Student Accommodation in Southampton near Southampton City College
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Casita provides you with 17 Southampton City College student accommodation options and Southampton student halls. All student accommodations feature various room types and a wide range of facilities. The room types include Studios, Ensuites, and flats. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
Why Study at Southampton City College
Located in Southampton, Hampshire, England, Southampton City College is a general further education college with more than 6000 students in both full-time and part-time courses. It dates back to the old St Mary workhouse (1866), built on 17th-century Almshousea sites, a type of charitable housing provided to people in a particular community. The college started due to the need for certain skills during the war and was based in several areas before the old St Mary Institution was taken over by the Education Authority in 1948. It became its permanent home and was officially opened in 1952 as the Technical College. It was under consideration to be added to Southampton College of Technology in 1960 but instead became a separate entity in 1969 known as Southampton Technical College until it changed to its current name in 1995.
Departments and Divisions
The university offers academic, technical and vocational courses, apprenticeships at intermediate, advanced and higher levels, adult full-time and part-time courses, distance learning, higher education, and professional training and CPD for businesses. Southampton City College’s specialities include Construction, Hospitality, Marine, Engineering, Travel and Tourism and the Creative and Performing Arts.
Part-time courses are available in Accounting, Art & Design, Beauty, Business & Work Skills, Childcare & Early Years, Computer Skills & IT, Construction & Building Services, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Electrical & Engineering, English (Literacy), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Hairdressing & Barbering, Health & Social Care, Life & Living Skills, Hospitality & Catering, Leadership & Management, Marine, Maths (Numeracy), Teacher Education & Training, and Theatre & Performing Arts.
As for higher education courses, they aim to provide students with sufficient knowledge and practical skills to achieve a full degree or progress in their careers. University-level courses include HNC in Art & Design, HND in Art & Design, HNC in Photography, HND in Photography, Diploma of Higher Education in Person-Centred Counselling, BA (Hons) in Person-Centred Counselling (Year 3 entry), FDA in Early Years Care & Education, HNC in Engineering, Diploma in Education & Training. You can also get access to Higher Education Courses in the Nursing & Healthcare Profession, Social Science & Humanities, Social Sciences, and Teacher Education.
Southampton City College also offers its students apprenticeships to introduce them to working in the professional world. There are Business apprenticeships, Construction apprenticeships, Hairdressing apprenticeships, Marine apprenticeships, Engineering apprenticeships, and Motor Vehicle apprenticeships.
Facilities and Resources
The college provides its students with both social and academic facilities to make sure they get the best out of their college campus experience. It has the Aspire Restaurant, City Kitchen serving breakfast and lunch, an on-site Fitness Centre, The hub café, The Hub Theatre, Kudos Salon, The Learning Resource Centre, and Sunrise Nursery.