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Student Support

How can our Student Support Team make your time at college even easier and more enjoyable?

Support with personal matters

Our priority is to keep you safe whilst at college, so we can also offer support with problems of a more personal nature.

Click on a link to find out how we can help.

On campus support

Student Central is our one-stop-shop for all of your support needs. Whether you want some advice on your career plan, need financial support with childcare or just want to pick up your NUS Totum card, you can now do all of that in one place.

With locations at both City and Hillsborough Campus, Student Central is open to all students, no appointment needed!

Replace your student ID card

If you've misplaced your student ID badge you can get a replacement printed at Student Central.

Pick up your NUS Totum card

If you want to start enjoying student discounts as soon as you start your course, you can apply for an NUS Totum card. Once you've ordered it online, head to Student Central to pick it up and start enjoying your discounts at over 100 businesses!

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Travel support and planning

The Student Central Team can offer your advice on the best travel options for students, including:

  • various travel products and available student discounts
  • guidance on how to apply for a 16-18 Travel Pass
  • financial support with travelling to and from college

Financial support

If you have concerns about paying for your your qualification, or need some financial assistance to help you succeed in your studies you can talk to us about:

  • free meals for the days you are in college
  • help with paying for course-related expenses such as books, essential equipment, uniorms etc.
  • affordable childcare options
  • Student Support Fund applications
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Careers advice

Our in-house Careers Advice Team are based in Student Central (as well as dedicated spaces at our Olive Grove Campus!) so that you have access to expert, impartial advice at all times whilst on campus.

You can also book a one-to-one, online appointment with someone from the team so that you can access the same support whilst studying from home! 

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Financial support

We believe that all your should have to worry about at college is doing well on your study-programme and enjoying yourself, so we're here to help with any financial concerns you may have.

Use these quick links to find out more.

Additional support and SEND

At The Sheffield College, we take pride in our inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all our students.

We support a wide range of needs for students with a declared Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND) or those who are entitled to Additional Learning Support (ALS) across all our subject areas and qualifications.

We have an extensive team of qualified and experienced specialists to support students with:

  • physical access
  • personal care
  • transition to college
  • exam access arrangements
  • adapting course materials

Our campuses are safe by design for all users and wheelchair accessible.

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