About Us

We are passionate about supporting and inspiring our community through learning, in a modern and friendly environment. We offer a wide range of courses and qualifications.

A Levels

Study up to four A Level subjects at South Devon College. All you need to do is click to view our range of subjects and complete one application form.

Student Support

Our priority is to help you achieve your goals and begin a successful career. We have a dedicated team of professional, qualified staff, to attend to your needs and give you the best possible experience.

Travel Support

Working in partnership with Stagecoach, we have secured an amazing Travel Pass offer available to all students and staff!

Student Life

You will automatically become a member of the South Devon College Students' Union which offers fun and exciting opportunities to complement your studies.

Careers Advice

Our award winning guidance team offer impartial careers advice and guidance. Drop in to our Paignton Campus for free support on your next steps.

Upcoming events
24th January, 2019 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

South Devon College Open Evening

The South Devon College Open Evening offers learners or people thinking of returning to study the opportunity to come and meet with staff, view our facilities and find out more…

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31st January, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A-Level Information Event

Due to popular demand, South Devon College A levels are now offered in both Torquay and Paignton. We have a proven track record of excellent progression opportunities and offer over…

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31st January, 2019 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Horizons Restaurant Chinese Meal

Chinese Night at Horizons Restaurant Come and join us in Horizons Restaurant for a delicious Chinese meal. Thursday 31st January 2019 6:30pm  Price per person: £17:50 Starters Served with a portion…

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13th February, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

South Devon High School Parent Information Evening

The South Devon High School Parent Information Evening offers learners and their parents or guardians the opportunity to come and meet with staff, view our facilities and find out more about…

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26th February, 2019 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Information Evening

At the University Centre South Devon, we offer a wide range of Foundation Degrees in areas including Tourism & Hospitality, Marine Technologies, History with English, Fashion with Textiles and much…

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20th March, 2019 12:00 am - 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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4th April, 2019 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

South Devon College Open Evening

The South Devon College Open Evening offers learners or people thinking of returning to study the opportunity to come and meet with staff, view our facilities and find out more…

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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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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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Latest news
17th January 2019

South Devon College strikes partnership with Torquay United Football Club

South Devon College is thrilled to announce reaching agreement for an exciting new partnership with Torquay United Football Club, with the club invited to use the world-class sporting facilities at…

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16th January 2019

South Devon College confirms exciting apprenticeship partnership with popular local hotel group

As part of the continuous strides made towards increasing the learning opportunities for apprentices studying at the College, South Devon College is pleased to announce the Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth…

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11th January 2019

South Devon College awarded Disability Confident Committed Employer status

South Devon College are delighted to have been awarded ‘Disability Confident Committed Employer’ status by the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP). As a result of the significant title, the…

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9th January 2019

NUS launch exclusive Placements for Good initiative at University Centre South Devon

In collaboration with the National Union of Students (NUS), students from a number of current Foundation Degree programmes available at University Centre South Devon (UCSD) have been invited to participate…

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8th January 2019

Fantastic partnership signed between South Devon Marine Academy and Institut Nautique Bretagne

South Devon Marine Academy (SDMA) is thrilled to announce signing of the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ with the Institut Nautique Bretagne (INB), further expanding the learning opportunities for the College’s FdSc…

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3rd January 2019

Catching up: We hear from former FdSc Yacht Operations and Bsc Coaching Leadership degree student Richard Smith

For many students from the local South Devon area the College provides a complete pathway of education from A Level right through to University – this none truer then the…

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27th December 2018

MINDful Ascent – South Devon College students raise funds for MIND charity in 100km climb

Following on from the recent news of a motivated group of South Devon College Level 3 Adventure Sports students climbing over 100km for the charity MIND. The College is pleased…

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26th December 2018

Breaking News!

South Devon College and Torquay United Football Club are excited to announce a brand new partnership which will develop opportunities to inspire the local community. Take a look at the…

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24th December 2018

South Devon College embraces Christmas Jumper Day 2018

There was healthy competition amongst South Devon College staff last week for who could wear the most festive and dazzling Christmas jumpers as part of Save the Children UK’s Christmas…

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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.