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Our international students study alongside thousands of UK students, providing a mix of learning and culture.

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Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Alexandra Gough celebrates the end of her time at Bournemouth & Poole College today as her Level 3 Engineering programme finishes.

Alexandra has been studying Engineering at The College, completing her Level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications with us. Alongside those, she took her English and Maths qualifications too.

Alexandra said, “I have really enjoyed the courses. They’ve given me a new set of skills and helped me see new career options I never knew I had.”

Monday, 20 June 2022

Bournemouth & Poole College are proud to launch free beginner English for Speakers of Other Languages courses for Ukrainian refugees who have arrived in the area due to the current invasion.

The course lasts for 5 days and is 100% free for Ukrainian refugees. It takes place at The College’s Lansdowne Campus in Bournemouth. The course, aimed at beginners with minimal English skills, will focus on essential communication skills including conversations, form filling and an introduction to life in the UK.