Get Ready for College

Get Ready for College graphic.

Are you ready?

So you have your offer and you’re looking forward to coming to the City of Glasgow College. To help our students succeed, we've identified 5-Steps to Success which you'll hear more about as you Get Ready for College. The first step is to 'Be Organised' and the information below will help you to get ready for the year ahead:

Get your funding in place before you start

If you haven't applied for your funding yet you'll find information on what's available for your course on our Funding page.

Funding Q&A Webinars. 

If you have questions about your funding why not attend one of our Funding Q&A webinars? Staff will be on hand to answer your questions about all aspects of Student Funding, from EMA and Bursary to SAAS and Student Loans.

We're hosting our webinars on the Zoom platform every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm to 3pm from 26 May until 18 June. To book your place on go to our Eventbrite page.


If you're moving to Glasgow to study then choosing where to live in the city can be daunting. Our Accommodation Guide can offer some clear and unbiased advice on what options are out there. If you're moving away from home, you'll need to register with a GP and Dentist in Glasgow just in case you get ill. Search for your nearest one here

Student Induction and enrolment 

Have you enrolled yet? If not, do it as soon as possible. We'll keep in touch with you regularly about getting ready for college. We'll update our induction and enrolment page with start dates and activities once they're finalised.

Term dates and student holidays

Having a great student and learning experienced is really important and to make the most of your time at college you should attend all of your classes from the start of term. So you can plan your year of study, we've included the term dates and holidays here.

Student Health and Wellbeing

We want you to stay safe and well and, to help, we've created a Self-care E-zine with lots of hints and tips to support your wellbeing. You can view the e-zine here

Before coming to College, you should ensure your vaccinations are up-to-date. This is really important, especially if you're moving away from home and staying in Student Accommodation.  Check the NHS website for information on planning for becoming a student and protecting your overall health and wellbeing - Getting Medical Care as a Student. 

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Contact Us

You can get in touch with us by email or phone. We're open Monday- Friday 8.45am-4.45pm. 

Tel: 0141 375 5192

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