Everyone who works and studies at SCCH has agreed to respect each other and their environment. Students and staff are expected to embody the college values: Respect, Teamwork and Achievement.

By respecting each other, as well as college buildings and equipment and by working together, we can all achieve our goals.

Thank you for choosing to study at Sussex Coast College Hastings

Clive Cooke, CEO & Principal.

The Contract

Students and Staff are expected to:

  • Eat and drink within designated areas only
  • Refrain from chewing gum
  • Smoke only outside the blue lines outside the college buildings
  • Leave the College clean and tidy
  • Use non-abusive and non-offensive language
  • Dress appropriately
  • Follow the Health and Safety Policy
  • Wear their ID card at all times whilst on campus
  • Attend on time and contribute positively
  • Work hard and meet deadlines
  • Inform the college promptly if they are unable to attend
  • Comply with the licensing and copyright rules required by the college Learning Resource Centre in relation to resources
  • Use mobile phones with consideration and switch them off around learning areas
  • Adhere to the IT users policy
  • Check their college email regularly for announcements and use it for any communication with college staff

In addition students are expected to:

  • Carry out reasonable instructions given by college staff
  • Give names politely when asked by college staff

The college is expected to provide:

  • Learning and support, planned to meet your needs
  • Prompt and constructive feedback
  • Encouragement and help to achieve your qualification(s)
  • Advice and guidance with progression planning
  • Assurance that your complaints and concerns will be dealt with fairly
  • Praise and recognition for your efforts
  • A safe and secure learning environment

Personal Development


As well as your studies, the College offers other opportunities for you to gain experience, develop your abilities and move towards a university place or a successful career.

Universities and potential employers like to see that you have taken the initiative to develop your CV, so taking up these opportunities could help you succeed in pinning down a place at uni or that dream job.

Keep an eye on The Wave and SCCH Student Engagement for the latest activities.

Bringing Good Deals to our Students

The college works with traders and venues from around the town, as well as our own outlets within the college, to bring a range of offers and promotions to SCCH students.

Watch this space to find out about other more up-coming student deals like these:

Offers from local shops

Click HERE for a full list of discounts


Coast Coffee

 Calorie counter-01

  • Calorie Counter: Know your coffee calorie intake…
  • Coast Coffee have again achieved 100% in their audit!

Station Plaza Fitness


  • Free inductions at Station Plaza Fitness – offer ends 13th Feb
  • Free SPF water bottle when you sign up from 13th-20th Feb


  • EVENING SPECIAL: Footlong Meal Deal only £4.50 between 5-8pm every day.

Plaza Art Supplies

  • Do you have interviews or exams coming up? NEW! Check out our portfolios, available in a range of different sizes to meet all of your needs!
  • Online store coming soon! Keep an eye out for future updates!



Our two sites at Station Plaza and Ore Valley are packed full of brand new facilities and technology to make your time at college straight-forward, enjoyable and successful. Have a look around and get familiar with your surroundings.

Dates for Your Diary


Freshers Week!

Keep an eye on The Wave for Fresher's Week activities at college.

Freshers and returning students on a University of Brighton course at Sussex Coast College Hastings are invited to attend any of the Hastings Fresher’s Week events. 

You can find up to date information on Fresher's Week on the University of Brighton at Hastings' Facebook page HERE.

Please carry your student ID or NUS Extra card during all events. 


Term Dates

Autumn term 14/15

Start: 8th September
Half term: 27th - 31st October
Finish: 19th December

Spring term 14/15

Start: 6th January 
Half term: 16th - 20th February 
Finish: 27th March

Summer term 14/15

Start: 13th April
Half term: 26th - 29th May
Finish: 3rd July 

The calendar for the 14/15 academic year is still under review so these dates may change slightly.

'Supporting Students is as important to us as helping them learn'

At Sussex Coast College Hastings, we offer a range of services to make your journey through college and beyond as straightforward, rewarding and successful as possible. We also strive to create an environment where everyone is equal, safe and listened to:

This section is where you'll find information about our services to students, including:

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