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Enrolling at College

We look forward to welcoming all new and returning students to Peterborough College for the start of the 2021-22 academic year. Enrolment for 2021 starts online from Thursday 12th August.

SCHOOL LEAVER AND RETURNING STUDENTS
You will receive an email on GCSE results day ‘Getting Ready for College’ letter to the email address you applied with (please check your junk folder). You will receive two emails by Inspire Education Group (donotreply@IEG.ac.uk), one will include your enrolment login details.

Please read the instructions carefully as it will contain all the information you need, including a step-by-step guide to support you to complete your enrolment online. There will also be further guidance on how to apply for Transport, Financial Support and Free School meals.

As long as you have access to a device (mobile phone ,tablet or computer) and a connection to the internet you can complete the getting Ready for College enrolment process anywhere. You will need your GCSE results to enrol.

5 Step Enrolment Process

We have put together 5 simple steps that you’ll need to take to enrol on to your chosen course, if at any time you have any issues with these you are able to contact the enrolment team on MIS@IEG.ac.uk.

We recommend you apply with an email address that you regularly check and have access to (not a school one) and ensure all details are accurate (spelling, phone numbers etc) as we will communicate through email and phone if there are any updates or problems with your application.

  • Step 1– You will have received your ‘Application Confirmation’ and ‘Offer’ via email. Please ensure you have ‘Accepted’ your place
  • Step 2– Receive an email inviting you to complete the online enrolment process. For brand new students, you can start enrolment from Thursday 12th of August 2021
  • Step 3– Complete the online ‘Getting Ready for College’ enrolment form and upload your photo. You must also ensure you upload evidence of your grades/qualifications. If you have not got the qrades/qualifications you need, try not to worry, we are very experienced in ensuring you are placed on the right course and a course tutor will contact you to discuss your enrolment
  • Step 4– You will receive a congratulations email once your enrolment is complete, this will include a link to your induction information and the date of your first day
  • Step 5– Attend your first day.  Once enrolled you will receive an email from the college to let you know when your first day in college is.

FAQs

  • When will I enrol?

    For new students, enrolment starts on Thursday 12 August. If you have been offered and accepted your place at college, we ask that you try to complete your enrolment by 20 August to secure your place.

  • How will I enrol?

    Enrolment is entirely online. All you need is access to a device (a mobile, tablet or computer) and an internet connection (4G or Wi-Fi). You will be sent a link to the enrolment page. You will also be sent a username and password in a separate email. When you click on the link, you will be prompted to enter the username and password that was supplied to you and you will be taken to the enrolment page where you will be asked to answer the questions. Any results or photographs will be uploaded as part of the enrolment process. You will not be able to progress without this information. Where it is not possible to enrol due to technical difficulties and our helpline cannot resolve those issues. You will be provided with an opportunity to come into college on a day/​date to suit and complete the process with support.

  • I haven't applied yet, is it too late?

    It is not too late at all, although some courses may be full. You can search and apply for a course online for the course you want to study and a member of our IAG team will process your application. If you need more help deciding what to study, you can book a chat with our friendly course advice team. You can do this in many different ways – use live chat available at the bottom right of each webpage, email info@peterborough.ac.uk  or call the college on 03450872 8722 to discuss your next steps.

  • What will happen if I don't get the grades?

    You should continue to enrol. Once you have uploaded your grades we will be able to contact you and advise on what to do next. Try not to worry, we are very experienced in ensuring you are placed on the right course and promise to review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you have all the support you need to achieve your goals.

  • I am on holiday on 12 August, can I still enrol?

    Yes of course! As enrolment is entirely online all you need is access to a device (a mobile, tablet or computer) and an internet connection (4G or Wi-Fi) to complete your enrolment. All instructions will be emailed to you in August, and you will upload your grades and photograph remotely. This means you can enrol anywhere!

    Where it is not possible to enrol due to technical difficulties and our helpline cannot resolve those issues. You will be provided with an opportunity to come into college on a day/​date to suit and complete the process with support.

  • I don't have access to a device online and need help?

    It’s not a problem! Contact the college admissions team at admissions@​peterborough.​ac.​uk and they will make an appointment for you to come into college to complete your enrolment. Don’t forget your GCSE results!

  • I haven't received any emails regarding enrolment

    Communications to applicants regarding enrolment will be sent from Inspire Education Group (donotreply@​IEG.​ac.​uk), please check your junk folder. If you haven’t received any emails, please get in touch by contacting MIS@​IEG.​ac.​uk and state you have not received your enrolment information.

  • I can't access or my login details are not recognised

    Please contact itservices@​IEG.​ac.​uk and provide your full name, student number, date of birth and home address and our IT department will reset your login details for you.

  • I have a learning difficulty and/or disability and would like help with my online enrolment

    If you feel you have a learning difficulty and/​or disability and would like help or assistance with the online enrolment process this can be arranged. Please contact Information, Advice and Guidance on 0345 872 8722 who will arrange support.

  • Can I change course if I have changed my mind?

    Of course you can. Please email our course enquiries team at admissions@​peterborough.​ac.​uk with the course you have applied to and the one you would like to change to, and they can arrange this for you. You do not need to go back to your application, we will do this for you.

  • What should I do if I have decided not to come to college and stay at school or go elsewhere?

    It’s not a problem we just ask that you let us know. Please email MIS@​IEG.​ac.​uk with the following information: your full name, course you have a place on and reason for not attending or if you speak with your course tutor they can let the MIS team know.

  • Do I need my GCSE results to enrol?

    Yes, you will need to upload your grades to our online enrolment portal. Without your grades we will not be able to enrol and confirm your place on the course.

  • When do I start the course and when will I receive my timetable?

    The College term starts from Wednesday 1 September. You will receive an email to let you know when your first day at College is. You will be given your provisional timetable on your first day and will also be given access to an Induction Portal, so that you can familiarise yourself with life at College.

  • I am having errors with my online enrolment

    We would suggest that you attempt the online enrolment at a different time and on a different device. If you are still having issues please email our Enrolment team at MIS@​ieg.​ac.​uk who will be able to help.

  • I am on my second year of a two year course. Do I need to enrol?

    No, you will be automatically rolled over and will be contacted by the curriculum team and receive an email regarding when your first day will be.

  • How do I apply for financial support and/or a bus pass?

    When you enrol a link will be included at the end of your enrolment to apply for Financial support and transport.

  • I didn't apply for financial support or transport during the enrolment process, can I still apply?

    Yes, you can. Log back into the enrolment webpage using the unique login credentials that you were sent. You will be taken to the page to apply for financial support and/​or transport.

  • I keep getting a Google 404 error message?

    Please ensure that all questions have been answered in turn. If you are still having issues, try at another time, use a different device and/​or clear the cache. If you are still having issues, please email the MIS team at MIS@​ieg.​ac.​uk

  • I can't upload my picture

    You will be unable to upload pictures or files larger than 4MB. Please ensure that your files are smaller than this. You cannot upload photos from the cloud. Please download your photo  from the cloud to your phone as a jpeg.file .

  • I cannot upload a picture of my results to the enrolment form

    You cannot upload photos from the cloud. Please download your photo  from the cloud to your phone as a jpg.file .

    If you do not have enough storage on your phone please email your results to MIS@ieg.ac.uk

  • I am a non-Irish EU Citizen. Will I still be able to be enrolled?

    In order to be able to study with us, you will need to have lived continuously in the EEA, UK or Gibraltar for the last 3 years at least (from the first date) and have obtained either Settled or Pre-Settled status. Evidence to support this will be required.

  • I haven't yet received an approval on an Advanced Learner Loan Application, will I still be able to enrol?

    Yes, you will need to ensure that you have applied for your loan by 24 October.