Why SDC?

Welcome to South Downs College. We look forward to helping you plan your journey through the next stages of your education, so that you have the best chance for success.

10 reasons to choose South Downs

You will have lots of different things to think about when choosing your college. Here are our top ten reasons why South Downs College is for you.

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Progression and careers

You will have access to industry professionals, outstanding careers advice and facilities that will give you a real world understanding and shape your future.

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Explore our courses

We want to help you prepare for university or whichever industry you choose. Our approach is personalised to you and we offer a diverse range of courses and pathways to suit the level you are at.

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About us

South Downs College has grown into one of the largest colleges in Hampshire, but students remain at the heart of everything that we do, to provide outstanding educational opportunities to the local community.

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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

College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.

Ebony Puttock, A Level student

Everyone at the College was really helpful, and there’s lots of facilities, meaning it’s very easy to get your work done on time, and get good grades. The teaching and support was excellent, they were always on top of it, and made sure you got work done on time and you were challenged. Everyone is friendly and its really diverse, meaning you can get involved in lots of different things.

Conor Ward, BTEC student

Life at South Downs

You will have lots of different things to think about when choosing your college. Listen to our students share why South Downs College is a great place to study.