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Starting out at College can be a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! We have a wide range of teams and technologies in place to ensure that life as a student at North East Scotland College is the best it can be.

Applications are open for full-time courses starting in August 2023. Just find the right course for you on our website and click Apply.

If you need help with the application process or are not sure which course would suit you best, use the links above for more information or get in touch with the friendly advisors in one of our Student Advice Centres.

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  • Aberdeen Altens Campus
  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus
  • Scottish Maritime Academy

Students’ Stories

Gillian Gray

Gillian Gray

Business & Management

HND Administration and IT

“I am dyslexic and suffer with my mental health so it was great to be assigned the same support tutor for three years. She was always available to talk to if I found myself in crises and I felt really well supported.”

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Poppy Wishart

Poppy Wishart

Music, Sound Production & Drama

HND Music

“My lecturers were just fantastic, I cannot thank them enough for what they’ve taught me but also for how supported they made me feel. Their belief and encouragement of me as a singer songwriter has been invaluable and truly helped build my confidence to bring me to where I am today.”

Read more about Poppy's story