How to apply

How to apply

You can apply online for the majority of courses at City and Islington College. We have a basket system that works like your favourite online shops - simply find the course you want to apply for and add it to your basket. 

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Follow the steps below to apply for a course at City and Islington College:

  1. Find your course using the online course search
  2. Click on 'Add to Basket' next to the course you’ve selected
  3. You can add as many courses as you want to apply for 
  4. When you've finished adding, click onto 'Your Basket' and select 'Complete Application'
  5. You'll be taken to our 'Online Applications' portal - if you've not registered with City and Islington College (or Westminster Kingsway College) you will need to click 'Register'
  6. Follow the registration steps and then progress to complete your application
  7. We will get back to you with further information and an interview date

If you're aged 16-18, we will ask for a reference from your school - please make sure you get your teacher to do this for you.

Applying for A Levels

Follow the steps below to apply for A Levels at City and Islington College:

  1. Find your first chosen A Level using the online course search
  2. Click on 'Add to Basket' next to the A Level you’ve selected
  3. You must add at least three A Levels to your basket, and a maximum of four
  4. When you've finished adding our A Levels, click onto 'Your Basket' and select 'Complete Application'
  5. You'll be taken to our 'Online Applications' portal - if you've not registered with City and Islington College (or Westminster Kingsway College) you will need to click 'Register'
  6. Follow the registration steps and then progress to complete your application
  7. We will get back to you with further information and an interview date

If you're aged 16-18, we will ask for a reference from your school - please make sure you get your teacher to do this for you.

Places at our Sixth Form College are in high demand and we encourage you to apply before the end of the year. It's unlikely you'll be offered an interview if your application is received later than 31 January.

Need Help?

If you need more help, contact us on 020 7700 9200 or OnlineApps@candi.ac.uk

For Higher Education courses: UCAS applications

For Higher Education courses you need to submit your application via UCAS. You'll need the UCAS course code, which is on the relevant course page of our website along with a link to the right UCAS webpage.

Courses awarded by our partner universities are listed on UCAS under the partner university.

If you've any questions about the UCAS application process, take a look at our Higher Education FAQs.

Key Dates for UCAS

  • 15 January: first deadline for applications
  • 30 June: final deadline for applications - all UCAS applications must be received by 6pm on this date to be considered but only if course places are still available. Applications received after 6pm on 30 June 2019 will be entered into Clearing 

For ESOL, English and Maths courses for adults

You may need to take a short test so that we can assess your level and enrol you on the best course for you. Just book an assessment at one of our Centres, or drop in during opening hours (see below).

For ESOL courses, you'll need to bring your passport with you to book your assessment.

Centre for Lifelong Learning - for all courses including ESOL
28-42 Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, N4 2DG - how to find us

  • Monday to Thursday 9am-7pm
  • Friday 9am-3pm

Centre for Business, Arts and Technology - for ESOL courses only
444 Camden Road, N7 0SP - how to find us

You can make an appointment for an assessment by visiting us between these times:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8.30am-5pm
  • Wednesday and Friday 8.30am-3.30pm

For the Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

Contact Theresia Julien on Theresia.Julien@candi.ac.uk or 020 7704 7204

Choose a course - Courses for adults

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Find your course by using the online course search and register your interest

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