Bellerbys College blog

  • New progression partnerships with Loughborough and Sussex universities

    19 January 2021
    Bellerbys London student Yulia

    The Bellerbys College Foundation Progression network continues to go from strength to strength having formalised two new progression agreements with Loughborough University and the University of Sussex.

  • What is it like to be an international student in a global pandemic?

    30 November 2020
    International student smiling with rucksack

    One of our students from Indonesia shares her experience of starting her A Levels online from her home country. Find out what to expect from your classes, making friends and support from our teachers. 

  • Why study A Level Maths and Further Maths?

    23 November 2020
    Student smiles posing with laptop in library

    As well as being an engaging, challenging and almost limitless subject, Maths will help you go far. The skills it builds are not only academic. After all, maths is a universal language. The higher your knowledge, the easier it is to decode the world around you, from ever-expanding technology to managing your finances.

  • Career benefits of studying abroad

    19 November 2020
    Students in a college classroom

    There are many benefits of studying abroad, both personal and educational. But there are also a range of career benefits as well. Discover more about how studying abroad can help enhance your employability and give you the edge when it comes to starting your career.

  • Excellent exam success at Bellerbys College

    14 August 2020
    Two Bellerbys students laughing together

    In what has been an extraordinary period of change and uncertainty, we are delighted to say that our A Level students have achieved another set of excellent exam results, once again performing well above the national average.

  • UK Minister welcomes international students back to their schools

    10 August 2020
    Bellerbys Brighton Star Student Pinky

    Department for International Trade MP Graham Stuart has written to the Boarding Schools Association (BSA) making it clear that the UK is ready to welcome international students back to their schools.

  • Bellerbys College adopts Boarding Schools Association Covid Safe Charter

    06 July 2020
    BSA Covid Charter logo

    Bellerbys College Brighton and Bellerbys College London have adopted the Boarding Schools Association (BSA) Covid-Safe Charter.

  • Meeting duty of care to international students during national lockdown

    29 May 2020
    Sarah Bakhtiari, Co-Principal Bellerbys Brighton

    Times of crisis make explicit the incredible effort that teachers and staff exert to ensure that their students are happy and healthy. Although the nation’s schools have closed indefinitely, many international students have been unable to return home due to travel restrictions. We have 135 international students aged between fourteen and eighteen with us currently – and our duty of care for them cannot falter. Here is how we are doing our best to maintain a sense of community and make sure that everyone’s wellbeing is taken care of.

  • Durham University accepts Bellerbys Academic English Skills in lieu of IELTS

    05 May 2020
    Durham university

    Bellerbys College is delighted to announce that, from April 2020, Durham University will accept Academic English Skills in lieu of IELTS for students studying the Bellerbys Foundation programme.

  • New progression agreement with Coventry and Surrey universities

    08 April 2020
    Students in class

    Bellerbys College continues to formalise progression agreements with top UK universities, providing our Foundation students with guaranteed conditional offers to a wide selection of degree courses, subject to achieving the agreed entry requirements. The latest universities offering guaranteed progression are Coventry University and the University of Surrey.

  • Bellerbys College a finalist in the StudyTravel Secondary School Awards

    30 March 2020
    StudyTravel Secondary School Awards Chain School category 2020

    Bellerbys College is a finalist in the StudyTravel Secondary School Awards.

  • Bellerbys College moves learning online during COVID-19 outbreak

    23 March 2020
    A student working at in her accommodation

    On 18th March 2020 the UK government announced that schools and colleges will close from Monday 23rd March as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Bellerbys London launches Accelerated Undergraduate Year 1 programme

    04 March 2020
    Interim Principal Sarah McCurrie

    Bellerbys College London is pleased to announce that from April 2020, international students can study an accelerated two-term Undergraduate Year 1 (UG1) in Business and Management.

  • University success for our Class of 2020

    03 March 2020
    Student studying in a library

    Congratulations to our students holding offers to study at some of the UK’s most prestigious universities.

  • London School of Economics now accepts applications from Bellerbys Foundation

    24 February 2020
    Bellerbys students working in class

    From September 2020, students studying the Bellerbys one year International Foundation programme can progress to study a range of degree programmes at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The LSE is recognised as one of the foremost universities in the world and one which many international students aspire to. This relationship is a recognition of the quality of the Bellerbys Foundation and the consistently strong results of their students.

  • How to choose a university

    09 December 2019
    Students concentrating in the classroom

    After graduating from Bellerbys College, university is often the next step for many of our students, and all at once there are a lot of decisions to make. We give advice on how to choose the right course at the right university for you.

  • Colleges in the UK for international students

    04 July 2018
    Bellerbys Brighton students at an alumni event

    When it comes to choosing the right college for your international studies, it can be hard to know where to start and what to look for. Luckily, Bellerbys' two international colleges each have their own unique advantages in two very different UK cities.


  • How to prepare for A Levels

    15 June 2018
    An international A Level student at Bellerbys College London in the United Kingdom

    A Levels are a well-respected pathway to university study in the UK, but the jump from GCSE study can be a challenge. If you’re wondering how best to prepare for your A Levels, we have some tips to help.

  • A career in medicine for international students

    17 October 2017
    Two students in a laboratory at school

    Studying Medicine in the UK allows you to learn more about the subject in some of the world's top universities.

  • Explore London through food and festivities

    06 September 2017
    International students studying at Bellerbys College London can explore the city and see sites such as the London skyline.

    Living in London as a student gives you the perfect chance to spend time exploring its international cafés, restaurants and festivals. We’ve listed just a few ideas to start you off.