Bellerbys College blog

  • Why study a foundation year in the UK

    02 June 2021
    Bellerbys students having a discussion in class.

    By studying a foundation year in the UK, you will develop the skills you need before starting university while adjusting to life here. Learn more about the Bellerbys Foundation year in our blog. 

  • New International Year One programme with Bellerbys College and NCUK

    11 May 2021
    A Bellerbys student in a classroom

    Bellerbys College is delighted to announce that it has partnered with NCUK to deliver the International Year One (IYOne) qualification. Students will be able to progress directly into the second year of a bachelor’s degree at any of the NCUK Partner Universities across the country.

  • Reasons to study media

    12 April 2021
    A student in Bellerbys' Media Studio

    Media is a forward-thinking, modern subject where you can develop transferable skills and go on to work in an exciting industry. In our blog, you can learn why students choose media studies at university.

  • Starting my studies with prepare for success

    08 April 2021
    Student ambassador, Devika, from India

    Devika, a Bellerbys Brighton student ambassador from India, is currently in her first year of studying. Here, she shares her experience of studying the Prepare for Success programme ahead of starting her A Levels last September.

  • Exciting new progression opportunities for Bellerbys Foundation students

    31 March 2021
    Bellerbys London Star Student Amina

    Bellerbys College is excited to announce two new progression agreements for our Foundation programme with University of Exeter and Royal Holloway, University of London. This adds to the impressive list of university partners that we work with to provide progression opportunities to our Foundation students.

  • My experience with Prepare for Success

    29 March 2021
    Student ambassador Zee outdoors

    Zee, from Indonesia, is a current Bellerbys student in her first year of A Level study. Here, she has shared her experiences of our virtual preparational course, Prepare for Success, as well as what it’s been like being an international student during this time.

  • My virtual learning experience

    02 March 2021
    Passport style photo of student against white wall

    Devika from India is studying A Levels in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at Bellerbys College Brighton. Here, she shares her experience of studying online.

  • International women in STEM studying in the UK

    16 February 2021
    Bellerbys student working with chemistry equipment in lab

    Women have been underrepresented in STEM for too long. Bellerbys gives its female STEM students the tools they need to thrive at university and make a difference once they enter the workplace. 

  • My first term at Bellerbys College

    11 February 2021
    Bellerbys student ananda at a restaurant with palm tree in background
    Hear from Ananda, one of our student ambassadors, about the joys and challenges of her first term at Bellerbys College, including her experiences of studying online.
  • 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.