About Us

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We will shape and nurture our students to become the most highly prized in the job market.

Our Top 10 Priorities are to...

  • Provide outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, delivered in ‘real-life’ contexts’ by expert staff and underpinned by smart use of technology’, to ensure qualification and destination success.

  • Deliver a destination-driven curriculum and learning experiences, informed by employers and entrepreneurs, which make our students the most highly prized in the job market.

  • Build the Gateshead College brand and secure our position as the best vocational college in the region; the one which gives students the employment edge.

  • Invest in research and development to create new products, learning experiences, and sustainable employment for staff and students.

  • Grow our business; diversify income streams and develop new markets aligned to employer needs and the career choices of our students.

  • Build our relationships with the best-in-class businesses, entrepreneurs, and community stakeholders.

  • Create a working environment where people are engaged and inspired to work together with focus, commitment and passion.

  • Invest in our people; grow our talent so they fulfill their potential and that of our students, and make a positive impact on the performance of our business.

  • Behave responsibly and ethically as a business, doing the right things in the right way, and shaping students to become good citizens, living sustainable lives.

  • Run our organisation effectively and efficiently, maintaining our financial health and ensuring we can invest in our future.

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  • Conferencing and Events

    Conferencing and Events

    We can offer some of the best meeting and conferencing facilities in the Newcastle Gateshead area at one of our modern well equipped campuses, along with everything else you may need to make you event run smoothly including; catering, refreshements, IT facilities and support, stationery, and by prior arrangement the use of our salon, spa and gym.

  • Strategic partners

    The following organisations are part of Gateshead College and are  our strategic partners.

  • Gazelle

    Entrepreneurial College - Gazelle

    Gateshead College is part of the Gazelle group, created in 2011 by five college principals with an exclusive focus on building a recognisable cluster of entrepreneurial colleges within five years.

  • College Governance

    College Governance

    Our Board of Governors sets the college’s vision and direction. Comprised of 18 members from a variety of backgrounds and sectors the Board is responsible for ensuring that we deliver on our strategy to shape and nurture our students to be the most highly prized in the jobs market. It supports and challenges the college’s Executive Team and oversees the overall health of the organisation to ensure we remain competitive, results-driven and always place our students and their future career success at the heart of everything we do so they can prosper and the region’s economy can thrive.

  • Gateshead College Foundation

    Gateshead College Foundation

    The Gateshead College Foundation hope to give people the opportunity to improve their lives, reach their potential and make a positive difference in our community through developing their knowledge and skills.