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Southern Regional College

Southern Regional College
Established 2007
Academic staff
Students 50,000
Location Southern, Northern Ireland

Southern Regional College (SRC) is a further and higher education college in the southern area of Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom.

The Southern Regional College was formed on 1 August 2007 when three further education colleges merged to become the SRC. The new SRC comprises the former FE colleges at Armagh, Newry and Upper Bann. There are a total of six campuses across the geographical region and the college incorporates four council districts.

Southern Regional College is the largest further and higher education college in Northern Ireland outside Belfast.

At further education level, the college offers BTEC Level 1 diplomas, NVQs, Extended Diplomas and A-levels. Full-time and part-time courses are available. SRC also offers apprenticeship training programmes.

SRC currently caters for approximately 32,000 students each year and has in excess of 1,100 members of staff.


The college's main campuses locations are:

Courses, students and faculty

The college offers a wide range of courses: in excess of 100 courses for full-time further education; in excess of 80 courses on a full-time and part-time higher education capacity and in excess of 1320 courses (not counting those courses offered in the community) on a part-time vocational & recreational basis.

External links

  • Southern Regional College official web site
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