Luckily accessing help is easy at Forth Valley College

We have dedicated teams in place to help you at all points in your college journey - from choosing the right course to applying to university or looking for a job.

All you need to do is ask. 

 

Here to help

  • Learning Support

    The Learning Support Team is available to help students with additional learning needs and those who need additional support due to health issues or a disability.

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  • Student Finance

    Whatever your financial situation it's important to know about the different types of funding support available to you whilst studying at college.

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  • Learner Advisors

    Our Learner Advisory Team can help with lots of important decisions throughout your time at College, such as course choices, progressing to University and Career Advice.

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  • Qualifications Explained

    Check out our Qualifications Explained guide to help you pick the right level of course to suit you.

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Wellbeing Support

Sometimes life can be overwhelming and we just need that little bit of support. 

Together we can work to:

  • Put together a coping skills toolkit
  • Look at the challenging negative thought processes
  • Plan a day-to-day routine including positive changes for wellbeing
  • Talk about anything at all
  • Work on changing unhelpful and harmful behaviours
  • Explore links and refer to community help and support
  • Explore and refer to other college supports
  • Engage in Art Therapy
  • Attend 'Walk n Talk' appointments
  • And many more things!

If you feel you would benefit from wellbeing support, please email wellbeing@forthvalley.ac.uk to request a referral form or speak to a member of staff.

Our wellbeing and support service is available on all campuses.


Support for looked after young people and care leavers

Forth Valley College wants all Care Experienced Young People/Care Leaver (LAYP/CL) students, to be successful during their time studying here. We want everyone to gain a place on an appropriate course, learn new skills, gain qualifications, and progress into a positive destination whether that be further education, higher education, training or employment. 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to indicate they have been in care via their college online application. This information will allow the Student Services team to contact applicants and ensure they are aware of the wide range of support available pre-entry and on-course.

The support offered is wide and varied and depends on each individual student and what is right for them, but broadly includes:

  • Priority processing for funding 
  • Pre-application help
  • Guaranteed interview if entry requirements met
  • Dedicated Learner Adviser 
  • Additional financial advice and support
  • Care Experienced Student Bursary (eligibility criteria apply)

 

For more information download our CEYP leaflet 

Forth Valley College Corporate Parenting Plan 2017-22


Are you experiencing issues which may affect your studies?

Students experiencing issues or a change in circumstances which may impact on their learning can access help from the College's Learner Advisers.

Click here and log in to Moodle to complete a change of circumstances/crisis form.  A Learner Adviser will then be in touch to discuss support available.  


Contact Details

Learning Support
Telephone 01324 403 330
Email learningsupport@forthvalley.ac.uk
Learner Advisers
Telephone 01324 403 000
Email info@forthvalley.ac.uk
Wellbeing Support
Email wellbeing@forthvalley.ac.uk