No matter what programme or training you undertake, you are certain to benefit from the College's teaching and learning resources, which were judged to be high quality in the Quality Assurance Agency's 2010 review of our university level programmes.
Resources at Highbury Campus include Mac and PC-equipped classrooms with the latest e-Learning equipment, a lecture theatre, specialist computer training rooms, a fully-equipped media studio, a modern performance theatre, hair and beauty salons and a sports centre.
Facilities at Highbury City of Portsmouth Centre include industry-standard kitchens, a training restaurant, open to the public, a simulated aeroplane cabin, dentistry and healthcare suites and a nursery. At Highbury Northarbour Centre you have one of the top construction training facilities in the UK. Facilties included dedicated areas for every discipline and a specialist library.
The College's Library service has a dedicated area for higher education students, who have access to 40,000 printed titles, e-books, magazines, CDroms and DVDs. You will also benefit from wireless technology for personal laptops, free access to the internet including web-based email, advice on how to research and make the most of information resources, and the latest PCs and Apple Macs.
A broad range of support services is offered during your studies at Highbury College, ranging from impartial careers guidance and course information to financial advice, mentoring and counselling.
Student Support Services can advise on the full range of grants and benefits available, such as the Access to Learning Fund and grants for assistance with childcare.
The Learning Support Team can organise extra help for students with medical, physical or learning difficulties or disabilities. For more information please contact (023) 9238 3131.
Students studying at Highbury have the option of residing in Highbury’s Hall of Residence, the Tower, or with a Host Family. The Hall of Residence is situated at the College’s (Cosham) Campus and offers students a modern and spacious living environment in immediate proximity to the College. All 75 bedrooms are fully furnished with en-suite facilities, including shower, toilet and washbasin, free internet access and phones. Alternatively, students have the option of living off campus with our Homestay programme.
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Highbury’s two nurseries are situated at Highbury Campus and Highbury Arundel Centre. They provide high-quality childcare for children aged from six months to five years. The College’s nurseries received an excellent Ofsted report in 2008, with a grading of ‘good’ in all areas.