• Welcome to our Preparing for College information page!


    Three steps to a smooth transition...
    1. This page is intended to help you learn more about East Coast College as a current applicant or as you prepare to apply for our courses. You will find videos, documents and quick links to information that will help you get a feel for what college life is like. There is also guidance on how to apply, as well as an introduction to some of our support services.
    2. The departmental pages will help you discover more about the courses, tutors and facilities for your chosen area of study. This will help you prepare for your interview. Click here to find your chosen department.
    3. Finally, once your interview is complete and you have an offer, you will have access to your course page. Here you will be given an introduction to the course in preparation for your start in September. 

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  • The Library

    Our campus libraries are central to College life and are there to support students with independent study. In the Library you can access a variety of print and electronic resources including e-books, DVDs, newspapers and magazines. There is also a computer drop-in area where students can write up assignments, revise or research on the Internet. Wi-Fi is available for those students who bring in their own portable devices. Use our “Big ideas” wall to express your inspiration, access the world wide web on our bank of PCs or research the traditional way via the extensive library. Our staff are there to help and find you additional resources, just talk to them about your needs.


    The College Shop

    Our campus shops offer everything from pens, pencils and notebooks to specialist art equipment and exam revision guides. Review our catalogue to see a list of our standard stock items. Once you are an enrolled student you will also be able to access our request service for more unusual items. There is also a print shop service offering laminating and binding to help you present your work to the highest standard.


    Moodle

    This is our Virtual Learning Environment, where you can access information regarding your lessons, wellbeing, careers and catch up with the latest news. This can be accessed through the main College website, you will be given access when you start at the college.


    ProPortal

    You will use ProPortal to help you track your learning journey through college and give you access to your personal and learning development, including target setting and achievements. You will be set up on Pro-portal when you start. Your teachers will help you understand your progress and set targets for your progression.

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