Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Absence hotline

If you're going to be absent from college, you need to call your course area's hotline.

01273 667738

  • Access to HE
  • Engineering
  • Health and Social Care
  • Public Services
  • Sports

01273 667768

  • Building trades / maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Motor vehicle
  • Plumbing

07937 985001 (text only)

  • AAT accounting
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Counselling
  • ESOL


If you are studying with one of the following departments and are unable to come into college, you will need to text the number above before 9am in order for your absence to be registered. 

You must start your message the corresponding email address and in the body of the text include your:

  • student ID
  • name
  • course
  • reason for absence 

Art and Photography

artsabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Digital Arts

digitalabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Film

filmabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Music

musicabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Hair

hairabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Beauty

beautyabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Business

businessabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Science

scienceabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Computing

computingabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Catering

cateringabsence@gbmc.ac.uk

Travel and Tourism

travelabsence@gbmc.ac.uk