Applications for SWMS 2024/25 are open from April 1st 2024

Application and Audition Guidance & FAQs

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SWMS Applications FAQ 24-25

New Applicants: To apply for SWMS 2024-25 you must do both of the following:


  1. Email your completed application form to

  2. Send in your audition recordings using WeTransfer

    New applicants can download an application form here:

Current SWMS Students: To re-apply for SWMS 2024-25 you must do the following:


    Email your completed top-up application form to

    (Please note that current students re-applying for 2024-25 do not need to supply audition recordings, but may be asked to re-audition in person)

    Current SWMS students can download a top-up application form here:

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