Welcome to Accommodation Services. Going to college is not only about studying a new course, it is also about experiencing a new way of life and meeting new people along the way.
We are here to provide you with all the information you need to feel happy, secure and supported throughout your stay at the college.
Accommodation is available for full time students who are 16 years and over at the time of admission.
If you have any questions at all or would like a tour of the accommodation please contact us to arrange on: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01243 812205
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Gatwick is the easiest airport to travel from with trains that run every 30 minutes direct to Chichester. The journey takes about 50 minutes and train times can be found at www.nationalrail.co.uk
London Heathrow is the main international airport. The easiest way to travel from this airport is by taxi and the journey takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes. Other ways to travel to and from this airport can be found at http://www.heathrowairport.com/transport-and-directions
Alternatively, students can get a Coach to Chichester which they need to pre book before they arrive at - http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx
Westgate Halls of Residence (18+)
Westgate Halls are for students who are 18 and over at time of admission. Westgate has superb self-catering or full board student accommodation for 160 residents. All rooms are single and en-suite with some having been specifically designed to meet the needs of disabled students.
There are shared kitchen facilities in the flats, which accommodate 6 students. There are a variety of communal facilities including: Communal common room with TV, DVD and games console, as well as Food and drink vending machines. Wi-Fi is available throughout Westgate. Gym membership is included.
A bedding pack containing a duvet, pillows and bed linen may be purchased from Westgate either prior to or upon arrival. Cooking utensils, crockery and bedding are not provided, this must be brought by the student.
Woodlands Halls of Residence
Woodlands Halls of Residence provides secure, full board accommodation for 90 students aged 16-17e at time of admission. Staffed 24 hours a day by trained supervisors, Woodlands provides safe and secure accommodation for younger learners where they are supported to achieve and fulfill their potential at Chichester College.
Woodlands has two social spaces, a large games room, computer and kitchen area and reception. widescreen TVs, Pool tables, Table tennis table and Xbox & Wii. Wi-fi is available in the communal areas and throughout the building. Woodlands has its own cleaning and laundry staff and two laundry rooms with card operated machines for students. Gym membership and a comprehensive enrichment package is also included.
Woodlands students all attend one study session per week. This is designed to encourage and assist the achievement of all of our students and to look at life skills such as finance management, e-safety and basic first aid.
Please see below for pre arrival documents for Woodlands students studying in the 2020-21 academic year: Please note that Woodlands closes over the Christmas break . Host family accommodation is available during this time.
Host Family Information
Homestay is ideal for short stay students who want to experience the traditional experience of living with a local family. Homestay means that you will live in a house with the owner and family.
Half Board: Your breakfast and evening meal during the week is provided but you will need to provide your own lunch. At the weekend you will have breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. These meals are included in the price of the accommodation.
Self Catering: Self-catering homestay accommodation means that you live in a house with the owner and family having the freedom of cooking for yourself. This student homestay accommodation is available to all students over 17 years old, on a full-time course.
How to contact us..
Tel: 01243 812 205
Woodlands Halls: 01243 533 690
Westgate Halls: 01243 812931
Emergency number is 01243 773533
If you have any issues with applying for accommodation or your stay in accommodation, please come in and speak to one of the Accommodation Team or contact us on 01243 812 205 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to make formal complaint, please refer to the policy below for the process on how to do this.