Tower Hamlets College is based in the east of London. They have two campuses within the borough of Tower Hamlets; with the main one based at Poplar, close to Canary Wharf and another at Arbour Square, Stepney, close to the City of London. They are recognised as a good college by Ofsted, for the quality of their educational provision and wide progression opportunities for our students. With sites based minutes away from the leading business and financial areas of Canary Wharf and the City of London, they are never more than three minutes from a DLR or bus stop and ten minutes from the Jubilee Line.
They provide education and training to young people aged from 14-18 years and to adult learners. This includes a large offering of 50+ courses at A-Levels to vocational in a range of subjects including business, IT, social sciences, maths and science, health and social care, trade skills and catering, as well as pre-university entry courses such as Access to Higher Education and Higher National Certificates.
They have strong business links with a number of leading of companies in Canary Wharf and the City of London. They also offer employer and employee training, including apprenticeships. In addition, you can receive independent advice and guidance from one of our fully trained employment, education, training and careers advisers.
IT facilities are of a high standard at Tower Hamlets College. There are over 2000 computers, including laptops, and new interactive whiteboards in classrooms, with more planned in the not too distant future. They have high numbers of data projectors and numerous mobile audiovisual units for classroom use and a well-stocked media resources area with additional data projectors, camcorders, digital cameras etc, all for use in teaching and learning. All students get WiFi internet access, the use of the college intranet and virtual learning environment and an e-mail address. In the Learning Centres, students can use computers with CD-ROM, scanning and printing facilities. Qualified staffs are available to help with any problems.
They have two campuses in the borough of Tower Hamlets. Their main campus can be found at Poplar, just two minutes away from the leading business district of Canary Wharf. Their campuses have modern learning facilities and high quality communal areas, such as their learning centres and study areas, coffee shop and restaurants, including a Subway outlet, the only college one in the UK.
There is also strong links with the sports facility at the Workhouse, which is next door to their Poplar Campus. This includes two football pitches for use by students and the local community, which have been fitted with new 3G pitches, an indoor basketball/netball court and games room