Oaklands College

Further Education College

Oaklands College is a large further education college in Hertfordshire with campuses in Welwyn Garden City and St. Albans, and a further training provision in Borehamwood. Oaklands provides for 10,000 students and look forward to welcoming you.


Established in 1920, the St Albans Campus opened its doors to First World War ex-service men under the Officers’ Agricultural Training Scheme and women to the Women’s Land Army members. Since then, the College has developed a wide range of learning opportunities. The college offers courses across a diverse range of subjects at different levels.

1500 Students

There are approximately 1,500 full and part-time courses offered to approximately 10,000 students. The students come from a wide variety of regions. These courses range from vocational courses with strong links to employers through to elite sports. The arts are a large part of the college and there are a wide variety of A Levels. Oaklands is nationally recognised for our outstanding provision for learners with mild and severe learning difficulties.

Oaklands Commitment

Oaklands College is committed to ensuring that our students reach their full potential. The college focuses on not only what the students need to be successful on their course but what they will need to be successful in their future work and personal lives. Oaklands College will ensure that all students achieve the best that they can by looking at their individual needs and ambitions. The college prides itself on listening to what the students tell them about their experiences, and by then providing them with the best possible learning environments.

There are so many courses please visit the Oaklands website for all details.

Some other advantages include discounted bus travel, student progression, fantastic facilities, student support, tremendous trips and expert tutors.

College in St Albans
College in St Albans

Opening Times

  • Mon 9am - 6pm
  • Tue 9am - 6pm
  • Wed 9am - 6pm
  • Thur 9am - 6pm
  • Fri 9am - 6pm
College in St Albans


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