Ofsted Outstanding
Ofsted judged the College to be outstanding - the highest possible result that they can give. Following the one-week visit in May 2008, inspectors from the government's education inspection body Ofsted gave the college the highest possible accolade for its standards which covers six main areas, five of which were graded outstanding (Grade 1), the sixth good (Grade 2):

  • Effectiveness of provision - Outstanding
  • Capacity to improve - Outstanding
  • Achievement and standards - Outstanding
  • Quality of provision - Good
  • Leadership and management - Outstanding
  • Equality of opportunity - Outstanding

Uxbridge College has achieved the matrix quality of service kite mark which is the national quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance on learning and work.

The matrix Standard is useful for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance to external clients as part of their business and also for employers who are committed to developing their people.

For more information, please visit www.matrixstandard.com.

CoLRiC is an independent organisation working with Learning Resources Managers to enhance and maintain excellence in their college services throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Learning Resources Service received a grade 2, 'Highly Commended Award' after CoLRiC assessors came into Uxbridge College and assessed our learning resources service. This is intended to assist colleges create and maintain high quality services, and contribute to their 'accreditation portfolio'.

For more information, please visit www.colric.org.uk.

Centres for Excellence in Teacher Training
We continue to update our teaching and learning and we are a member the Westminster Partnership Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (CETT). The partnership promotes and share good practice in teacher training and keeps up-to-date with the latest developments in teacher training.


  • Have strong, effective management and leadership
  • Have a track record of success in workforce development
  • Have good practice and high standards
  • Have expertise across the range of learning contexts
  • Take a lead in active local partnerships.

For more information, please visit http://cett.excellencegateway.org.uk/.

Investors in People
Uxbridge College was assessed and achieved the Investor in People award in June 2007 and was successfully reaccredited in 2013.
The award demonstrates that the College has been recognised as continuing to meet the requirements of the national standard for effective investment in people

Uxbridge college is part of JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee), which inspires UK colleges and universities in the innovative use of digital technologies, helping to maintain the UK's position as a global leader in education.