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Address Easton College, Bawburgh Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX

01603 731200
easton college student centre

Student Centre

The Student Centre offers expert advice and guidance for students on progression, careers, finance and wellbeing. 

Due to the COVID-19 situation we have altered how you can access our free advice and guidance.

We are still available to discuss all your options and to help you make the right choice for your next step. We can still offer careers advice for students and advice on courses and careers available to you.  However we will be talking to you via the phone or internet for the immediate future.

Free advice and guidance for students

  • Progression
  • Careers advice for students and employability
  • UCAS and Higher Education advice
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Finance
  • Travel
  • Student voice opportunities
  • Student social committee
  • Sexual health and relationship advice and c-card
  • Safeguarding concerns
  • Signposting for specialist advice from external agencies

Get in touch on 01603 731200 or email

Careers Zone

The Student Centre has a dedicated Careers Zone. Current students can access a wide range of impartial information, advice and guidance 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


For more information on this service, call 01603 731 200 or email

Careers Strategy

In December 2017 the Department for Education released the Careers strategy and then subsequent guidance ‘Careers guidance: A guide for College’s and Sixth forms, released in February 2018. The documents outline a framework of expectations called the Gatsby Benchmarks with the intention of raising the standard of Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance across Schools and Colleges. For more information on the Gatsby Benchmarks please click here

The Careers Leader for Easton College is Helen Richardson-Hulme. If you wish to discuss the College's Careers Strategy or Careers Programme, please email   

Matrix accredited service

Our team of friendly Student Advisers all hold, or are working towards relevant and recognised qualifications in careers guidance. The Student Centre is also Matrix accreditedThe Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services. It recognises the support individuals get in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.


Student Centre opening times

Advice and support from the Student Centre is available:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30pm to 5.00pm
  • Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Contact the Student Centre

Get in touch on 01603 731200 or email

Responsibilities - Careers Leader, Helen Richardson-Hulme,

Useful careers websites and links

Please see below for some other useful careers resources: