UK Dorset, UK
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Bournemouth and Poole College - Bournemouth campus

Established: 1913
Beach
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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    11000
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Spring Semester, Fall Semester

School Description

The Bournemouth & Poole College offers an attractive range of vocational options and a University Foundation Programme to prepare students for further study at university or to enter the workplace. The Bournemouth campus is located close to the centre of this seaside city and is within walking distance of the beautiful beaches.

One of the unique things about Bournemouth & Poole College is that is does not offer A-Levels but focuses on the career-focused courses. Over 100,000 students apply to university each year with these career-focused qualifications and many universities also specific the criteria for entrance for these courses in their entrance requirements. The focus on career-focused course allows Bournemouth & Poole College to equip itself with some industry-level facilities.

Popular courses for international students at this campus focus on Business, IT, Travel & Tourism and the Applied Pyschology, Criminology and Law course.
International students from Bournemouth and Poole College have an extremely successful track record of progressing to further studies and universities in the UK, and to gaining employment when returning to their own country.

Bournemouth & Poole College is the proud recipient of the Beacon Award for International Students in recognition of the excellent support they provide.

FACILITIES
The college has excellent facilities including computer suites, libraries, study centres, learning resource centres, laboratories and workshops. In addition the Bournemouth campus has its own CrossFit centre as well as a professional restaurant offering a 5star dining experience that is operated by Bournemouth catering students. International students at this campus have access to the onsite EFL centre where they can go to for additional English support.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The Bournemouth Campus has an onsite CrossFit centre and sport facilities which students may use. In addition the location of the school close to the city centre offers students a range of activities that they can participate in outside of school hours including dance groups, language clubs and much more.


COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Bournemouth is a highly popular and dynamic town located on the beautiful south coast of England. With over 11km of sandy beaches, lots of beautiful parks and gardens and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, Bournemouth is the perfect place to experience laid-back seaside life in the UK.



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  • 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 3% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:18
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
University Foundation Programme
Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Fitness, Football, Rugby, Surfing, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Volleyball, Yoga
Arts
Performing Arts
Music
Music
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Business, Hospitality, Media Studies, Sport Science, Tourism
Clubs and Extracurricular
School Trips, Student Ambassadors, Student Council
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
• IELTS score minimum 5.5 • Completed application form, returned to Educatius • Academic reports from the previous 3 years • Teacher recommendation • Full immunisation history and medical declaration • Skype interview with Educatius representative & the college • Assessment tests

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