FAQ

Please see our list of our frequently asked questions. Click on a topic to read the full answer, or use the search feature to find your question. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please use our contact page to send us a message, or give us a call on +44 (0)1483 500 800.

What is Guildford like to live in?
Safe! the winner of the Purple Flag 2 years running http://experienceguildford.co.uk/purple-flag-accreditation/ We mention the Town Rangers and Guildf...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:09 AM
How long does travel from London take?
35 mins on direct train to / from Waterloo.
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:11 AM
What equipment will I need for my course?
Guitarists and Bassists should bring their instruments as well as their own leads. Vocalists will need to bring their own microphone and leads. Drummers sho...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 9:33 PM
Can I study more than one discipline / instrument?
We expect full commitment to the course pathway that is chosen by the student, however we actively encourage students to study further instruments/subjects ...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:14 AM
How much live performance experience is there?
There are many live performance modules as part of the performing courses. There are also ACM live events organised by Industry Link.
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:02 AM
What career opportunities are there at ACM?
We have an Industry Link Centre that can offer career advice and support. They also organise live performance and networking events. This is the students’ l...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:02 AM
Is there a facility in place for any educational needs I may have?
Yes. ACM has a fantastic Education Guidance team (applicants may know them from school as Learning Support) who help any students with specific learning nee...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 10:59 AM
How many students do you take/how many students do you have?
We don’t specify a number of what we will take per discipline - we tend to say that we try to keep disciplines with similar numbers as everyone will be work...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:11 AM
Should I bring my car to ACM?
As a general rule, we tend to advise not to, at least in the first year. This is because it is easy to get around Guildford on foot, as well as parking bein...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:12 AM
Visiting ACM: Traveling to ACM and parking?
The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is located in the centre of Guildford (Surrey), which is also home to Surrey University. Guildford offers excellent ...
Thu, 3 Dec, 2015 at 11:04 AM