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You've Applied, What Happens Next?

Your Application

Discover the essential steps in your college journey, from choosing your course to the final enrolment. Get the facts and insights you need as you transition into college life.

What happens next?

After submitting an application, there are 6 steps that are potentially necessary before starting your course in September.

  • Receiving an offer
  • Meet the Tutor
  • Taster Day
  • Summer Assignment
  • Transport and Financial Support
  • Enrolment
Application to Enrolment

Receiving an offer

All applicants awaiting GCSE results will be given a conditional offer of a place at Peterborough College. During enrolment, we will review each application on a case-by-case basis, and extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not meet the entry requirements of your chosen course.

Our place promise and Steps To Success commitment means that whatever your grades, please be assured there will always be a place at Peterborough College for those who want to work hard and achieve their goals.

Friday 28 June 2024

Taster Day

The perfect opportunity to explore Peterborough College before starting in September!

Invitations to be sent to applicants during Spring 2024.

5 Step Enrolment Process

We recommend you apply with an email address that you regularly check and have access to (not a school one) and ensure all details are accurate (spelling, phone numbers etc) as we will communicate through email and phone if there are any updates or problems with your application.

You will have received your ‘Application Confirmation’ and ‘Offer’ via email. Please ensure you have ‘Accepted’ your Place.

Returning Students

You will receive an email in June, to the email address you applied with when you completed your internal progression (please check your junk folder).

Please read the instructions carefully as it will contain all the information you need, including a step-by-step guide to support you to complete your enrolment online. There will also be further guidance on how to apply for Transport, Financial Support and Free College meals.

As long as you have access to a device (mobile phone, tablet or computer) and a connection to the internet you can complete the Getting Ready for College enrolment process anywhere.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 into 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 Mentor, 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

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