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About Bradford College

Bradford College is an award-winning education institution based in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, with a national reputation for excellence.

We have delivered quality Further and Higher education and training for more than 180 years and are one of the biggest Further Education colleges in the country. We're also one of the largest providers of Higher Education outside of the university sector. In total, the student body is more than 20,000 strong.

The college has a strong professional and vocational focus in order to provide its alumni with tangible employment opportunities and prepare them for the working world.

We boast fantastic facilities, industry-experienced staff and a vast range of career-focussed courses designed to provide our students with a set of skills, understandings and personal attributes to be successful in their chosen career.

Bradford College is a member of the Bradford College Group, the Association of Colleges and the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC).

Our Campus

The Bradford College campus has recently undergone a multi-million pound state-of-the-art renovation. Our multi-million pound estate includes the new £50M David Hockney Building, the £10M Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) plus the £20M Trinity Green campus that provides industry-standard workshops and equipment.


Kit Harington in the BBC drama Gunpowder, for which Bradford College was a filming location
The BBC’s new Saturday night show Gunpowder looks set to trigger an explosion of opportunities for students at Bradford College.
Kim Leadbeater and her parents Jean and Gordon Leadbeater at the Jo Cox cafe at Bradford College
The sister and parents of murdered MP Jo Cox were at Bradford College on Wednesday to officially name a student café in her honour and help launch an anti-hate crime campaign.
Photo: L-R Bernadette O’Horo, Waheeda Azam, Jake Pollard and Amy Cartlidge of Bradford College will spend the night sleeping rough for charity.
Social work students at Bradford College, and their lecturer, are set to spend the night outside to raise money for the homeless.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, Mark Burns-Williamson, with Bradford College students and Why Don't We members who are tackling disability hate crime
Health and Social care students have been helping adults with learning disabilities raise awareness of disability hate crime.
Jake Green, electronic engineer in Team UK for WorldSkills
A former Bradford College student is going for gold in the Skills Olympics.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 10:00

Join us at Bradford College for YEN Expo - the largest business event in the district.

Friday, September 1, 2017 (All day)

Our HE College Calendar 2017-18 is available here.