marine….

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#TechTuesday: experience a new world in games design

South Devon College are proud to be hosting a range of fun, hands-on one-day ‘Tech Tasters’ with no previous experience necessary! These taster days aim to introduce participants to exciting…

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6th March 2020

South Devon College wins national apprenticeship award

On 3rd March 2020, South Devon College was nationally recognised for its Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Apprenticeships at the FE Week AAC Apprenticeship 2020 gala event held in…

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