Life at South Downs

Be a part of the ultimate student experience. If you're looking for a good quality education, supportive sense of community, great careers advice and state of the art facilities then South Downs College is for you.


We strive to make your learning experience an interactive and engaging one. Our campus has a range of modern facilities to enhance what you learn in the classroom.

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Learning and career opportunities

Learning and career progression opportunities include our Aim High programme for high achieving students, our Career Zone to support employability and work experience and a range of enrichment opportunities and experiences.


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Student health & wellbeing

We are committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our students. Our strong link with external agencies help us provide you with mental health support, housing and benefits information and medical advice.


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Equality, diversity and inclusion

South Downs College is fully committed to promoting, maintaining and supporting equality and diversity for all. Excellence, inspiration, integrity, inclusivity and passion are core values that guide us in all that we do.


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My experience at South Downs has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.

Lucie Brooks, A Level student

There are lots of people at the college, each studying a diverse range of courses, people from all different areas come to study at South Downs, it creates a sense of community, there is a huge social aspect to college life across all courses.

Lee Backhouse, BTEC student

You’re here to learn and you want to learn, and the lecturers make it fun. You don’t have to come to college but you want to come to college.

Natalie Thorpe, A Level student