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Your enrolment (new students)

When can I enrol?
The main enrolment days for A-Level and professional and technical students are from Thursday 23 August to Wednesday 29 August 2018.

How long will my enrolment take?
It will take approximately an hour.

What do I need to bring to enrolment?

  • ID – for example, passport or birth certificate.
  • Exam certificates/results.

What do I get when I enrol?
You will be officially enrolled and will have secured a place on your course. You will also be provided with an ID badge, your start date and a timetable.

What time can I enrol?
Every student is allocated a 15 minute time slot in which to arrive for enrolment. You will find the details of your enrolment slot in your Welcome brochure, which is posted to all new students at the end of July. Please make sure you arrive promptly.

New A-Level students will be given a specific enrolment slot during the following session:

  • Thursday 23 August 2018, 11.30am – 6.30pm (Bede Campus)

New professional and technical students will be given a specific enrolment slot during the following sessions:

  • Friday 24 August 2018, 9.00am – 4.00pm (Bede & City Campus)
  • Tuesday 28 August 2018, 9.00am – 6.30pm (Bede Campus) / 9.00am – 4.00pm (City Campus)
  • Wednesday 29 August 2018, 9.00am – 11.00am (Bede Campus) / 9.00am – 2.00pm (City Campus)

What if I need additional support during enrolment?
If you need any specialist support or assistance during your enrolment please let us know what you require in advance so we can have everything in place for your arrival. Contact Learning Support on 0191 511 6000 or learning.support@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

Will I have to pay for my course?
If you are 16 to 18 years old you do not have to pay for your course. However, you could be provided with opportunities to enhance your learning through additional resources or activities during your course and may be asked to provide a voluntary contribution.

What if I can’t make my enrolment?
It is very important that you attend on your specified date and time. However, if this is not possible, please let us know in advance so we can reschedule your enrolment slot. Contact the Admissions team on 0191 511 6260 or email admissions@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

What if I don’t get the exam results I need for my course?
Still come to your enrolment session and our friendly staff will be able to advise the courses available to you and help you plan your next step.

What if I’ve changed my mind about what I want to study?
If you have applied and have changed your mind, still come to your enrolment session and we can discuss your change of course and help you transfer your application.

What catering facilities are there?
We have several on-site catering facilities including Starbucks.

What should I bring on my first day at college?
A pen and paper to make notes, and money for transport/food if you need it.

What other things can I do at college apart from my course?

Our enrichment activities provide you with the opportunity to try something new, take part in a sport, develop a new skill or meet new people. If you have a talent for sport, let us know during your enrolment. We can support you with an elite sports scholarship or you could have the opportunity to join one of our Sports Development Centres (subject to a successful trial).