Facts About College

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5 facts you need to know about college

When thinking about your future career it's important to have the information you need to make the right decision.

Did you know...

Fact 1

It's not just A Levels that will get you into university

102,700 students who achieved BTECs got places at universities in 2015 (source: UCAS)

Business Lecture at Bournemoutn & Poole CollegeFact 2

You don't have to stay at school until you're 18

You have to stay in education or training until you're 18. This can be at school, college or in work based training.

Fact 3

College doesn't just offer work based courses

The Bournemouth & Poole College has the widest choice of courses in the area, both academic and professional and technical. From Full-Time courses and A Levels, to Apprenticeships and Higher Education.

Fact 4

Students receive lots of support at college

From Study Advice Centres and Student Support Mentors, to Careers Advice Teams and Recruitment Services, there is an array of support available.

Hairdressing apprentice in Flaunt SalonFact 5

There are plenty of Apprenticeship opportunities available

An increasing number of local employers are taking on apprentices, and The Bournemouth & Poole College is one of the largest Apprenticeship providers in the UK!

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