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Student Support

Hull College’s friendly Student Services Team is based at the College’s Queen’s Gardens site and offers a service at every college centre. At Hull College we put you, our student, first. Support and Guidance for students is recognised by Ofsted, the inspection body for colleges, as outstanding.

Student Support

The College is committed to ensuring that all students receive the very highest level of support, from initial enquiry and application, though to successful completion and progression to further study, training or employment – we are here to support you.

The range of services provided by the College’s friendly Student Services Team includes:

Course Information, Advice and Guidance

We know that deciding which course is best for you is one of the most important decisions that you will ever have to make. You will find detailed information about each of the courses that are available to you on this web site.

In addition, expert information, advice and guidance is available to help you choose the right course, whether you are considering coming to college for the first time or progressing from another course we can help. We can provide you with information and advice on further education, higher education and work based training opportunities. The College’s Student Support Services Team is accredited to the Matrix Standard for the provision of Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), and Gold Standard for IAG.

Careers Education and Guidance

16-19 year old students can visit the Hull Connexions desk in the Student Services area at Queen’s Gardens for specialist careers advice, including help and guidance with education and career pathways. We offer both a drop in and appointment service. Parents and carers are welcome to contact us too. Please call us direct on 01482 598735. For advice and guidance for adults, IGEN Next Step Advisers are also available in college.

The National Careers Service website also provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.

Financial Support

Information about the financial support that may be available to you is available on this web site, whether you are leaving school, applying to higher education or an adult returning to college. We will provide you upon request with information and advice on the extensive range of financial support that may be available to you, this includes our Young People’s Bursary, Adult Learning Grants and, for higher education students, Student Loans and Bursaries.

Help with Transport Costs

If you are a further education student you may be entitled to financial support to help meet the costs of travel to and from college, our team of specialist advisers can provide you with detailed information.

Fees

Information on tuition and examination fees is available upon request. We can also provide details of concessions that may be available if you are in receipt of a qualifying state benefit.

Child Care

The College has a number of outstanding Ofsted inspected child care centres and, dependant upon your personal circumstances, financial support may be available to help meet the costs of child care.

Accommodation

The Student Support Services team is able to provide you with information and advice on a range of accommodation that is available to students living away from home.

Personal Tutor

Every student at the College has a dedicated Personal Tutor. They are available to support you with your work and to work with you to ensure that you are on target to successfully complete your course.

Learning Mentors

A team of specialist Learning Mentors is available to support you and to ensure that you settle into the college community as quickly as possible.

The Student Support Services team can provide further information and advice on this full range of services. Call (01482) 598744 or pop to meet a member of the team in the College Chesters Building (Queen’s Gardens) – no appointment is necessary.

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