University of Chichester
The University of Chichester comprises two campuses based in Bognor Regis and Chichester, located in the county of West Sussex. Both locations are easily accessible from the major UK international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick and are about 90 minutes by train from London. The area is renowned for having the highest number of hours of sunshine in the UK!
At Chichester you won’t feel like just one of the crowd. We teach in small groups of 10-25 students, and you’ll develop a close working relationship with your tutors and fellow students. This unique style of learning means we have high rates of student satisfaction and success. Teaching in small groups will give you more time to ask questions and discuss your work with tutors and students. You’ll naturally develop your communication and presentation skills as you develop your core academic knowledge.International students are special to us, and students from a wide range of countries are welcomed into our friendly University community. By studying with us, you’ll be among a diverse group of students who have chosen to come to the University of Chichester because of our teaching reputation, the range of courses we offer, and the support we provide our students in a friendly and safe environment. And you’ll be in a superb location on the South Coast of the UK.
We offer over 300 stimulating and interesting courses in a variety of subjects in these departments. We have programmes in the arts, business, education, humanities, social sciences and sport. We also run courses to help prepare you for studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to support your English and academic skills.
We are pleased to also announce that we are offering scholarships for international students for 2013 entry to our new MSc International Business programmes. The scholarship is a reduction in tuition fees of £1,500.
The University of Chichester has a long history with some beautiful old buildings on both campuses. However, there has been considerable investment in the facilities across both campuses and the university now boasts some very impressive up-to-date modern amenities.
The Chichester (Bishop Otter) campus dates back to 1839 and is set in beautiful surroundings, with plenty of green space to relax in. With a combination of attractive, historic buildings and excellent, modern facilities. Chichester has recently invested in new learning resource and sports facilities and here you’ll also find on-site accommodation.
The city of Chichester has a history going back to Roman times and there are still many historic sites of interest such as the cathedral and the ancient city walls. There is a vibrant arts and cultural scene with the famous Festival Theatre, cinemas, galleries, museums and the annual cultural festival held every July. There is also a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit every taste and budget. The city centre has great shopping with a mix of famous High Street stores and high quality independent clothes and shoe shops.
Beyond Chichester you’ll find many interesting historic sites to explore. The surrounding area offers the perfect combination of countryside, coast, bustling cities and traditional English villages.
Chichester also lies between two areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the South Downs and Chichester Harbour - as well as other nature reserves, stunning beaches and dramatic coastline to the south.
The Bognor Regis campus is a 20 minute drive from Chichester and the Bishop Otter campus. It is situated just five minutes from the sea and boasts beautiful Georgian architecture including three grand mansion houses - St Michael's, the Dome and Mordington House. The town centre is just a short, easy walk from the campus. Here you can find a range of shopping facilities, numerous traditional pubs, bars and restaurants as well as nightclubs. The campus also underwent an extensive £8m redevelopment during 2010/2011.
Bognor Regis started life as a fishing village which has grown to become one of the UK’s most famous seaside resorts and home to the Butlins Bognor Regis Resort the largest holiday centre in the South of England. It has a mild climate and has been named the UK’s sunniest town. The main attraction of this popular seaside town is its long stretch of coastline, with a mixture of sandy and pebble beaches. Here you can take long walks or enjoy sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing and many other water sport activities. There’s plenty to see and do throughout your study.
With all this and more, the University of Chichester leaves a lasting impression and we hope that you’ll be able to experience for yourself what it has on offer.
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