Your wellbeing is at the forefront of what we do, we have a Student Services team who are here to support you on your college journey.
We want you to feel welcome, safe and valued while you are studying with us. We offer specialist support to help you in a variety of areas, whether you need careers guidance, learning support, or someone to talk to about personal difficulties that you may be facing, we are here to help you.
Counselling is available to you at all of our campuses. It is provided by qualified therapeutic counsellors. Contact with or referrals to other agencies such as local mental health teams may also be made on your behalf.
Mentoring is available at all of our campuses. Our mentors will help you to develop broader skills for personal or career development whilst focusing on empowering you to feel ready for your future. They can help you to organise your coursework and will help you to overcome any barriers you may be facing along the way.
Careers advice and guidance is available from our careers advisers who can support you in your career planning and development, along with assistance for higher education applications. You will have access to impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance across various areas, including one-to-one sessions, CV writing, interview techniques, mock interviews and an annual career fair attended by numerous industry professionals.
Course representatives are elected for each course group to provide you with the opportunity to feedback your views and experiences of your course to tutors and the College Senior Leadership Team.
Dyslexia and intervention support
Our friendly and knowledgeable team of support staff and specialist tutors work together with our various curriculum areas to provide the right support for you.
We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where staff, students, visitors and volunteers are respected and valued. We are alert to any signs of abuse neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that students receive effective support to thrive and achieve. Child and Adult at Risk protection forms part of our safeguarding responsibilities and we expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. Our full safeguarding policy can be viewed here.
We have excellent community links across London, working with the Police, Social Care Services, and Mental Health Support Services to help safeguard our students. We have also got sector based links with colleges and other educational providers to ensure sharing of best practice and lessons learnt.