Advice to Parents & Guardians

We recognise that parents and guardians often have questions and concerns about the options available to their sons/daughters before, during and after their time at College. If you have a query, you can telephone the careers adviser at your son/daughter’s college or email:’ stating which college they currently attend.

  • Applying to Higher Education (UCAS)

Whilst the Careers team, personal tutors and teaching staff will be supporting your son or daughter through the UCAS application process, we understand the importance of parental support. The following guide will help you to advise and support your child throughout the UCAS application cycle, and  It includes videos and tips for getting started, as well as being able to sign up for parent newsletters.

  • Student Finance for HE courses

You can find out about loans, tuition fees, maintenance about loans, tuition fees, maintenance grants and scholarships. The website also has a student calculator to help you work out what you might be entitled to, based on your household income:

To view the 2018 Parent guide click here.