Further Education Online Enrolment Instructions for 2020/21 (NEW)

If you need to return to a previous screen, please use the tabs at the top of the screen named: Personal Details, Further Details, Statements, Data Protection, Confirm.  DO NOT press ‘refresh’ or ‘back’ at any point or all of your details will be lost.


  1. Please click the link provided in your email, if this does not show as a hyperlink, you will need to copy and paste this into your internet browser.

This will open the login page shown below:

  1. Please login using the username and password you used when you applied for your course and also when you uploaded your evidence/photo.


If you have forgotten your password, please click ‘Forgot your password?’ and enter your username or email address, you will then receive a link via email to reset.


  1. This will take you to the Personal Details page. Check that the course description at the top of the screen matches the course that you are expecting to enrol on in 2020/21.


  1. Please check and enter all details as required. If your name or address are incorrect please continue with the process and then notify Registry of the new address by email at registry@colchester.ac.uk


  1. At the bottom of the page click the continue button.


  1. This will take you to the Further Details Page, please enter all details as required.


  1. Only tick the ‘another learning provider’ box if you started studying with another provider since June.


  1. At the bottom of the page click the continue button.


  1. On the Statements page, please select the statement that best applies to you (depending on the statement selected, you may be contacted via email to provide additional information). Please click Continue.


  1. This will take you to the Data Protection page where you will need to take the time to read the Privacy Notice, Personal Learning Record Privacy Notice and Student Declaration.


  1. Please read the consents at the bottom of the page and select any that you are happy to agree to. An asterix will determine which consents are mandatory.


  1. Click continue.


  1. You will now be on the final page “Confirm Enrolment”.


  • If you are aged between 16-18 years of age, the total fee should be £0.00.      If the total fee shows an outstanding amount, please click on the ‘Statements’ tab at the top of the screen and ensure that the ‘Aged 16-18 years of age’ box is ticked. Please click Continue to take you back to the Data Protection Page. If you are happy with the information you have already completed on this page, click continue to take you back to the Confirm Enrolment page. If the total fee shown is now £0.00 please click confirm at the bottom of the screen. Your enrolment process is now complete. You will be sent an email confirming that you have completed this process and are successfully registered on your chosen course.


  • For all other payment types and course fee reductions please click ‘Confirm’, you will receive an email confirming that you have completed this process. Please note that enrolment will not be fully finalised until either a payment has been made, or in the instances where a course fee reduction is applicable, further checks on eligibility have been carried out.


Please note, if you click the link but do not fully complete above process, you will need to go back in via the link in your email to resume your enrolment.

Once you click the link again you will see a screen which states that you are already enrolled on this course (see example below).

Please click on the homepage link (https://apply.colchester.ac.uk) within the section named ‘Reason’.

This will take you to the homepage where you will see the following section near the bottom of the page. Please click on the Resume enrolment link in the ‘Next Steps’ section to continue and confirm your enrolment.