Blackpool and The Fylde College

Hannah Emery

Higher Education Learning Mentor Co-ordinator
01253 504498
hannah.emery@blackpool.ac.uk

The information on this page was last updated on 29 August 2018.

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.

Blackpool and The Fylde College is proud to be awarded the Buttle UK Quality Mark for our commitment to care leavers.

While you are a student with us, we offer a range of support to help you make the most of your studies and achieve your full potential, whilst preparing you for the world of work following graduation.

In addition to support from your tutors, help is also available during your studies including study skills, learning resources, finance, careers, childcare, accommodation, disability support and counselling, to mention a few.

Join us at our summer school event, ‘Flying Start’, to help with your transition to higher education study.

To find out more about Blackpool and The Fylde student union, please visit: www.blackpool.ac.uk/bsu.

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 Blackpool and The Fylde College access scholarship
Guaranteed for all care leavers to the value of £1,000 per year of study, to a maximum of three years and in two payments per year of £500.

If you are studying part-time, the amount will be paid pro rata and you must be studying a minimum of 25% of the full-time course each year.

The scholarship is available to new UK home students or EU nationals who have been living permanently in the UK for the last five years. The award will not be available if you are repeating a study year or doing a placement year.

49 courses

Course information from Discover Uni was last updated in December 2020

Acting Uni Centre
BA
FDA
FDA
Business Management (Leadership) Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
FdSc
Criminology and Criminal Justice Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Early Childhood Studies Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
BEng
BEng
BEng
Family Support and Wellbeing Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Fashion Design Uni Centre
BA
Filmmaking Uni Centre
BA
Graphic Design Uni Centre
BA
Health and Social Care Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Hospitality and Events Management Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Human Biosciences Uni Centre Foundation
FdSc
Marine Biology Uni Centre Foundation
FdSc
Marine Electrical and Electronics Engineering Fleetwood Nautical Foundation Sandwich year
FDEng
Marine Engineering Fleetwood Nautical Foundation Sandwich year
FDEng
Musical Theatre Uni Centre
BA
Nautical Science Fleetwood Nautical Foundation Sandwich year
FdSc
Network Engineering (Cyber Security) Uni Centre Foundation
FdSc
Photography Uni Centre
BA
FdSc
Project Management Uni Centre Foundation
FdSc
Public Services Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
FdSc
FdSc
FdSc
Teaching And Learning Support Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Tourism Management Uni Centre Foundation
FDA
Web Technologies and Digital Media Uni Centre Foundation
FdSc
Youth Studies Uni Centre Foundation
FDA