Thank you for applying to join the Isle of Wight College and for choosing to study with us. We hope you are enjoying your Summer and we are looking forward to welcoming you soon. This email outlines everything you need to know to start your college year.

All students, new and progressing will start week commencing Monday 4th September. The specific details of the day and time that you will be required to attend that week will be confirmed once you have completed your online enrolment following results day on 24th August.

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Important Dates

Thursday 24 August

Applicants with new GCSE results upload their results to the Online Portal.

GCSE Results Day Advice Clinic for anyone who needs to discuss further options.

From Friday 25th August to Friday 1st September

Please regularly check your email account (as well as your junk folder) as we will send you a link to confirm your enrolment. It is important that you do this as soon as possible to secure your place and receive your confirmed start day and time.

The week commencing Monday 4th September

Academic year starts for all students, new and progressing

Preparing fo Enrolment

Check in advance that you are still able to access the Online Portal (your username will be the email address you provided when you first applied). On the portal you will need to:

  • Upload a photo of yourself for your Student ID card. You can do this at any time prior to enrolment.
  • Check your personal details, medical information and emergency contacts are all up to date and amend if necessary. You can do this at any time prior to enrolment.

Upload your GCSE results on August 24 (or before if you already have them). You should upload a photo of your results as soon as you receive them.

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Starter FAQs

What if I’ve haven't met the entry requirements for my course?

Do not worry if you have not met the entry requirements for your course. We offer a very broad range of qualifications at different levels, so there are lots of options. There is a team on hand to talk through alternatives and help you find a programme of study that is right for you.

I am still considering my options? Can I get advice and support from anyone?

If you have any concerns regarding your chosen college course and/or you are considering other options, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us by emailing: admissions@iwcollege.ac.uk or calling 01983 535210 and a member of staff will be happy to help you.

Is there financial support available for me?

Information regarding financial support is available on our website here

The financial support may be able to help you to get to and from college, provide meals while at college and support towards materials and uniform costs. To apply please click here

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the College very soon and hope you have an enjoyable Summer in the meantime.

Questions about travel?

For information regarding travel to the College, please visit our travel page.

When will I receive my timetable?

Timetables are subject to tutors, facilities, late starters and achievement levels, so we appreciate your patience whilst they are finalised.

Material fees

You can find material fees listed here for all courses. If you still have any questions about fees, please use the contact form below.

Anything else?

If there is anything that you are worried about or feel you'd like to ask before starting with us, please call 01983 526 016 or use the contact form below.