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Get advice and apply

Deciding to study at college is a big decision. Across our website you’ll find plenty of advice and guidance about all aspects of our courses and the college experience. 
You can also call or email us at any time to speak to one of our friendly Advice and Admissions staff.
Email us or complete our enquiry form

Get advice

If you are not sure what course to apply for, have not got the grades you need or want to discuss different career options, you can book an appointment with our Activate Careers team for impartial advice and guidance. 
We also run open events and taster events during the year where you can get information and advice from our tutors. 


We offer a variety of financial support for 16-18 and adult learners. 


Whatever your starting point we’ll help you to go further. Qualifications you can study for include: A-levels, BTECs, NVQs, apprenticeships and degrees. If you are unfamiliar with the different levels of study, let us explain…


If you’re ready to apply for a course, we have some helpful tips  that will help set you apart from the crowd. 
Visit the relevant section of our website to find out more:

To apply for a course please:

  1. Download our application form (Chrome users, please right mouse click and select "save as link..." and save this to your desktop)
  2. Complete all fields within the form
  3. Save it using the grey "save form" button at the bottom
  4. After saving the form, do not email within Adobe PDF
  5. Return it to us via email (Enquiries@activatelearning.ac.uk) using Outlook, Gmail, Hotmail or another online provider
  6. Alternatively drop it into Advice and Admissions. 

To discover what courses the City of Oxford College offers, please download our prospectus or browse our course page.