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Starting in September

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Before starting at Petroc - as with everything in life - there's a bit of admin you need to do! But don't worry - it's all very straightforward and we're here to help at any time!

Over the summer, we’ll be calling you to confirm some details and check you have everything you need for the start of term.

myPetroc is your access to all things college-related – including your timetable! Make sure you've downloaded the app, logged in, updated your password and checked your details as soon as you can. We’ll then send you alerts to remind you to upload your exam results, a copy of your DBS (if required) and a photo for your ID card.

(You should have received your login details via email when you applied. If not, please check your spam/junk folder or contact reception@petroc.ac.uk.)

Most of our courses will have reading lists, and you may also need special equipment or a DBS check. Look for your course here and make sure you have all the equipment and books you need before starting your course.

Have you decided how you'll travel to college? Whatever transport you plan on taking, take some time to familiarise yourself with the route you’ll need to take. If you’re planning on taking the bus, you may be eligible for a free bus pass.

The 16-18 Bursary Fund provides help towards any extra costs associated with your course. Take a look at the criteria to see if you can get financial help towards the cost of a bus pass, equipment, and books for your course, and well as help towards college trips and residentials.

You may be eligible for free college lunches. Check out the criteria and apply now so that we can make sure it's available for you at the beginning of term.

We know that College may seem like a vast place compared to your school, so to help get your bearings,  why not take a look at our virtual campus tours! You can see where your classes will be held as well as social and study spaces!

We have a great range of enrichment programmes here at Petroc – from sports clubs to debating societies and everything in between! They’re a great way to meet like-minded people and broaden your horizons so make sure you take a look and sign up!

And don’t forget to come along to your Welcome Week where you will meet classmates, get ready for the start of term and have access to our Welcome Festival!

There's always loads of great news and information we want to share with our students whether that's success stories, snow closures or events! To stay up to date with news about your college, follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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