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Welcome. We are delighted that you're thinking of studying at City of Bath College. Conveniently located in the centre of the City, only minutes away from the city centre amenities, the railway, bus and coach stations, the college is the ideal place for students wanting to explore this beautiful and historic World Heritage City of Bath.
As a college in a city that welcomes visitors from all over the world, we are very experienced in welcoming international students. Generations of students have studied here and have found the experience stimulating and enjoyable.
We have a specialist International office with staff who understand the questions International students ask. This office can help you with finding accommodation as well as discovering the wonderful City of Bath.
We can offer you a wide range of courses including English Language, English Plus, academic and vocational courses, university foundation and Higher Education programmes. This range of courses enables you to progress into Higher Education or to further study at the College. During your studies, you can meet and make friends with not only UK students but also with students from all round the world.
The College offers students a wide range of facilities to help make full use of your learning time here in the UK. In addition to a well equiped learning centre there is a full careers library and an advisory service. Well-equipped arts studios and a brand new Media and Performing Arts Centre provide the very best facilities for students in these fields. Other campus facilities include health and beauty salons, a student restaurant, café and shop. Students also have access through the Students Union to the local Leisure Centre , which includes a fitness and sports centre.
Our well qualified and enthusiastic staff are committed to providing you with the highest possible standard of teaching and support. Classroom activities are stimulating and interesting. You will have access to a range of resources both in the classrooms and through our well-equipped Learning Centre.
You will have a personal tutor who will be there to support you, to guide you and to encourage you during your course. A team of people in our student support areas are also available to give you advice on a wide range of matters including accommodation, welfare and university entrance.
To acknowledge its strength and commitment to high quality education, the College has won the National Beacon Award in Art and Design and has consistently been awarded Grade 1 in OFSTED inspection results in the Visual Arts. In addition, the College has been awarded the prestigious title of Centre of Vocational Excellence in Stonemasonry. It is also recognised as a Centre of Excellence for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply courses, one of the professional based courses. Regarding Higher Education courses. the College has received excellent inspection results. A recent inspection of courses in Computing and Engineering by the Quality Assurance Agency was highly successful with many commendable aspects for both courses. Since 1998, the English as a Foreign Language courses have been accredited by the British Council.
About two million people visit this historic city each year to see its magnificent architecture, ancient Roman Baths, famous abbey and extensive parks. For art lovers, there is a wonderful choice of museums and art galleries. Bath also attracts many artists and musicians to its international events e.g. the Music and Film Festivals. The city is also renowned for the range and quality of its restaurants, cafes and tea shops. From local delicacies to international cuisine, visitors have a fabulous choice. The city is also a shopper's paradise with familiar large stores and a wide variety of small specialist shops.
In addition to the attractions of the City, here at the College, our Students’ Union team is here to provide the social and recreational activities that will make your time at College even more enjoyable.
What ever you are looking for and whatever your aims are, we are here to help you achieve them. You will have a high quality education and all the support you need to ensure your success.
We look forward to welcoming you to the College, as a student, in the very near future.
If you have any questions or would like to apply for one of our courses, please contact the International Office as below:
City of Bath College
Tel: +44 1225 328684
Fax: +44 1225 328758
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