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Welcome to Cambridge Regional College


Welcome to Cambridge Regional College. We are delighted that you are thinking of joining us and hope you enjoy finding out more about our great range of courses.

We are proud to be the top further education college in the country for our student achievement at Level 3. Students progress on to great jobs, Apprenticeships and Higher Education programmes, and 90% recommend CRC to their friends, thanks to our inspirational teachers and outstanding facilities.

This is a very exciting time to join CRC as we celebrate merging with Huntingdonshire Regional College, creating one strong college with two campuses and increased opportunities for our students and apprentices.

 

About us

Cambridge Regional College provides a wide range of courses across many subject areas at a level that will suit your ability and your future needs.The college is a great place to study with excellent teachers and resources.

There is something for everyone at CRC - whether you want to continue your full-time study, or want to start earning a wage and learn at the same time with an Apprenticeship, the choice is yours!

Our courses provide a great opportunity to progress whether it is on to further learning at college or at university, progress in your career, or provide you with the right skills to secure your first job or progress to a new one.

The College continues to go from strength to strength with an increasing number of courses and Apprenticeships and an ever growing number of students. We are delighted with our recent Ofsted report (Autumn 2016) which confirmed CRC is a very good college and committed to providing high quality service to our learners.

Please visit one of our Open Days on:

Wednesday 21 March 2018 4.30-7.30pm - Cambridge

Thursday 22 March 2018 4.30-7.30pm - Huntingdon

Thursday 3 May 2018 4-7pm - both campuses

Saturday 23 June 2018 - 9.30am -12.30pm - both campuses

 

Facilities available

College life is not all about study, of course. Many of our students make life-long friends, and take the opportunity to participate in the life of the college through our extensive range of activities and sports teams. We have numerous sports teams which compete at county, national and international levels, and a wide range of enrichment programmes. Singing, photography, sports, dance and reading clubs are among the activities which take place each term, mostly over lunchtimes. CRC has an active Students' Union dedicated to the interests of students in the college.  

We have great facilities, thanks to an extensive development programme. We have purpose-built art and design studios, magnificent motor vehicle workshop, fantastic hair and beauty salons, state-of-the-art catering kitchens and much, much more to encourage learning and nurture success.

 

Additional support

We are here to help and support you make the most of your time at college. Our staff can provide information, advice and guidance on a wide range of topics. Out students Services Hubs at our Cambridge and Huntingdon campuses provide a centralised service to offer support on Accommodation, Careers and Higher Education, Course Information, Apprenticeships Advice, Financial Assistance, Health and Welfare or anything else that is of concern to you.

The college continues to offer oustanding support to students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Students with specific learning difficulties, such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, can receive support from specialist staff who are not only familiar with their specific learning needs, but also with their curriculum.

Personal Support is provided by specialist staff who are trained to work with students with a range of sensory, physical and other access needs and support is tailored to the specific needs of the individual.

Learner success

A fantastic 95% of our students progress to further education, university or employment. We are proud to be the top further education college in the country for 16-18 student achievement at Level 3. We work with over 1450 leading employers who employ and support our Apprentices.

We will give you the right skills to find the job that’s right for you. Our excellent vocational training covers a wide range of subjects to prepare you for jobs in many industries.

If you are thinking about going to university after studying at CRC, we will keep you well-informed about the courses on offer, help you with your UCAS application and offer you practice in interview techniques. Our students have gone on to some of the most prestigious institutions across the country.

At CRC, we will help you to develop your skills and knowledge, so if you want to follow a career in catering, you can. If you fancy setting up a business in vehicle repair and servicing, we’ll give you the skills to do it, both from a practical and management perspective. If you want to learn about childcare, we’ll not only teach you, we’ll ensure you receive valuable work experience with local employers so you get a real feel for working with children.

We want you to succeed to the best of your ability, so we’ll provide a programme of study to meet your specific needs and aspirations, carefully monitor your progress and provide the support you need for success. Many of our students compete in regional and national competitions and bring back top prizes.

Most importantly, our students tell us they greatly enjoy studying at CRC and this helps them to achieve.

How to apply

You can apply for courses at Cambridge Regional College through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 06 March 2018
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