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London South East Colleges (Bromley College)

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London South East Colleges (Bromley College)
Overview
Overview

Overview

 London South East Colleges offer a wide range of courses across the London and the South East, with its main campuses in Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Orpington.

Across the different campuses, students have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities including a gym, hair and beauty salons and common rooms. Students benefit from studying in small class sizes and all college sites are within easy reach to the centre of London, making it a lively and fun place to learn.

It’s vital to the college that students feel at home, and so tutors and teachers are always on hand to help with any questions or worries, while the Students' Union make it their mission for you to have a fun and memorable time.

Job Prospects
Job Prospects

Job Prospects

The college offers students a careers advice service to help them decide on the next pathway after leaving, whether it’s going to university, finding a job or applying for an apprenticeship. While the online service – Career Coach – has information and advice on finding your dream job and how to make it a reality. Being online makes it easy to access from anywhere, at any time too.  

For more information on the careers help offered at the college, visit their website.

Graduates in job/further study
Course and lecturers
Course and lecturers

Course and lecturers

The college offers a number of different courses for students to study at all stages – from Entry Level to higher education courses linked to the University of Greenwich, Canterbury Christ Church University, Bucks New University and Kingston University London.

Students learn a broad range of topics related to their course throughout the year, and are assessed by exams, coursework, or a mixture of the two dependents on the programme. There is a mix of both full-time and part-time courses, which are listed on the college's website.

For those wishing to earn money while they learn, the college also offers a number of Apprenticeship vacancies within selected industries. Request a prospectus for more information about each course.

Students' Union
Students' Union

Students' Union

The Students' Union is made up of a President and a group of elected students across the different campuses, who become members of the Student Executive Committee. Members work to represent the views of every student, as well as organising events to make it a memorable time for everyone, while also leading campaigns to help improve the lives of the students.

Accommodation
Accommodation

Accommodation

The college doesn’t provide accommodation for students but those wishing to study a course at one of the campuses across South East London could find a place to stay on websites such as Spare Room and Rightmove.

You can also visit the website of the college to get more information on other accommodation options such as homestays.

 

Cost of living
Living costs This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£9,600

per annum
Facilities
Facilities

Facilities

Each college campus offers specialist industry-standard facilities for you to work with while learning, as well as modern classrooms with the latest technology.

Each site also has an English and Maths Hub, where you can get additional tuition, as well as a Learning Resource Centre (LRC) with a wide range of books and online learning resources.

At the Bromley campus, there is a state-of-the-art £4.5 million Sports Centre, while hair and beauty salons are based in Bromley, Greenwich and Orpington. All colleges also have common rooms complete with snack machines and pool tables, Wi-Fi and food outlets for you to go to between classes, as well as sports halls and outdoor space to enjoy in the warmer weather.

City life
City life

City life

Studying in London means there’s plenty to do in your spare time, with all the college campuses having good links to the centre of the city.

You will be able to take advantage of the many global companies in the capital – an ideal opportunity to get some work experience to make your CV stand out from the crowd.

Bromley offers plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as a cinema and bowling alley – all located within close reach to the college campus. Bexley, meanwhile, is located near to Bluewater Shopping Centre, and is reachable to the centre of London in under an hour. The Greenwich campus is located in Woolwich, close by to the famous Woolwich Market, shops, restaurants and coffee shops, and Orpington is reachable to central London in just 20 minutes, and has a leisure centre, shops and cafes close to the college.

Cost of living
Cost of a pint This is the average cost of a pint.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£3.40

per pint
Clubs and Societies
Clubs and Societies

Clubs and Societies

Across the different college sites at London South East College, students have the opportunity to get involved in different enrichment programmes each week, which include sports such as football, basketball and cricket, as well as drama club, and film club.

Visit the website to find out more about the different activities you can join.

Student support
Student support

Student support

The college prides itself on its high level of student support and works with an open-door policy, meaning that anytime you have a problem, staff are more than happy to help.

In your first week at college, you will take part in an induction week to help you settle in and make new friends. There is also additional learning support for students in the need of some extra help, and specialist support for those with a disability, who can apply for a Disabled Students Allowance (DSA).


Visit the website for more details.

Fees
Fees

Fees

Students aged 14-18 don't have to pay fees to study at the college.

Students aged 19 and over pay for a course, dependant on the subject and level you are studying.

Get info on specific course costs on the website or by getting in touch with the college directly.

Scholarships/ Bursaries
Scholarships/ Bursaries

Scholarships/ Bursaries

Advanced Learning Loan

Students over the age of 19 could be entitled to the Advanced Learning Loan to help with the costs of their studies, and will only have to start making repayments after they earn over £25,000 a year.

Students with a dependant

Students who have a dependant – either a child or parents they are looking after – can apply for additional financial support, including the Adult Dependants Grant, a Childcare Grant, and a Learning Allowance. For more information visit the Government's website.

 

Academic strengths
Academic strengths

Academic strengths

Hair and Beauty

Students wishing to study a course related to hair and beauty have the advantage of being able to practice at one of the college's three hair and beauty salons. Students are taught the practical skills required for employment and career progression in a fun and inspiring learning environment.

Counselling

Students can start a course in Counselling to get the skills needed for a successful career in the field. Pupils will learn about the practice and how to work with empathy, as well as covering a wide range of scenarios and situations.

Entry requirements
Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To study Beauty Level 2 at the college you will be looking at achieving three GCSEs at grade A*-D, or by holding a Level 1 Diploma, Merit or Distinction in the Hair and Beauty sector.

To get a place on the Level 2 Counselling Skills course, you must hold a CPCAB Award in Introduction to Counselling certificate or equivalent and be 19 and above.

Get info on all the different courses available to study at the college and their entry requirements by visiting the college’s website.

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Key stats

Undergraduate students Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

485
AVERAGE

TEF score The Teaching Excellence Framework is how the standard of teaching at this institution is judged by an independent panel of experts. It's broken down into three levels; gold, silver and bronze, and looks at teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes.

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  • Full-timePart-time
    49%51%
  • School leaversMature students
    26%74%
  • UndergraduatePostgraduate
    100%0%
  • UKInternational
    99%1%
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SR
Student Reviewer
26 Sep 14

HNC Diploma in General Engineering

Facilities: Good, there is a library with a good amount of computers that work 60-80 percent of the time. I do not know of any other facilities other than the overpriced canteen. Teaching and Courses: Decent however in my experience most teachers on my course will not bother explaining what you...

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