Close search

What are you looking for?

Enrolment 2023

Guarantee your place on your chosen course by enrolling at Newham College and start your journey.

Enrolment is when you officially become a student at Newham College. Whatever your aspirations – employment, apprenticeship, or university – we are here to provide you with the best opportunities to get to where you want to be.

When can I enrol?

Enrolment for all learners is now on at both East Ham and Stratford campuses at enrolment dates and times are listed below.

Important information

If you make your application for your course before attending enrolment you can save yourself time on the day! (It only takes 10 minutes to complete an application).

Adults will need to complete an initial assessment so please arrive 1-hour 30 minutes prior to closing time, this should allow enough time to complete the initial assessment and get enrolled.

Please try to avoid bringing babies and children.

There is No Parking at either Campus so please try and use public transport or ensure you check parking restrictions and pay the correct fee (enrolment can take a few hours).

If you have any accessibility requirements, please send an email 24 hours in advance to

Early enrolment for 16-18 year olds

  • Thursday 24 August: 10am - 7pm
  • Friday 25 August: 9:30am - 6pm

Open enrolment from Tuesday 29 August onwards

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Late night enrolment

  • Stratford Campus – Late nights Tuesday until 6:30pm
  • East Ham Campus – Late nights Wednesday until 6:30pm

Late nights end 28 September.

Additional weekend enrolment

  • Saturday 9 September: 10am - 2pm
  • Saturday 23 September: 10am - 2pm

*Closing times indicate when the doors close - potential students already in the building prior to this time will be serviced.

Places will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to meeting all entry requirements for your particular course and availability.

16-18 enrolment information

If you’re aged 16-18, you will need to bring proof of residency (British passport or British Birth Certificate, biometric card, EU settlement documentation if you are European). If your visa states that your residency is linked to your Parent or other Family Member then you will need to bring their documents also.

Evidence of your exam results/qualifications from the Exam Board (we do not accept letters from your School).

If you are Looked After by the Local Authority, then you will need to bring a Section 20 letter which is issued by the Local Authority, please ask your Social Worker.

Adult enrolment information

If you’re aged 19+, without certain documents, we will be unable to enrol you successfully:

  • Proof of residency: please bring where applicable - British passport, British birth certificate (if you do not have a passport), EU Settlement letter, residency (biometric) card or ID, or Home Office documents. If your residency status is linked to another person, you will need to bring a marriage certificate and spouse’s visa, parent’s visa and your birth certificate. All documents must be original.
  • Exam results and/or qualification certificates.
  • Evidence of any means-tested benefits received by you or your household (if applicable). This can include Jobseekers’ Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance (WRAG), Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit, Pension Credit or any other benefits.
  • Evidence of your employment status if you’re on a low income (less than £23,302.50 (inner London) annual gross), e.g. payslips, P60, tax return (if self-employed).
  • Evidence of any loan application(s) and/or financial support that has been applied for or approved (if applicable). You can find out more about loans and other financial support options available to our adult learners.

If you have any other questions, contact the Admissions Team at

What about fees & financial support?

For learners aged 16-18, all courses are free but additional financial support is available to cover costs related to attending College. You can discuss this with the Admissions team at enrolment. Find out more about the finance support options available to you.

If you are aged 19 or older at the beginning of your course, whether you pay tuition fees will depend on your personal circumstances. Please discuss this with the Admissions team at enrolment.

You will need to bring evidence of loans and other financial support if you have applied for these. Find out more about loans and other financial support options available to our adult learners.