Student Support

From Learning Support to Personal or Financial Support, whatever your need, we have dedicated support teams available to help you while you study with us.

Select the study area below applicable to you to find out more.

Health & Wellbeing Support

A national lockdown can prove to be a difficult time, but you don’t need to struggle alone.

There is lots of help available out there. Our Student Support Team have lots of suggestions, as well as the latest version of their own latest Welfare Times Journal...

Health & Wellbeing Support

The right advice and guidance


The Student Information Centre can help you with:

  • Information, advice and guidance about courses
  • Careers education, information, advice and guidance
  • Higher Education, Student Loans and University information
  • Financial assistance such as travel passes and help with kits and uniforms
  • Bursary funds and childcare funding
  • International/EU/EEA student advice
  • Health and personal support issues
  • Counselling support
  • Help for students with Learning Difficulties/Disabilities and medical needs
  • Information on Fitness to Practice, Criminal Convictions and Safeguarding




As a student at Southport College you will have access to a wide range of information, advice and guidance throughout your time with us. Starting college might seem like a big leap which is why we have a range of support in place to make things easy as possible.

The Student Information Centre is a one stop shop for any information, advice and guidance you may need before and during your time at College. There are a team of Student Advisors available five days a week to support you in finding the right course and supporting your chosen career pathway.

We aim to ensure that you have the support you need to enable you to make the most of your time at College and plan your future.

Student Information Centre

Call now

01704 392704

Term time

Monday 8.15am – 5pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.15am- 7.00pm
Friday 8.15am – 5pm

Outside term time

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Everything you need to know

We are often asked the following questions by many of our prospective students...

Southport College offers a wide range of support to all students, from careers advice & guidance and financial packages to in classroom learning support and personal support, including counselling.

When you complete the Southport College application form you will be asked to state any support needs. After you have submitted your form, we will contact you to discuss your needs. You can also tell us about or amend your support needs as part of your course discussion or when you enrol for your chosen course.

You can contact our support team directly to discuss any support needs or you can visit/contact the Student Information Centre who will refer you to our support staff if necessary.

Visit our financial support pages to find what support we can offer to learners with young children.
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