Eastleigh College announces ambitious and collaborative ‘Covid-19 Bounce Back’ pledge

In a bid to support the Solent and South Hampshire’s economic recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Eastleigh College has launched an ambitious and collaborative pledge which aims to benefit individuals, employers and communities across the region. The pledge has been developed with support from a numbers of stakeholders including business groups, employers, councils, schools and University of Portsmouth.

Pay your course fee in manageable monthly instalments with FlexEd

The College is delighted to offer you the chance to spread your fees into monthly instalments over the length of your chosen course if you are unable to pay for the full amount of your course in advance of its start date.

Ofsted reviews quality of online experience for students and apprentices at Eastleigh College

In response to the rapid expansion of online education and the proliferation of virtual classrooms, Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education Children's Services and Skills) is undertaking a national review to evaluate learners’ experience of the online learning available to them. Eastleigh College is one of the 12 FE colleges nationally invited to participate, and the only college from the Solent region.

Students receive reassurance over 2020 qualifications

Eastleigh College's Vice Principal (Quality), Paul Stannard, has reassured learners that he is confident they will receive the vocational and technical qualifications that their whole year efforts deserve, despite the unsettling time caused by the coronavirus lockdown. This follows the latest guidance from Ofqual and the College's proactive work with numerous awarding organisations, with learners being urged to continue their studies using the remote resources being provided.

Career-driven approach leads to Eastleigh College becoming first in Hampshire to meet national standard

Eastleigh College is the first and only technical and professional college in Hampshire to achieve the new national Quality in Careers Standard, awarded by Investor in Careers. The whole college approach to career-focused education has resulted in this accolade being achieved well ahead of the September 2020 deadline, and Eastleigh College is featured on the Quality in Careers Consortium website to help inspire other FE and sixth form colleges.

Eastleigh College to further extend opening from 1 June

After careful planning, detailed risk assessment and subject to any further Government announcements Eastleigh College is extending onsite campus teaching, learning and assessment to more learners from 1 June. The College has remained open during the Covid-19 pandemic as staff have been providing a broad range of onsite and online services. Therefore this phased approach builds upon the onsite levels of service and support which has been available to learners identified as vulnerable, or the children of key workers since 23 March.

Eastleigh College leads the way in Hampshire for 16-18 student excellence and opportunity

Eastleigh College is enjoying a period of unrivalled success across Hampshire as 16-18 student provision continues to go from strength to strength. Read more about our recent accolades including being recognised as the best college in Hampshire for 16-18 student achievement in the government’s recent national achievement rates, and our shortlisting for a tes award, in part, for our excellent GCSE resit results.

Students and apprentices excel in virtual learning environments

Following the Government’s call to stay home and stay safe in a bid to minimise the spread of Covid-19, Eastleigh College students and apprentices are continuing to receive expert teaching and guidance remotely as they work towards gaining their qualifications, and the College’s careers team is busy supporting those planning on applying for jobs or apprenticeships.

Latest Coronavirus Update

Find out the latest information that Eastleigh College has published in response to the Coronavirus, including how we are continuing to support our learners, staff and wider community.

Online remote working a success for Eastleigh College learners

During this testing time, our Uniformed Public Service learners are far from being obstructed. Through online resources and teaching platforms, our learners have been able to continue their education from home, as part of the stay at home procedure.

GCSE examinations update

Following guidance received today from the Department for Education and Ofqual, we can provided reassurance to students who were due to sit GCSEs at Eastleigh College this summer.

Eastleigh College ranked 10th nationally and 1st in Hampshire for Student Achievement Rates

Eastleigh College is delighted to announce that following the release of national government data, it has ranked 1st in Hampshire and 10th nationally against all other 6th form and further education colleges for its student achievement rates.