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International College Portsmouth

Heidi Podd CDP

Statement from our Principal

I am delighted that you are considering ICP and the University of Portsmouth for the next step in your academic journey. ICP provides a large range of pathways into the University of Portsmouth, one of the top 100 new universities in the world as voted in The World University Rankings. This university provides outstanding teaching, an excellent student experience and support every step of the way (including careers and opportunities) all in a great place to live.  Coming to ICP, you will be based in the middle of campus life with a team around you to support you in achieving success.  We have seen over 4,000 talented and ambitious students like you progress to study on University of Portsmouth degree programmes. 

As well as achievements in the classroom, there is so much going on, both at ICP and the University of Portsmouth, that you will be able to enjoy a really rounded experience at Portsmouth.

It is my pleasure to welcome you to ICP and the city of Portsmouth, and I hope to see you here soon.

Heidi Podd
College Director/Principal

Who we are

We are ICP – the University of Portsmouth’s pathway provider. Based on the university campus, we are proud to offer both undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses to students joining us from all over the world. 

Our aim is that, through innovative and inclusive education, every student – irrespective of their background – will reach their potential, with outstanding outcomes and employability prospects.

Our personalised academic and pastoral support, with a focus on wellbeing and resilience, will enhance every student’s experience and outcomes moving on to the next stage of their learning journey at the University of Portsmouth.

We are a proud member of the global Navitas Group a respected leader in global higher education, partnered with more than 120 colleges and campuses worldwide.

Why Choose ICP?

Our Location

Only 90 minutes from central London by train, Portsmouth is one of the sunniest cities in the UK, and ICP is situated in the heart of the city. A campus-based college, ICP is part of the University of Portsmouth city centre campus. It is also just a five-minute walk from the main railway station (Portsmouth and Southsea) and within easy reach of the beach.

Our Career preparation

9 out of 10 University of Portsmouth students are in work or further study after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes survey conducted in 2019).

Our Flexibility

We offer pathways to over 100 different University of Portsmouth degree programmes, meaning you can choose the course that is best for you.

Our Success

Over 4,000 ICP students have progressed to the University of Portsmouth since 2009.

Our Diversity

We have welcomed over 100 students from different countries and nationalities all over the world.

Our Choice of Available Intakes

We offer three intakes: September, January or June. This means you have more options when making your decision about when to start your university journey. With three start dates to choose from, you are able to select a time that is best suited to your needs, giving you the opportunity to join a pathway ahead of others who use the traditional UK entry system.

Why not find out more about specific semester information to help your decision?

How to Apply

Applying to study at ICP is easy. Once you have chosen the programme you’d like to study and checked you meet our admission requirements, you can submit an application via our online portal.

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