Are you aged 16-18 or 19-25 with learning difficulties or disabilities?

If you do not receive any of the listed benefits, but have a household income of less than £16,190, please complete a financial support application form as you may still be able to receive help.

If so, complete a financial support application form and return it to Student Services to apply. You can download an application form here or pick up a form from Student Services.

A Meal allowance of £2.41 to use on healthy meal choices will be allocated per timetabled day. Learners can access a meal on college premises (allowance pre-loaded onto learner ID card) or meals maybe awarded using an alternative method.

Qualifying Benefits

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC))
  • Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after someone stops qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit with net earnings not exceeding the equivalent of £7,400 p/a

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Eligible for 16-18 College financial support to help with travel, meals and college expenses?
Complete the 16-18 Financial Support Application Form here: https://bit.ly/2Qi7MWA

ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Due to the adverse weather conditions, we have taken the decision to keep all our campuses closed on Friday 15th January 2021.
Buildings will be closed and any students that were supposed to be on site will be contacted.