Nelson College London is an independent college of higher education founded in 2009 and operating on two campuses in the London Borough of Redbridge.
Currently, the College offers teaching for Pearson Higher National Diplomas in Business and in Hospitality Management, as well as Foundation Degrees and BA (Hons) one-year “Top-Up” courses which are validated by London Metropolitan University.
For the year 2018-19 the College has been awarded a Bronze Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) which showcases that Nelson College London delivers teaching, learning and outcomes for its students that meet rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
The College is also committed to the professional development of its teaching staff and is a member of the Higher Education Academy. The College encourages all their teaching staff to pursue Fellowship of the HEA.
Nelson College London is open to all students from the United Kingdom and the European Union. Student life at Nelson College London is more than studying hard, writing assignments and taking exams; it is also about socialising and communicating, making contacts, meeting interesting people and forming lasting friendships.
Nelson College London caters for the needs of a diverse range of students. The majority of its students belong to the age range of 18-45 years, and come mainly from Asian and African backgrounds. With respect to gender, there is an equal proportion of male and female students in the College.
Our Ilford campus is situated in a large cosmopolitan area of East London - a commercial and retail centre surrounded by extensive residential development.
Our Gants Hill campus is located in a suburban area which is mainly residential with a selection of retail outlets, a wide variety of restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels.
Both campuses benefit from convenient and fast transport links to central London.
Nelson College London has a supportive and collegial community which aims to nurture the educational, personal, social and cultural growth of its members. It offers its students an educational experience which is shaped by commitment, enthusiasm, discipline, effectiveness, insight and creativity: an educational experience which can withstand the demands of the contemporary world.