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Please click on the tab displaying your course in order to view the relevant information. Please carefully read the information provided and note any actions you may be required to take.

MAY/JUNE

Please find below useful links and information:

  • Obtaining and completing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (click here for instructions)
  • Occupational Health process : If not already done so, please complete the online Occupational Health information that has been previously sent to you. Do not wait for your vaccination information as this can be provided at your first appointment when you commence the programme in September 2019. When you have completed the online form please ensure you submit the form by clicking the submit button or your form will not be processed.
  • Applying for accommodation : The deadline for applying for University accommodation is 1 August each year. For detailed accommodation information and to apply, please visit our accommodation pages on the University website. Once you have met all the academic conditions of your offer (i.e. entry grades, references etc.) you will receive details of the accommodation you have been allocated. This will be sent to you via email, so please regularly check your spam box. You will only have 5 days to accept the accommodation offered to you. If you do not accept the accommodation offer within this timeframe we cannot guarantee accommodation will be available.
  • Applying for student finance : New students in England who wish to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery and most allied health professional (AHP) pre-registration courses will have access to the standard student support package of tuition fee loans and support for living costs. If you have not applied for funding yet please do so through Student Finance England .

Offer Conditions

All offers made are on the condition that you pass DBS and Occupational Health checks.

Without completing the above steps you will not be able to meet the conditions of your offer, even if your exam or qualification results are known. Until you have met all the conditions of your offer (and your offer becomes "unconditional"), you will not be able to enrol on your course.

JULY

For applicants studying Access courses or other vocational courses where your school/college does not provide your results directly through UCAS you will need to ask them to confirm your results to us once they are known. To do this, please ask your school/college to contact the Admissions Team directly at: AdmissionsUG.ELS@southampton.ac.uk .Unfortunately we cannot accept the results directly from you unless you have your original certificate.

You can visit the University during the Open Days taking place in July. This is a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book a place please visit our Open Days information page.

AUGUST

Thursday 15th August 2019 is A Level confirmation day. All students studying A Levels this year will find out their results on this day and the University will automatically receive these results. You will be able to find out if your place with us is secure by checking your UCAS track. Even if you achieve the required examination results your offer will only become "unconditional" if you have met all the other conditions of your offer e.g. returned your DBS certificate, been given Occupational Health Level 1 clearance etc. Once your offer has become "unconditional" you will receive an email asking you to enrol with us. Remember to check in your email spam box. Once you have enrolled you will be able to view your timetable once it is released, have immediate access to lecture and seminar information and be ready to start on your first day.

If your offer is still showing as "conditional" on UCAS track and you are unsure what conditions are outstanding, please contact the Recruitment and Admissions Team on ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk to investigate this.

SEPTEMBER

Once enrolled, you will be able to apply for your student ID card. This card allows you access to the library and other University facilities. To guarantee your ID card is ready to collect at the welcome event you must apply for your ID card by Wednesday 19th  September 2019.

To find out more and to apply using the online form, visit the Welcome website .

There is another chance to visit the University during Open Days taking place in September. This is a further opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book your place, please visit our Open Days information page.

We will send you a timetable for your first two weeks with us. This will include uniform fitting, registration, occupational health appointments and more. This timetable will be specific to you and your group. During this time there will also be many activities organised by the Students' Union, so make sure you don't miss out on those.

Find out more about enrolling and arriving at university by visiting the University Welcome pages .

Have you received everything?

If you feel you are missing any documentation, please get in touch with the Admissions Team via email ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk

MAY/JUNE

Please find below useful links and information:

  • Obtaining and completing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (click here for instructions)
  • Occupational Health process : If not already done so, please complete the online Occupational Health information that has been previously sent to you. Do not wait for your vaccination information as this can be provided at your first appointment when you commence the programme in September 2019. When you have completed the online form please ensure you submit the form by clicking the submit button or your form will not be processed.
  • Applying for accommodation : The deadline for applying for University accommodation is 1 August each year. For detailed accommodation information and to apply, please visit our accommodation pages on the University website. Once you have met all the academic conditions of your offer (i.e. entry grades, references etc.) you will receive details of the accommodation you have been allocated. This will be sent to you via email, so please regularly check your spam box. You will only have 5 days to accept the accommodation offered to you. If you do not accept the accommodation offer within this timeframe we cannot guarantee accommodation will be available.
  • Applying for student finance : New students in England who wish to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery and most allied health professional (AHP) pre-registration courses will have access to the standard student support package of tuition fee loans and support for living costs. If you have not applied for funding yet please do so through Student Finance England .
  • Practice Placement Form : (see Useful Downloads section below)


Offer Conditions

All offers made are on the condition that you pass DBS and Occupational Health checks.

Without completing the above steps you will not be able to meet the conditions of your offer, even if your exam or qualification results are known. Until you have met all the conditions of your offer (and your offer becomes "unconditional"), you will not be able to enrol on your course.

JULY

For applicants studying Access courses or other vocational courses where your school/college does not provide your results directly through UCAS you will need to ask them to confirm your results to us once they are known.  To do this, please ask your school/college to contact the Admissions Team directly at: AdmissionsUG.ELS@southampton.ac.uk .Unfortunately we cannot accept the results directly from you unless you have your original certificate.

You can visit the University during the Open Days taking place in July. This is a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book a place please visit our Open Days information page.

AUGUST

Thursday 15th August 2019 is A Level confirmation day. All students studying A Levels this year will find out their results on this day and the University will automatically receive these results. You will be able to find out if your place with us is secure by checking your UCAS track. Even if you achieve the required examination results your offer will only become "unconditional" if you have met all the other conditions of your offer e.g. returned your DBS certificate, been given Occupational Health Level 1 clearance etc. Once your offer has become "unconditional" you will receive an email asking you to enrol with us. Remember to check in your email spam box. Once you have enrolled you will be able to view your timetable once it is released, have immediate access to lecture and seminar information and be ready to start on your first day.

If your offer is still showing as "conditional" on UCAS track and you are unsure what conditions are outstanding, please contact the Admissions Team on ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk to investigate this.

SEPTEMBER

Once enrolled, you will be able to apply for your student ID card. This card allows you access to the library and other University facilities. To guarantee your ID card is ready to collect at the welcome event you must apply for your ID card by Wednesday 19th September 2019.

To find out more and to apply using the online form, visit the Welcome website .

There is another chance to visit the University during Open Days taking place in September. This is a further opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book your place, please visit our Open Days information page.

We will send you a timetable for your first two weeks with us. This will include uniform fitting, registration, occupational health appointments and more. This timetable will be specific to you and your group. During this time there will also be many activities organised by the Students' Union, so make sure you don't miss out on those.

Find out more about enrolling and arriving at university by visiting the University Welcome pages .

Have you received everything?

If you feel you are missing any documentation, please get in touch with the Admissions Team via email ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk

OCTOBER

You will receive an email containing your joining instructions which will explain the following:

  • Obtaining and completing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Occupational Health process
  • Practice Placement Form (see Useful Downloads section below)
  • Applying for accommodation*
  • Applying for NHS Bursary
  • Providing evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    *Please note that accommodation is not guaranteed for Postgraduate Students. However, you may wish to visit our accommodation pages for more information.

Conditional vs. Unconditional Offers

All offers are made on the condition that you pass DBS and Occupational Health checks. In order to meet these conditions you must:

  1. Apply for and return your DBS application as soon as possible (click here for instructions)
  2. Complete and return via email your Level 1 Occupational Health information . Do not wait for your vaccination information as this can be provided at your first appointment when you commence the programme in February 2019. When you have completed the form please ensure you submit the form by clicking the submit button or your form will not be processed.

Without completing these steps you will not be able to meet the conditions of your offer, even if your exam or qualification results are known. Until you have met all the conditions of your offer (and your offer becomes "unconditional"), you will not be able to enrol on the programme. Once your offer has become "unconditional" you will receive an email asking you to enrol with us. Remember to check in your email spam box. Once you have enrolled you will be able to view your timetable once it is released, have immediate access to lecture and seminar information and be ready to start on your first day.

NHS Bursary

You can apply for your NHS Bursary via the Bursary Online Support System (BOSS) . There is no need to notify us once you have applied.

Once you have started on the course, we will notify NHS Bursaries and you will normally receive your first bursary installment within 10 working days.

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

Once your offer is unconditional and you have enrolled, you can apply for your student ID card. This card will allow you access to the library and other University facilities. We encourage you to apply for your ID card as soon as possible. To find out more and to apply using the online form, visit the Welcome website .

If your offer is still showing as "conditional" on UCAS track, you will not be able to enrol. If you are unsure what conditions are outstanding, please contact the Recruitment and Admissions Team on ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk to investigate this.

We will send you a timetable for your first two weeks with us. This will include uniform fitting, registration, occupational health appointments and more. This timetable will be specific to you and your group. During this time there will also be many activities organised by the Students' Union, so make sure you don't miss out on those.

Find out more about enrolling and arriving at university by visiting the University Welcome pages.

Have you received everything?

If you feel you are missing any documentation, please get in touch with the Admissions Team via email ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk

Certain documents are also available to download from the following list.

MAY/JUNE

Please find below useful links and information:

  • Obtaining and completing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (click here for instructions)
  • Occupational Health process : If not already done so, please complete the online Occupational Health information that has been previously sent to you. Do not wait for your vaccination information as this can be provided at your first appointment when you commence the programme in September 2019. When you have completed the online form please ensure you submit the form by clicking the submit button or your form will not be processed.
  • Applying for accommodation : The deadline for applying for University accommodation is 1 August each year. For detailed accommodation information and to apply, please visit our accommodation pages on the University website. Once you have met all the academic conditions of your offer (i.e. entry grades, references etc.) you will receive details of the accommodation you have been allocated. This will be sent to you via email, so please regularly check your spam box. You will only have 5 days to accept the accommodation offered to you. If you do not accept the accommodation offer within this timeframe we cannot guarantee accommodation will be available.
  • Applying for student finance : New students in England who wish to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery and most allied health professional (AHP) pre-registration courses will have access to the standard student support package of tuition fee loans and support for living costs. If you have not applied for funding yet please do so through Student Finance England .

Offer Conditions

All offers made are on the condition that you pass DBS and Occupational Health checks.

Without completing the above steps you will not be able to meet the conditions of your offer, even if your exam or qualification results are known. Until you have met all the conditions of your offer (and your offer becomes "unconditional"), you will not be able to enrol on your course.

JULY

For applicants studying Access courses or other vocational courses where your school/college does not provide your results directly through UCAS you will need to ask them to confirm your results to us once they are known.  To do this, please ask your school/college to contact the Admissions Team directly at: AdmissionsUG.ELS@southampton.ac.uk .Unfortunately we cannot accept the results directly from you unless you have your original certificate.

You can visit the University during the Open Days taking place in July. This is a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book a place please visit our Open Days information page.

AUGUST

Thursday 15th August 2019 is A Level confirmation day. All students studying A Levels this year will find out their results on this day and the University will automatically receive these results. You will be able to find out if your place with us is secure by checking your UCAS track. Even if you achieve the required examination results your offer will only become "unconditional" if you have met all the other conditions of your offer e.g. returned your DBS certificate, been given Occupational Health Level 1 clearance etc. Once your offer has become "unconditional" you will receive an email asking you to enrol with us. Remember to check in your email spam box. Once you have enrolled you will be able to view your timetable once it is released, have immediate access to lecture and seminar information and be ready to start on your first day.

If your offer is still showing as "conditional" on UCAS track and you are unsure what conditions are outstanding, please contact the Admissions Team on ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk to investigate this.

SEPTEMBER

Once enrolled, you will be able to apply for your student ID card. This card allows you access to the library and other University facilities. To guarantee your ID card is ready to collect at the welcome event you must apply for your ID card by Wednesday 19th September 2019.

To find out more and to apply using the online form, visit the Welcome website .

There is another chance to visit the University during Open Days taking place in September. This is a further opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book your place, please visit our Open Days information page.

We will send you a timetable for your first two weeks with us. This will include uniform fitting, registration, occupational health appointments and more. This timetable will be specific to you and your group. During this time there will also be many activities organised by the Students' Union, so make sure you don't miss out on those.

Find out more about enrolling and arriving at university by visiting the University Welcome pages .

Have you received everything?

If you feel you are missing any documentation, please get in touch with the Admissions Team via email ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk

MAY/JUNE

Please find below useful links and information:

  • Obtaining and completing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (click here for instructions)
  • Occupational Health process : If not already done so, please complete the online Occupational Health information that has been previously sent to you. Do not wait for your vaccination information as this can be provided at your first appointment when you commence the programme in September 2019. When you have completed the online form please ensure you submit the form by clicking the submit button or your form will not be processed.
  • Applying for accommodation : The deadline for applying for University accommodation is 1 August each year. For detailed accommodation information and to apply, please visit our accommodation pages on the University website. Once you have met all the academic conditions of your offer (i.e. entry grades, references etc.) you will receive details of the accommodation you have been allocated. This will be sent to you via email, so please regularly check your spam box. You will only have 5 days to accept the accommodation offered to you. If you do not accept the accommodation offer within this timeframe we cannot guarantee accommodation will be available.
  • Applying for student finance : New students in England who wish to pursue a career in nursing, midwifery and most allied health professional (AHP) pre-registration courses will have access to the standard student support package of tuition fee loans and support for living costs. If you have not applied for funding yet please do so through Student Finance England .

Offer Conditions

All offers made are on the condition that you pass DBS and Occupational Health checks.

Without completing the above steps you will not be able to meet the conditions of your offer, even if your exam or qualification results are known. Until you have met all the conditions of your offer (and your offer becomes "unconditional"), you will not be able to enrol on your course.

JULY

For applicants studying Access courses or other vocational courses where your school/college does not provide your results directly through UCAS you will need to ask them to confirm your results to us once they are known.  To do this, please ask your school/college to contact the Admissions Team directly at: AdmissionsUG.ELS@southampton.ac.uk .Unfortunately we cannot accept the results directly from you unless you have your original certificate.

You can visit the University during the Open Days taking place in July. This is a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book a place please visit our Open Days information page.

AUGUST

Thursday 15th August 2019 is A Level confirmation day. All students studying A Levels this year will find out their results on this day and the University will automatically receive these results. You will be able to find out if your place with us is secure by checking your UCAS track. Even if you achieve the required examination results your offer will only become "unconditional" if you have met all the other conditions of your offer e.g. returned your DBS certificate, been given Occupational Health Level 1 clearance etc. Once your offer has become "unconditional" you will receive an email asking you to enrol with us. Remember to check in your email spam box. Once you have enrolled you will be able to view your timetable once it is released, have immediate access to lecture and seminar information and be ready to start on your first day.

If your offer is still showing as "conditional" on UCAS track and you are unsure what conditions are outstanding, please contact the Admissions Team on ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk to investigate this.

SEPTEMBER

Once enrolled, you will be able to apply for your student ID card. This card allows you access to the library and other University facilities. To guarantee your ID card is ready to collect at the welcome event you must apply for your ID card by Wednesday 19th September 2019.

To find out more and to apply using the online form, visit the Welcome website .

There is another chance to visit the University during Open Days taking place in September. This is a further opportunity to familiarise yourself with the campus and its facilities and to ask any questions you may have before you start your programme. To book your place, please visit our Open Days information page.

We will send you a timetable for your first two weeks with us. This will include uniform fitting, registration, occupational health appointments and more. This timetable will be specific to you and your group. During this time there will also be many activities organised by the Students' Union, so make sure you don't miss out on those.

Find out more about enrolling and arriving at university by visiting the University Welcome pages .

Have you received everything?

If you feel you are missing any documentation, please get in touch with the Admissions Team via email ugapply.fhs@southampton.ac.uk

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