Enrolment | South Bank Colleges
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Date 19th August 2024
Time 9.15am - 5pm
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After you have made your application online, enrolment is the process of becoming a student at South Bank Colleges. Everyone needs to enrol, whether you are an adult or young person applying to study full-time or part-time, or for an apprenticeship.

Join us at our Clapham Common, or Nine Elms campus and we will help you to enrol and get ready for your first day at College (your enrolment e-mail will contain details of which campus you need to visit to enrol for your specific course). 

How do I enrol?

Simply apply for the course you want to do on our website. Go to the relevant course page and click ‘Apply’. We will then be in touch to tell you how to complete your enrolment with us. You can also visit us at college if you prefer to speak to someone face to face.

What if I can’t apply online?

If you are having difficulty applying online or would prefer to speak to someone directly, our customer services team is here to support you.
Please contact our friendly, experienced admissions team here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 020 7501 5000 to arrange an appointment.

Where and when can I enrol?

Enrolment for your course will either be at Lambeth College campus, or our London South Bank Technical College campus. Once you have applied online you will be emailed with more details about interviews/enrolment as appropriate, and this e-mail will also confirm which campus you need to visit for your enrolment. 

However, you can always pop in and see us and we will support you to get on the course that's right for you.

Day Date Enrolment times
Monday 19th August 9.15am - 5.00pm (by invite only: Unconditional offers)
Tuesday 20th August 9.15am - 5.00pm (by invite only: Unconditional offers)
Wednesday 21st August CLOSED
Thursday (GCSE results day) 22nd August 9.15am - 8.00pm
Friday  23rd August 9.15am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 27th August 9.15am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 28th August 9.15am - 5.00pm
Thursday 29th August 9.15am - 8.00pm
Friday 30th August 9.15am - 5.00pm
Saturday 31st August 10.00am - 3.00pm
Monday 2nd September 9.15am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 3rd September 9.15am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 4th September 9.15am - 5.00pm
Thursday 5th September 9.15am - 5.00pm
Friday 6th September 9.15am - 5.00pm
Monday 9th September + 3.00pm - 5.00pm: Extended Enrolment (courses already starting)

After applying for a course online, your Enrolment Invitation E-mail will tell you which of our two main campuses you need to visit...

Lambeth College - Clapham campus
45 Clapham Common South Side,

London South Bank Technical College - Nine Elms campus
Belmore Street
Wandsworth Road

Documents to bring to enrolment?

To complete your enrolment, you will need to bring the following documents;

  • Proof of status in the UK/Evidence of your identity, such as your passport, birth certificate, ID Residency card or Home Office letter. If you are an asylum seeker or refugee, please supply a letter from the local authority that is supporting you.
  • Evidence of previous qualifications achieved at any school, college or university to date. Please bring your certificates where possible.
  • If you are an adult student (aged 19 or older), we also need to check further documents, depending on the course you would like to enrol on. We will let you know what you need to provide when you apply. This may include evidence of income, including payslips, an official letter from sponsors, benefits letter etc. 
  • If you are aged 19 to 24 and have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) you should bring this with you to enrolment.

What if I do not get the grades I need?

We know that the matter of your final exam grades can be concerning. We want to reassure you that all available information is considered to make sure you get the right course to meet your needs and aspirations. If you don't get your anticipated grades, do please have a chat with the admissions team by phone, e-mail, or in person, to see what courses you can do with your results. 

What if I need course advice and guidance?

If you aren’t sure what you want to do or didn’t get the results you wanted, we’re here to help.

You can choose from the following options;

1) If you are a current student please speak to your course tutor or Learning Development Coach. They are always happy to provide information, support and advice.

2) If you are about to join us as a new student and have a question about your application, for either Lambeth College or London South Bank Technical College, please speak to a member of our admissions team. You should contact by email in the first instance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 7501 5000.

Course Fees and Funding

Courses are normally funded by the UK Government and offered at no cost to students aged 16 to 19 - or students up to the age of 25 when they have an education, health and care (EHC) plan in place. 

Higher education courses - Levels 4 and above - are typically fee-paying for all students, with various loan options available, such as Advanced Learner Loans for Levels 4 to 6.

If you live in the Greater London Authority and earn less than £21,157.50 annual gross salary (before any deductions) and can evidence your salary with payslips, you may be eligible for low-income fee remission, depending on the course you are studying. If you live outside the Greater London Authority area, the income threshold is £17,374.50.

If you are not eligible for Fee Remission and your course is level 3 or above, you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student loan Company. Staff at enrolment will be able to advise further if this relates to your course(s), including providing you with the information you need to apply.

After reviewing your documentation and course choice, an enrolling officer will advise you of the fees due for your course(s). If you are not entitled to fee remission you must make provision to pay for your course at the enrolment desk

How to find us

Lambeth College
45 Clapham Common South Side