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]ac.uk.

Open Evening

Join us for our next Open Evening on Thursday 4th April between 4pm-7pm. Click here to register.

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
26th April, 2019 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

South Devon Marine Academy Careers Drop-In Session

Are you interested in finding out more about a career in the Marine Industry? South Devon Marine Academy are holding a careers drop-in on Friday 26th April at University Centre…

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7th May, 2019 10:00 am - 10th May, 2019 4:00 pm

University Centre South Devon 6th Annual Research Showcase

The UCSD Student Research Showcase is an annual event which provides a unique opportunity for final year degree students to share their research through presentations and posters that has been…

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8th May, 2019 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Applicant Event

Applicant events at the University Centre South Devon have been tailored specifically for the course you have applied for, and are designed to help you make an informed decision about…

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11th May, 2019 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…

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14th May, 2019 8:00 am - 9:30 am

South Devon College School of Law Networking Breakfast – Plymouth

South Devon College School of Law are holding an information and networking breakfast in Plymouth between 8am – 9.30am at Plymouth Science Park. Find out about the exciting development of…

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15th May, 2019 8:00 am - 9:30 am

South Devon College School of Law Networking Breakfast – Torquay

South Devon College School of Law are holding an information and networking breakfast in Torquay between 8am – 9.30am at the Centre of Health and Care Professions. Find out about…

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24th May, 2019 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) Taster Day

The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) is for professional managers who take lead responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long-term organisational success. It’s relevant to managers from…

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19th June, 2019 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

South Devon College Adult Advice Evening

The South Devon College Adult Advice Evening offers learners aged 19 or above or people thinking of returning to study the opportunity to come and meet with staff, view our…

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13th September, 2019 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

UCSD Graduation 2019

University Centre South Devon will be celebrating it’s 2019 Graduation on 13th September at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay. Students graduating this year will be able to purchase…

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Latest news
17th April 2019

Degree Level Management training for as little as £31.25 per month

South Devon College values strong and organised leadership. The skills that come with leadership are ones that require training as being born with all the skills needed is unlikely. Our…

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15th April 2019

Celebrating Success: Ben Lee awarded £1000 bursary by The Worshipful Company of Plumbers

We are thrilled to share and celebrate the success of Benjamin Lee being awarded a £1000 tool bursary by ‘The Worshipful Company of Plumbers’, sponsored by ‘Monument Tools’ and ‘City…

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Want to DO WELL in your EXAMS? YOU NEED to Breathe

Want to DO WELL in your EXAMS? YOU NEED to Breathe The human body was not designed to sit all day long at a desk and travel by car or…

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14th April 2019

Stress taking over? Try Music Therapy

Stress taking over? Try Music Therapy Some of you may already be listening to music whilst you revise. This can be helpful in keeping you relaxed. But there’s a lot…

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13th April 2019

Take a break from Revision and try Tree Bathing

Try Tree Bathing when you take a break from Revision Did you know that human beings are drawn to the colour green as we subconsciously associate it with food, water…

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12th April 2019

4 Apps to Help YOU Stay Focused

4 Apps to Help YOU Stay Focused It’s pretty much guaranteed that throughout your revision and getting prepared for your exams, you’re going to get distracted. Because, let’s face it……

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11th April 2019

South Devon College and ABB announce partnership to boost technology education

ABB is providing the latest automation and control technologies together with a series of educational wall displays for South Devon College’s new Hi Tech & Digital Centre. Opening in September…

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Top 7 Food and Drink to Make YOU Focus Better

Top 7 Food and Drink to Make YOU Focus Better Students have a variety of comfort foods, some healthier than others, that help with their studies and triggers inspirational ideas…

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10th April 2019

South Devon College named in AAT Training Provider Awards Shortlist 2019

South Devon College has been shortlisted for the fifth year in a row under two categories in the AAT Training Provider Awards. About the AAT training Provider Awards The AAT…

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Help and advice

Choosing to be part of South Devon College doesn’t have to be a daunting process. Let us help you make the right choice with our range of support, advice and guidance.