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Your interview

We can't wait to meet you and talk about your chosen course, take you on a tour of the campus, and give you the opportunity to meet some current students. This guide will help you to prepare for the interview. It also outlines what you can expect from the day and what you need to bring with you.

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We can't wait to meet you and talk about your chosen course and your future plans. This guide will help you to prepare for the interview.

Please note: We are now taking applications for 2021 entry. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation we are currently conducting all interviews via video / phone. You will be sent all the necessary details if you are invited to this stage.

What to expect

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation we are currently conducting all interviews via video / phone. You will be sent all the necessary details if you are invited to this stage.

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Practical sessions

As part of the interview, you may be required to submit a video showing you undertaking a practical task. You will be advised if this is required and what task you will need to undertake. We may also need to seek parental consent before we ask you for this.

What to bring to your interview

Please bring a record of achievement from school or college, or evidence of any other achievements you think are relevant. You’ll also be required to bring copies of your birth certificate.

The criteria we’ll use to assess your performance on the interview day include your ability to communicate effectively and clearly; a demonstration of your passion for the course; and your ability to listen and follow instructions as part of your practical session.

Frequently asked questions

  • Will I be able to meet other students on the day?

    Unfortunately not, as your interview is held online you will only meet one of the teaching staff.

    However, you can chat to some of our staff and students via Unibuddy.

  • Can I tour the campus?

    Due to Coronavirus, we will no longer be holding campus tours. But we have created a college courses virtual open day website for you to explore our amazing courses and the great facilities we have to offer.

  • Can I bring my parents, guardians or guests with me?

    Parents and guests are more than welcome to join you, however the interviewer will direct questions to you and you will be expected to answer all questions by yourself.

  • What if I have other support needs?

    If you are disabled or require additional support at your interview, please contact the administration team at fe.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk or call us on 0115 848 5299 to discuss further.

If you have any questions about the interview process or about your application to study on any of the college courses, please contact the Further Education Admissions team at fe.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk or call us on 0115 848 5299.

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