We have two main centres for education and training - our Westoe campus (South Shields), which includes our Motor Vehicle Centre onsite and our Marine Offshore and Safety Training Centre (MOST) on the banks of the River Tyne.

All are served by excellent roads links and within easy reach of the international airports of Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley and rail services operate to Newcastle from London and other parts of the UK.

View directions and how to find us by road, rail and air

If you wish to contact us, please call us or send us your enquiry using the contact form.


If you are a parent or member of the public and would like to speak to someone please contact:

Student Services, Recruitment and Support

Email: info@stc.ac.uk

Telephone: 0191 427 3500

If you have an enquiry regarding our Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision please contact:



South Shields Westoe Campus

St. George's Avenue, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6ET


Marine School Entrance

Grosvenor Road, South Shields, NE33 3EN


Marine, Offshore and Safety Training Centre (MOST)

Wapping Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1LQ


Telephone Numbers

  • College Switchboard: 0191 427 3500
  • Student Services (Course Information/Guidance): 0191 427 3900, or email info@stc.ac.uk
  • Halls of Residence Security (After hours emergency contact): 0191 427 3655 or 07969 874 933

Available from 16.00hrs daily until 08.00hrs the next morning – Monday to Friday and 24/7 on Saturday, Sunday, Public  and Bank Holidays.

Maritime Courses

  • For Short courses please contact the Marine Booking Centre on 0191 427 3772, or email marine@stc.ac.uk
  • For Marine Engineering courses please contact 0191 427 3568, or email engine@stc.ac.uk
  • For Deck courses please contact 0191 427 3592, or email nauticaladmin@stc.ac.uk
  • For general enquiries, please contact the main marine switchboard on 0191 427 3517 


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