South Eastern Regional College


Welcome to the International Department of SERC

South Eastern Regional College combines academic excellence with fantastic facilities, brilliant fun in an amazing part of the world. Northern Ireland offers fabulous locations, stunning landscapes and the friendliest of welcomes and is the safest place in the UK.

SERC is a top further and higher education government college. Students from over 68 different countries have chosen SERC as their first choice for quality education this year and are a valued and integral part of our student community. The College is British Council accredited and holds a UKVI Tier 4 licence. SERC offers a wide choice of English language development programmes for General English, Academic English, Teacher Training programmes as well as internationally recognised pre-university qualifications and university foundation degrees accredited by leading universities and awarding bodies including Business, Tourism, IT, Engineering and Science. We are actively seeking further opportunities to work collaboratively with overseas organisations.

‘Learning at SERC gave me many positive memories, lots of fun and huge satisfaction. I am ready to start my career with the right qualification and international experience’
Isabella Parbeza

We have stayed true to our roots and remain the lifeblood of the local community and economy, and in doing so have become a top 30 U K College. We have built our reputation as a trusted and respected part of our local community by delivering an industry-focused curriculum.

Whilst we have been better known for providing training courses we have become renowned as an innovative partner for companies seeking to improve productivity and develop new markets or products. Services such as product prototyping and business improvement consultancy help companies, large and small, to achieve their ambitions. We work with BT, Bombardier Aerospace, Nitronica, Canyon Europe, Red Raven and Coca-Cola to name but a few.

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) provides a range of courses to engage with the local community. In addition to the full-time and part-time courses offered at SERC we work with the local community, voluntary and statutory organisations to deliver taster courses in community centres, schools halls and clubs. Taster courses can be delivered at your local campus.

Returning to studies can assist individuals to:

  • Learn a new skill and develop new leisure interests
  • Reconnect with learning
  • Increase confidence
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Prepare to progress to formal courses
  • Gain qualifications missed out on first time around
  • Achieve skills and qualifications to enhance career prospects



Castle Street​​ Lisburn Co. Antrim
BT27 4SU Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Castle Park Road Bangor Co. Down
BT20 4TD Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Market Street Downpatrick Co. Down
BT30 6LZ Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Victoria Avenue Newtownards Co. Down
BT23 7EH Newtownards, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Church Street Ballynahinch Co. Down
BT24 8LP Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Newcastle upon Tyne

Castlewellan Road Newcastle Co. Down
BT33 0UR Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom


Old Holywood Road Holywood Co. Down
BT18 9QH Holywood, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom