Our Study Hub

Find all the resources you'll ever need!

Our Study Hub is packed with a wide range of resources to help you study successfully.
A team of dedicated and professional staff, including Study Skills Mentors and Library Advisors are always on hand, helping you make the most of your time at college. You are warmly welcome to come and speak to our team and catch up with your work.

Search our Resources

Library Catalogue

Search our entire collection of books and resources


Online access to thousands of Journals, Reports, eBooks and more.

Issues Online

Web based resources on topics and issues affecting the world today.
When logging in 'Organisation's Name' is 'Southport College'.


Our Study Hub is here to help you find appropriate resources for your assignments, issue, return and renew your book and resources loans, as well as demonstrating how to use electronic resources. We also help you with referencing, provide advice on study skills and help answer any IT queries you may have.

Support Available in the Study Hub

Study Skills Mentors

Study Skills Mentors

Our Study Skills Mentors are available to provide one-to-one and small group support for students with key study skills, including:

  • Time Management
  • Organisation and Planning
  • Essay Planning
  • Research Skills
  • Assignment Brief Breakdowns
  • Revision Techniques/Exam Prep
  • Effective Note Taking
  • Referencing Skills
  • Understanding Command Words
  • Assignment Planning and Structure
  • Digital Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Motivation and Mindset
Study Hub Advisor

Study Hub Advisor

You will always be welcomed with the smiling face of a Study Hub Advisor who can help you find all the resources you need:

  • Searching for books
  • Help using online research tools
  • Finding academic journals
  • Issuing you with books & resources
  • Access to IT
  • Quiet place to study
  • Places for group revision
Progress Tutors

Progress Team

Your Progress Tutors's office is in the Study Hub
They are available for you to call in when you need them or you can message them on Teams to arrange a one-to-one appointment.

Careers Coordinator

Careers Coordinator

Our Careers Coordinator is available for one-to-one advice and guidance appointments.
Bec works closely with Progress Tutors, support with Careers based sessions and activities. Look out for events such as HE fairs, mock-interviews and 'careers weeks'. She will provides lots of information and opportunities for students to explore their futures.

Achievement Coordinator

Achievement Coordinator

Ensuring you are on track to achieve your very best is an important part of your educational journey.
We have a dedicated member of staff, Paula who can put you in touch with all the help you need to succeed. If you are struggling with particular academic tasks that count towards your grades, such as delivering a presentation or you find that planning essays is stressful, she can arrange for you to get all the support you need from our Study Skills Mentors.

Safeguarding & Welfare Team

Safeguarding & Welfare Team

We strive to make our students' time at College to be safe, enjoyable and successful.
Your safety and welfare is our top priority and our Safeguarding team are on hand to help with any concerns for the wellbeing of you or any of your peers. We actively encourage everyone to speak up when something isn't right and we can get the right help in any situation. Their office is in the Study Hub, making them very accessible to everyone.

Opening Times

Term time

  • Monday | 8.30am-5.00pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday | 8.30am-6.15pm
  • Thursday | 8.30am-5.00pm
  • Friday | 8.30am-4.00pm

College Holidays



Counter Services

Term Dates

Summer Term 2024

Half Term
Monday 27 May - Friday 31 May (inclusive)

Autumn Term 2024

Half Term
Monday 21 October - Friday 1 November (inclusive)

Spring Term 2025

Half Term
Monday 17 - Friday 21 February (inclusive)

Summer Term 2025

Half Term
Monday 26 May - Friday 30 May (inclusive)