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Gateway to HE: Social Studies application form

We are accepting applications for our next Gateway course, starting November 2019. Please complete all sections and attach a word document outlining your experiences and why you want to study this course. Please pre-prepare this statement to upload it with the rest of your application.

If you are successful at interview, you will need to provide an original academic or professional reference before an offer of a place can be made.
Please note that your application will be used to assess your suitability for interview.

Please provide details of all schools and colleges you have attended
Please provide details of academic qualifications (O-Levels, GCSEs, A-Levels etc)
Please provide details of any training or professional course

Details of employment (if applicable)
What is your current status? *

Personal Statement
Please write a statement explaining why you would like to study for the gateway. You should cover the following areas:

Why you have chosen this course.

How your work or other experiences have prepared you for HE study.

How you can demonstrate your motivation to complete a course of Higher Education.

Whether you have done any reading relevant to the course.

It would also be interesting to know about your interests and hobbies. Please feel free to include details of these in your statement.
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Equal Opportunities
The University of Warwick and its partner colleges are committed to a policy of equal opportunities and will not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of gender, nationality, ethnicity or religion. Please help us to make our equal opportunities policy more effective by ticking the boxes below.
Have you – excluding holidays – lived continuously in the UK or EU for the past three years?
Parental Education
The following question is about your parents’ level of education. This includes natural parents, adoptive parents, step-parents or guardians who have brought you up.

Do any of your parents (as defined above) have any higher education qualifications, such as a degree, diploma or certificate of higher education?
Additional Needs
We welcome applications from candidates with additional needs and consider them on the same academic grounds as those of other applicants. It is helpful to know in advance if you have any special requirements and the Senior Tutor’s Office will be pleased to help assess your needs (024 765 23761).
Are you registered disabled? *
Do you have a disability/ additional needs/medical condition? *
If yes, please tick the relevant boxes:
Declaration of Criminal Record
The University asks all its applicants whether they have any criminal convictions. If you have a criminal record, we can still consider you for a place but the University will ask for details of the offence. Depending on the nature of the conviction, the University may give further consideration to your admission before confirming any offer. You are not required to disclose spent convictions.
Do you have any criminal convictions? *

By submitting this application you are confirming that the information you have provided is accurate to the best of your knowledge.
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Privacy statement
The University of Warwick will process your personal data provided in this online registration form for the purposes of administering and considering your application. The information provided on the application form will also be used to contact you with relevant information in relation to the course and any other further courses, news and events about the University, if you have ticked the relevant box above. The legal basis for processing this personal data is that it is necessary for the performance of a contract or consent, which is obtained through your submission of this online form. Your personal data may be shared externally with colleges and placement providers where the course you have chosen includes a joint-admissions responsibility, who will process your personal data for the purposes of your application.

Your personal data will not be transferred outside of the EEA, will be kept securely by the University of Warwick and will be retained for a period of six years after the completion of your course unless your application is unsuccessful, at which point your personal data will be kept for one year from the point your application is unsuccessful. The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of this information and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. Please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office’s webpages for further information in relation to your rights and the University’s Data Protection webpages for further information about how the University processes your personal data. The University’s Data Protection Officer, A Bajaj, can be contacted through and any requests or complaints should be made in writing to the University’s Data Protection Officer.

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