To join the Nexus VI programme you first must apply to The VI Form Academy. More details about this process can be found on the main CSIA website, here. At your VI Form interview you will be asked if you are interested in the Nexus programme. All students who indicate that they may be interested will be sent a Nexus application form. We have several interview periods throughout the academic year, once your application form has been received it will be assessed and if you are shortlisted then you will be called to interview during one of these periods. We will always do our best to provide an interview date and time which is suitable.
During your interview you will be asked to present for 5-10 minutes on an area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths which interests you. As part of this presentation we are looking to see your enthusiasm and interest in your chosen subject, as well as your ability to think on your feet during an academic discussion based on your presentation.
While the Nexus VI programme is extensive, unique and exceptional is it also academically demanding. We base a large part of our decision about whether to offer a place on whether we feel that the applicant will be able to maintain an exceptional standard in their A Levels while meeting the additional demands of the Nexus VI programme.
The Application Process