Arrivals information

 

Bellerbys College will be open over the Christmas break from 12th December 2020 until 3rd January 2021. You can arrive early in preparation for your programme starting in January and use our accommodation to complete your self-isolation, as required. You’ll be able to meet our staff and other students as well as use our excellent facilities. We encourage you to arrive at the college early and enjoy the Bellerbys experience.

What are you going to do with this time?

Make valuable use of the free time that the past few months have opened up.

You may have had to put many things on hold during 2020, your education doesn't have to be one of them. Now is your time to learn, to develop and be ready for the world. By starting your university education now, you can look forward to achieving your graduation dreams and starting an exciting graduate-level job in just a few short years. Whether your goal is to start your own business, research medical developments, work for an NGO or something in between, this is your future.

Start your programme in January 2021 and progress to your chosen university in September 2021

You can choose how you study, either on campus or virtually from your home. Our experienced, specialist staff will be available to offer academic guidance, tutorial sessions, careers advice as well as personal and welfare support. We'll get you to where you want to be, the way you want to get there.

Joining us?

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Find out everything you need to know about your journey to the UK and what to expect when you arrive on campus. 

Virtual learning

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A student working on a laptop in a kitchen If you are unable to join us on campus for the start of your programme, you can either start virtually and join us in the UK later, or study full-time from home.

Prepare for Success

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Gain the competitive edge before you start your academic programme with our online preparation course. 

Choose how you study

We offer a choice of study options so you can feel confident to start your programme, keep your studies on track and achieve your university goals.

Join us on campus

If you join us on campus, you can expect:

  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Additional health and safety measures
  • Blended learning, which is a mixture of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning

Study virtually from home

You may be unsure about travelling right now, or prefer to study from the comfort of your home. That's why we are offering two flexible options for virtual learning:

  1. Start your programme from home and join us on campus in the UK during your programme
  2. Study your whole programme via virtual, teacher-led learning in a vibrant online international community, by agreement*

Studying virtually, you can expect:

  • Virtual teacher-led learning
  • Online international community
  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Supportive staff to help you transition to the UK

Start your journey to university

*Bellerbys College Foundation and Undergraduate Year One programmes only

We hope you will be able to travel to the UK and study with us on campus. If, however, you are unable to travel for the whole of your pathway programme you can complete your studies from home by exception and with agreement from the Head of Centre. The University will recognise virtual-only study and assessment for progression to the 2021/22 academic year due to the exceptional circumstances related to COVID-19, with the agreement from the Head of Centre and on the condition that you have met the progression requirements.

Please note that this information is subject to change. Government guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is regularly changing and therefore we will continue to review and adapt the measures that we’re putting in place to safeguard our staff and students. Students should continue to check government health and travel advice regularly before making any plans to travel. We will continue to communicate with you in the event of any changes.

Key dates

Starting in January?

  • Term starts on Monday 4th January 2021.

Any questions?

Contact our Central Student Support Team by email if you have any questions about your arrival.