Don’t worry if you are returning to education, we have a wide range of expert student support services to help your transition and to ensure you have a high quality, supportive learning experience.

Our students

Learning Support

Our expert Learning Support team can help with specialist services and equipment to support your studies including portable loop systems, study materials in alternative formats, communicators, readers, support workers, specialist arrangements for exams, help with access and mobility, personal care and support for mental health.

UCAS application clinics

We can guide you through the UCAS process and help you to complete your form and personal statement with our expert application clinics.

Personal & Academic Support Tutor

Your Personal Tutor will help you settle into your new college environment and adapt to student life. They will be your first point of contact for any issues. Our HE Academic Support Tutor can support you through one-to-one support sessions and group tutorials on academic writing and referencing and other academic support issues.

Welfare advice

You could be eligible for financial assistance! This could include help with transport costs, childcare and bursaries.

Health and Wellbeing

We can provide counselling and support for personal and health-related issues to ensure you get the very best out of your time with us.

Careers & progresion

Our award-winning advice and guidance team can support you with expert careers and course guidance, UCAS applications, future study options and much more.

Not ready for access to HE?

If you are returning to education, try one of our First Steps Level 1 short courses to prepare you for your Access to HE studies.

If you don’t feel ready for a full Access to HE Diploma yet, try our Pre-Access Level 2 course, which will provide you with the confidence and skills to progress to Access to HE.