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Getting information ready for new students

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Ensuring clarity and embedding inclusive practices into admissions and pre registration procedures ensures that prospective students:

  • have a positive first impression of the institution,
  • know how to proceed through the application process, leading to higher recruitment numbers,
  • can make informed choices when choosing a programme of study, leading to higher retention rates.

Guidelines for Inclusive Pre-Admission processes


Ensure all materials:

  • are available externally (if online).
  • follow the College Accessibility Policy.
  • give clear, unambiguous and accurate information to students.
  • are updated frequently
  • are available to students in different formats (including print and electronic),
  • are available as early as possible.

For further details see Pre-admission information.

Application process

Ensure your:

  • all pre-requisites are necessary to the successful completion of the course
  • all pre requisites are clearly signposted in your materials for prospective students,
  • prospective students know what is expected of them.
  • application forms are clear, easy to access, and accessible to complete.

When Interviewing applicants:

  • consider any additional needs for applicants in advance.
  • ask prospective students if they have any particular requirements.
  • hold interviews in accessible rooms where applicable.
  • ensure there is timely notice of the time and location of interviews.
  • advise prospective students of materials to be brought to interviews in good time.
  • if the interview will involve a presentation, ensure all information is circulated in good time.

For further details see the Application process. 


Take time to complete a brief self-evaluation of your:

Last updated 22 September 2016 by Trinity Inclusive Curriculum (Email).