Farnborough College of Technology

The college offers a wide range of further and higher education courses, postgraduate study, accredited by the University of Surrey, and professional and management courses.

UCAS Code: F66

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Student Services and Facilities

Careers advice

  • An on-site careers adviser is available two days a week for careers information, advice and guidance. Appointments can be booked and drop-in sessions are available.

Disability support

  • Support is tailored to individual needs, with specialised equipment available.
  • When you apply to the college, the department looking after your course will co-ordinate any support required.
  • Telephone 01252 407040 for information.

Students' Union

  • Students are entitled to apply for an NUS card.


  • The college first opened to students in 1957 as the Farnborough Technical College. In 1960 it  merged with the RAE Technical School. By the beginning of the 1980s there were over 6,500 students. 
  • Since then the college has expanded with an additional site in Aldershot and new buildings and facilities on both campuses.


Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 6SB