Calderdale College offers a range of courses including full- and part time undergraduate degrees and professional courses, foundation degrees, Bachelor degrees, HNCs and HNDs and top-up degrees. The college has partner links with Leeds Beckett University, and the University of Huddersfield.
UCAS Code: C02
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Student Services and Facilities
- Careers and Student Advisors are available to give the necessary help and guidance on progressing onto further and higher education or employment.
Calderdale College has a specialist team of staff skilled and qualified in a number of areas. To help you to succeed in your course of study we offer a range of services:
- Learning Link tutors work in class, or 1:1, to assist with literacy and numeracy skills required for your course.
- Access Workers assist with all aspects of personal care
- Dyslexia tutors offer specialist tuition and a range of diagnostic assessments.
- Communicators providing British Sign Language support to learners with a hearing impairment.
- A Braille service for learners with a visual impairment is also available. A range of equipment is also available for use by learners including digital dictaphones, voice activated computer software and ergonomic keyboards.
- Note takers and scribes are also available in class and, where appropriate, exams.
- If you would like to discuss your support needs, or for further information about the support available, please contact the Study Support team on 01422 357357.
- The Union is affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS). This entitles all union members to obtain a Student Union card, which provides discounts on a national and local basis. The union works closely with the Student Life team to ensure that services are provided for all of its members.
- Any member of the Student Union can apply to establish a club or society, which could receive financial or other support from the union. The college will welcome anyone who wants to start a club, as long as the group follows the guidelines laid down in the Student Union constitution.
- Halifax Technical College opened in 1891 with 1000 students, 23 part-time teachers and one full-time teacher plus, presumably, a principal. The college offered courses in textiles, engineering, chemistry, commerce and 'women’s work'.
- In 2013, the college celebrated its 120th birthday (Halifax Technical College 1891–1956, Percival Whitley College from 1957, and Calderdale College from 1988).
Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax, HX1 3UZ