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MyCourse is the College Virtual Learning Environment. All College course programmes have an online course area where students can access a wide variety of course related resources, do extension activities and access support. You will be required to use MyCourse on a frequent basis.

Login using your username (1st initial + surname + ID number) and your network password. If you are unable to login, please contact the ICT Helpdesk on 01772 225115 or email

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Office 365 - EmailOffice365

As well as accessing your email account, you now have a full suite of online and free to download Microsoft programs such as Word and Powerpoint, plus you get your own OneDrive where you have tonnes of space to save your work!

If you are inside College, you'll log straight in, if not, you'll need to login using your email address, which is 1st initial + surname + ID number + (e.g. with your usual network password.

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The Extranet

By logging in to the Extranet you can access your College network area remotely. You'll also be able to access ProPortal (when outisde of College) where you'll find up-to-date information on performance attendance & punctuality. Direct access to ProPortal is shown below.

To login you use your email address and your network password. If you are unable to login, please contact the ICT Helpdesk on 01772 225115 or email

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The Learning Zone - Library Resources
This area allows you to access Library resources such as our Library Catalogue where you can search for items located in the Learning Zone including a range of books and e-books.  You can also access online databases, electronic journals and online newspapers. You can find guides to helping you find information on your subject area and Study Skills resources which provide support with skills such as Harvard Referencing, Research Skills, Assignment writing and Critical Analysis.
If you are inside College you’ll get direct access. If you are off-site you will need to login and some of the resources may require an additional login when accessing them. Use your College email address and network password.  
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ProPortal ProPortal for Students

ProPortal gives you access to your timetable and up-to-date information on performance and attendance/punctuality.

If you are inside of College, you will be logged straight in, if not, you will be directed to the Extranet where you will need to login using your usual network login

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ProPortal ProPortal for Parents

ProPortal gives Parents direct access to up-to-date information on performance, attendance and punctuality.

Parents will have been sent a username and password for this facility which is independent of their child's account. To request access to this service, please contact the ICT Services Helpdesk on 01772 225115 or e-mail

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The Student Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to provide you with a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the College.It offers a range of practical information that explains what you need to do in order to succeed, together with information about the range of support at your disposal. It also outlines what the College's expectations are of you.

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Cyberbullying - Stay Safe Online

The definition of cyber-bullying is “when the Internet, mobile phones or any other type of digital technology are used to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person”. Cyber-bullying can be as simple as continuing to send e-mail to someone who has said they want no further contact with the sender, but it may also include threats, sexual remarks, pejorative labels (i.e., hate speech), ganging up on victims by making them the subject of ridicule in forums, and posting false statements as fact aimed at humiliation. READ MORE.......

College Software Web Store
College Software Web Store

As a student at Preston’s College you are now able to download and install the full Microsoft Office suite, Sophos Anti-Virus and the Autodesk suite for home use! For certain courses you may also be given access to other specialist software to use while you’re studying with us, isn’t that nice?

Once on the store please to go the "Sign In" section and register with your college email address.

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OneFile - E-Portfolio

Access the College electronic portfolio system from here. OneFile is used to guide learners through their assessment criteria and allows them to record evidence. You should have already been issued a username and password, this will be slightly different from your usual College login. There is also an App available for mobile devices, this can be downloaded HERE.

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