Before You Arrive

If you’ve received an offer and are joining us in September, here’s a timeline of things you’ll need to do before your studies start:

January – August Attend Offer Holder activities
By 1 February If you have received all your decisions by 3 January, accept your offer through UCAS Conservatoires Track  and submit any outstanding supporting documentation (e.g. references and certificates) via [email protected]  as soon as possible.
March – May If you have accepted your offer by the relevant deadline, you’ll be contacted by email regarding accommodation at Sir Charles Groves Hall of Residence. If you would prefer to organise private accommodation, please visit Manchester Student Homes.
1 April  If English is not your first language, please send your IELTS certificate to [email protected].
By 11 April  If you have received all of your decisions by 15 March, accept your offer through UCAS Conservatoires Track.
12 April  Applications to the RNCM Pres-Sessional English Language Course open.
April – May Postgraduate School of Vocal Studies and Opera offer holders will receive an email about auditions for the RNCM’s December opera production (usually held in June)
By May  UK students seeking a student loan should apply via Student Finance.
May  Students who may require a visa to study in the UK will receive Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) information.
By 1 June If you have received all of your decisions by 15 May, accept your offer through UCAS Conservatoires Track.
By 27 July  If you have received all of your decisions by 11 July, accept your offer through UCAS Conservatoires Track.
By 31 August  Deadline for meeting all offer conditions.
Summer  You’ll receive your RNCM IT account details via email.
Summer  You’ll receive an email outlining online registration and tuition fee payment.
Summer  Keep an eye out for messages from our Students’ Union about our  Freshers’ activities.
By 8 September If you have received all of your decisions by 2 August, accept your offer through UCAS Conservatoires Track.
August – Start of Academic Year  You’ll receive notification of your Principal Study Tutor (date varies per instrument)
18 – 22 September Enrolment and Welcome Week (compulsory for all students)
25 September Start of 2023/24 Academic Year

 

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