Choose your course
First think about your personal ambitions, your abilities and your preferences. If you haven't chosen a course yet or would like to find out more about your course - use our course search or browse our full-time course listing.
Apply for your place
Client Services accept applications throughout the year on a first come, first served basis.
Once you’ve decided on the course you are interested in, you can apply online by using our course search or browse our full-time courses on offer and click the 'Apply' button found next to your course of interest. Alternatively, you can download a copy of the application.
As part of your application, the College also requires a reference from your current school. Print a copy and ask your school to complete it. Please return the reference request form to Client Services prior to interview.
Information, Advice & Guidance Interview
You will then be invited in to John Ruskin College for an information and advice session where we discuss every aspect of the course you have chosen. This is an important opportunity for you to make sure that this is the right course for you and for us to fully explain the details and requirements of your course.
If you have a successful interview you will be offered a conditional place which will be confirmed at enrolment when you provide your exam results.
Adult students with appropriate qualifications are usually offered unconditional places.
You will be invited to come and enrol at the College in the summer. If you didn't do as well as you hoped in your school exams - don't panic, we will work to offer you a more appropriate course, often leading to your first choice at a later date. Adult students with appropriate qualifications are usually offered an unconditional place.