At Dumfries and Galloway College we seek to support all Care Experienced Young People to ensure that they have a positive and successful experience. To achieve this we support our Care Experienced Young People by having a dedicated Student Adviser as a point of contact to help support with issues that may arise before and during your time at college.
Before you start College we can provide support such as:
We also liaise with department Curriculum leaders to help support the care experienced young person, this may be related to attendance and referrals that come through where support needed can be identified and then implemented.
Whilst you are attending College there is also:
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Residency and previous study rules apply
Additional support needs allowance
Maximum weekly bursary award £202.50
Proof of Care Experienced status
Birth certificate or passport
Social Work Letter
Proof of benefits to ensure optimum award