South & West Kent College (operating as K College) is a college of Further and Higher Education in Kent that was formed by the merger of West Kent College and South Kent College in April 2010. In 2009-10 it had 25,290 students across 5 campuses at Ashford, Dover, Folkestone, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
It has a Partner College status with the University of Greenwich, and further partnerships with the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University. The Principal is Bill Fearon (who was formerly the WKC Principal) and the Patron is Lord Mayhew of Twysden.
The main campus in Tonbridge teaches a large number of A-level and vocational courses including apprenticeships. It also runs teacher training courses, TUC courses and has a Professional Development Centre. It has additional teaching courses on deaf issues and a dyslexia unit.
Additional centres 
The college runs a construction-orientated teaching centre based at Units 10 & 11, Kingstanding Way on the North Farm Industrial Estate in Tunbridge Wells called the Construction Crafts & Engineering Centre.
The college closed all its IT outreach centres in July 2006. These had been in Crowborough, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
K College Student Union 
The West Kent College Student Association has recently rebranded as K College Student Union. The main rebrand involves developing a new logo, changing its name and initiating a consultation on its constitution.
The Student Union consists of a President, Vice-President and Communications Officer as well as 6 Union Officers who have a mixed remit to cover all the facets of student representation. Details of elections and the Student Union can be found on Facebook as well as Moodle.
Notable alumni 
- Hazel Crowney
- The Countess of Wessex (Sophie, née Rhys-Jones)
- Jilly Goolden, TV presenter & wine connoisseur
- Lee Vidal, notable Rally Car driver
- Miles Baker-Clarke, graphic consultant, partially responsible for designing the BT Tower
- Paul (Mungo) Mungeam, cameraman, most notably for working on By Any Means with Charlie Boorman
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Fri, 24 May 2013 10:39:17 -0700
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This is Kent
Sat, 25 May 2013 09:14:39 -0700
A TONBRIDGE gym has been saved from closure after a U-turn by cash-strapped K College. Staff and hundreds of members at Optimise Fitness on the Brook Street campus are breathing a sigh of relief after last year's decision to shut the gym was overturned.
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 15:28:41 -0700
The biology major said his study abroad experience was one of the most memorable moments of his K-College career. The most memorable and inspirational part of the ceremony was the speaker, he said. Allison VanHouten, 22, who graduated with a ...
This is Kent
Thu, 23 May 2013 05:04:04 -0700
THE future of K College will be decided over the coming weeks, with an open competition to find new service providers – the first of its kind in the UK. K College will continue until July 2014, when the college's work will be taken over and renewed by ...
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Mon, 20 May 2013 04:44:26 -0700
K-College's Sarah Woods has been selected as one of 32 singles players to compete in the 2013 NCAA III Women's Tennis Championships. YWCA Women of Achievement: Ronda Stryker, a Portage philanthropist best known for her work in higher education, ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:13:19 -0700
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Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 03:50:47 -0700
"I have always loved K-College. I'd say that in my case, the college was a haven for me," said Nosrati, who was 16 when he enrolled. "But that doesn't change the fact that I don't know if I would have come back without Posse's support. The Posse staff ...
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