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Unsure what course to study?

You just need to answer three simple questions about your study preferences, interests and predicted grades and we can suggest courses that might suit you.

  • 1 Study type
  • 2 Your Interests
  • 3 Your Grades
Question 1

How would you prefer to study?

Question 2

What are your interests?

Question 3

What grades have you achieved or are predicted?

These results are a suggestion of courses you may want to explore but are by no means a definitive list and individual entry requirements do apply.

Information for applicants

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All applicants are issued with our 'Place Promise'. This means that whatever your grades, please be assured there will always be a place at Stamford College for those who want to work hard and achieve their goals.

With interviews suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our admissions process will adapt. However, please be confident that Stamford College are extremely well qualified and experienced in ensuring students are placed and supported on the right course. We will help keep the system fair to all, and provide guidance for the best course that will maximise your opportunities for success and achievement should you need it.

What is a con­di­tion­al offer?

A con­di­tion­al offer is where upon review­ing your appli­ca­tion, we pro­vide you with a place at the Col­lege in Sep­tem­ber on the con­di­tion that you meet cer­tain standards.

These will be high­light­ed to you in your offer let­ter and could include:

  • Achiev­ing set grades in your exams
  • Suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ing a sum­mer assign­ment to the required standard
  • Com­plet­ing a per­son­al statement
  • Sub­mit­ting a project or portfolio

What if I don’t get the grades?

Don’t wor­ry!

We have a very effec­tive​‘6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that we have been devel­op­ing over a num­ber of years which ensures you are mon­i­tored care­ful­ly and sup­port­ed appro­pri­ate­ly whilst tran­si­tion­ing from school to col­lege. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind (sub­ject to avail­abil­i­ty)
· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy /​too hard (sub­ject to avail­abil­i­ty)
· In some cas­es, incor­po­rat­ing Eng­lish and Maths GCSE in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
· Pro­vid­ing access to addi­tion­al learn­ing sup­port should you need extra sup­port in the class­room or assess­ment for learn­ing resources
· Reg­u­lar meet­ings with your Stu­dent Advi­sor, who will get to know you and ensure you are hap­py and engaged with your course
· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to dis­cuss your progress

Is it too late to apply?

Not at all!

We con­tin­ue to accept appli­ca­tions through­out Sep­tem­ber. How­ev­er, some cours­es do get full and oth­ers are sub­ject to avail­abil­i­ty so we encour­age you to apply ear­ly so we can sup­port you through to enrolment.

How do I apply?

Fol­low this guide to apply in 3 easy steps!

1. Search our cours­es to iden­ti­fy the course you wish to apply for.

2. Select your course, and click the Apply’ but­ton.

3. You’ll be asked to cre­ate an account so you can track the progress of your appli­ca­tion. Once sub­mit­ted, you’ll receive con­fir­ma­tion from us that your appli­ca­tion is being processed.

We also have a short video tuto­r­i­al below you can fol­low for fur­ther sup­port https://​www​.youtube​.com/​w​a​t​c​h​?​v​=​K​Z​Y​B​b​D​ZgXIc

How will I know if I have been accepted?

You will receive an email con­fir­ma­tion once you have applied, and the con­tact details of the per­son in our Admis­sions Team look­ing after your application.

Once your appli­ca­tion has been checked, we will send you an email with fur­ther infor­ma­tion about your offer.

You can check back on our appli­ca­tion por­tal at any time to see where in the process your appli­ca­tion is through the link on your con­fir­ma­tion email, or click here to log in.

Will the Col­lege open in September?

Yes def­i­nite­ly!

We have been using Google Suite for Edu­ca­tion for over a year and it is well embed­ded in to our cur­ricu­lum. This has allowed us to tran­si­tion to remote learn­ing dur­ing the pan­dem­ic con­fi­dent­ly. Google Suite allows us to teach online or offline, any­time, and on any device to sup­port and con­nect with every stu­dent either one-on-one or with the whole class. 

We utilise Class­room to enable us to man­age cur­ricu­lum, assign­ments, and grad­ing all in one place so you can be con­fi­dent your expe­ri­ence is as high in qual­i­ty online, as it is on campus.

At this time, our pri­or­i­ty is to ensure the safe­ty of our stu­dents and staff so we are work­ing very hard to ensure our cam­pus and timeta­bles can work on reduced capac­i­ty lev­els, giv­en that social dis­tanc­ing is like­ly to still be in place. 

We expect a sig­nif­i­cant pro­por­tion of your teach­ing and learn­ing to still take place online for the major­i­ty of cours­es, and if you do have lessons on cam­pus you can be con­fi­dent that your safe­ty and well­be­ing will be para­mount from the moment you leave the house to the time that you return home.

Will there be open evenings so I can explore the College?

With the current social distancing restrictions in place by the government we unfortunately cannot conduct open events as normal.

However, we have virtual tours available on our site, and are working hard to improve these so you can get a full campus tour from the comfort of your own home. We will also be arranging Q&A sessions so you can meet staff and ask any questions that you have.

In the mean time, please visit our Campus Tours page where you can view our current virtual 360 tours, book a tour for when it is safe to do so, and download our prospectuses.

 

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