The College of West Anglia

Why choose CWA?

CWA has an excellent track record in developing the skills and talents of our students. This is achieved through a combination of great teaching by a team of highly-trained, industry-experienced staff and excellent facilities designed to prepare students for employment and further study. Don’t just take our word for it – see what our students have to say about their experience:

College or sixth form?

Deciding what to do after your GCSEs is a hard decision. Studying at sixth form might seem like the easiest choice, or the route you’ve been advised to take. However, studying at college could be the best decision you ever make!

WE WILL TREAT YOU LIKE AN ADULT making you feel more independent and responsible.

WEAR YOUR OWN CLOTHES allowing you to feel more comfortable and express your individuality.

MAKE NEW FRIENDS by studying with people from other schools and those who study other courses.

LEARN FROM INDUSTRYTRAINED STAFF who will pass on their experience to you.

SPECIALIST FACILITIES designed to ensure you learn in an environment that will prepare you for work.

Supporting your learning

At college you are treated as an adult and have the freedom to manage your own learning. Our programmes are designed to support you and our experienced staff are always available to offer help and advice.

STUDENT SERVICES provide information about courses and training, advice on financial support, transport and accommodation options. Personal support and counselling services are also available. If you are a young person in care our student advisor team will support you during your time at college.

ACADEMIC STAFF will provide support for progression and career planning within your course area. Staff in the Learning Resource Centres can help with broader career information and advice.

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT is available for a wide range of needs related to physical and learning disabilities. Specialist staff are also available to help with literacy and numeracy difficulties.

Your future starts here

Studying at CWA equips you for your future career – our courses are designed to help you to achieve your goals. Many of our students continue in education, whether it be continuing from a level 2 course to a level 3, or a level 3 course onto a degree, or to an apprenticeship, or on to employment.

Want to know more?

Click below to take a look at the courses we offer!