In November 2023, Education Scotland's HM Inspectors conducted their annual visit to Borders College, engaging with learners, staff, stakeholders, and senior managers. The inspectors identified numerous significant strengths in the college's operations and highlighted several positive areas of activity during the visit.
The report emphasises that full-time Further Education courses at Borders College surpass the sector average for learner success in Scotland. Furthermore, Higher Education courses have consistently achieved a completion rate exceeding the sector norm over the past four years.
In addition, students identified in key equality groups who have declared a disability and learners who identify as female are also higher than the sector norm for further education sector in Scotland.