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Reference Request

Given the nature of the course you have applied for, it is vital that we receive two supporting references. You should provide one Academic Reference from a current or former Tutor and one Character Reference from a current or former employer. Each referee needs to have known you for at least one year, however two years is preferred.

Referees cannot be a family member, friend, neighbour or relative.

Please note that we do not obtain references on your behalf and you should refer to the instructions outlined below.

If your application contained an Academic Reference from your current or former tutor, your second reference must be a Character Reference from a current or former employer. However, if your application contained a Character Reference from your current or former employer, your second reference must be an Academic Reference from your current or former tutor.

Please follow the instructions on the Reference Form and forward to your referee for completion.

We must receive a reference within 5 working days of you gaining your offer.

If you have any questions please contact the SHS Admissions Office via this email address: shsclearing@city.ac.uk