Start of year guide

We have created a start of year checklist so new and returning students, parents and carers can find all the information needed to make the start of term as seamless as possible. You can find this checklist and other important information in the Start of Year Guide.

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Truro college

Truro College campus is purpose-built and located to the west of the city. Across 13 main buildings, the campus offers excellent, modern facilities designed around the needs of our students. View our Subject Area pages to discover more about the facilities you can expect on your studies.

getting there and away

The Truro College campus can be reached by a number of public bus operators who will drop you off inside the College grounds before the day starts at 9.15am and pick you up at the end of the day after 4.15pm. College staff are on hand at both drop-off and pick-up times to help students.

More details about the bus pass scheme and bus routes and timetables can be found on our transport page.

Free car parking is available at the Truro campus but students must apply for a permit and conditions do apply.

Students are encouraged to take the healthy choice where possible and walk or cycle to College. The campus has cycle storage, a free cycle maintenance facility and showers for students to use.

Student Gabe, smiles down camera, standing in a green area of the campus with a checked short sleeved shirt and his results envelope in hand
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It’s a really exciting place to learn with great facilities and teaching, in Cornwall especially, it’s a bit of a stand-out College.

Gabe - IB Diploma

what you'll find as a student

Truro College is a vibrant and energetic place to study and our large student population is positive and enthusiastic about learning here. Students are encouraged to take pride in their College and this is reflected in the high-standard of facilities on offer, the continued investment in buildings and resources and outstanding support services on offer.

Our Learning Resource Centres provide a range of learning environments for study periods, quiet work, group work and access to support. There are print resources available for loan and an expanding collection of online resources. There are open-access computers in each and Wi-Fi is available across the campus. Connect to "CollegeWireless" with your student/staff details or connect to "TPC-Visitors" and follow the on-screen instructions.

As a student you'll have the opportunity to join one of our many Academies, in Sport or elsewhere, or use our award-winning Health, Wellbeing and Sport service.

A wide variety of reasonably priced main meals, breakfasts, sandwiches, drinks and snacks are available in cashless refectories and our on-site restaurant and snack bar across the campus. All dietary needs are catered for.

The College shop offers many materials needed for your course at very competitive prices including a wide range of art and stationery materials as well as photographic, electronic and computer consumables.

Read our guides from our news section for top tips and advice on a range of College topics, from revising for exams to finding your future career.

A Hair and Beauty student works on a client in one of the Inspiration salons.

Public Facilities

Enjoy a hair cut or treatment in our Inspiration salon. If you are looking to unwind with a relaxing massage, get a quick trim before heading out or a quick splash of colour with a manicure, you can get it all right here at the College.

Spires Restaurant offers fine dining, barista style coffees and refreshing lunches, all provided by our catering students.

Our children's nursery provides a caring and safe environment for children. Fully-trained staff will tailor their teaching and care to your child's individual needs.

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find us or get in touch

Address: Truro College, College Road, Truro, TR1 3XX.

General enquiries telephone: 01872 305000

General enquiries email:


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