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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 for 2016/17

1st Term
September Holiday Monday 12 September 2016
October Holiday Monday 10 – Friday 14 October 2016
Open Evening Falkirk Campus Wednesday 2 November 2016 (4.30pm - 7.30pm)
Open Evening Stirling Campus Thursday 10 November 2016 (4.30pm - 7.30pm)
Open Evening Alloa Campus Tuesday 15 November 2016 (4.30pm - 7.30pm)
Christmas and New Year Holidays Thursday 22 December 2016 – Wednesday 4 January 2017
2nd Term
Term Begins Thursday 5 January 2017
February Holiday Monday 13 February – Friday 17 February 2017
Easter Holiday Monday 3 April – Monday 17 April 2017
3rd Term
Term Begins Tuesday 18 April 2017
Spring Holiday Monday 1 May and Tuesday 2 May 2017
Full-time classes end Friday 9 June 2017