Widening Access


We know that some of our students are dealing with additional challenges in life, so we want to ensure that everyone who wants to study has access.

Select the relevant drop-down for more information on what support is available to you.

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Care Leavers and Carers

Care Leavers and Carers

If you are a Care leaver or a Carer, we can offer extra support to help you focus on your course and make sure your time studying with us is enjoyable and rewarding.

Click on the buttons below to find more information about how we can help:

Care Leavers Carers

We're extremely proud to be recognised by Carers Trust for the work we do supporting our student carers. We have been awarded the Going Further for Student Carers Recognition Award!

Carers Trust Scotland Going Further in Scotland Recognition Award

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Estranged Students

Estranged Students

If you are an Estranged Student, there is a range of extra support available to help you throughout your studies.


The Discretionary Fund is avaialble to full-time FE students. You may be eligable for a bursary top-up from the Discretionary Fund. Applications do not take into account parental income. Visit our additional funding page for more information.

Click on the button below to find more information on how we can help: