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Further and higher education

The County is home to a number of institutes of higher education including further education colleges and sixth form colleges that are well known around the Country

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Long Road Sixth Form College

State funded co-educational sixth form college situated on Long Road from which it draws its name; located next to the Campus The college provides full-time AS and A-level courses in addition to GCSE retake courses and many vocational courses. 

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Hills Road Sixth Form College 

State-funded co-educational sixth form college providing full-time AS and A-level courses for approximately 1,900 sixth form students from the surrounding area and a wide variety of courses to around 4,000 part-time students of all ages in the adult education programme, held as daytime and evening classes. 

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Cambridge Regional College 

The college offers courses in a wide range of subjects from hair and beauty to media studies, as well as apprenticeship programmes. It attracts British students from a 40-mile radius across the eastern region and is also popular with overseas students studying English, often alongside other subjects. It is one of the largest providers of full-time further education for 16 to 19 year-olds in the region, with more than 4,000 full-time and 6,000 part-time students.

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The College of West Anglia 

CWA is one of the largest and most successful education and training providers in the Eastern Region and amongst the top colleges in the country. The Cambridge campus focuses on landbased programmes including agriculture, animal management, equine and veterinary nursing. 

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Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology

A University Technical College (UTC) education offers a head start in science education from age 13 to 19, leading to high quality careers. At Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, students have the opportunity to study GCSEs and sixth form qualifications whilst developing technical skills by working with top employers and universities.

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The Open University

80 staff and 800 part-time tutors support more than 21,000 students in the East of England by phone, email and through face-to-face and online tutorials at 25 study local centres across the region. 

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