South Eastern Regional College (SERC) is one of the largest public funded further and higher education Colleges in the United Kingdom with over 1,200 staff and 30,000 enrolments.
The College offers a broad range of internationally recognized qualifications for example University Degrees, Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HND), A Levels, English Courses, Professional Qualifications and Vocational courses. These courses offer progression routes to many degree programmes at UK universities or to employment.
At SERC International Students have the opportunity to study in a safe environment for a wide range of courses and vocational subject areas in one of the world’s most advanced education systems? Our UK Border Agency “Highly Trusted Sponsor” status is assurance of our high standard of education.
A high standard of teaching is provided from well-qualified, committed staff through small class sizes for a more supportive environment. More than 20% of the students on our degree programme achieved a first class honours degree in 2008-09. The majority of the remaining students achieved a 2:1 honours degree.
SERC is acclaimed for its pastoral care provision having been commended by the Northern Ireland Government’s Education Committee as the “Benchmark for other Colleges” There has been a £67 million investment in new buildings for SERC providing world-class facilities throughout all of the main campuses.
Please download the enrolment form
and return to the International Office at SERC'sLisburn Campus.
The college has an International Office, from where you can get advice about preparing to come to the UK to study, including advice on visa issues where relevant, finding accommodation, opening a bank account and other issues related to helping you settle into a new country.
The college is registered as a sponsor with the UKBA.
Alistair Brown is Head of International Development at SERC and Zia Nazar is the dedicated International Officer, both of whom have a wealth of experience in dealing with international students.
Northern Ireland is a country within the United Kingdom (UK). The six counties of Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone and two major cities, the capital Belfast and Derry City are just waiting to be explored.
Northern Ireland's beauty is intertwined with tragic history, rich culture and the renowned friendliness of its people.
If you relish a challenge and have a taste for adventure, or just like fresh air and fantastic scenery, Northern Ireland has all the right ingredients.
Whether you like to do your own thing or prefer organized pursuits, the diversity and quality of facilities is superb.
The SERC International College of English
is situated on the Bangor campus. Find out more >>
For further information contact the International Office on
International College for English
The International College for English at SERC offers a range of English Language courses for Non-English Speakers.
Top 3 reasons of studying English at SERC
The lowest living cost in the UK according to the British Council
Highly qualified English Language Teaching Staff
Have fun and study together
We know that learning a new language can be demanding, but we also believe it can be stimulating and fun.
When you study with us, it is about the whole experience that continues outside the classroom, and we have many choices in accommodation and social activities to suit your needs.
Our English courses in Lisburn and Bangor campuses offer you excellent English learning experience in the cities full of culture, great food, beautiful, historical monuments, and a view into the history of both British and Irish.
Take advantage of the diverse neighbourhoods, exciting student life and the friendliness of a small city.
Visit the International College for English section on our website