Telford College of Arts and Technology
The information on this page was last updated on 27 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.
At TCAT all our staff are trained to help meet your needs in a sensitive and confidential manner.
We want you to succeed on your chosen course and to help you with the next step, whether it’s work, an apprenticeship or higher education.
Terri Jones is responsible for ensuring you are provided with the support and help you need to succeed on your course and beyond.
- act as a link between you and your social worker/foster carers
- meet with you before you start college to arrange early visits to support transition
- link with your tutors
- support YOU and offer advice and guidance on a variety of issues
- signpost for further support if required
- attend external meetings to support YOU as a Telford College learner.
You can contact Terri on 01952 642448 or on email at Terri.Hill@tcat.ac.uk.
We have also been awarded the prestigious Frank Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of our work with children in care/care leavers.
Support we offer?
- 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?
- A place to live all year round
- If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year
Funding support we offer?
- 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
Children in care and care leavers are offered a guaranteed bursary, paid weekly.
We also help with transport costs, course equipment, funding for enrichment activities and residential trips, as well as providing free college meals.
Funds are available for a variety of resources depending on the individual learner's circumstances, including visits to university.
For more information, or to request a bursary application form, please contact Linda Willets on 01952 642295 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course information from Discover Uni was last updated in December 2020