Belfast Metropolitan College

Erica Kane

Student Wellbeing Officer
02890 265108
EKane@belfastmet.ac.uk

The information on this page was last updated on 23 August 2019.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

Belfast Met is committed to excellence in every way – and that includes looking after the best interests of our students. Because it’s as much about the experience as it is about the education!

Our student support team and range of services are vital elements of college life – here to support you at every stage of your time at Belfast Met. This exceptional support has been designed to ensure our students have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience.Belfast Met student support covers all aspects of college life:

  • Careers and Employability Service
  • Student Funding Service
  • Inclusive Learning Service
  • Student Wellbeing Service
  • Student Counselling Service
  • Students' Union.

All of these services are available to all of the students at Belfast Met, and additional information for each service can be found on our website: www.belfastmet.ac.uk/life-at-the-met/students-support/

Support we offer

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  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

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  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

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  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

The Belfast Trust student empowerment initiative ensures that college students from a care background can successfully complete their studies. As well as support from a dedicated student wellbeing officer, we also offer support from a learning mentor, who will assist you with academic support and organisational and time management skills to help you meet course deadlines and manage your workload.

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