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  • General Information

    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.

    The Accommodation service is available to students over the age of 18 and self funding.  The Homestay Providers do not accept Housing Benefit.

    The College has a list of Homestay Providers who offer either self catering or full board accommodation.  From this list the student will be referred to a suitable Homestay Provider.

    If you have any questions please contact us at: or call us on 01293 442205

    • College Policies


      These are the current college polices on safeguarding, equality and diversity, anti-bullying, medication, the student referral procedure, attendance and punctuality and drugs and alcohol.  If you would like any further information on any of these please do not hesitate to email us on

      Internet Safety

      It is important to know how to stay safe while using the internet, see this link for hints, tips and stories -

    • Travel


      Gatwick is the easiest airport to travel from with trains that run every 10-15 minutes direct to Three Bridges or Crawley.  The journey takes about 5 minutes and train times can be found at    

      London Heathrow is the main international airport.  The easiest way to travel from this airport is by taxi or coach and the journey takes a maximum of 1.5 hours.  Information about pre-booking your coach to Crawley can be found at -

      Other ways to travel to and from this airport can be found at

      • Host Family Information


        Homestay is ideal for 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 18 years old.

        • How to contact us..


          Accommodation Adviser:

          Tel: 01293 442205



          • Complaints

            If you have any issues with applying for accommodation or your stay in accommodation, please come in and speak to one of the Accommodation Adviser or contact us on 01293 442205 or email us:

            If you would like to make formal complaint, please refer to the College website