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Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions

What age do I need to be to join Chelsea Independent College?

To join us, you need to be at least 14 years old. The maximum age at the college is 21 years old.

How long will it take to hear back from you once I have submitted my registration form?

We aim to respond to all enquiries and applications within two working days of receiving them.

Can I apply for a scholarship or bursary?

We award merit-based scholarships based upon academic ability and achievement, and in music sport, art and drama.

I am an international student, can I apply?

Yes, absolutely! Chelsea Independent is a Tier 4 Sponsor so can sponsor international students studying at the college. Please see our International Applications page for more information.

Do I need an IELTS certificate to apply?

Not necessarily. If you are aged under 18, we can arrange for you to sit our internal English test under supervised conditions. If you are aged over 18 and are a non-EU national, you will need a UKVI IELTS as part of your visa application.

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