Coordinates: 51°14′46″N 0°34′12″W / 51.246°N 0.570°W / 51.246; -0.570

Guildford College of Further and Higher Education
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Stoke Park during GuilFest with some of the college buildings at the largest campus (left)
Stoke Road

TypeFE & HE College
Head teacherLucy Whittington MBE [1][failed verification]
Age16 to adult

Guildford College of Further and Higher Education (GCFHE) in Guildford, Surrey was a Surrey County Council-funded educational establishment for students of age 16+ undertaking full-time and part-time studies, established in 1939. It became part of oxford-based group Activate Learning in March 2019, and left Surrey County Council control.[2]

Its original campus is signposted and known as Guildford College. GCFHE has expanded by incorporating two colleges to the north-west and 6 miles (9.7 km) to the west in Surrey.


Merrist Wood College

Merrist Wood College
Merrist Wood College

For its education purposes the college manages 400 acres (1.6 km²) of land (51°16′19″N 0°37′23″W / 51.272°N 0.623°W / 51.272; -0.623) from which expertise it produces valuable produce and, adjoining hedgerows, supports biodiversity. Key specialisations are:

See also

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "College Website- Welcome". Retrieved 19 February 2007.
  2. ^ "Activate Learning - GOV.UK". Find and compare schools in England. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  3. ^ "AOSEC Website". Archived from the original on 28 February 2007. Retrieved 19 February 2007.
  4. ^ History of Farnham College