Calls and texts

The standard voice tariff costs £3 per month. This includes all local, national and mobile calls as well as domestic text messages.

Calls to 0844, 0845 and 0870 numbers and other premium rate services are chargeable.


The voicemail service is provided free of charge on College mobiles.


Data services can be used from smartphones, mobile broadband and tablets, the cost is the same irrespective of how it is used:

  • 1GB is £4.50 per month.
  • 3GB is £7.00 per month.
  • 5GB is £10 per month.
  • 10GB is £15 per month.

Smartphones (including iPhones) can only have 1GB or 3GB tariffs, mobile broadband and tablets can have up to 10GB.

Also included in the smartphone data tariff is 50 MMS messages per month.

Please note: using data without a data tariff will be charged at the rate of £1.80 per MB, if you are not sure if you have a data tariff please check with your Departmental Telecoms Representative in the first instance.