Before you leave your country, we advise you read our International Student Handbook. This has important information about visas, health and safety and life in college, please also read the British Council Pre-Arrival Guide. You can also prepare yourself for study in the UK to help you with the different study skills needed for success.
You will also find information about life at Chichester College on thepage.
International Support Help Desk
At the front of college in the international section of the student centre, we get asked many questions and offer many services, some of which you may not know about. This is the reason why we have compiled a useful information sheet which explains what we offer.
Pre Arrival Information
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 a maximum of two hours. Other ways to travel to and from this airport can be found at http://www.heathrowairport.com/transport-and-directions
Look here for visa, immigration and work information. Further information can be found in the International student handbook.
Below are links to important information regarding healthcare and treatment while you are studying in the UK. Check to see if you will have access to the NHS during your studies or if you should arrange Health insurance before leaving your country.
For a list of Doctors in Chichester look at the health pages in the International Student Handbook
Are you an EU national ? Do you have your European Health Insurance Card?
If not you could be charged when visiting the hospital.
Keep yourself safe while you are in the UK. Take a look at the UK Safer Internet Center's page to make sure that you keep your self safe when using the internet.
In an emergency you can call our 7-day, 24-hour Emergency Telephone number which is 01243 773533
Do you need more information about accommodation? Click on the link below which will take you to their page.
Punctuality and Attendance
You must agree to the punctuality and attendance rules if you wish to attend classes. Please read the information below carefully.
Make sure you know when the exams are taking place and how much each exam costs.
Sometimes you or your teacher will need to give us information. The forms you may need to complete are here, for example, Taxi booking form.
A new International clothing store is now available online for staff and students to purchase new international gear. Please click on the following link to enter the store.
Also check out the International Facebook page and keep in touch with everything that is happening at Chichester College and don't forget to follow us on Twitter.
Find out about where you can worship in the local area and how to manage your money plus lots more.
This section lists college polices and procedures.