Starting your course

We're delighted that you've decided to study at Glasgow Clyde College and we look forward to welcoming you.

We know that this is an exciting time for you and we want to let you know that we're here to support you to have the best start at college.  

We've pulled together some useful information that will give you details about starting your course and about the areas that can support you along the way.

If you haven't been on campus before, take a moment to have a quick tour of our campuses

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Enrolling and starting your course

Once you have accepted an unconditional offer of a place you will be invited to enrol on your course. These emails will be sent out from the middle of June and you should complete the process as soon as you receive the link. Find out more about online enrolment

If you are an ESOL student we have prepared 'How to Enrol Online for ESOL students' guides that can help you to enrol online. 

You'll also receive an email which contains joining instructions for your course. This will confirm when your course starts and may include details of an induction session and timetable.

Don't forget to keep checking your junk email folder otherwise you may miss an important email from us.

Questions about starting college?

If you have any general questions, including how to access support with your learning, counselling or advice about settling into college life, contact Student Advice on 0141 272 3636 or E: 

Take a look at the Advice section of the website, which also contains information about Term dates and holidays.

Our Time to Talk helpline is available for all students, Mon-Fri 1pm to 4pm and is staffed by our counselling team.  If you need any help or support with your health and wellbeing, just call 0141 272 3786 and quote your 8-digit student reference.

Student Funding

You should have your funding in place before starting your course. Different types of funding are available depending on the level of course you study, for example EMA / Bursary (Further Education courses up to SCQF level 6) and SAAS (Higher Education courses at SCQF level 7 and above). 

Find out more about Student Funding

Please visit SAAS to apply for SAAS funding. SAAS has produced a Student Funding Guide which can help you to find the right funding.


Where can I get advice on my EMA / Bursary application?

Staff are available on campus Monday, Wednesday and Friday or you can contact them using the details below if you have any queries:

T: 0141 272 3674


Learning Inclusion

Learning Inclusion can provide specialist support for students who still face specific barriers to their learning despite the inclusive approach of the college. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Learning Inclusion team:

Anniesland Campus
Tel: 0141 357 6005

Cardonald Campus
Tel: 0141 272 3377

Langside Campus
Tel: 0141 272 3656

Getting started with ICT

We've pulled together some useful ICT guides to help you get set up to start your course. Please take a look at the ICT Guides for Students which gives you useful information, including details about how to set up your college account.


Canvas is the College's main tool for delivering teaching and learning resources to support face-to-face and live online teaching.  

You can access Canvas using your college username and password, which you will receive from the college once you have enrolled.

Find out more about accessing and using Canvas

The Libraries

Libraries are open Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 4.45pm on each campus, and no booking is needed. All library services are available including access to books and e-resources, use of PCs and digital support.

Get in touch with other students

We have an active Student Association, GCCSA, who would love to hear from you. Find out more about what they do and get in touch by emailing

You can also follow the GCCSA on social media: Instagram, Facebook and Twitter