Our Courses Why Residential? Why residential? Fircoft college offers a unique learning experience. You will have the opportunity to study whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Fircroft College offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life and really gives you a chance to concentrate on yourself and your education. Being in residence is an important part of the Fircroft experience and some of our funding is dependent on this. It’s an opportunity for you to meet and engage with a wide variety of people. Staying on site means you can really focus on learning and achieving with the support of staff and fellow students.