Student Wellbeing

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

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

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.

Course representatives

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 you with the right help. We offer study support sessions to help you with getting organised, note taking, researching, assignment support and Maths and literacy.

Safeguarding

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.

Partnership working

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.

Careers guidance and development

All of our students have access to impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance as set out in the College Careers Education Information Advice & Guidance policy

Our Career Advisers are on hand to support you with your career planning and development. You will have access to information, advice and guidance across various areas, including: UCAS applications, one-to-one sessions, CV and cover letter writing, class tutorials, online and offline job search, interview techniques, mock interviews and an annual career fair attended by numerous industry professionals.

Current students can access the College’s careers pages on Moodle for useful advice and our jobs board.

Get in touch with our Careers team

Current students can pop-in on their lunch break, or book an appointment with our Careers Advisers via 0303 003 1234 or careers@capel.ac.uk.

Mustafa Qureshi (all campuses)

Bridget Kane (Enfield Campus only, Monday to Wednesday)

If you are an employer, please email careers@capel.ac.uk with any suitable vacancies for us to share on our job boards.

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David's story

One of the things that stood out to me when I started was how friendly all the lecturers and College staff were; I have never felt like I could not speak to anyone. David studied environmental conservation during his time at Capel Manor College