All key information will be posted here over the coming months, so please return to this page for updates.
We will email you with any critical information that requires action from you.
The start date for all new students starting their course at NSCD is anticipated to be Monday 16 September 2024* . This first week will be an Induction Week which will include sessions to introduce you to NSCD and your course (see section below for full details). All students will then return on Monday 23 September when the standard timetable will commence. The timetable for 2024-2025 will be available here soon.
*Please note: Those studying MA Contemporary Dance Performance: Professional Placement Scheme (PPS) will have a variety of start dates, depending on their placement.
Submit your entry requirement conditions as listed in full in your offer letter, and summarised below, using the following online form:
Please submit these as soon as you are able to, although we acknowledge many of you will not receive results until July/August. As soon as we receive your entry requirement conditions we will issue your Unconditional Offer Letter. At this stage we will also provide a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) for those who require a Student Route Visa.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
We will be sending out invitations to join this group from March 2024. The purpose of the group is for you to:
All new starters can request to join the group using this link (to be added in due course).
Please note that this Facebook Group will be monitored by NSCD and UNIPOL for relevant and appropriate content. It should be noted that there will be some under 18’s within this group. This is a private group.
Online Presentation and Q&A
You will be invited to join the NSCD and Unipol Student Homes House Hunting Tips Session. The event will take place via Zoom in April 2024, which will include a presentation from Unipol, a Q & A followed by a virtual landlord meet and greet plus student networking via a breakout room. We will provide an exact date and time as soon as this is confirmed.
Viewing and securing your accommodation
We recommend waiting until after the above presentation to view and secure your accommodation so that you have the full information and details of which properties are available. You may choose to make your own arrangements to visit properties in person on a date convenient to you by making appointments to view the properties you are interested in. Or, for many of our overseas students, you may wish to secure your property online.
In the meantime please visit our accommodation page here for more information.
You will need to submit the evidence for the conditions listed in your offer letter in the online form NSCD entry requirement submissions 2024 entry.
As soon as we receive these documents we can issue you a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) that you will need for your Student Visa application.
You may also wish to view:
It is anticipated that the term dates for 2024-25 will be 16/09/2024 to 04/07/2025 which will include holidays. Full details will be available in due course.
For MA students, the Research Project will run from June until August 15th 2025.
As an idea of what to expect, you can see the 2023- 2024 Term dates here for all courses.
The Induction week for students is designed to provide all the key information you will need to prepare you for being a student at NSCD, we try to prioritise the time you have in the studio and the week will include practical, studio based classes including for example:
All students will also be given an introduction to the following areas:
During the week you will all get to meet staff at NSCD, be introduced to the course and we hope also plenty of time to socialise.
We are looking forward to welcoming you all to the Northern School. This is to introduce you to our timetable system, as this will enable you to access your classes as well as book studio spaces. If possible please familiarise yourself with this system prior to coming to NSCD, however if you have any problems don’t worry, we can either resolve these via email, or once you are in the building. In case of difficulties please contact email@example.com in the first instance.
In order to log into this system, please navigate to:
https://nscd.asimut.net and login with your user ID (e.g. 123456) and password (this is the same as for your emails). Please note, this information will be provided later in the summer.
A full guide to using the timetable can be found here:
There are video guides here:
– Getting started: https://youtu.be/4qxd9Nr9oH0
– Calendar Integration: https://youtu.be/KXM3fBQZfo8
– Booking: https://youtu.be/slTUksQ1qGs
– Event Signup: https://youtu.be/pinkQq-pPXk
All students on the below courses will begin induction week in September 2023. Times and dates will be updated here in due course.
Find out about accommodation options in Leeds. NSCD facilitates a House Hunting Day and provides support and useful contacts for you to use when arranging your accommodation.
From administration through to teaching, staff at NSCD are committed to helping students to realise their full potential. Many of our teaching staff are practising artists working in the field
Open Days are a great opportunity to meet our staff, hear from current students and get a taste of life at NSCD - the only specialist dance conservatoire in the North of England