The online application process for September 2019 entry has now closed. In a small number of individual cases late applications, due to extenuating circumstances, are accepted - Please contact the College Admissions Office if you wish to discuss the matter further.
As part of the College Careers Education Programme, we are currently working with our first year students, encouraging them to consider their possible career and/or continuing study options after College. The briefing highlights a number of features of higher education and employability skills for students and provides an overview of the support and facilities available to students in College.
A Student Recruitment Officer from the University of Essex gave an insight into university applications and the research to undertake for decision making and suggestions on how, as parents or guardians, you might be able to support young people in their decision making. This presentation will be added after half term.
A presentation on the insight into the skills needed for employment and the ways that students can enhance their chances of gaining employment. Alternative routes to Higher education such as traineeships and apprenticeships was also a focus.
Employment and Employability
An outline of the processes in College, including significant dates, deadlines and activities. The Careers section of the College website holds all downloadable materials including Key Dates Activities for Progression to He and Employment and the powerpoint used HE and Employability Briefing
Many of our second year students are hoping to commence a higher education course this autumn. To help in the preparation process and to address the issue of transition, we have arranged a meeting on Wednesday 3 April. This briefing will aim to update and add to the information provided to parents at the HE evening last summer and aims to provide an update and outline of key information regarding higher education finance and facilities available to students and their parents for the 2019/20 year.