Information for Parents and Carers


We have over 120 courses at full and part-time, from entry level right up to university level. As well as the vast amount of courses on offer, we ensure all our students get the right support and guidance whether it is through our careers service, our additional learning support, counselling, student finance and many other services all tailored to each individual.

Work experience

Work experience is an invaluable opportunity for our students to gain an insight into and experience the world of work. We believe that learning takes place both in the classroom/workshop as well as outside experiences with employers.

All students across every subject area are supported to undertake work experience placements; the placement will be focused on developing the relevant practical and technical skills required for a profession or trade that you will be studying.

We work with a large amount of employers across various sectors within the Doncaster area, all of which offer exciting opportunities to work on real projects.

Sports Academies and TASS

Our Academy of Sport offers you an exciting sporting experience to run alongside any educational programme here at the College and University Centre. Our sporting opportunities are delivered by professional players and highly qualified coaches. Our ambition is to provide you with the developmental guidance to enhance your current skills and sporting capabilities whilst gaining an academic or vocational qualification.

We’re also proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Careers Advice

Here at Doncaster College and University Centre we pride ourselves on the services we offer, our careers service being one of them.
We have a team of dedicated career advisers that are on hand to help and guide you before you start your journey with us, during and even when you have finished your studies at Doncaster College and University Centre.

The team are based in the Student Services Centre on the ground floor of The Hub, available for drop in sessions or you can book an appointment. Our team of fully qualified advisers can provide advice and guidance enabling you to make informed decisions and plan your future career.

Common Room

A huge social space packed with table tennis, air hockey, pool tables and games consoles all for you to enjoy. Grab a comfy sofa and make yourself at home!

Totum Student Discount Card

For student discount, you can grab a Totum (NUS) card for just £12 and save money off over 200 brands.

Free College Gym

Our on site gym is free for all students to use on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 12-1pm.

Inspire Salon

Run by our students, our hair and beauty salon offers a variety of treatments at fantastic prices.

How to Apply

It’s easy to apply for a course here at Doncaster College!

Just browse our course areas, click through to the course that you’re interested in, and hit the apply link.

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