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Studying at EKC Folkestone College

When you study at the Ofsted Outstanding, EKC Folkestone College, you benefit from expert teaching, a thriving student experience, and excellent student support.

Studying at EKC Folkestone College puts you in the heart of our community, with us taking place in local projects throughout the year.

Discover our College

Our campus is a modern site offer a wide range of programmes.

The campus boasts excellent facilities including construction workshops, green screen studio space, a mini gym, art studios, student spaces, and an on-site refectory.

With access to professional-standard equipment students get to train with the tools used in industry.

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Your student experience

As an EKC Folkestone College student, you gain access to a great student experience alongside your academic studies.

Our students get a wide range of opportunities throughout the academic year, which you can make the most of when you study here.

Our Student Experience Officer is here to help make the Students’ Union the best that it can be, based on student feedback.

Our Facilities

EKC Folkestone College’s facilities are available to all students and staff.


Our Refectory offers a fantastic selection of hot and cold food that is great value for money.

Choose from a variety of healthy meals prepared by our Catering students or grab a sandwich, salad or jacket potato. Hot and cold drinks are also available.

The Salons

The Salons are the high-street-quality commercial salon at EKC Folkestone College. They offer a range of hair, beauty, nail and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatments under the supervision of industry experts.

Our salons are the perfect place to unwind and get that little bit of time just for yourself – without breaking the bank.

Appointments are available throughout term time, but at certain points in the academic year appointments may be unavailable. Visitors should report to the College’s reception, where they will be directed to the salons.

We have a large drop-off/pick-up area. Parking is at the front of the College, but there are also large public car parks just a few minutes’ walk away.

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.