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September Start 2023

Information and frequently asked questions.

I am studying a new course at College this September. How do I enrol?

All applicants that have received an offer to study at college have two simple steps to enrol on their programme.

Step 1 – Secure Your Place events: Thursday, 24 & Friday, 25 August

Enrolment at college is subject to meeting the course entry requirements. If you are a school pupil, once you have received your exam and GCSE results, make your way to college at any time between 10am and 4pm on either day to secure your place on your chosen course.

Students who have previously studied at college and are starting a new programme must also secure their place.

Step 2 – Induction: Thursday 31 August & Friday, 1 September

Induction takes place on both Thursday, 31 August and Friday 1 September for all students studying a new programme at College. During Induction learners will meet their tutors, be provided with details about their course and be given their timetable.

Staff will contact learners studying Independent Living Skills programmes to advise which day to come to college.

I will be studying at Glynllifon and staying at the Hostel when should I come to college?

Students residing at Glanrafon, Glynllifon hostel are asked to come to college for 2pm on Monday 4 September.

Teaching begins for all students, first and second years, on Tuesday 5 September 2023.

When do second year learners return to College?

All learners that are progressing to their second year of their programme e.g. AS to A2, Certificate to Diploma will receive information on the exact start date week commencing Monday 4 September 2023.

We will send the information to your college e-mail account.

If you have not received an e-mail, please contact either your personal tutor or

I didn’t get my expected grades, can I still come to College?

It’s important that you don’t worry. If you didn’t get the grades you expected we are here to help you. Come along to College where you can speak to tutors and specialist careers staff who can provide information and guidance about courses and career progression that best suits you.

Not yet applied?

If you haven’t previously completed an online application via the college website then don’t worry, it’s not too late, you can still do so.

For further information about our courses please visit our apply now webpage .

When does college transport begin?

College transport begins operating the scheduled timetable from Thursday 31 August 2023. Click on this link to go to the College Transport webpage for information about times and pick up points.

What should I bring with me?

Induction is your first day at college and it’s important to be prepared. Check that you have a pen, paper or a laptop to take notes. All students are asked to pay a resource fee of £25. This can be paid by cash, cheque or card. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch or money to use in the refectory.

Information about specific equipment, kit, uniform and clothing you may need for your course will be explained during Induction.

Will I have access to support to help me settle into college and with my coursework?

Learners have access to a team of professional, experienced support staff that work alongside you and your tutors. Speak to your tutor during Induction or call in to Learner Services and we can discuss the most appropriate support to suit your needs.

What financial support is available for college students?

The Learner Support fund (LSF) is available to help towards costs associated with studying a post 16 course e.g. uniform, course equipment, childcare, some trips etc.

Detailed information is available on our financial support webpage and you will have the opportunity to complete application forms during your Induction.

Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is available to full-time students aged 16-18 studying a further education course whilst the Welsh Government Learning Grant is available to learners aged 19 or over. Eligibility criteria does apply. It is recommended that you apply for funding as soon as possible to receive your grant. Click here to check if you are eligible and to complete the application forms.

Are free meals available at College?

All learners aged under 19 as at 30 August 2023 that received free school meals in their last year of school are eligible to receive a daily meal allowance. The allowance is paid directly to learners. For further information and details on how to apply please email