The Student Centre offers expert advice and guidance for students on progression, careers, finance and wellbeing.
Free advice and guidance for students
Free drop-in advice and guidance is available to students on the following:
- Careers advice for students and employability
- UCAS and Higher Education advice
- Confidential counselling service
- Student voice opportunities
- Student social committee
- Sexual health and relationship advice and c-card
- Safeguarding concerns
- Signposting for specialist advice from external agencies
You don’t need to book an appointment, simply visit the Student Centre between the opening times stated below.
The Student Centre has a dedicated Careers Zone. Here students can access impartial information, advice and guidance about careers and progression, apprenticeships, UCAS, work experience, job opportunities, gap years, volunteering and labour market information.
Our team of friendly Student Advisers all hold relevant and recognised qualifications in careers guidance. The Student Centre is Matrix accredited and our College has also been awarded the Career Mark. This is a national quality award for Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance.
Students have access to a range of current careers and progression resources online through the Student Centre section on the VLE, including:
- Searching and applying for jobs
- Preparing a CV
- Interview skills
- Job Market Information
- UCAS and Student Finance
- Gap Year and Volunteering Opportunities
- Local Education, Training and Voluntary Services
- Financial Support
There are UCAS drop-ins and themed progression and careers tutorials throughout the year. Students are welcome to request 1:1 guidance appointments with a Student Adviser at any stage of the academic year.
The Student Centre team also organises guest speakers and visits throughout the academic year and work closely with partners to provide targeted support to our students.
The Student Centre is located in the Jubilee Building on the first floor and is open:
- Monday to Thursday, 8.30pm to 5.00pm
- Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm