New Students: Freshers' Day 2019

We are delighted to be welcoming our new cohort of students in September! 

This page will connect you to useful information regarding Freshers' Day and the start of autumn term.

If you have any questions regarding your application, enrolment or what happens next, please do not hesitate to contact the College who will be happy to help at or telephone 01491 579988


Monday 9th September 2019
8.45am - 2.00pm

Please check your emails and texts for information sent from the College regarding your first day. There will be helpdesks on both sites throughout the day to provide support and direct students around campus.

This special 'Freshers' Day' event is for our new first year students, giving you the opportunity to meet the other students in your tutor group, receive your timetables, have a tour of the site and familiarise yourself with the College facilities. If you have a mobile phone, please bring it with you.

Starting at 9am, students will meet in their tutor groups before participating in structured morning sessions. 

At 12.15pm there will be a lunch break and Freshers' party, allowing you to meet other students in the wider community, the teaching and support staff.  There will be music, activities and food including garden games, burgers and pancakes, ice cream van and caricaturist. 

You will be able to find out more information on the services the College offers, have a chance to look at enrichment options and pick up your NUS card. The College's Student Union and the Student Services teams will also be there to help with any problems or concerns you may have. 

Please bring some money to purchase food - you are also welcome to bring a packed lunch, if preferred.

The day will finish at 1.45pm and College coaches will depart at 2.05pm.

For further information on getting to the College, please see our Transport pages >>

If you have applied for and are eligible for a bursary, these will be available to enrolled students during the first half term. For further details please contact Student Services

We look forward to seeing you!


Tuesday 10th September 2019

On Tuesday, normal lessons will begin for both first years and returning second year students. 

College coaches will depart at 4.15pm, as per a normal College day.

If you have any queries regarding transport please contact Student Services