Get Ready to Start Your NESCol Story

We’re delighted you have chosen to apply for a full-time course with us for session 2022-2023. We look forward to welcoming you this year to start your NESCol story!

Over the coming months you will find lots of useful information in this section 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 also take a virtual tour of 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 will find lots of useful curriculum specific information.

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

January 2022

February 2022

March 2022

April 2022

May 2022

June 2022

July 2022 

Life at NESCol

This section of ‘Get Ready to Start your NESCol Story’ puts a focus on the support and resources available to all applicants and students. Over the coming months you will find lots of useful general information about studying at NESCol – from support available, how to apply for funding and introductions to College services, facilities and staff. You can also book appointments with our Student Advice and Support Team at our three main campuses.

Explore your campus

Aberdeen Altens Campus

Aberdeen City Campus

Fraserburgh Campus

About your course/subject

Art & Design


Business & Management



Creative Industries


English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)

Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

Learning Opportunities

Professional Cookery & Hospitality


Social Sciences

Sport Fitness & Uniformed Services

400+ students progressed into the second or third year of their chosen degree course at RGU from an HNC/D last year.
95% of full-time students are satisfied with the college. (2020 First Impressions Survey)
3 campuses equipped with industry standard facilities across all subject areas to make your time at NESCol the best it can be!