If you have a question which is not included below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and our advice team will be in touch.
A.The 20/21 term dates can be found here.
Depending on your course you may be invited to an induction session at the relevant campus. Some of you will be invited to an online induction. Your tutor will be in touch with details of your start date in late August. Full-time teaching starts in the week commencing 7th September. Part-time courses start from the 14th September.
A. Yes you can. If you have just finished school, a course at another college or wish to return to education after a break, please click here to browse our courses and make an application online.
If you are a current Highbury student and wish to return for another year please email the Admissions Team at email@example.com. Please include your name, date of birth, student number and name of the course you wish to start.
A. Yes you can. Please contact the Admissions Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or if you would like specialist careers advice to support you in achieving you career goals please email email@example.com.
A. Most new students/applicants and progressing students will be asked to enrol online.
If you are already a student at the College, you will receive an email from one of our Admissions officers, asking you to complete all your enrolment documentation. This will happen from the beginning of July onwards.
If you are intending to be a new student, you will receive an email asking that you email a copy of your GCSE results to us. A teacher will then call you in the week beginning 24th of August to confirm your course and email you your enrolment documentation for you to complete.
A small number of new students/applicants and progressing students will be asked to visit the College to enrol. You will be contacted by the Admissions Team if you are one of these people.
A. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, date of birth and a contact phone number and our Admissions Team will call you back.
A. The Covid-19 pandemic may mean that some employers will change their plans about apprenticeships. This may affect start dates. The College is currently contacting all apprenticeship employers to get updated information. If you have any questions about your apprenticeship please email email@example.com.
A. Don’t worry. Whatever your GCSE results the College will be able to offer you an appropriate course. Our Results Advice Day is on Thursday 20th of August. On that day you will be able to use our chat facility on our website to request a call back from the Admissions Team or you will be able to call the advice hotline.
A. No the College will accept the results awarded to you in August by the exam boards.
A. Your induction to College and teaching will start in the week beginning the 7th September.
A. It is likely that your course will be made up of a mixture of online learning and learning in College. We will follow government advice about how many learners can attend College at the same time. Your tutors will communicate how you are expected to attend once the new term starts.
A. Your student ID card will be issued to you during your enrolment or induction to College.
A. To keep you safe, when you arrive at College you will be asked to take your temperature and wash/sanitise your hands. While in College you will be asked to keep 2 metres apart from other people. The rooms you use will be regularly cleaned with virucide sanitiser. Some staff will wear personal protective equipment to keep both you and them safe.
A. Yes. The most important Covid-19 control measure is to maintain 2 metres distance from each other and to maintain very good standards of hand hygiene, this includes not touching your face. However, face masks and protective gloves may provide protection, and if you prefer, can be worn in all areas of the College. In certain environments and dependant on the risk assessment controls, personal protective equipment will be a requirement and will be provided. For other general use you are encouraged to bring your own.
A. The College has staff trained to offer emotional support to all learners. You will be able to make an appointment with one of these staff (the mentoring team) if you are experiencing problems of any type.
A. Yes, the College can offer many students help with the costs of attending. This can include help with the cost of travel, childcare, equipment needed for your course and meals. To find out more about financial help contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A. If you are entitled to Free College Meals you will be provided with a free meal for the days you attend college or you will be given a voucher/card or money will be paid into your bank account so that you can buy food. To find out more please email email@example.com.
A. The College has a team of learning support staff who help students and apprentices with learning difficulties and disabilities. If you think you will need additional support when at College, if you have not already done so, please let us know. You can tell us during the enrolment process.
A. The safer option is to avoid all types of public transport when possible (bus, train, taxi, ferry).However, if you do need to use public transport make sure you have hand sanitiser that you use before, during and after the journey. You should also use a mask (unless you have a health condition which makes breathing more difficult) and try to keep your distance from other people.