About ICP


Founded in 2009, ICP is an Associate College of the University of Portsmouth, offering students a modern and dynamic educational experience. The College provides educational pathways to a broad range of University of Portsmouth degrees in an environment that encourages you to achieve excellence in your studies.

ICP is part of the global Navitas Group, an internationally recognised education provider with the knowledge and resources of staff in more than 120 colleges and campuses worldwide. At ICP, we take great care to ensure your experience at the University of Portsmouth is of the highest standard to prepare you for your future career in a global economy. By choosing an ICP pathway you will be ready to achieve academic success and enjoy an unforgettable learning experience.


ICP is based in the heart of University of Portsmouth city centre campus and is only a short walk from miles of beautiful beaches along the south coast of England.


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ICP currently has over 500 students from over 50 different countries.



  1. Location - Only 90 minutes from central London by train, Portsmouth is one of the sunniest cities in the country.

  2. Excellence - The University of Portsmouth is 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 university of Portsmouth in 2018.


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