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Unlock your potential at Peterborough College. The possibilities are endless!

Welcome to Peterborough College, part of the Inspire Education Group (IEG). IEG includes Peterborough College, Stamford College and University Centre Peterborough and our mission is to ‘transform lives through inspirational education and training’. Thank you for visiting our website.

Welcome To IEG

IEG are a successful provider of further and higher education with our campuses located at Stamford College, Peterborough College and University Centre Peterborough the Group also delivers specialist commercial training for employers locally, regionally and nationally.

We seek to transform the lives of our students and trainees, preparing each for their next step, whatever that might be. We support employers to develop their people and their organisations. We strive to make a positive contribution to the prosperity and wellbeing of our diverse communities.

Here is a video from Principal of Peterborough College & CEO of Inspire Education Group, Rachel Nicholls.

Why choose Peterborough College?

State-of-the-art facilities

Peterborough College prides itself on providing superb practical facilities to all our students and a strong emphasis is placed upon preparing our students for the world of work.

Balanced Learning

All of our courses include practical and technical skills development as well as the underpinning knowledge to support progression into further education, higher education, apprenticeships and employment.

Connection with the local community

We work with hundreds of employers across the region, delivering apprenticeships and bespoke tailored provision to suit their needs.


The partnership formed between Peterborough College and Stamford College has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for driving ‘significant progress’ after a monitoring visit in September 2021.

The Inspire Education Group, which was formed last year and comprises Peterborough College, Stamford College and University Centre Peterborough, is responsible for 1,250 staff, 4,600 16-18 Further Education students, 1,000 adults, 800 Higher Education students and 1,100 apprentices.

The report praises the efforts of college leaders, highlighting ‘significant progress’ in all areas, including maintaining high quality education and training during the ongoing pandemic, establishing an ambitious curriculum to meet the education and training needs of students, apprentices and college stakeholders, and the ongoing careers advice given to students to make informed decisions about their next steps.

What would you like to explore?

Subject Areas

Peterborough College offers 31 subject areas with a variety of different specialties and course types.

Course Types

From Apprenticeships to T Levels, we have a range of course types available to you.

Tour the campus

Book a personalised tour to explore our campus, tailored to the subjects you’re interested in.

Student Experience

We have a wide range of support on offer for our students.


We have a wide range of facilities on site, open to the general public from the Nursery to our onsite restaurant and beauty salon.

Term Dates

Keep up to date with all of the important dates for Peterborough College

Our aim is to deliver high quality education and training that responds to the needs of employers and individuals. We have a strong commitment to our students, their families, our community, our employers and our regional partners.  Collaboration, teamwork and excellence are at the heart of all that we do. We work hard to develop a respectful and open culture that celebrates the diversity of our city which in turn creates a caring, friendly and supportive place to learn and work.

If you are considering Peterborough College as a place to study then whatever your abilities or ambitions, I am confident that we will have a course to meet your needs. Feel free to visit us at one of our open days where you can speak to our lecturers and experience first-hand everything we have to offer or email any questions to

I hope to welcome you to Peterborough College very soon.

Rachel Nicholls
Principal of Peterborough College & CEO of Inspire Education Group

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