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WELCOME The seaside town of Hastings is famously known for a battle which took place 950 years ago. But did you know that Hastings is also a fantastic place to learn? Situated on the South East coast of England, Sussex Coast College Hastings has been welcoming students from around the world for over 30 years. The college is proud to educate and train over 2,000 full-time, 5,000 part-time and 500 international learners each year, providing them with high quality teaching in a relaxed, comfortable environment, where making friends is easy. The college is among the top 20% of Further Education colleges in the country, and is an important pathway for many young people to prepare themselves for the move into adulthood.

YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE! Hastings has a population of over 90,000 and a thriving multi-cultural student population.

Why study here?

We can offer a broad but in depth range of courses in a safe and welcoming environment that will ensure you learn and develop your English language, academic and vocational skills. The Station Plaza building, which sits next to Hastings train station, is an impressive 5-storey building, dominated by a light-filled atrium. The beautifully designed airy space is a real focal-point of the campus often used by students to exhibit work and put on pop-up events. We are a UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) Sponsor for Tier 4 Student Visa and can also issue student visa documentation for short study courses.

1066 Country still maintains its ancient charm and character with bars, cafes and restaurants in Hastings old town, as well as Battle Abbey just a few miles away. Hastings has excellent transport links including fast, direct trains to nearby Brighton,Ashford International, and London. Gatwick Airport and St Pancras International train station are less than two hours away, providing travel to the rest of Europe and beyond. The huge stretch of beach is a hive of activity in summer months and is home to one of only a few remaining beach launched fishing fleets in the UK.

To top things off, Hastings boasts a vibrant and buzzing festival scene throughout the calendar year. The town hosts its very own version of Mardi Gras, which they like to call Fat Tuesday, each February, along with May Day, Pirate Day, Bonfire and Carnival celebrations amongst others. Come and explore Sussex Coast College Hastings and we promise you will have a life-changing experience whilst in our care.


STUDYING IN THE UK - WHAT DO THE TERMS MEAN? We have a wide variety of international study options at Sussex Coast College Hastings. These range from English Summer School, general English courses, A-Levels, degree courses and specialist vocational courses. Visit www.sussexcoast.ac.uk/international for further details.

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Higher Education

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Further Education

SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE HASTINGS COURSES WE OFFER YOU:

Qualifications

Extra Information

Bachelors Degree (eg BA, BEd, BSc) Bachelors Degree with Honours Advanced Professional Diploma

Lasts for at least three years from Level 3, or one year from Level 5

Foundation Degree Higher National Diploma

Lasts for at least two years from Level 3, or one year from Level 4

Professional Diploma Certificate of Higher Education Higher National Certificate

Lasts for one year

A-Level Enhanced A-Level Level 3 Vocational Diploma

Generally lasts two years Most UK students are aged 18 at end of this Level

English in Hastings

Improve your English! Our courses run all year round. We offer these courses: -General English -English Plus -Specialist courses -Summer School -IELTS

A-Levels

Access to Higher Education

This one year course allows you to prepare for Higher Education if you left school without formal qualifications. You will also improve your English language skills and can progress on to university courses once successfully completed.

From Fine Art to Anthropology we offer a range of A-Levels to choose from. Students from our Sixth Form go on to study at top universities in the UK, Europe and the United States.

Vocational Diplomas

We offer a vast range of vocational courses. From Engineering to Hair and Beauty. Many students go on to complete Apprenticeships.

Foundation and Bachelor Degrees Sussex Coast College Hastings offers Foundation and Bachelor degrees as well as Higher National Diplomas . These courses last two to three years.


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The college is a great place to learn and people in Hastings are really friendly. The teaching here is excellent, which really helps me in my studies. Hawa Sulaiman, Kurdistan


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KEY FACTS ABOUT SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE HASTINGS: •

Exceptional A-Level results with a consistent 100% pass rate

Excellent teaching and learning in a wide variety of academic and vocational subjects, including Health, Business, Computing and Art and Design

A centre of vocational excellence in Engineering and Hospitality since 2002

All English in Hastings teaching staff are qualified and experienced English language teachers

You will have a personal tutor who will give you one-toone and small group support

Fantastic facilities at our campuses including a multifaith room, professional gym, hi-tech computer suites, fine dining restaurant, Subway, Coast coffee shop, student canteen, hair and beauty salon, learning resource centre, and art shop

Our campuses are situated next to train and bus links with direct trains to London, Brighton and Ashford

Our reputation for support is excellent and we will make your time with us safe and enjoyable during your studies and leisure time. Our courses are competitively priced, with full-time accommodation and welfare staff


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A-Levels We offer a range of A-Levels to choose from, such as Fine Art, Sport and Psychology with a 100% success rate across the department. Our Sixth Form has the benefit of being in a wide, bright college environment where courses are delivered in a friendly and exciting way by our specialist tutors.

Access to Higher Education This one year course allows you to prepare for Higher Education if you left school without formal qualifications, and are over 19. You will also improve your English language skills and can progress on to university courses once successfully completed.

Our students go on to study at top universities in the UK, Europe and the United States.

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A-LEVEL COURSES

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A-Levels are a prestigious qualification and one of the main routes into university in the UK. You can study up to four subjects.

What we can offer you: We are committed to helping you make the most of your time with us and will support you with your university application. Our A-Level students have gone on to study at top universities in the UK, Europe and the United States. Our courses are delivered in a friendly and exciting way by our specialist tutors, with a wide range of A-Levels to choose from, including: Biology Business Chemistry Classical Civilisations Economics English Language English Literature

Fine Art French Geography Government and Politics Graphic Design History Law

Mathematics Further Mathematics Media Studies Physics Philosophy Photography Physical Education

Psychology (Forensic) Science Sociology Textiles

Entry requirements: • •

5 GCSEs grades A*-C (including Mathematics) or the equivalent from your home country IELTS 5.5 including 5.5 for writing, or equivalent

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ACCESS COURSES

Read more about our Access to Higher Education courses HERE Access to Higher Education allows international students to gain confidence to progress onto university, developing English Language skills and study skills. This course is perfect for those who are 19 years or older and don’t have existing qualifications that allow you to study in the UK. It only takes one year to complete, and is a direct route to university in the UK for mature students. We are committed to helping you make the most of your time with us and will support you with your university application. Contact us today to find out more.

Art If you’re looking to study Art and Design at university, this access course is the perfect stepping stone, giving you all the preparation you need. You will explore a range of specialisms and processes. As you get further into the course you’ll be able to develop your own style while learning about, and gaining inspiration from other artists and designers. Once you complete the course you’ll gain the confidence to apply to many of the top universities in the country.

Health and Health Sciences

Humanities combined with Social Sciences

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to apply for degrees in General Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Training, and Radiography.

Taught across a range of subjects, students will study core units in Humanities and Social Sciences. Once completed, students will have a strong grounding in critical thinking and study skills.

Study skills and a reflective diary are essential and it is highly desirable for applicants to be working in a hospital or care environment, in paid or regular voluntary capacity.

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To complete this course you will need strong literacy skills and the ability to work in groups. Students will be required to work to tailormade assignments as their course develops, fully relating to their academic expectations.

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ENGLISH PLUS

Enjoy 22 hours of study per week, learning English while studying your choice of A-Level or Vocational subjects. Our English Plus programme can give you an authentic British study experience, with 16 hours of English tuition, and 6 hours of academic or vocational study a week. You can choose between enhancing your academic study skills in a range of our A-Level subjects, or choose to learn in our practical and realistic working environments with our vocational subjects. You will join current Sussex Coast College students during their lessons and be grouped with other visiting students who have a similar level of English as you. Our campuses are home to modern facilities. We have IT suites and modern classrooms, as well as Learning Resource Centres at our Station Plaza and Ore Valley campuses, all designed to help you develop your English.

What we can offer you? • A-Level Study Plus -Along with our 16 hours of English tuition, you can choose to study a number of A-Level subjects including: Art & Design, Biology, Business, French, History, Maths, Physics and many more. •

Vocational Study Plus - Along with our 16 hours of English tuition, you can choose to study a number of our vocational courses, where you will get a hands on experience in our realistic work environments in subjects such as: Art & Design, Hair & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Hospitality and Catering, Travel and Tourism and many more.

Our Plus Option: In addition to your studies you may also wish to take an English Foreign Language (EFL) exam. We can offer you exams including Cambridge English, IELTS, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE. (additional costs apply, so please get in touch to find out more). The total hours for both study programmes will be 22 hours per week. Both study options will run for 1 term and prices start at £1,200.

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ENGLISH IN HASTINGS

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General English and Cambridge Examinations -16 hours a week We will assess your current level and improve your English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. All General English courses are taught using the Cambridge syllabus leading to PET, KET, FCE, and CAE. Students will be entered for the Cambridge exam if requested, taken at Sussex Coast College Hastings. This Cambridge qualification is recognised internationally and trusted by over 20,000 organisations world wide. Our courses range from elementary to advanced level.

General English ‘Plus’ and Cambridge Examinations - 22 hours a week

Choose this General English course option to give extra focus to IELTS preparation, listening and speaking. All General English courses are taught using the Cambridge syllabus PET, KET and FCE, students will be entered for the exam if requested.

IELTS Course Do you need a good IELTS score to enter education in the UK? We run IELTS courses all year round.

Specialist Group Courses We offer English language courses for groups with specific professional needs. Past courses include English for Teacher Training and the Nursing Profession as well as Maritime English and English for the Health and Social Care Industry.

Why not learn English in one of England’s most historic towns?

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ENGLISH IN HASTINGS FEES 2016/17 General English (per week)

1–5 weeks

6-12 weeks

13–24 weeks

25–30+ weeks

English - 16 hours

£150

£145

£140

£135

English Plus - 22 hours

£185

£175

£170

£165

Registration / administration fee

£100

£100

£100

£100

Special English packages 6 weeks at 17 hours per week

£770

6 weeks at 22 hours per week

£950

12 weeks at 16 hours per week

£1500

12 weeks at 22 hours per week

£1900

Cambridge English Examinations Fees Cambridge Key (KET)

Cambridge Preliminary (PET)

Cambridge First Certificate (FCE)

Cambridge Advanced (CAE)

£50

£55

£85

£90

* Examination will depend on minimum numbers. All General English courses include Cambridge preparation (KET, PET, FCE and CAE)

ACCOMMODATION Host

TRANSFERS Single room

Summer rate (half board) Standard rate (half board) Christmas and New Year rate (half board) Retainer fee during holidays i.e. Christmas and Easter

Accommodation arrangement fee

Shared room

£125 per week

£103 per week

£115 per week

£92 per week

£140 per week

£120 per week

Airport Transfers

Price (one way)

Gatwick

£145

Heathrow

£165

Stansted

£200

Waiting Time

£50 per hour

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£60 per week £60 one off payment

All accommodation fees must be paid directly to the college

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SUMMER SCHOOL Visit our website

Learn English in the morning and enjoy a busy programme of trips, sports and culture in the afternoon and evening.

What we can offer you:

We have courses for everyone, from beginner to advanced, with the option of doing 16 or 22 hours of English each week. Teaching is fun and interesting and will improve your vocabulary, fluency and grammar. We aim to provide a fully rounded experience that reinforces what you learn in the classroom. Your host will support and enhance your English and we will provide activities to add to your learning and understanding of British culture. Summer School courses last for a minimum of two weeks and run from June to September. We welcome people aged 16+, or aged 14 in an organised group with an adult leader. All group activity programmes for our Summer School are organised and run by our local partners, and need to be booked in advance.

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Sara, Italy “The nightlife in Hastings is beautiful.”

Adrian, Spain “Classes are small and I can learn quickly. The technology is very good. My English is improving because of this school.”

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HIGHER EDUCATION

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Sussex Coast College Hastings runs in conjunction with the University of Brighton and Edexcel to deliver Degree and other Higher Education courses.

What is Higher Education? Higher Education is the stage that follows Further Education and is generally offered at a college or university. These courses are spread over two or three years for full-time students, or longer if you select a part-time pathway.

What we can offer you: Hastings is a very attractive place to study. There are many local events and a quirky, lively, community-focused atmosphere. Our Higher Education students regularly win national and international awards, gain excellent work experience and find employment in relevant professional sectors. We offer quality student accommodation, available across the town. Most of our courses are delivered as part of the University of Brighton, making Sussex Coast College Hastings students University of Brighton students too. Therefore studying with us grants you access to an impressive range of resources and support systems.

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We offer these qualifications: Higher National Certificate (HNC) - equivalent to one year of an National Diploma, usually undertaken on a part-time basis and is appropriate for students who are working in the industry. Higher National Certificate (HNC) - equivalent to one year of a National Diploma, usually undertaken on a part-time basis and is appropriate for students who are working in the industry. Higher National Diploma (HND) - a modular vocational qualification, usually run over two years with no exams. An HND is equivalent to two years of a degree. Degrees BA and BSC (Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science) - three year full degree course. You will be required to submit a dissertation at the end of your studies to qualify for this award. A successful interview is required for entry onto this course. BSC Top-Up Courses - One year course that allows you to convert your HND into a full BSC. You will be required to submit a dissertation at the end of your studies to qualify for this award. Successful interview is required for entry onto this course. Postgraduate Teacher Education (PGCE / Cert Ed) - this qualification is for students who work, or want to work in post 14/16 education. This qualification is also widely recognised as the gold standard for teaching.

In these course areas: Art and Design

Construction

Hospitality

Accounting and Business

Engineering

Sport and Fitness

Computing

Health and Social Care

Teaching

For more information visit our website Entry requirements: BA(Hons) or BSC(Hons) degree - you will need the equivalent qualifications gained at a UK Further Education College or Sixth Form. Students are expected to also have an IELTS score of 6.5 and 6.0 in writing. HNC/HND - you will need the equivalent qualifications gained at a UK Further Education College or Sixth Form. Students are expected to also have an IELTS score of 5.5 and 5.5 in writing. Some courses may have specific entry requirements – please check our website for more details. INTERNATIONAL COURSES AT| SUSSEX HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL@SUSSEXCOAST.AC.UK (+44)1424COAST 442222 COLLEGE | SCCHINTERNATIONAL


VOCATIONAL DIPLOMAS

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Do you have a specific career in mind? If so, a vocational diploma might suit you.

What we can offer you: Our level 3 diplomas are two-year, pre-university courses and are equivalent to three A-Levels. Most diplomas are assessed by assignments rather than examinations, which can make them less demanding in terms of language. They will give you the skills and knowledge for a particular area of work, combining practical skills with academic theory. We have been awarded ‘Centre of Vocational Excellence’ status, providing courses in the following areas:

Art and Design Automotive Training Business Childcare Construction Electrical Installations Engineering

Hair and Beauty Health and Social Care Hospitality and Culinary Arts Information and Creative Technologies Public Services Sport Travel and Tourism

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We offer fantastic facilities Sussex Coast College Hastings boasts three multi-million pound campuses with state-of-the art facilities. We have a fully equipped hair and beauty salon, training kitchen, engineering suite, automotive garage, construction workshops and art studios. We are dedicated to helping you make the most of your time with us. Our course leaders and tutors are industry specialists and have experience within their industries.

Entry requirements: • •

4 GCSEs grades A*- C or the equivalent from your home country IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with 5.5 in writing

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“It really helps us get prepared for a job in the industry” Read Jody’s story here

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ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL

COURSE FEES 2017/18 Payment Schedule

Administration fee to be paid in advance - payable on receipt of student’s offer letter. Course fee to be paid in advance - payable on receipt of offer letter to start CAS process CAS fee included.

Courses European Union Fee

Non-European Union Fee

£2,200 (per year)

£6,000 (per year)

£125

£125

£7,000 (per year)

£7,000 (per year)

£220

£220

£7,900 (per year)

£7,900 (per year)

£220

£220

£5,000

£5,000

£150

£150

English Plus (Academic Subject and English Plus)*

£1,200 (per term)

£1,200 (per term)

Study Plus (Academic Subject without English Plus)*

£750 (per term)

£750 (per term)

£100

£100

A-Levels and Level 3 Vocational Diploma (exam fees included)

Registration / administration fee HNC and HND aged 18+ Registration fee Degrees - BA(Hons), BSC(Hons) and BSC Top-Up Registration fee Access to Higher Education Registration fee

Registration fee *See flyer for details of the English Plus Programme

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English General English (per week)

1–5

weeks

5-12

weeks

12–24

25–30+

English - 16 hours

£150

£145

£140

£135

English Plus - 22 hours

£185

£175

£170

£165

Registration/administration fee

£100

£100

£100

£100

weeks

weeks

Special English Packages 6 weeks at 16 hours per week

£770

6 weeks at 22 hours per week

£950

12 weeks at 16 hours per week

£1500

12 weeks at 22 hours per week

£1900

Cambridge English Examinations Fees Cambridge Key (KET)

Cambridge Preliminary (PET)

Cambridge First Certificate (FCE)

Cambridge Advanced (CAE)

£50

£55

£85

£90

* Examination will depend on minimum numbers. All General English courses include Cambridge preparation (KET, PET, FCE and CAE)

Accommodation Host Summer rate (half board)

25th June 2017 - 19th August 2017

Standard rate (half board)

21st August 2016 - 17th December 2016 1st January 2017 - 24th June 2017

Christmas and New Year rate (half board) 18th December 2016 - 31st December 2016

Retainer fee during holidays

Single room

Shared room

£125 per week

£103 per week

£115 per week

£92 per week

£140 per week

£120 per week

£60 per week

i.e. Christmas and Easter

Accommodation arrangement fee

£60 one off payment

All accommodation fees must be paid directly to the college

Transfers Airport Transfers

Price (one way)

Gatwick

£145

Heathrow

£165

Stansted

£200

Waiting Time

£50 per hour

Prices fixed at time of print

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STUDENT SUPPORT

Sussex Coast College Hastings provides the following services to support international students during their stay with us:

College Open times:

Sussex Coast College Hastings is manned on Monday to Friday from 06:30 to 21:00. Saturday: 08:30 to 16:00 & Sunday: 10:30 to 14:00.

International Welfare and Accommodation Officer:

Sussex Coast College Hastings has a well-established and highly experienced accommodation and welfare officer who provides help and support from the beginning of your stay to ensure that you are comfortable and safe in your chosen accommodation. The services provided by the accommodation and welfare officer include: • • • • •

Helping to secure your visas and booking your chosen accommodation Arranging your airport pick-up and drop-off Support with medical and dental treatment if required Support with opening bank accounts by providing a confirmation letter Providing an out of hours emergency number to all international students

Personal Tutor Support:

Support for all students and advice on academic progress. Your tutor will help you focus upon any specific areas of English, or your wider studies, that may need additional support or practice, improving your knowledge and skills. For those who want to go to university, your personal tutor will help with your university application ensuring that you have the best opportunity to get a place at your chosen university. Your tutor can also direct you to the right people to help with any other problems.

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Safeguarding/At Risk Team/Counselling:

If you need talk to someone about a personal problem, we have teams in the college who are easily available. The Safeguarding Team have a direct telephone number which is in the pre-arrival pack.

College Security/ID and Badges:

Friendly security personnel keep all college premises safe. The college has a strict policy that everyone who works and studies here must wear a badge with their name and photo on it – different colour lanyards are given to students who are under-16 years old, and staff have a distinct colour lanyard so they can be identified by students if they require immediate help.

Walk-in Health Centre:

There is a walk-in Health Centre where you can register with a doctor or wait to see a doctor. It is open from 08:00 – 20:00.

Multi-Faith Room:

The college has a Multi-Faith Room for anyone who wishes to pray during the day. A list of places to worship in and around Hastings is included in the pre-arrival pack.

Additional Learning Support:

If you require help academically or physically, this team can help you.

Student Services Team:

We have a dedicated Student Services Team who can guide and advise you about your next steps with us at Sussex Coast College Hastings.

Gym and Sports:

The college has a gym which students can join at a very special, low rate. The college has a sportsmaker who organises team sports and other leisure activities for all students.

Student President:

The Student President represents students and is a middle point between students and teaching & managerial staff. Students may find it easier to relate to the Student President as their peer.

Learning Resource Centre:

This is open on most days until 18:45 and is a safe and warm area to study.

Friends International:

One evening a week, a supervised meeting of a group from the community meet international students in the college coffee shop. You can practice your English, make new friends and have fun with games, quizzes, discussions and presentations.

Hastings Overseas Student Advisory Council (HOSAC):

The college is a member of this group. It is made up of local language schools and colleges and is driven by Hastings Borough Council. The police attend the regular meetings and advise on any problems in the town. This information is passed on to students, making sure that you are kept safe while studying in Hastings. A Student Safety Zone has been produced by the Council so if you are in trouble, you can go to the nearest place and ask for help. INTERNATIONAL@SUSSEXCOAST.AC.UK | (+44)1424 442222 |

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ACCOMMODATION

All accommodation provided by Sussex Coast College Hastings is carefully selected, inspected and all hosts are DBS checked in accordance with the British Council accreditation standards.

Sussex Coast College Hastings works in partnership with lets2share.co.uk that provide one-stop-shop to easy and modern living. Creating and providing safe, clean and enjoyable accommodation in central locations of popular areas at value for money prices. Favoured by international students, the homes provide personal space with the benefit of shared and sociable areas. The shared homes in Hastings are all in the town centre and close to everything the town has to offer. The homes are in high demand due to the excellent standard of finish both internally and externally having been newly refurbished within the last 18 months. The spacious bedrooms are fitted with high quality furniture including desks and office chairs and offer ample storage and space to spread out. Shared spaces are cleaned weekly and all homes have laundry facilities and excellent WiFi coverage providing convenience to all in residence. The friendly lets2share.co.uk team are close by and on hand to offer help and advice when needed. They can be contacted 24/7 in the case of an emergency and provide a dedicated maintenance team. Sussex Coast College Hastings will be happy to make a Lets2Share booking on your behalf and an administration fee of ÂŁ60.00 will be charged for making the booking.

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Types of accommodation we can offer you: Homestay:

Living as part of the household, eating together and sharing common living areas. No more than four students in this type of household. This is a good way to speak English, experience English life and culture, and make life-long friends.

Private houses:

Living with hosts as in homestay accommodation, but with more than four students in the house.

Self-catering 1:

A limited number of rooms are available in a house where the owner also lives. This is available to students who are over 18 years old. Please note that although you share the house with your host, you do not get the same contact as you do in a homestay/private house accommodation.

Self-catering 2:

Outside agencies provide accommodation with other students, and flats/houses. Students must be over 18 years old and are responsible for organising this accommodation themselves. Members of the College staff are available to help with any queries and explain tenancy contracts. There is a check-list available to help you. (If you wish to rent a flat or house, the College recommends that you stay in homestay accommodation for one or two weeks. You can then look around the town and check out available accommodation.)

Residential:

The College can either arrange accommodation for individual students who are 18 years and over, or put you in contact with approved agents who provided residential type of accommodation. Groups of students who are accompanied by leaders and are under 18 years old can also be accommodated in this type of accommodation depending on availability.

All accommodation is situated in the St Leonards and Hastings area, in walking distance, or with easy access to public transport: • Under-16 year olds are placed near leaders or as close to the college as possible. • Hosts are asked to bring students to college on the first day or show them the way. • The college is situated and adjacent to the main line railway station and the Hastings bus terminus. The student Welfare Officer is happy to provide information on bus and train schedules. Sussex Coast College Hastings can provide accommodation as described above to meet individual student’s requirements as applicable. Please contact the welfare and accommodation officer for more details.

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ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

The social programme at SCCH is designed to make sure you have fun and make friends and also lets you practice your English outside the classroom. We aim to provide a total immersion experience that reinforces what you learn in the class, ensuring you remember more of it after you leave us. All activities are arranged and run by our local partners. Activities may include: •

Local tourist attractions including visits to the site of the Battle of Hastings, Pevensey Castle and medieval Rye town and Harbour

Day trips to London and other cities including Oxford, Cambridge and Canterbury

Student BBQs, evening events and access to our gym and sports facilities

A representative comes in once a week to meet with you to discuss and book additional excursions to places such as: •

Prague, Paris, Amsterdam and Scotland

World-class sporting events, concerts, West End shows and weekend excursions

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HOW TO APPLY STEP 1 CHOOSE YOUR COURSE Visit www.sussexcoast.ac.uk/international and look through our courses. If you have any questions, our Admissions Advisers are happy to help. Email: international@sussexcoast.ac.uk Tel: +44 1424 458577

STEP 2 APPLY ONLINE

APPLY THROUGH AN AGENT We have friendly agents in many countries who can help you with the application process.

Apply individually with our simple online application form. 1. Click into your chosen course 2. If you are applying for A-Levels, click on the apply button at the bottom of the course page

OR

Email international @sussexcoast.ac.uk and ask for details of the agents we work with in your country.

3. For all other courses, download an application form and email it to us

STEP 3 SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS You will need… • A copy of your passport • A copy of your certified translation of qualifications (achieved or predicted) • An academic reference translated into English • Confirmation of your level of English from an internationally recognised testing body, such as IELTS

STEP 4 WE WILL CONTACT YOU Do you have: • A UK passport? • Dual UK nationality? • A passport from a country within the EU (European Union) or EEA (European Economic Area)? YES WE WILL • Notify you of fees and when to pay • Give you a conditional offer based on your predicted grades • Guide you through the enrolment process

NO WE WILL • Notify you of fees and when to pay • Provide a CAS number so that you can apply for your Tier 4 General Student Visa • Guide you through the enrolment process


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International Department Sussex Coast College Hastings Station Plaza Station Approach East Sussex TN34 1BA United Kingdom Fax: +44 (0)1424 721763 Tel: +44 (0)1424 458577 www.sussexcoast.ac.uk/international

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