Supporting you at college
We're determined to give you the support and help you need while you’re at Exeter College.
Our student welfare advisor can also help and advise you with issues surrounding
childcare, benefits, attendance, supported housing and emergency accommodation
and can be contacted on 01392 400447
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability which may present barriers to you, you should discuss this with us before you start your course. Our Learning Support Manager will be happy to offer advice and guidance.
Telephone: (01392) 400439
Special Education Needs Co-ordinator: Tim Burnham
Telephone: (01392) 400690
Exeter College has six award winning Learning Centres to support students with
their studies. Wifi is accessible college wide and each Learning Centre is
equipped with PCs, study desks, books, newspapers, journals and DVDs, access to
e-books, e-resources and the library catalogue, and equipment to support
accessibility. Students are welcome to bring their own laptops and specialist
software is available in the different Learning Centres to support specific
Friendly and knowledgeable Learning Centre staff are always ready to help with
information searches, referencing, password resets, printing and all aspects of
the Learning Centres' services and facilities. The wide range of e-books,
e-resources and streamed media (Replay) are available 24 hours a day, on or off
Your first weeks here
During the first few weeks of your course, your tutor will take you through your induction programme, which will include collecting your ID badge, getting a computer log-in and a chance to look around the Learning Centres and find our cafes. They will also discuss your goals and targets for the course.
Support for looked after children or care leavers
If you are in care or leaving care, there is support in place at college to offer advice, guidance, advocacy and financial support throughout your time at college.
The designated person is the Student Welfare Co-ordinator. They can be contacted on 01392 400447 or alternatively, please drop in to see them in Greystone House.