Applicant updates

We’re delighted you have chosen to apply for a full-time course with us for session 2023-2024. We look forward to welcoming you in August. Your future starts here.

In this section you’ll find lots of useful information about studying at NESCol – from how to apply for funding, how to use College systems, and introductions to key College facilities, resources and staff.

You can view campus videos to get a feel for our Aberdeen Altens, Aberdeen City and Fraserburgh campuses to see where you will be studying this year by visiting the campus pages below.

In addition, you’ll find lots of useful curriculum specific information.

Monthly update emails

Copies of the monthly update emails sent to full-time applicants are listed below so you can refer back to them at any time.

Support & Funding


Non-advanced level courses

Any course that isn’t a HNC or HND.

Funding for non-advanced level courses

Advanced level courses


Funding for advanced level courses


How we can support you

Find out more about the range of support available to you when you apply and become a student with us.

Student support & advice services

Book an appointment

Our Student Advice and Support Team offer online appointments for applicants where the team can help with general questions and advice as well as a range of specific topics, including accessing additional support.

Aberdeen Altens

Aberdeen City


Updates from your course area

Here you will find useful curriculum specific information which will provide further insight into the course area you have applied to.

Art & Design


Business & Management



Creative Industries


English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

Professional Cookery & Hospitality


Social Sciences

Supported Learning

Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services

Explore your campus

The three campuses offer students a range of additional facilities, ranging from advice and support to IT assistance, libraries and study spaces as well as fitness suites and catering outlets.

Aberdeen Altens

Aberdeen City