ONCAMPUS London Accommodation
ONCAMPUS London Student Accommodation
Casita offers its students various accommodation options worldwide, notably in the UK, Australia, Europe, and the USA. During the last few years, Casita has successfully expanded its accommodation options through various partnerships with different providers. This expansion in partners has ensured a good amount of student accommodation options. Casita offers private and purposely built student accommodation options, including ensuite and non-ensuite rooms in shared flats, studios, and apartments. If you have just enrolled in ONCAMPUS London, we are pleased to offer options for ONCAMPUS London student accommodation and nearby London Student Accommodation.
Why Study at ONCAMPUS London?
ONCAMPUS London is part of the various ONCAMPUS, which is a preparatory program provider established by Cambridge Educational Group and has been helping students enrol in their desired institutions since 2008. ONCAMPUS is present in various locations, which include the UK, Paris, the Netherlands, and the USA.
ONCAMPUS partners with various higher education institutions to host their foundation or preparatory programs. Once students have completed their ONCAMPUS program, they will be guaranteed a transfer to the university partnered with ONCAMPUS. These programs were specially designed for international students who have not met the university’s requirements.
ONCAMPUS London is a partnership between ONCAMPUS based in Birkbeck, University of London and operates from within its campus.
Birkbeck, University of London, is part of the University of London and ranks 343 worldwide according to the QS University World Rank Ratings. International students who do not directly qualify to study at Birkbeck, University of London, can rely on ONCAMPUS London’s program to transition to university studies after completing the ONCAMPUS program. Upon completing your ONCAMPUS London program, you can continue your studies at six of the University of London’s partner universities.
Birkbeck, University of London was founded in 1823 when Dr John Birkbeck spoke about the importance of educating working people. Support after Dr John Birkbeck’s speech led to a change which allowed craftsmen and artisans to learn about science, art, and economics for the first time. One month after Dr John Birkbeck’s speech, the London Mechanics Institute was founded, which became the basis of the current university. It wasn’t until 1920 that Birkbeck officially became part of the University of London, which is still the case today.
The campus’s location is in Bloomsbury, which is in central London and next to various parks and landmarks; this is also ideal if you’re looking for ONCAMPUS London student accommodations or if you’re looking for nearby London student halls.
Departments and Divisions
ONCAMPUS London offers various program options for undergraduate and postgraduate students; these include the undergraduate foundation program (UFP), the University of London International Foundation Program, International Year One (IY1), and the Pre-Master’s Program.
Undergraduate Foundation Program (UFP)
The Undergraduate Foundation Program is a three-term program allowing students to progress to their undergraduate studies upon completion. The UFP program is set at the same level as the UK’s A levels. UFP also allows its students to choose between various study pathways, which include:
Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Humanities and Social Sciences
Engineering and Physical Sciences
All courses offered are preparatory courses to prepare students for their intended undergraduate studies.
University of London International Foundation Program
The University of London International Foundation Program is a certified program set and recognized by the University of London, and upon completing this programme, your certificate will mention that you were registered with the University of London and that the University of London administered exams. This program is three semesters long and teaches the following modules:
Mathematics and Statistics
These modules are offered along with English and IELTS preparation courses.
International Year One (IY1)
The International Year One (IY1) program allows students to transition directly to the second year of their intended undergraduate study. What differentiates IY1 students from UFP students is that they have a stronger portfolio than their counterparts. Students in the IY1 program will study a total of six modules which are the following:
Principles of Management
Academic & Professional Skills for Business
Marketing and Advertising OR Management Accounting
Quantitative Methods for Business Decision Making
The Pre-Master’s Program is set to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to enrol in their intended master’s programs despite not meeting the requirements to apply directly. Through the pre-master program, you will not only be able to progress into the master’s program that you intend to pursue but will also be offered various modules to help you in your future studies. The modules offered in this program are:
Undergraduate Research Dissertation
Personal Development for Employability
Working in Teams
Postgraduate Skills Development
Research and Digital Literacy Skills
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
Facilities and Resources
99 Gower Street Building
Recently ONCAMPUS London has moved to a new building on 99 Gower Street, moving some of its functions from Birkbeck to their new space; however, Birkbeck still has ONCAMPUS’s main teaching space in London. This new building has a reception, meeting rooms, classrooms, and spaces for staff. It is also near many of the University of London’s colleges, which include UCL, Birkbeck, SOAS, and LSE. Students studying at ONCAMPUS London can benefit from all the University of London’s facilities.
All students enrolled in the ONCAMPUS London program will have access to a personal tutor to oversee their academic progress. Additionally, your personal tutor will assist you with any question or difficulty you may face and also direct you to the appropriate resources when needed. These personal tutors will also be part of your everyday classes. You can also use the help of the Centre’s Head and the Deputy Centre’s Head. The Student Recruitment and Support Officer and Curriculum Information Officer can also provide guidance and support.
Other Staff Support
Additionally, ONCAMPUS London can assist you with visa-related issues and requirements, which include renewing your student visa. The ONCAMPUS London Central Admissions will provide proof of enrollment until you can renew your visa application. You can also get involved with the staff by joining as student representatives and ambassadors. The student council helps voice student concerns to the staff and link students to the staff. ONCAPUS London’s staff also support those with disabilities to achieve their educational goals while ensuring they meet all of their non-academic needs.
Birkbeck Library has various facilities and resources, including books in print and digital form, access to computers where you can browse various digital resources such as articles and chapters and other forms of e-publications, including e-journals, all part of the library’s online database. The library also provides various tailored services and resources to assist you better, which include library disability and dyslexia services, browsing past examination papers, and help finding specific material for your subject area, among various other services.
ONCAMPUS London does not directly provide ONCAMPUS London student accommodation options; however, you can always count on Casita to find the nearest London student hall.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.
Does ONCAMPUS London offer scholarships for international students?
Some scholarships are given to students who have over-achieved in their foundation programs.
Are there student support services provided at ONCAMPUS London?
Various student support services are available which support students in various aspects, including having personal tutors, help to renew your visa, having student representatives, and also referring students to healthcare providers.
What does Oncampus London do?
Oncampus London provides preparatory courses which enable students to progress into the University of London.
Where is Oncampus London located?
Oncampus London is located inside the University of London.
What are the foundation programs offered at Oncampus London?
These are the Undergraduate Foundation Program, the University of London International Foundation Program, the International Year One Program, and the Pre-Master’s Program.