Induction and Orientation

Students walking along a path at Riverside Campus.

Induction and Orientation

Students who are due to start a full-time course will receive their Joining Instructions by email.

  • See Year One Induction Schedule and Year Two Induction Schedule for Aug/Sept 2020.
  • Timetables are being finalised by our faculty teams and will be issued to you at induction.
  • Student ID cards will be issued from week 1 so make sure that you have pre-enrolled.
  • Student Funding HNC/D/Diploma/Degree - If your SAAS/SLC funding is in place you can expect payment in week 1 of your course as long as you have pre-enrolled.
  • Student Funding NC/NQ/NPA – If your college Bursary/EMA Funding is in place you can expect payment in week 2 of your course as long as you have pre-enrolled.
  • If you haven't applied for student funding information can be found here.
  • Nautical courses include the induction as part of the course.

We've put together some FAQs on What to Expect for Session 20/21.

Logging into College Systems

With induction coming up, please use our Guide to Accessing your College IT Account. This is a guide to accessing College IT Systems including:

  • Email (Outlook Office 365).
  • The College VLE (virtual learning platform) “MyCity”. 
  • Citrix (which allows you to access software within the College that you will need for your course).
  • Your timetable.

To log-in you must be enrolled. You will also need your student reference number which is included in emails from the college.

If you have not enrolled, please log-in to your application tracker and enrol. If you have a conditional offer, you will need to provide confirmation of your qualifications to Admissions.

If you have any problems logging into the system, you can contact our IT Service Desk at or telephone 0141 375 6600.

If you need any further information or if you have any other queries you can contact us: