The Learning Centre

The learning centre at Southall covers two floors and has everything you could need to aid your studies. You can access a large range of books, magazines, newspapers, CD ROMS, photocopiers, audio-visual materials and equipment. The Centre also contains computing facilities and quiet areas for private study. Our friendly LRC staff will assist you with any queries that you have about the resources available to you.

PC Laboratories

Access modern IT software and PCs in these new computer suites. All students have free access to the Internet, email and our online communication and learning aid, The Student Portal, where you can receive all the latest news about the College, access College policies and find out about services and benefits that are of relevance to you. The Portal also provides you with helpful and informative links that will help you with your studies.

Sports & Fitness

The Sports and Fitness Centre at Southall gives students FREE access to the centre during the day, and to full range of high-tech fitness equipment, including cardio vascular machines as well as body-building and toning weights apparatus. There is also a modern sports hall, which students are able to freely access from 12pm -2pm for badminton, table tennis and team sports.


At Southall we have a large canteen available to all staff and students. The majority of main dishes, cakes and sweets are homemade on the premises, with an extensive choice of hot foods, snacks and salads. Special attention is given to providing suitable choices for vegetarians and those with dietary and health needs, and to catering for as many cultures as possible. The canteens are open throughout the day and into the evening.

Supported Learning Training Flat & Garden

Students with learning difficulties and disabilities can choose from a range of vocational course options including Catering, Gardening and Office Skills, all of which have been made available by the newly-customised facilities on-site. Basic skills are taught using a bespoke Training Flat equipped with shower, kitchen and living area and students can benefit from our custom-built garden, which they maintain during gardening classes.

The Orange Jug

The reception at Southall has its own gift shop run by our Supported Learning students. The shop specialises in cards, gifts and plants.