Cheshire College – South & West is a leading Further Education College in Cheshire, Northern England. Over the years, we have developed a number of partnerships with schools and other educational establishments around the world, welcoming over 2000 students and teachers to date to our modern Campuses.
Renowned for our high-quality teaching and training, Cheshire College provides every single student with state-of-the-art facilities to enhance their learning in an innovative and creative environment. If you are interested in studying full time with us to prepare for university, or want to check out our study abroad or summer school programmes to improve your English, we have a wide range of courses for you to choose from.
We’ve outlined what’s available for our international students below but if you have any questions, our dedicated team are here to help. We look forward to meeting many more international students to Cheshire College and help them achieve their goals.
Don’t just take our word for it! Watch our International students discuss why they chose to study with us and what they gained from their experiences.
We asked a group of students from Thailand about their time at the College. Watch for yourself to see what they think! Our International students have the opportunity to form lasing friendships with students from all over the globe.
In 2022, we had a visit from a group of students from the Tosi school in northern Italy. The students made and edited this video themselves to highlight the experiences of international students at Cheshire College.
If you want to study a full time course, you need a Student Route Visa before travelling to the UK.
This will involve undertaking an UKVI English Test and acquiring a CAS Visa.
If you are studying A Levels full time, then you’re required to pick 3 A Levels.
If you are interested in studying on the Exchange/Study Abroad Programme, then you’re required to pick 4 A Levels so that you can have a full timetable.
To study at Cheshire College, you will need to be able to speak, write and study in English.
Different courses have different English language requirements, based on the length and structure of the course.
All applicants will need to undertake an UKVI approved English Language Exam. For example, the UKVI IELTS exam, and achieve 5.5/6.0 to obtain a Visa.
For a full list of approved exams, please visit www.gov.uk/guidance/prove-your-english-language-abilities-with-a-secure-english-language-test-selt#approved-test-providers.
We encourage all students wishing to study at Cheshire College to apply as early as possible so that you secure your place on your chosen course, especially for our popular A level subjects. If you apply for a level 3 study programme and receive an offer, it’s important that you accept your place and pay the college fees deposit by the 31st March.
You could be eligible for financial support and the International Team will be able to provide more information about this if you send them a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Levels are only delivered at our Crewe Campus. However, it is possible to live in Chester and study at Crewe.You can travel by bus or train to Crewe. Please speak to the International Team at email@example.com for more information and support regarding bus or train travel.
When exploring the courses we have available, you may see a fee attached but you’re more than likely to be eligible for a fully-funded enrolment!
Take a look and get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like anymore information.