Applicant Hub

Interested in a college that won’t settle for less?

Look no further than Harrogate College. We understand that it’s a tricky time to be starting somewhere new, but you’re in safe hands. We’ve created this hub to provide you with everything you need to know about starting college this year, including staff bios, useful resources and frequently asked questions.

We’re confident we have everything you need to ensure you’re ready to start this September. Studying at Harrogate College gives you the freedom to make your own decisions including the choice of your education. It’s for students who want more networking opportunities and work experience, and training in industry facilities.

Scroll down to explore our collection of resources and if you need any more information, just press the live chat button and a member of staff will be happy to help.

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Admissions Process

Once you have submitted your application to study with us, a member of the admissions team will contact you via telephone and email to get you all booked in for your interview. Interviews will be virtual this year, but please don’t worry our admissions team will assist you with any questions and provide you with any information you may need, they’re always on hand to help.

Rest assured, these interviews aren’t scary, they take the format of an informal chat and the main focus is about you and how Harrogate College can help you achieve your ambitions. After the interview, you will be emailed over an offer and once accepted, you’re all set to start your journey at Harrogate College.

After receiving your GCSE results, you will then be invited to enrol at Harrogate College and become an official student. During enrolment you will receive your timetable and student ID.

Financial Support

Here at Harrogate College, students facing financial barriers can access a range of support to help them succeed with their studies. With support for meals and travel passes available, there’s no need to let money worries stop you from getting more out of your education.

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Question & Answers


Applications are still open for 2021

If you’re still undecided about where to go this year, we want to let you know that we’re still accepting applications for September. Harrogate College means learning from expert tutors in industry-standard facilities such as our science labs, hair and beauty salons, the Bistro and training kitchens, and our creative arts studios. We also have a fully equipped Technology Centre that houses an electrical workshop, a working motor vehicle garage, a construction yard, a joinery suite and first-class welding bays.

Here are just some of our current student success stories, will you be the next one?

“I chose Harrogate College because it was a great environment to study. There’s friendly staff and a good range of courses available. Art & Design is a very creative course with a lot of different areas like photography, animation, ceramics, graphics, drawing and painting. I love how the wide variety links to my interests and the support from tutors with my written work and evaluations. So what would I say to someone who’s thinking about joining Harrogate College? I’d definitely recommend it!”Reece, Level 2 Art & Design

“I love the support offered by my tutors in college and now online during the pandemic. The facilities offered at Harrogate College help me prepare to go into the catering industry as we have access to industry-standard kitchens and a training restaurant.”Mollie, Level 2 Hospitality