FAQs for prospective students | April 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

In line with government guidance, the majority of our courses have now resumed face-to-face teaching. Please read the frequently asked questions below for guidance.

Please check back regularly as any updates will be posted here. Should your question not be answered within the following FAQs, please email marketing@gbmc.ac.uk

    Admissions

    Questions regarding admissions and applications. 

  • How do I contact the Admissions team?

    You are welcome to contact our Admissions team on the phone and through email: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk

    For further details about how to contact us, visit gbmc.ac.uk/contact

  • Can I still apply for a course?

    Applications are still open for our courses, including our full-time 16+ courses for school leavers and higher education programmes starting in September 2021. You are also still able to apply for any of our part-time, evening and short courses for adults. 

    If you have any questions, please email our admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk

    If your admissions query is about a higher education course, please email he-enquiries@gbmc.ac.uk

  • The course I have applied for requires an interview - what will happen now?

    In view of the measures set out by the government to delay the spread of COVID-19 and our own commitment to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of all students and staff, face-to-face interviews for 2021 entry are currently taking place online.

    We will provide information about virtual interviews with applicants via email.

     

  • What do I do if I have a specific query about a course? Can I contact the teacher?

    Send your question to our admissions team at admissions@gbmc.ac.uk.

    Or via phone: 01273 667788

    They will either find out the answer for you or pass on your query to the appropriate teacher to respond to.

  • How do I find out the status of my application?

    You can log in to your account at any time to see the progress of your application at ontrackprospect.gbmc.ac.uk. If you have any further questions, contact our Admissions team: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk

    If you've applied for a degree-level course on UCAS, you can log into your UCAS account to see the status of your application.

    Degree and HNC applicants who do not have an ontrack account should contact he-enquiries@gbmc.ac.uk

  • Support services

    Questions regarding support services.

  • I have additional learning needs. Who can I contact to discuss this?

    We will pick up any additional learning needs as part of the information you provide in your application. Should you have any further questions, you can also contact our Additional Learning Support team at: 

    Brighton students: learningsupportbrighton@gbmc.ac.uk

    Shoreham and Worthing students: learningsupportworthing@gbmc.ac.uk

    If you want to find out more about additional learning support at degree level, you can contact our HE Disability Coordinator: lee.baeza@gbmc.ac.uk

  • Where can I access support and resources for anxiety about COVID-19?

    Click here to visit the Anxiety UK website, where you can find easy access to a range of information, resources and support for helping you manage your anxiety during these difficult times.

  • College

    Questions regarding attending college, events and updates.

  • Where can I read the College's updates?

    All of our updates are posted to our news pages which you can view here.

  • Will my course still be taught on campus?

    The government has announced that colleges can resume face-to-face teaching. The arrangements for courses starting during or after March 2021 will be stated on each individual course page. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team.