How to Apply at Riverside College
To apply online, simply select from the following forms, submit your application and our admissions team will contact you about your next step.
School Leaver (age 16-18) Applications
The application deadline was Friday 29th January 2021 so Admissions for September 2021 are now closed. If you have already received an offer but wish to change your course, please email email@example.com.
If you would still like to be considered for a place, please register your interest by completing the form below. We will then contact you in August if a place is available after main enrolment.
If you are from a special school and are looking at our Foundation Studies programme, please email Rachel.Jardine@riverside.ac.uk
Applications for adults (19+) and HE courses are still open. Please see below.
Apply Now To Secure Your Place
Step 1: Fill in an application form
Make sure you enter your email address and telephone number correctly as this is how we will be contacting you.
Step 2: Set a date
Once we receive your application form, you will receive an appointment for your admissions interview. This will take place over the telephone after school. At your interview you will have the opportunity to ensure that the course(s) you have chosen are right for you and your future career goals.
Step 3: The Offer
At the end of your interview, if you and the interviewer decide that this is the right course for you, you will be offered a place at the College. Your offer will be conditional upon you achieving certain grades in your GCSEs. You may also be required to attend College for an additional appointment or skills test.
Step 4: Book your tour
Following government guidelines we are hoping to offer prospective students an opportunity to book a weekend college tour in small groups. To register your interest, email your name, school and mobile number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 5: New Student Day
You will be invited to a New Student Day on Thursday 8th July, where you will sample your course, meet your tutors and fellow students to prepare you for the start of the term.
Step 6: Enrolment
Once you have received your GCSE results you will be invited into College to complete your enrolment.
Step 7: The Experience In September your new course and life at College begins!
For further information please contact the Schools Liaison and Admissions Team by emailing email@example.com or calling 0151 257 2022.
Speak to the Admissions Team
If you would like to speak to a member of our friendly Admissions Team, please use the following contact details:
If you are aged 16-18:
- Call: 0151 257 2022
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are aged 19 or above:
- Call: 0151 257 2053
- Email: email@example.com
Depending on which course you apply for, you may be required to attend an admissions interview / assessment. Once we have received your application, one of our Admissions Team will contact you about your next step.
If you would like more information about a course you are interested in, you can look on the College website www.riverside.ac.uk. Here you will find a course information sheet for each course that gives details of what you will study, how you will pass the course and any special equipment you may need to purchase.
If you would like to speak to a member of the teaching staff about a particular course, you can come along to one of our virtual Open Events. These will also be available “On Demand” after the events. Open Events are a good way to hear from our course tutors, current students and see the facilities. Once you have decided which course you want to study you need to complete an application form. You can see our Open Event Schedule by clicking here.