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Become a student

If you’re ready to experience studying in the UK, we’re ready to welcome you!

Are you applying to study under the Tier 4 immigration route? You will need to check your eligibility by using the Tier 4 of the Points based system – policy guidance

The first stage is to complete an application form . You will then be contacted by a member of the team to submit your supporting documents.

Supporting documents

If applying for a full time Level 3 programme:

  • a copy of your passport (photograph and personal details page and any pages which contain visas or entry/exit stamps)
  • a copy of all your examination certificate and transcript of results (with translation in English)
  • evidence of your English language level which satisfies the UKVI Tier 4 requirements (e.g. a valid IELTS certificate)*
  • portfolio of your art artwork (if you are applying for an art and design course)
  • a reference from your recent school or employer

*Note: If you are applying under the child visitor/short-term student visa route and you have no English language certificate, then please complete (in your own handwriting) our English writing test.

If applying for an English language course

  • a copy of your passport (photograph and personal details page and any pages which contain visas or entry/exit stamps)
  • evidence of your English language level which satisfies the UKVI Tier 4 requirements (i.e. valid IELTS certificate)*

*Note: If you are applying under the short-term study visa route and you have no English language certificate, then please complete (in your own handwriting) our English writing test.

If applying for a higher education course

Many of our degree courses require you to apply through UCAS rather than directly with the college. The application process can be found on individual course pages. If you are unsure about how to apply for a degree course, please contact an International Admissions Adviser.

Art and design course portfolio

If you are applying for an art and design course, you will also need to send an art portfolio. You may send your documents by mail, courier, email or fax.