A wide range of programmes
The Bournemouth and Poole College is a large government institution offering a wide variety of Further Education and Higher Education programmes. Each year around 300 overseas students from many different backgrounds and countries choose to study with us.
As one of the largest state-funded Further Education colleges in the UK, we provide you with excellent facilities and teaching teams and offer a wide range of professional and technical courses which provide entry to university, membership of internationally recognised professional organisations and preparation for the world of work.
Lifestyle and choice
The Bournemouth and Poole College educates around 20,000 students each year, including International students from all the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Pacific Rim. Whether you are preparing for university, developing your professional or technical skills or studying languages, you will receive a high-quality education and qualifications that are recognised by universities and employers around the world.
The local area is a very popular choice of destination for International students and offers an excellent lifestyle; when you study with us you are guaranteed a valuable and memorable experience.
The best care for International students
From the moment you arrive at the airport, to the day you leave us, you can be assured of the best care and support. The College has been awarded the prestigious Beacon Award for the support of International students.
Providing English Language training and study skills support
The College is one of the UK’s centres of English Language training. You will be taught by leading experts and have access to some of the best learning facilities in the country, including extensive libraries, audio books and support materials. We offer flexible English Language programmes with regular start dates and English Language support while you study on a mainstream course.
Study with UK students
As the largest state college in the region, you will study alongside thousands of UK students. This provides an excellent opportunity to improve your English and learn about British life and culture.
The local region, including the towns of Bournemouth and Poole, is famous as a major UK tourist destination and beach holiday resort. The climate is good and there are activities for everyone to enjoy, including excellent shopping, nightlife, restaurants and, of course, the 7 miles of beaches and a wide choice of water sports.
There are fast trains to London taking around one hour and forty minutes, and our position in the south of England offers outstanding opportunities for cultural excursions to London, Bath, Oxford and Thorpe Park to name just a few.