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Applying for HE Courses at Activate Learning

Here are eight simple steps to applying for an HE course with us.

Step 1: Explore your options

You may have already decided how to return to education, advance your career, or make a change, but if you haven’t, we are here to advise and support you.

View our courses on our website or the UCAS course finder at You can also contact us directly if you have any questions.

Step 2: Call or visit us

Come to one of our open events to speak to tutors and students and get a feel for the college environment and discuss your options.

Why not book a place at our next Open Event?

Step 3: Apply

Full-time programmes – UCAS begins to accept applications in September 2020, apply directly via UCAS

Part-time programmes – Register and apply online after choosing your course or at an Open Event.

Step 4: Interview and assessment

You’ll be invited to meet one of our friendly Advice and Admissions team to discuss your application further. For some of our courses you may need to attend an interview and to carry out an assessment of your existing level before an offer is made.

Step 5: Offer

Written confirmation of the outcome of your interview will be sent to you. We will let you know then if we can offer you a place on your chosen programme.

Step 6: Finance

You can begin to apply for your student finance. Further information can be found on our HE funding page.

Step 7: Conditional Offer

If we have made a conditional offer based on you achieving a certain level of grades, then you will need to wait for your results before you can secure your place with us.

Step 8: Begin your journey!

Meet your new tutors and classmates, enjoy the facilities and start studying! 

We’re here to support you so that you gain the qualifications you need and get the most out of your experience.