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Borders College

Borders College

Updated April 2024.

About Borders College

Company Overview
Borders College is the only College of Further Education in the Scottish Borders region providing education and training from Schools Academy to transitions to University degree level courses. We deliver a diverse range of skills and knowledge in a vast range of disciplines from care, rural, STEM, construction, motor vehicle, business, tourism, hospitality, creative arts to name a few. In addition we have a Department of Enterprise and Business Innovation working with business to develop the knowledge, skills and qualifications of their workforce.
Company Size 264 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Education & Training
Borders College Head Office
Scotland, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 31%
  • 2-5 years - 23%
  • 6-10 years - 13%
  • 11-15 years - 10%
  • 16-20 years - 9%
  • Over 20 years - 13%

Company Culture at Borders College

The employee experience below at Borders College, compared to a typical company.

63% of employees at Borders College say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Borders College
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sex.


This is a physically safe place to work.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

Working at Borders College

Student/College Partnership Meeting
Staff v Student Rugby Match
Staff Team at Graduation
Staff Award Ceremony
Pete Smith, Principal and CEO
Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels

Best Workplaces Lists

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