Sheffield is in the North of England and is the fourth largest City, with a population of over half a million. Sheffield people are famous for their friendliness and hospitality, so international students quickly feel at home.
The City has two universities and also offers a rich variety of sport, theatre, music and art.
The Sheffield College is a member of EducationUK and offers accredited General English courses throughout the year (September to June) and also a summer school in July and August. Students can enrol for one year, two terms, one term, or just a few weeks as required. Students can enrol any Monday, provided they have completed the enrolment process.
Students learn English in international groups with experienced teachers. Classes range from elementary to advanced levels. Speaking, listening, reading and writing skills can improve rapidly in an English environment.
Each student has a personal tutor and has a timetabled session with their tutor group each week. The tutor meets with students individually on a regular basis and staff in the International Office are always available for help and advice.
Other full-time courses available include a range of International Foundation Years (e.g. Business and Communication Studies), AS/A2 Advanced Levels together with a wide range of academic, vocational and Higher Education courses.
All College main centres have Learning Centres equipped with computers and learning packages, with free internet access available for all students. All English teaching rooms have interactive whiteboards. Sheffield City College campus has a fully equipped Fitness Centre and additional sporting activities are provided throughout the year.
Homestay accommodation is recommended and can be arranged prior to arrival in Sheffield by staff in the International Office. Advice will be given on self-catering accommodation if preferred.
|Course Name||Course Type|
|Academic / Vocational Courses (Level 3)||A Levels|
|Higher Education Courses (Level 4&5)||Higher Education|
|International Foundation Diploma in Computing (Access to HE Diploma in Computing)||University Access / Foundation|
|International Foundation Diploma in Health Science / Science (Access to HE Diploma Health Science / Science)||University Access / Foundation|
|International Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Access to HE Diploma in Art and Design)||University Access / Foundation|
|International Foundation Diploma in Business||University Access / Foundation|
|General English as a Foreign Language||Vocational / Professional|