We are an Independent College providing an Academically excellent, Business oriented, and Innovative learning environment with high standards of teaching, small class sizes and excellent student support. We are dedicated to providing an enriching, accessible, affordable and career-relevant higher education experience for all students.
Our two ABI campuses In London (Acton) and Reading are conveniently located close to a range of student facilities. With its student population recruited internationally as well from the UK/EU, the College provides a truly global educational experience.
ABI College was originally founded as Queensland College London (QCOL) in 2004 in Acton, West London.
The College’s undergraduate and postgraduate level provision is validated by the University of St Mark and St John Plymouth (Marjon) and Pearson Edexcel. ABI College has achieved “confidence” judgment following its review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in 2012.
ABI College is a UK Border Agency ‘Highly Trusted Sponsor’ and its undergraduate level provision (HND/C and BA) are specifically designated courses which qualify for student financial support including tuition fee loan and maintenance grants for eligible students.
At ABI College the success of each and every one of our students is important to us. Our dedicated professional staff will be working with you to ensure your study with us is a challenging, enjoyable and rewarding experience.
We offer you:
- Worldwide recognised qualifications
All of our qualifications are approved and validated by recognised regulatory or professional awarding bodies which guarantee the status and quality of your qualification, its global currency and acceptability to employers, professions and educational institutions.
- Student academic success
Our committed students who work hard have succeeded in their chosen programmes and proceeded to further studies or worthwhile careers on completion.
- Highly professional staff
Our lecturers and tutors are selected for their highly professional approach to teaching & learning, their openness, accessibility and dedication to the academic success of their students.
- Active student community
All of ABI’s students are actively encouraged to participate in College affairs and its management. Additionally, there are a range of extra-curricular sporting, cultural and social activities organised by students and staff.
- Exciting social and cultural life
Our study centres are conveniently located near to a range of cultural and social venues where our students find enjoyable and stimulating activities outside of the lecture room.
- State of the art teaching and learning technologies
ABI has committed substantial investment in educational infrastructure to support its students learning activities and to enable them to realise their academic potential.
- Commitment to students’ academic success and personal development
At ABI the success of every student is important to us. Individual guidance is provided for the successful study supported by expert teaching in study skills and personal development planning to enable our students to enhance their academic and social confidence.
- Dedicated pastoral support
At ABI we recognise that students studying in a new environment need additional support in what may seem an unfamiliar cultural context. Pastoral support is a priority for the College team to enable you to adjust to studying and life in the UK.
- Competitive & flexible fees
At ABI we endeavour to provide value for money and flexibility in payment terms enabling our students to achieve high academic standards in a cost-effective manner.
Prospective International Students (non-EU)
ABI welcomes students from all over the world each year. Our classrooms are alive with a variety of accents and ideas, creating a global learning environment. We are here to help you to make the admission process as straightforward for you as possible.
We realise that choosing to study in another country is a big decision to make and we are very pleased that you are considering the ABI College as one of your options. Choosing the right College and course are vital and so we aim to give you all the information you need so that you can see if what we offer at ABI College is right for you.