Start of year guide

We have created a start of year checklist so new and returning students, parents and carers can find all the information needed to make the start of term as seamless as possible. You can find this checklist and other important information in the Start of Year Guide.

first year
registration day

Welcome first years! We hope that you've had a great summer and we're looking forward to seeing you here in September. This page shows the information for first year registration at both our Truro and Penwith campuses. Lectures will start the week commencing 18 September 2023.

Registration and Induction Day

Truro: Tuesday 12 September, Fal building, 9.15am - 4pm

Penwith: Wednesday 13 September, Penberth building, 10am - 11.45am

At the induction you will meet your fellow students and your programme lead to go through the details of your course and modules, complete the enrolment process, find out more about the support on offer and attend some interactive workshops. You will be shown how to access the College intranet and online systems. There will also be an opportunity to meet current students and to link up with students with similar hobbies and interests.

More details will be sent to you in August via email.

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What to bring with you

You will need to bring some photo ID to registration, such as a passport or driving license. Please also bring the relevant finance documents (from the section below) with you on the day.

Please ensure you fill out this Enrolment Form by Friday 08 September.

Students will be expected to wear their ID at all times. Lanyards will be provided at registration.

Please note that Truro and Penwith are smoke free campuses, please see our policy here.

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Finance Information

Important information about the payment of tuition fees and bursary applications can be found below, please bring completed forms with you. If you have any queries regarding fees or bursaries please email:

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Heath Science, BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing or BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner:

further information

A refundable book deposit of £30 will be required in order to loan books and specialist equipment. This can be paid via our portal or in the Fal learning resource centre once you have started your course. Please follow this guidance on how to pay.

We run an exclusive range of activities here at the University Centre. This includes lunchtime drop-in sessions that are available for students to relax and socialise with friends, exercise classes, gym sessions and swimming. Find out more about HWS here.

Please be aware that Parking at the Truro Campus is limited, and it is advised to use the Park and Ride where possible. You will be able to apply for a parking permit after you have enrolled in September.

Support is available for all University Centre students needing general advice about facilities, discussing confidential issues, accessing hardship funds and applying for student finance, disability support and Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). Find out more about Student Support here.

There are buses that run to both the Truro and Penwith campuses regularly, for the most up-to-date information, please check the timetables at Go Cornwall Bus

Truro also has a park and ride which stops outside of the campus.

Get in touch with our admissions team if you have any questions

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