Colchester Institute welcomes students from around the World and our team of trained International Admission Officers are your first point of contact. They will provide you with the information you need to make a successful application and work closely with the course tutor to ensure you choose the best programme of study for your career. The college offers a range of study programmes from foundation degrees, undergraduate honours degrees, postgraduate certificates, diplomas, masters degrees and english language programmes; the programmes are up-to-date and challenging. The College focuses on career-related education and training which accompanies the development of a more skilled workforce. Students progress onto careers in fashion, business, construction, management, hospitality, teaching, nursing, social work, counselling, hair and beauty, engineering, computing and much more. The courses are developed in partnership with employers locally, nationally and internationally to ensure that the programme match today’s standards and the needs of tomorrow.
Colchester Institute is a college of Further and Higher Education and is part of the publicly-funded education sector. It is listed on the Department for Education and Skills - Register of Providers. Colchester Institute is a member of the association for accredited english language centres and have been awarded Highly Trusted Sponsor status under the UK Border Agency's Points Based Immigration System.
Colchester Institute has four campuses with the largest being in Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, the additional campuses are in Clacton on Sea on the east coast and Braintree. Most of our international students are based at the Colchester campus.
Facilities include well-equipped computer suites, a well-stocked library, which has links to other local and national libraries, fully-equipped recording studios, and of course, extensive IT facilities. All students have an email account with Internet access, which is free and available throughout the working day. Food and drinks are available throughout the day from three canteens and snack bars. Students also have free access to a fully equiped fitness gym and use of a Prayer room.
Colchester Institute has approximately 12,000 students across four campuses, with over 1,000 studying higher education programmes. With good road and rail links to London and the rest of the UK there is easy access to Europe through the ports of Harwich, Felixstowe, Dover and the Channel Tunnel and via all the major London Airports.
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