Guildford College

Guildford College of Further and Higher Education (GCFHE) in Guildford, Surrey is a Surrey County Council-funded educational establishment for students of age 16+ undertaking full-time and part-time studies, established in 1939. 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.

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

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 teacherMike Potter CBE [1]
Age16 to adult


Merrist Wood College

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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) from which expertise it produces valuable produce and, adjoining hedgerows, supports biodiversity. Key specialisations are:

See also

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "College Website- Welcome". Retrieved 2007-02-19.
  2. ^ "AOSEC Website". Archived from the original on 2007-02-28. Retrieved 2007-02-19.
  3. ^ History of Farnham College

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Academy of Contemporary Music

The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is a music academy in Guildford, Surrey, England providing its own contemporary music-based courses and partnering three public institutions, one college and two universities in respect of many of their contemporary music courses.

The school of music has a focus on rock, pop music, electronic dance music and a vocational approach. The school has links with Guildford's Electric Theatre, Guildford College, Middlesex University and University of Surrey.

Farley Green, Surrey

Farley Green is a small hamlet of Albury in the Greensand Ridge where it forms the south of the Surrey Hills AONB, to the south east of Guildford.

Farnham College

Farnham College is a coeducational sixth form college in Farnham in the English county of Surrey. It has a single campus in a residential area just to the north of Farnham town centre, and is now a foundation college. The majority of its land is leased from the Farnham College Foundation, which is governed by a board of trustees, four of whom are college governors.

The College offers a wide range of A-level and vocational qualifications and also caters for students with physical disabilities and special learning needs.

G Live

G Live is an arts centre in Guildford, Surrey, England. The venue was officially opened by HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent in February 2012.

Guildford County School

Guildford County School (GCS) is a co-educational day school on Farnham Road (A31), Guildford, England, 200 metres from Guildford town centre. It has around 1050 students enrolled, including the Sixth Form. It is run by its headmaster Steve Smith.The school first opened as an all girls Grammar School in 1905. In September 2004, the school was granted Specialist Music College status, designated by the Department for Education and Skills. Julian Lloyd Webber and Howard Goodall are patrons of the school. The school was then granted academy status in 2013.

Guildford Crows Aussie Rules FC

The Guildford Crows are an Australian rules football club based in Guildford, England.

Guildford Guildhall

The Guildford Guildhall is a Guildhall located on the High Street of the town of Guildford, Surrey.

Guildford High School

Guildford High School is a public school for girls founded in 1888. Around one thousand girls, age 4 to 18, from Guildford and its surrounding towns and villages, attend the school. Guildford High School comprises a Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form.

Guildford House

Guildford House is a historic house at 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. Built in 1660, it is currently a municipal museum and art gallery.

Hogs Back Brewery

Hogs Back Brewery is a brewery in Tongham, Surrey, England, and named after the nearby Hog's Back ridge. The brewery started in 1992 as a joint venture between two friends, Martin Zillwood-Hunt and Anthony Stanton-Precious. Growing rapidly since then, it now produces 40,000 pints per week and supplies over 500 outlets.

Jill Whelan

Jill Whelan (born September 29, 1966) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Vicki Stubing, the daughter of Captain Stubing in the hit television series The Love Boat.

King's College, Guildford

King's College Guildford is an academy comprising a secondary school and sixth form in Guildford, Surrey, England. The academy has around 370 pupils.

Ockham Park

Ockham Park is a seventeenth century English country house in Ockham, Surrey.

The house is a square two-storey block in red brick with 7 bays on each side with a hipped tiled roof. The nearby two-storey stable block is grade II* listed and is now converted into flats.

Puttenham and Crooksbury Commons

Puttenham and Crooksbury Commons is a 113.8-hectare (281-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest between Farnham and Guildford in Surrey. Puttenham Common is owned by the Hampton Estate and managed on behalf of Surrey County Council by the Surrey Wildlife Trust. Hillbury Hillfort on Puttenham Common is a Scheduled Monument. It is a univallate hillfort which probably dates to the Iron Age.

Stoke Park, Guildford

Stoke Park is a large area of Parkland on the edge of the town centre of Guildford, Surrey, England donated to Guildford by the Lord Onslow in 1925 with the express wish that it "remain for all time a lung of the town", Between London Road and Parkway, two of the four arterial roads to the A3, Stoke Park is largest park within the town signed area of Guildford. It is also a Green Flag award winning park. The park and its woodland have remained more or less intact since they were laid out in the 18th-century. Then, there was the manor house which owned slightly more land remaining from the manor of Stoke-next-Guildford, complete with walled garden and icehouse.

Tim Spanton

Tim Spanton is a UK journalist and amateur international chess player. Born in 1957, he was educated at Churcher's College, Petersfield, Hampshire, Guildford College, Surrey, and Highbury College, Portsmouth.

Tormead School

Tormead School is an independent day school for girls aged 4–18 years old. Founded in 1905, it is situated in Guildford, Surrey, England. It comprises a junior school, senior school and sixth form.

Wanborough Grange

Wanborough Grange refers to an existing late medieval barn and formerly its surrounding monastic grange in Wanborough, Surrey, England.

Winterfold Forest

Winterfold Forest is a wooded area of the broadest plateau of the western Greensand Ridge in Surrey, England. It blends seamlessly into the Hurt Wood or Hurtwood.

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