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Student Life at Forth Valley College

It’s the little things that all add up to make sure you have the best possible learning experience. 

It’s about knowing who to contact if you have questions and how to get extra help if you need it. It’s also about making sure you have your funding in place and that you can find your way around campus. You also need to know where you can grab lunch, book a PC, find a cash machine or store your bike! Or maybe you’re interested in getting involved with the Student Association or taking advantage of our fitness suites or hair and beauty salons. Whatever you need, you'll find it here. 

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“The college has helped me move onto the next stage of my career by allowing me to push myself to gain the qualifications I needed to start university and enter straight into third year at Heriot -Watt."

Scott Bower - HND Mechanical Engineering, Department of Applied Science, Maths and Mechanical Engineering

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Key dates

1st Term 20/21
Term 1 Begins Starts from Monday 31 August 2020
September Holiday Monday 7 September 2020
October Holiday Monday 12 October – Friday 16 October 2020
Christmas and New Year Holidays Thursday 24 December 2020 – Wednesday 6 January 2021
2nd Term 20/21
Term Begins Monday 11 January 2021
February Holiday Monday 15 February – Friday 19 February 2021
April Holiday Friday 2 April – Friday 16 April 2021
3rd Term 19/20
Term Begins Monday 19 April 2021
Spring Holiday Monday 3 May and Tuesday 4 May 2021
Full-time classes end Friday 25 June 2021