Blackburn College

At Blackburn College you will find everything to help you succeed. The College has been providing education for over 120 years and is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the North West of England. In 2008 Blackburn College received an outstanding Ofsted inspection, when we were officially recognised as being one of the best colleges in the country. What this means for you is that you can feel confident that you will receive the best education possible delivered to a very high standard.

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Blackburn College delivers courses from entry level up to Masters Level to full and part-time students from across the globe.


Unlike many institutions Blackburn College has four permanent Career Advisers ready to help you at any stage of your career development. Whether that’s advising you on the correct course/s to study in order to land that dream job or helping you tidy up your CV, the Careers team will always be on hand to help.

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Housing services

  • Homestay Accommodation

With Homestay Accommodation you will be allocated a host family who will welcome you into their home like a member of their family.

  • Residential Accommodation

The Dwelling is a five minute walk from the main Blackburn College campus and consists of 18 study bedrooms which include a choice of single or double bedrooms, en-suite rooms and Pods (which are self-contained flats) and they include a desk and wardrobe and chest of drawers.

  • Private Home Accommodation

Blackburn College work in partnership with BGSA Ltd to provide a complex of 1 and 2 double bedroomed apartments situated in the Cathedral Quarter area of the town.

Library services

Our libraries are vibrant and have been newly refurbished with state-of-the-art technology such as self-issue machines, VDI computers and 250 drop-in PCs and laptops, providing you with with all the software you’ll need to get ahead in your studies.

We have a substantial collection of learning resources including more than 55,000 books, a wealth of magazines, and DVDs.

Medical services

Health & Medical Care

One of the first things you should do when you arrive in Britain is register with your local doctor (or GP as they are called in the UK). A GP is a General Practitioner who is able to help with illnesses that are not immediately life-threatening or you need medication and advice for a specific problem or complaint.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Students have access to fantastic and state-of-the-art facilities including a large sports hall, fitness suite, climbing wall, dance studio and 3G football pitch.


Blackburn College is officially recognised by Ofsted as a ‘Grade 1’ Outstanding College. We were one of the first College’s in the whole country to be officially rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted across all areas.

Blackburn, England, United Kingdom


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