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I am an applicant

I have applied to College, what happens now?

Once you have applied you will be given access to an Online Admissions Manager where you can track the progress of your application.

Look out for an email to register your Admissions Manager account.

This can take up to five working days from when you receive an application acknowledgement email from our Learner Recruitment Team.

There are a number of features that you might find useful during this time:

  • View the courses you have applied for
  • View your interview details
  • Respond to your offer if your application is successful
  • Update your contact details
  • See emails and communications that have been sent to you
  • Withdraw your application

Admissions Manager FAQs

Who can use the Application Manager?

Anyone who has applied for a full-time, part-time or Higher Education course will be provided with an account.

Current exceptions are for those who have applied for an apprenticeship, maths, English or ESOL course as the recruitment process is slightly different for these types of courses.

How can I log in to see my application?

Once you have submitted your application you will be sent an email with your login details.

I have forgotten my login details, what should I do?

If you have forgotten your password please click the ‘Forgot your Password’ link on the main Login page.

I’ve changed my mind about the course I have applied for, what shall I do?

If you have changed your mind about the course you have applied for, you will need to contact us direct on 01709 362111 or admissions@rotherham.ac.uk

Alternatively you can search and apply for a course here

What happens if I don’t accept my offer?

If you don’t accept your offer then you may miss important information about starting college, including taster days and enrolment. If you are unsure, you can always accept your place now and then inform us at a later date if you no longer require a place.

If you require any additional information and advice before making your decision please contact our Learner Recruitment Team.

I have accidentally withdrawn my application. Can I reinstate it?

Yes, please contact us on 01709 362111 or admissions@rotherham.ac.uk

If you have changed your mind about the course you have applied for, you will need to contact us.

Alternatively you can search and apply for a course here

Application Process (16-18 year olds)

  1. Search to find the course you are interested in. You can search our Courses page or view a copy of our Prospectus.
  2. Once you have found the course, you will see a grey ‘Apply Now’ button to the right hand side of the course page.
  3. After applying you will receive an email and text message acknowledging receipt of your application. We also use WhatsApp as a way of keeping in touch with applicants.
  4. You will then be invited to attend a course interview which will give you the opportunity to meet our specialist course tutors, find out more about the course and help you decide if it is the best course for you. The interview could take place via telephone, online or face to face.
  5. Once you have attended your course interview we will then provide you with a conditional offer.
  6. If you accept your place then we will be in contact with you over the summer to discuss the next steps. This could involve attending a taster day, instructions on how to access your college Google account and details of your enrolment.

Application Process (Adults/aged 19+)

  1. Search to find the course you are interested in. You can search our Courses page or view a copy of our Prospectus.
  2. Once you have found the course, you will see a grey ‘Apply Now’ button to the right hand side of the course page.
  3. After applying you will receive an email and text message acknowledging receipt of your application. We also use WhatsApp as a way of keeping in touch with applicants.
  4. We will then get in touch with you to discuss the next steps. We may request additional information or to invite you to an interview or assessment.
  5. For some courses, you may be required to pay for the course fees. Please visit our Course Fees page for further information. If you have any questions please contact us on 01709 362111.

Application Information for Higher Education courses

If you have any questions regarding your application you can get in touch with our Learner Recruitment Team.

info@rotherham.ac.uk
01709 362111