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Future students and applicants information

Young people with face masks back at work or school in office after lockdown.


Our Virtual Open Day website will allow you to access information about our colleges not only during our live sessions but at any time you want to find out more about our colleges.

Here you will find:

  • A video of our Principal giving a general talk about the colleges and facilities
  • Links to register for our online events
  • Information about our subject areas
  • Location pages for all our campuses, together with virtual campus tours
  • Online application links
  • Information on careers advice, additional learning support, transport, financial support and more


Virtual Open Days in 2021

During our Virtual Open Days you can find out about our courses, get inspired by looking at all the subjects we offer and discover what makes our campuses outstanding places to study. You can also find out about our upcoming events or keep up-to-date with the latest news.

Visit our dedicate webpages for more information.

Can I still apply if my GCSE exams were cancelled?


Follow the simple steps to apply for your place at one of our campuses by visiting the correct website: Bedford CollegeNational College for MotorsportShuttleworth CollegeThe Bedford Sixth Form or Tresham College

  1. Shortlist your favourite study programmes and attend an Open Day
    Visit our virtual open day website here.
  2. Apply online
    Apply online for your chosen study programme. If you do not have access to a computer you can give us a call, drop us an email or chat with us on line and we can help you.
  3. Receive an offer
    We will arrange a telephone interview or information, advice and guidance session with you so you can find out more about your course. You will also have the opportunity to chat with a tutor. Who will make you a course offer.

Don’t forget:

  • To provide your correct contact details so we can keep in touch with you.
  • You can apply at anytime
  • You don’t need to wait until your exam results

If you have had your interview and offer letter already you now have a guaranteed place on one of our programmes.

We want to make sure that the challenges of the current situation will no prevent our current or future students from achieving their full potential and we are with you every step of the way.

What will happen with my interview?

We will be able to provide more detail on this once we have received your application to confirm plans for the interviews in 2021.