OSFC has the facilities and environment to prepare you to progress onto university and into training or employment.
We’re proud of our reputation, that our campus feels like a mini university, with each of our buildings having its own study areas and social spaces, and for when you’re not on campus, there’s 24-hour access to online resources.
All buildings are accessible only with a college student ID card, helping to create a safe and secure environment for your studies.
Here’s just a taste of the cutting-edge facilities available to you at OSFC…
- Photography Studio
- Large Lecture Theatre
- Drama Studio
- Music Practice Rooms
- Student Support Hub
- Self-service laptop lockers
- State-of-the-art labs
- The Know, our Learning Resource Centre
- On-site restaurant and Costa Coffee
- Climbing wall
- Fully equipped gym
The Main Building
Our main building is home to a wide variety of our subjects, spread over four floors. The building boasts a recently refurbished cutting edge art department and photography studio, our unique Large Lecture Theatre, a modern drama studio and music practice rooms. There are also numerous study areas, computer suites, self-service laptop lockers, as well as the Additional Support Hub and our careers advice team.
OSFC Regional Science Centre
If you are considering studying a science subject, then our science centre really does have the best facilities in the area. With state of the art labs and equipment not even available to all universities, we will help you advance your knowledge and expertise in this highly competitive field. Spread over five floors, with over 20 labs and fantastic views, we can’t think of a better place to study science. Make sure you visit the science centre on one of our Open Days and see the amazing facilities for yourself.
Duncan Lawton Building
The modern DLB is home to Psychology, Health and Social Care, Mathematics, Computing and IT. You will also find The Know, our Learning Resource Centre, which has a fully stocked library, computer suites, mobile charging stations, quiet study areas and a literacy hub. We even have our very own Costa Coffee!
The Sports Centre
The sports centre offers a fully equipped modern gym, a spacious dance studio, large sports hall and the new climbing wall. The facilities are available to everyone, whether you’re studying sport, taking part in one of our active Xtras, or just wanting to keep yourself in shape. Our sports staff are always happy to offer an insight into the sports teams and clubs available to join at OSFC.
At enrolment, you will be given a college ID card and lanyard for the duration of your time here. The cards play an important role in maintaining a safe and secure college environment, so you’ll be expected to wear them correctly at all times. You’ll need your ID card to gain access to buildings, borrow resources, use the photocopiers/printers, buy free college meals and when you sit exams. Best of all, it can get you student discounts in lots of places!
For student discounts and NUS, the below card isfor Year 12 (green) students. This page was updated on June 2021 by Oldham Sixth Form College.
Retailers: please allow students to use this page for proof of study and eligibility for discounts.