Student Centre

Student Services is located in the new Student Centre in the Marie Therese building and is open from 8:00am until 4:30pm during term time.

Student Services is the first point of contact for any day to day student queries. Reasons for students to come to student services could be:

Swipe Cards

  • To swipe manually when they have forgotten their swipe card
  • To purchase a new swipe card/lanyard
  • To collect their swipe card when it has been confiscated by security.


  • To have late arrivals to College approved
  • To bring an absent letter
  • To obtain a purple slip when they feel unwell and need to leave college
  • Students querying their attendance as they have viewed it on-line.


  • To make a payment for a college trip book or equipment
  • To borrow money when they have lost purses/wallets.


  • To ask if staff are off timetable and find out where they are
  • To check if lessons are cancelled.


  • Injuries and a first aider
  • UCAS queries
  • To ask about lost property
  • To return reply slip acknowledgements for letters posted home
  • To obtain a travel variance voucher
  • To ask about Discretionary Funding and apply for this form of support
  • If they are upset and need directing to the relevant person
  • To leave personal belongings during the exam period
  • To meet with outside agencies
  • Full-time student letters regarding Council Tax exemption/ Home Office
  • To collect GCSE result slips
  • Past students collect their A Level certificates.

Bursary Fund/Free Meals

The 16 - 19 Bursary Fund provides financial help for young people aged 16 - 19 who face barriers to staying in education.  It is available to all 16 - 19 year olds studying in school/academy/sixth form, college and training providers in England.  There are two types of bursary available:-

  • bursaries of £1,200 per year for the most vulnerable young people and
  • discretionary bursaries based on individual need.

For more information on bursaries and free school meals and an application form please see the PDFs below.

Student Centre

For further information contact