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Discover your potential

with pathway courses

Who we are

We are the University of Portsmouth London, Pathway College (LPC) and we offer pathway courses into UoPL degrees. Based in the heart of London university campus, we are proud to offer both undergraduate and postgraduate pathway and Pre Sessional English courses to students joining us from all over the world. 

Our personalised academic and pastoral support, with a focus on wellbeing and resilience, will enhance every student’s experience and outcomes moving on to the next stage of their learning journey at the University of Portsmouth London.

Why choose University of Portsmouth London, Pathway College (LPC)?

Our location

We are based in the heart of London. A campus-based college, LPC is part of the University of Portsmouth London city centre campus. It is also just a three-minute walk from the Victoria Line and Walthamstow Central railway station and within easy reach of Buckingham Palace, Westminster.

Our choice of available intakes

We offer three intakes: September, January or June. This means you have more options when making your decision about when to start your university journey. With three start dates to choose from, you are able to select a time that is best suited to your needs, giving you the opportunity to join a pathway ahead of others who use the traditional UK entry system.


Our flexibility

We offer pathways to a wide range of different University of Portsmouth London degree programmes, meaning you can choose the course that is best for you.


Our career preparation

9 out of 10 University of Portsmouth students are in work or further study after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes survey conducted in 2019).


The London Pathway College is a vibrant and dynamic community where you will receive first-rate teaching within a culture of high expectations and excellent pastoral care.

You will be known personally by our caring and approachable staff, and will be supported to make important decisions about your future.

LPC students contribute to their immediate community; playing a wider role in society. This could mean leading charitable initiatives, taking on a variety of volunteering, sporting or creative activities, as well as work experience.

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During your time at LPC you will become more independent, make new friends, challenge yourself in ways you didn’t think possible, and feel proud of your achievements. This is our promise to you, regardless of what is happening in the world outside.

If you choose to come to LPC you can expect to be challenged to reach your full potential, and your achievements will be celebrated. 

When you move to the next stage of study at UOPL we feel confident that you will be prepared to face the world as responsible, self-motivated, and independent people.

LPC provides a large range of pathways into the University of Portsmouth London, one of the top 100 new universities in the world as voted in The World University Rankings.

This university provides outstanding teaching, an excellent student experience and support every step of the way (including careers and opportunities) all in a great place to live.  

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the London Pathway College in the heart of London, and we hope to see you here soon.

Dr Libby Pearson FRSA MBA FHEA, College Director