Highbury College Portsmouth

Debi Copeland

Head of Learning Support
02392 328848

The information on this page was last updated on 3 September 2018.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

Welcome to Highbury College. We are delighted that you are thinking of applying to study here. We want to give you all the help you need to get to college, and to succeed here.

We offer a wealth of support to our students, including mentoring support for care-experienced students all throughout the year, as well as a counselling service available to all of our students.

Additionally, our admissions and careers team are on hand to offer impartial pre-entry advice, help with writing your personal statement, help with your CV or finding employment.

Once you have accepted an offer from Highbury College, we can also help you to find somewhere to live. We have a hall of residence located on campus that offers 365 days of accommodation.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

Support we offer

  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

Dear prospective student,

We are delighted to hear that you are interested in studying at Highbury College. As a continuing or prospective student, you can apply for any of the financial support from the college by completing an application form for financial support, which can be found on our website, www.highbury.ac.uk.

If you think that you will need financial support with your chosen course, it is very important that you complete the form as soon as possible. Financial support/learner support funds are limited and are discretionary. Once we receive your form, we will assess your eligibility for everything you may be entitled to, and we will notify you in writing of the support we can offer.

If you have any queries, or if you need any assistance with filling in any of the forms, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02392 328954/8947, or you can email us at Student.Finance@highbury.ac.uk. We are available Monday through Thursday 8:30-5:00, and Friday 8:30-4:30.

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