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We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the college in September and hope the information on this page will help prepare you for college life. We know starting college is an exciting but also daunting time. So to help you take the next step towards your future we’ve pulled together some information which we hope you find useful. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch, our friendly team are always happy to help.

T: 01264 360022

E: info@andover.ac.uk

FAQs

  • When do I start?

    Year 1 A-Level students and L3 certificates with a surname starting between A-L: Wednesday 5th September 10:30am

    Year 1 A-Level students and L3 certificates with a surname starting between M-Z: Wednesday 5th September 1:15pm

    Year 2 A-Level Students: Thursday 6th September

    Year 1 Full time vocational courses: Thursday 6th September

    Year 2 Full time vocational courses: Monday 10th September

    You should have received a card at enrolment that tells you when you start. If you are unsure then please email your lecturer and they will be able to tell you. Any queries please email wellbeingandover@sparsholt.ac.uk 

  • Where do I go on my first day?

    Come to main reception and you will be shown to where you need to be.

  • What do I need on my first day?

    Student ID and a positive attitude. Dress comfortably and don’t forget your notepad and pen to write down all the exciting tasks ahead.

  • What happens at induction?

    On Wednesday:

    You will arrive at main reception and be shown to The 1803 (Drama Theatre) where you will then receive a Welcome Talk from Ben Stokes which will include:

    • How to access time tables
    • How to change courses
    • Finding your way around the college
    • The tutorial process
    • Health & Safety, fire points etc…
    • Introduction of key staff – Tutors, ALS, Wellbeing Team, CLs, HofF etc…
    • C&P and absence procedures

  • How do I access my timetable?

    Your timetable will be accessible on student portal

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