Westminster Kingsway College


Westminster Kingsway College

Westminster Kingsway College is a general further education college in Central London. It is the result of a merger of Westminster College and Kingsway College in September 2000. The college has some 19,000 students [ [http://education.independent.co.uk/higher/az_uni_colleges/article1213546.ece Review on the Independent's Website] ] , based in six different centres around London, each of which specialises in different specific areas of education [ [http://www.westking.ac.uk Westminster Kingsway College Official Website] ] :
*The Gray's Inn Centre, in King's Cross, which is the largest, and offers GCSEs and A-Levels in academic subjects such as sciences and modern foreign languages.
*The Vincent Square Centre, in Victoria, the hospitality centre which was commended by OFSTED during their inspection of the college in 2004.
*The Regent's Park Centre, which offers courses in Music, Media and the Performing Arts, as well as English courses for speakers of other languages.
*The Kentish Town Centre, which offers courses in Art, Design and Multimedia
*The Peter Street Centre, in Soho, offering English courses for speakers of other languages, and also housing a small film studio in the basement.
*The Castle Lane Centre, in Victoria, which is the administrative centre of the college.

A temporary centre has also been recently opened in Highbury while refurbishment works are being carried out on the Gray's Inn Centre.

Notable Alumni

*Jah Wobble - Bassist
*Jamie Oliver - Celebrity chef
*Ainsley Harriott - Celebrity chef
*Antony Worrall Thompson - Celebrity chef
*Michelle Collins - Actress
*Steve McFadden - Actor
*Kathy Burke - Comedian
*Trevor Nelson - BBC Radio DJ
*Leon Lai - Actor & Singer

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