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How to Apply

If you would like to make an application for 2019 study please email

Applications for September 2020 study will open on Monday 21st October

Overall Admissions Policy

The College welcomes all applications, regardless of the school currently attended, and will offer places to all applicants who

  • have the support of their present schools or colleges;
  • are predicted to qualify for the course for which they apply;
  • submit a supportive academic reference.

Download our Full Admissions Policy

Online applications are open for September 2019 entry. Applications received after the official closing date of 10th January 2019 may be placed on a waiting list.   Our interviews will commence from November up until the end of March.

If you have not heard from us about your application by mid-March please contact the admissions team using

How to apply – depending on your school

Cambridge Area Partnership schools

UCAS Progress manages admissions for the 18 Cambridge Area Partnership schools. The list of partner schools can be found within the Full Admissions policy at the top of the page.

Non-Cambridge Area Partnership schools

We welcome applicants from non-CAP schools and treat all applications on the same basis. If you don’t attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school, you should apply through the college application process.  Please click here to register.  

If you have any queries when applying online please refer in the first instance to our Instructions for Applying.

Level 4 Foundation in Art and Design applications

Please use the college online application process, whichever school or college you currently attend. Please click here to register. There is a later closing date for Foundation applications.  We have produced instructions for applying on-line for FAD – Instructions for Applying for FAD – New Applicants or Instructions for Applying for FAD – previous applicant or current student.

Important note:

Once you have applied, please do not make any changes to your online application. If, having made your original application, you need to amend it in any way, please email us with the changes

Interviews and Offers

After receiving your application, we will invite you to one of our informal interview sessions to find out more about you, discuss your plans, your reasons for choosing your programme of study and any alternatives which should be considered. These interviews will be start in November and will go on until at least the end of March. We will send you the outcome of the interview within 4 working weeks of the interview. Offers are almost always conditional on your achieving the required grades. When we send your offer, we will ask you to pay a College Services Fee; this provides additional resources for students while they are at the college.

Click here for further information about admissions interviews.