Higher Education at SGS College
SGS offers a wide range of bachelor's and foundation degrees, HNC/D and professional diplomas. Our higher education courses run at five different locations including our Filton Campus, Stroud School of Art, Bristol School of Art, Queens Road and our University Centre WISE Campus. Our Zoological Management and Conservation courses are taught at Bristol Zoo.
A Strategic Alliance was formed with the University of Gloucestershire in 2013 which gave SGS a designated University Partner. We also work closely with the UK's largest awarding body, Pearson, and a range of professional organisations including AAT, APM, CIPD and CIPS.
We empower and innovate.
The SGS Group is one of the leading providers of education in the South West of England. We are focused on positively changing people's lives and adding value to the social and economic well-being of our communities. SGS aims to empower and innovate and we are proud to operate a strong collection of brands and institutions which offer specialist and industry-focused provision across a range of sectors. SGS Sport Bristol, Bristol Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) and Bristol and Stroud Schools of Art are proud to be a part of SGS's wide portfolio of provision.
SGS offers a range of bachelor's and foundation degrees, HNCs/HNDs and professional diplomas. The University of Gloucestershire is our designated university partner and it validates all of our degrees. The University awards our students' certificates at a joint graduation ceremony each autumn. We also work closely with Pearson who award our HNCs/HNDs and a range of professional organisations including AAT, APM, CIPD and CIPS who accredit our Level 4+ professional courses.
Our University Centre
SGS’s University Centre is based at our West of England Institute for Specialist Education (WISE) Campus. The University Centre is located close to the M4/M5 motorway interchanges with good transport links to the West Country, Midlands, Wales and London.
The University Centre is a 10-minute walk from Bristol Parkway railway station giving excellent access by train to all corners of the country. Bristol Airport gives direct links to national and international locations.
Bristol Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) and SGS Sport Bristol are both located at our University Centre WISE campus along with Computer Games, Esports, Media, Prosthetics Model-making & Digital Design, Specialist Make-Up Design, Business, Education & Early Years. All of our curriculum areas have access to specialist industry-standard equipment and are taught by staff who are experienced professionals in their fields.