About Us

Welcome to the TEF Gold rated University Centre South Devon. We offer a range of degrees and our recent QAA review and student satisfaction results rated us as best in the South West.

Five reasons to study here

There are countless reasons to study with us, but we think that these are what make us a unique Higher Education institution and the best place for you to study towards your degree.

Student Finance

Getting a degree is a great investment. Our unique bursaries make studying your degree with us more affordable, whilst still offering first-class facilities and teaching.

How to apply

Although the UCAS deadline is 15th January there are plenty of opportunities to apply throughout the year still, with UCAS Extra and Clearing.

Accommodation

A big part of moving away to study is finding the right place to live. Our accommodation service can help you to find somewhere.

Upcoming Open Days

Join us on Saturday 6th October between 10am-1pm and see what you can achieve. Click here to register.

Upcoming events
28th September, 2018 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

University Centre South Devon Graduation 2018

University Centre South Devon is proud to announce that it’s 2018 Graduation will be held on Friday 28th September at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay. Students who will…

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4th October, 2018 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Crustaceans, Canapes and Cocktails

Learn more about our delicious local seafood, and how to make cocktails with Salcombe Gin. The evening includes: A welcome drink on arrival, courtesy of Salcombe Gin 3 demonstrations, with…

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6th October, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Open Event

Click Here To Register   Join the team from South Devon College at our next Cross College Open Event on Saturday 6th October. Come along between 10am-1pm to find out…

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17th October, 2018 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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2nd November, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Further Education Student Awards 2018

South Devon College is proud to celebrate the success of it’s Further Education students in their annual awards ceremony. Students who have been nominated by staff across the College will…

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8th November, 2018 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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21st November, 2018 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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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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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
19th September 2018

Students Greg Thomas and Jake Dix reach SkillBuild Final 2018

South Devon College is extremely proud to announce that two of the College’s Roofing and Tiling students have reached the SkillBuild Final 2018. Greg Thomas, 20 from Plymouth (representing Storm…

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13th September 2018

It Came From The Sea – Featuring the impressive costumes designed by South Devon College Fashion students

As part of this year’s England Seafood Feast, South Devon College is excited to present the upcoming fashion exhibition ‘It Came From The Sea’. An exhibition featuring a wide range of…

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12th September 2018

Eager students embrace the new South Devon College logo

It’s safe to say word of the College’s new logo is quickly spreading around Torbay. Recently an eager group of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism students gathered in the gardens of…

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3rd September 2018

South Devon College starts the new academic year with an exciting logo revamp

As South Devon College heads into its new academic year, the familiar and well-known College logo will take on a pioneering and exciting new evolution.  Supporting the College’s vision to…

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30th August 2018

University Centre South Devon continues work on new student garden

University Centre South Devon (UCSD), continues to respond the recent national push for greater mental health awareness with the creation of a specialised student therapy garden. Due to open in…

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27th August 2018

South Devon College to host Dreadnought South West Production

How far would you go for what you believe in? To mark the centenary year of the first votes for many women in 1918, South Devon College will be showcasing…

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23rd August 2018

South Devon High School pupils celebrate brilliant GCSE results

It’s with huge pride that South Devon High School today has welcomed many excited pupils in celebrating the best year of GCSE results. Our thrilled pupils have exceeded their own…

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Resounding success for students collecting their GCSE results at South Devon College

There’s been a great sense of excitement and a real buzz in the air at the College this morning as students of all ages collected their GCSE results. For many…

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16th August 2018

South Devon College students celebrate another year of success with a brilliant 99% pass rate in A Levels

For many of our 16-18 year-olds at South Devon College, today marks a great cause for celebration as this year’s A Level students received exceptional grades. Collectively, our hard-working students…

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The student voice

We place great importance in your experience with us. We encourage every student to be involved in our student body, and provide a range of activities so that you can have your say.