About Us

Welcome to City of Westminster College, Central London's Top Vocational College.

We provide hundreds of courses to thousands of students every year and are conveniently located minutes from Edgware Road, Paddington, Marylebone and Maida Vale underground stations. We are Ofsted rated 'Good' and are proud to be the first choice for students from all over the Greater London area.

Ofsted, the Governments’ Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills inspected us as “Good” in June 2013, and even wrote in their report that “For many students, the college provides a haven in which they recognise and value the opportunity to improve their lives”.

Here are just some of the reasons why we think you should make us your first choice:

  • We offer a wide range of courses to suit all needs - there's got to be one for you!
  • We're committed to supporting and guiding you though your journey with us and we care about getting you ready for further study and the world of work.
  • This year, we were named Central London's Top Vocational College - for the 3rd year running!
  • We are also Central London's Top College for Results and have achieved the best results for Apprenticeships in the UK. 
  • Our students take part in annual national competitions and events, such as WorldSkills, National Theatre Connections and London Citizens.
  • We have an amazing team of supportive and dedicated advisors who will help you with career guidance, financial support and mentoring while you're studying with us. 
  • Our Paddington Green Campus offers an award winning learning environment, with state of the art facilities, including photography studios, recording studio, TV studio, motor vehicle workshop, dance studio, theatre, science labs, Sport England standard sports hall and an airplane cabin training room.
  • Our newly refurbished Maida Vale Campus offers a mix of informal and formal teaching spaces, including a multi-sensory room for our students with learning difficulties and disabilities and an employability centre offering advice and support for those seeking employment.
  • We have a dedicated Work Experience (WEX) hub and team who are committed to getting you the best work placements available.

Come and visit us!

Our Open Days are a great way for you to find out more about us and get a feel for what it's like to be a student at City of Westminster College. You'll meet teachers, students, course and student advisors, find out about our courses and get a chance to see our great facilities. All centres are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to find out when our next Open Day is.

Talk to us.

Our dedicated and friendly Information and Advice team can talk through your course options and provide additional information and guidance. Here’s how to contact them:

Call: 020 7258 2721

Email: customer.services@cwc.ac.uk

Drop in: Information & Advice Centre, Paddington Green Campus, Paddington Green, London W2 1NB. Opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am-4pm and Wednesdays from 11am-4pm.