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Application & Enrolment FAQs

Here at Harrow College, we understand that it is a difficult time and that you may have some questions about your college application and enrolment; below you will find some information that will help to dispel current confusion around applications and exams.

If you have any questions about applying to college, an application you have already made or you are not sure about what you want to do, don't worry we are here to help. Just get in touch with any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and our friendly advisors will get back to you. Alternatively, you can also call us on 020 8909 6000 from 9am - 4.40pm, Monday to Friday. 

We are now accepting applications for all our Full-time courses beginning in September 2021. Enrolment for these courses will commence in July/August 2021.

To see all our courses and to apply please visit our courses page here or attend our Virtual Open Days to visit our College and find out more about what we have on offer.

Open Days and Applying

  • Can I visit an Open Day later this year?
    Our Open Days were held virtually, so we brought the college to you! To view recordings and to find out when the next open days will be held, head to www.harrow.ac.uk/opendays

  • Are you open?
    Following the government guidelines our campuses are open for staff and students. If you would like to find out more about the college our website is open 24/7 so you can have a virtual look at everything Harrow College has to offer. Applications are open so please don’t hesitate to submit your application and secure your place for next year!

  • Can I still apply and how do I do it?
    Yes, you can definitely still apply online to start a course in September 2021. Our online application process is easy to use and it’s always open! Visit www.harrow.ac.uk/courses to select the course you want to apply for and complete the online application form. If you are not sure what you want to study or you want more information, you can talk to one of our Careers Team about your options. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of the team will get back to you.

  • Do I need an interview?
    All our full-time courses and some of our part-time courses require an interview. This is an opportunity for you to have a discussion with a member of staff who is able to guide and support your transition to college, so please don't be nervous.

  • Do I have to get a reference from school?
    There is not always a requirement for a school reference, however if you are in your final year at school/college we ask you to have your last school report available for discussion at your interview.

Interviews and Offers

  • My interview has been cancelled/postponed when will I get a new date?
    At the moment we are following government guidelines and we aren’t doing any interviewing in person. We have adapted our application process to ensure we can still provide you with an interview and/or an offer. Don’t worry we will be in touch with you to arrange this. Please don’t hesitate to submit your application and secure your place for next year! 

  • Do I still need an interview or can I just come and enrol?
    It’s always best to apply via our website, as soon as you can. This gives you time to think about the next steps and ask any questions you may have before enrolment. However, if you have not applied don’t worry, we will support you through the enrolment process.

  • I had my interview and I have been made a conditional offer but I am worried that my grades might not be as good as I had hoped.
    Don’t worry! We want to reassure you that even if the grades you are awarded don’t quite meet the offer you were given, or they are better than you expected, we will find the right place for you.

  • I have an offer, what do I do now? 
    Great, you are in the right place! The next stage is enrolment and we will definitely be in contact to let you know what happens next. Given the current situation we will be working hard to ensure you are support through the whole process, so if you have any questions call Admissions on 020 8909 6000 who will be able to help.

Enrolment

  • When can I enrol?
    Enrolment usually starts from the day the GCSE results come out and this year that is on Thursday 26 August 2021. We can’t enrol everyone on that one day so we will be in touch with all applicants to confirm the enrolment dates and times. We will also update our enrolment dates and times on our website here: www.harrow.ac.uk/enrol

  • What do I need to bring with me to enrolment?
    You need to be bring evidence of your exam grades. If you have been made an offer, your letter will also tell you about any other documents that you have been asked to bring along.

  • Can I visit an Open Day later this year?Our next Open Days will be held virtually, so we’ll bring the college to you! For the list of dates and more details, head to www.harrow.ac.uk/opendays

  • Are you open
    Following the government guidelines our campuses are not physically open. However our website is open 24/7 so you can have a virtual look at everything Harrow College has to offer, so please don’t hesitate to submit your application and secure your place for next year!

  • Can I still apply and how do I do it?
    Yes, you can definitely still apply online to start a course in September. Our online application process is easy to use and it’s always open! 
    Visit www.harrow.ac.uk/courses to select the course you want to apply for and complete the online application form. 
    If you are not sure what you want to study or you want more information, you can talk to one of our Careers Team about your options. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of the team will get back to you.

  • Do I need an interview? 
    All our full-time courses and some of our part-time courses require an interview. This is an opportunity for you to have a discussion with a member of staff who is able to guide and support your transition to college, so please don't be nervous.