The online portal for requesting STP and HSST posts for entry in September 2021 is open and will close on Wednesday 2nd October 2020. The online portal can be accessed using the following link and contains further information about STP & HSST funding arrangements:

If you have any queries about the online portal please contact your local HEE office:

London: and


East of England:

North East:

North West:

South East:

South West:

The 2021 commissioning timeline for STP & HSST posts is:

HSST & STP Commissioning timeline

2nd October 2020 Application portal closes
October 2020 Local HEE office reviews applications
November 2020 Moderation by NSHCS
w/c 23rd November 2020 Letters to organisations confirming commissions