Every student has a dedicated personal tutor who's main aim is to provide support throughout the course and help students achieve their full potential.
Whether its advice on assignments, help reaching deadlines, or just a chat about your course, you personal tutor will meet with you regularly to talk through your progress and to help with any issues, should you have any.
Student services can provide you with any support, information or guidance that you might need during your time at college. All our staff are friendly, trained to help and will treat your query confidentially.
Student services can help with:
- Financial advice
- Personal and welfare support
- Child and vulnerable adults protection (support for students who experience abuse and bullying)
- Careers guidance
- Childcare advice
- Asylum seeker and refugee advice and support
- Higher education student support
- Enrichment – clubs, trips, events and more
- And more...
A careers advisor can help you decide what your next steps are in employment, training, further and higher education. Our careers service offers:
- Individual guidance interviews
- Drop in service
- Group work and tutorial sessions
They can also help with:
- Higher education application forms and advice
- Job search skills – CV help, applications support and practise interviews
- Computer based guidance, information packages and access to the internet
- Help finding work
Extra help and support
Support is always on hand if you need a little help to achieve your best. We have a range of qualified staff including communication support officers, dyslexia tutors, learner support assistants, and in-class teaching assistants.
You can get help with:
- Language skills
- Study skills
- Revision techniques
- Basic skills i.e. literacy and numeracy
- Specific learning difficulties, e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia and learning difficulties associated with autism and asperger's syndrome
- Sensory impairment, hearing and/or visual
- Physical difficulties
- Medical or health issues
Welfare and guidance
The college has a welfare and guidance service to help you deal with any issues that you may have. Welfare and guidance officers provide support to groups or individuals and offer advice on issues such as health issues, financial issues and benefit advice.
There is also a counsellor available at the college. Counsellors are someone to talk to when something is troubling you, or causing you distress or difficulties.
We take staying safe very seriously at South and City College Birmingham,
You have the right to be safe at all times, and we have procedures and policies in place to ensure that everyone at South and City College Birmingham feel safe.
If you've anything you're concerned about that you'd like to discuss then you can get in touch with our safeguarding team and they'd be happy to help just click here.
Are you undecided about your next step? We can help you choose the right course for you.
Made up your mind? Download an application form and send it over and we'll get things moving for you.
We welcome your comments, suggestions, complaints or compliments. Just use the link below to fill in a comment card.