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Application and enrolment

All the information you’ll need to apply and enrol for a university-level programme at West Notts.

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Five steps to university-level study at West Notts

  • 1 Apply for your preferred course. We have HNCs, HNDs, foundation degrees, BA (Hons) and top-up awards to choose from.
  • 2 Apply for student finance – you don’t have to wait until you have an offer, and it will ensure that your student finance will be in place in time for your enrolment.
  • 3 Accept your place if you have an offer. If you have applied through UCAS, you will need to answer the offer through UCAS. If you have applied directly through our website, you will need to sign the letter and return it to us.
  • 4 Gather the evidence required (including funding) and bring it with you to enrolment. Even if you have an unconditional offer, you still need to provide evidence of your qualifications and funding.
  • 5 Watch out for your enrolment package, sent out mid-August. This will give you information regarding your enrolment and start dates. Please note that, in general, you should expect your academic year to begin the week of 9 September 2019.

How to apply

Full-time courses September 2019

Courses starting from 2019 can be made directly to the University Centre using this website. Simply select the course of interest and click on the apply button.

You can also apply through the Universities and College’s Admissions Service (UCAS) if you are applying to more than one institution. Full instructions can be found on the UCAS website.

Part-time courses September 2019

Applications for part-time courses are made directly to the University Centre.

Personal statement

Our application process requires a personal statement and you will be invited for an interview with your chosen course tutor. Please ensure that you have allowed enough time to write your personal statement. This will be especially important for anyone wanting their professional experience to be taken into account.

If you need help writing your personal statement, we have provided some useful hints and tips.

If you are asked to attend an interview/audition, please bring with you any evidence requested in your letter.

Non-English speakers may be asked to complete a language assessment.

For more information on our application process please read the colleges admissions procedure.

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If you have been offered a place, you will be sent an enrolment package in mid – late August. This will give you the exact dates of enrolment and the start of your course. Please expect the 2019-20 academic year to begin the week of 9 September 2019.

All enrolments will take place on our Derby Road campus and will involve:

  • Documentation of qualifications
  • Enrolment onto our systems
  • Photo ID cards
  • Confirmation of finance arrangements

The learner records team will be available to take payment for your course fees and/or discuss further payment plans with you as necessary.

Find out more about finance and funding for university-level study.

Previous qualifications and conditions

If you have received an UNCONDITIONAL offer: Please ensure that you bring your qualifications and funding, as evidence to your enrolment session. We can only accept originals.

If you have received a CONDITIONAL offer: Please bring evidence that you have met the conditions, as well as your qualifications and funding. We can only accept originals.

Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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