HOW TO APPLY 

The simple process of applying for our programme.

Want to know how to easily apply to our uk based soccer academy? The process is straight forward; follow our simple steps to apply to join RIASA.



What Do I Have to do to Join RIASA? 

Great, you've done your research on our academic and soccer programme and found the football academy you want to join. Follow these simple steps in order, to apply for our academy. 

Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy

Fill in our Undergraduate or Postgraduate application form. Fill these details in as accurately as possible, as we need valid contact information for your academic and academy application.

Attend one of our RIASA ID Camp Events, where we will assess your skills (we can do this via highlight video if you are unable to attend an event) after which we will send you an offer of a place on the programme and invite you to complete the University application.

After you have completed the University application we will contact you to get copies of key documents. Please get these important documents to us in a timely manner to help move the application process forward.

The University will send you an offer letter and once you’ve accepted your place we will keep in touch with you every step of the way until your arrival in the UK.

Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy

How Much Does it Cost?

The annual cost is £26,000 for our Undergraduate Academic and Soccer programme. The full list of what's included can be found below. RIASA also has access to professional standard facilities, and the academy is located in a beautiful 100 acre parkland.

Students have access to the onsite high-spec gym

Academic and Academy Fees

Accommodation

Food allowance

Full kit (including training kit, travelling kit and playing kit)

Transport to all games 

Full gym membership for the high-spec University gym 

Academic and Academy fees


Accommodation


Food allowance


Full kit (including training kit, travelling kit and playing kit)


Transport to all games 


Full gym membership for the high-spec University gym 

Funding

US students can apply for FAFSA loans to fund studies. There are also Sallie Mae loans available to incoming students from the US. Students from other countries may have alternative funding options and the University can advise you on this. 

Students can apply for FAFSA Loans to join our football academy

If you’ve seen enough to want to join the RIASA, get started on your exciting journey by completing our application form and our recruitment team will be in touch.

Deferment 

Should something occur that means you wish to defer your attendance on the course for the year, just let us know and we will ask the University to defer your application (please note that you can defer up to 2 times). 

Students can defer, then join our soccer programme later

It's good to know that you can apply to our soccer academy and keep your options open - allowing you to join the programme at a later date if needs be. 

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Jennifer Bryan, mother of RIASA goalkeeper Brenden Bryan discusses the academy, the process of applying and some of the challenges she faced sending her son to the UK. RIASA Student Sean Limon Vlogs RIASA away trip to Slovakia - this gives you a taste of what it's like joining our academy and how our students enjoy cultural experiences and new opportunities on these important away trips.

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