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About ICP

Who are we

ICP is an Associate College of the University of Portsmouth founded in 2009 with over 500 students currently enrolled. It is a member of the global Navitas Group, a respected leader in global higher education partnered with more than 120 colleges and campuses worldwide. We provide multiple pathways to a broad range of degrees, in an environment that encourages you to achieve your best in all aspects of your university journey.

We strive to offer students a modern and dynamic educational experience.

Available Intakes

Start in: September, January or June.

This means you have more options when making your decision to start your university journey. You are able to choose a time that is more suitable for your needs and this also gives you the opportunity to join a pathway ahead of others who use the traditional UK entry system.

Check out our important dates pages here for more specific semester information.

Why Choose ICP

  1. Location - Only 90 minutes from central London by train, Portsmouth is one of the sunniest cities in the country. ICP is in the heart of Portsmouth so you are never too far away from the city centre, university surgery or even the beautiful beaches along the south coast of England. It is a campus based college part of the University of Portsmouth city centre campus, just a five-minute walk from the main railway station (Portsmouth & Southsea) and within easy reach of the beach.

  2. Excellence- The University of Portsmouth is a winner of the prestigious 'Gold' rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – one of only four Gold-rated universities in the south east.

  3. Flexibility - ICP offers pathways to over 100 different University of Portsmouth degree programmes, meaning you can choose the pathway that is best for you.

  4. Success- Over 2,400 ICP students have progressed to the University of Portsmouth since 2009, and over 230 former ICP students successfully graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2018.

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

How to Apply

I am delighted that you are considering ICP and the University of Portsmouth for the next step in your academic career. ICP provides a large range of pathways into the University of Portsmouth, one of the top 100 new universities in the world*. This university is a great choice for quality of teaching (it’s recently been awarded the Gold standard for Teaching Excellence in the TEF), for student satisfaction, and for its excellent facilities across a broad range of subjects. That, along with its impressive research portfolio, has seen it improve its rankings year on year. Coming to ICP, you will be joining a great college, which, now in its ninth year of operation, has seen nearly 2,000 talented and ambitious students like you progress to study on University of Portsmouth degree programmes. I, and my friendly team here, love seeing our students achieve their study goals and career ambitions, and we are ready to challenge you and support you to make sure you achieve yours, while having a fantastic experience.

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

Pete Venables
College Director/Principal

International College Portsmouth

St Andrew's Court, St Michael's Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2PR

Telephone: +44 (0) 23 9284 8540
info@icp.port.ac.uk