Why Choose SLC?

Why Choose SLC?

LEARNING

Our robust industry links, experienced teaching staff and work-focused courses prepare you for the working world and the ever changing economy.

EMPLOYABILITY

We help students academically and practically to develop essential transferable skills that today’s employers and global companies are looking for.

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

SLC provides a strong support system whether it’s relating to the curriculum, career planning or personal well-being.

STUDENT FACILITIES

• Well-equipped Library and Learning Centre
• Free Wi-Fi throughout the building
• Spacious, well equipped labs, classrooms and workshops
• Free laptop hire
• Virtual learning environment
• Coffee bar
• Café Bistro
• Food court
• On campus shop
• Quiet Room
• Student Association
• Advice Centre
• International Office
• The Salon and Spa.

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

As competition for jobs increases and the economy changes, it’s more important than ever that our students gain not only specialist knowledge and skills but transferable skills to enable you to be truly global citizens. Transferable skills can include:
• Communication
• Leadership
• Time management
• Negotiation
• Problem solving
• Team building.
Many employers value transferable skills as highly as they do subject knowledge, and demonstrating these talents is a great way to stand out and gain a competitive edge in the international job market.
The College helps learners to develop all of these important skills and many more, increasing your employability upon graduation.

INDUSTRY LINKS

We continually work with business and industry, allowing us to offer the most relevant, flexible and practical courses. These highly vocational programmes produce graduates with sought after employment skills.

TEACHING STAFF WITH INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

SLC teaching staff have a wealth of professional and industry experience. This experience allows learners to gain an understanding of today’s workplace and provides a valuable insight into applying knowledge in real-world situations.

COURSE DESIGN

Our courses are designed to enhance your skills and knowledge to suit the needs of employers. Learners receive valuable input from leading business and industry experts in their subject field. There are also opportunities to carry out project work and case studies for businesses that give practical, hands-on experience, teaching you invaluable skills for the future.

PROGRESSION ROUTES

When you successfully complete your studies at SLC you may wish to progress to university to complete a Degree. We have excellent university links and we’ll work with you to identify a suitable programme and can help you with your application.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

It’s important to us that all learners benefit from a positive experience while studying at SLC. Our high quality of academic support allows you to make the most of your learning environment, helping you to achieve your full potential.

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

All SLC staff are approachable and lecturers are available to guide learners through their studies. Many departments operate an open learning environment – where learners can speak with lecturers on a one-to-one basis. There are guidance sessions every week, which learners can use to discuss course queries as and when they arise. Help is always on hand when needed!

GUIDANCE TUTOR

Learners are also assigned a guidance tutor who’ll be available to talk about any aspect of the course and help with course related questions. You’ll find this particularly useful as it provides a consistent and reliable solution to course related issues.

MOODLE

Our web-based learning platform Moodle provides access from any location to online course materials.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT

International students are offered English language support throughout your time at SLC. IELTS preparation and testing is offered at no extra cost to international students.

SMALL CLASS SIZES

Learners benefit from small class sizes of around 20 people meaning that you receive the support needed to achieve your goals.