UK East Sussex, UK
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East Sussex College - Hastings campus


School Facts

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

School Description

East Sussex College is based in the beautiful South Downs area of South East England in the lively town of Hastings. Thanks to the high standard of teaching across a broad range of BTEC courses, the college boasts consistently outstanding examination results and in 2018 the pass rate was 97%. East Sussex College is also a private English language school with accreditation from the British Council for its English language provision and is renowned as one of the top English language providers in the UK.

The college’s Hasting campus is well-connected to other nearby coastal towns. Thanks to this, East Sussex College students can have a range of experiences and see different sights around the college area. Hastings is an historic town, famous for the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The campus is equipped with a wide range of sporting amenities and there are leisure centres, swimming pools, gyms and athletics training facilities, as well as state-of-the-art buildings equipped with everything students will need for more practical subjects such as Personal Training and Professional Cookery.

Sports & Arts
East Sussex College offers a range of sporting options to students, including Football, Netball and Rugby Academies which combine weekly training with professional coaching and competitions. Other sports such as Badminton, Basketball, Hockey, Golf, Squash, Table Tennis and Volleyball can be played in various teams. The college is also home to the East Sussex Academy of Music, where instrumental lessons and working with professional musicians is on offer, and the Performing Arts Academy, where staff with a wide range of industry experience and academic knowledge prepare students for a career in Dance, Drama, Music Theatre or Production.

Student Life
Both local and international students are warmly welcomed at East Sussex College. The college has recently taken home an award for Excellence in International Student Support in Further Education from the National Union of Students and the UK Council for International Student Affairs, and prides itself on the well-rounded experience it can provide to those students arriving from overseas. With 100 international students at any one time, from around 15 different countries, this rich mix of cultures and backgrounds makes for a vibrant, exciting and welcoming learning community. East Sussex College is definitely the place for students who are seeking high quality learning, new experiences and the opportunity to meet people from a wide range of backgrounds.

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Famous Alumni

Lloyd Russell-Moyle - Member of Parliament
Stuart Pearson Wright - Portrait Artist
Sarah Gordy - Actress

  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Basketball, Boxing, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Soccer, Soccer Academy, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis
Art, Dance, Drama Production, Fashion, Graphic Design, Make-Up Artistry, Photography
Choir, Music, Orchestra, Production and Recording
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Applied Science, Biology, Business, Catering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, Fashion Marketing, Food Studies, Geography, Hairdressing, History, Hospitality, Law, Mathematics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Sports, Exercise and Health Science, Travel
English for International Students, French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Badminton Club, Book Club, Choir, Dance Team, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Film, Fitness Club, Gaming Arts Club, School Trips, Student Union, Yoga Club, Zumba
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students should apply through Educatius.

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