Advice And Support
WE HAVE A DEDICATED NETWORK OF SUPPORT AT THE COLLEGE, WITH STAFF ON HAND TO ADVISE STUDENTS ON ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE AT COLLEGE; FROM ACADEMIC SUPPORT, TO FINANCIAL SUPPORT, RIGHT THROUGH TO PERSONAL AND EMOTIONAL HELP AND ADVICE.
Additional Learning Support (ALS)
The ALS Team is here to help you succeed. Support is open to all students and allocated according to need. Support can be in-class, small group sessions, 1:1 support, drop-in support in the Learning Zone and special exam arrangements.
We have highly trained staff and specialist equipment/computer software to help with your learning.
We are committed to delivering effective and high quality support for all students. The ALS Team respects students’ rights to confidentiality regarding information provided about a disability or learning difficulty.
For further information: Tel 020 7510 7982 or email ALS@tower.ac.uk
Course Advisers give advice and guidance on college courses to external applicants and to students currently at the college. They attend external school and community events and are available at open evenings, advice and interview sessions and enrolment. For more information: Tel 020 7510 7777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get support with your coursework and develop your reading, writing, maths, IT or study skills. Our friendly and experienced staff are here to help. The Learning Zone is located on the ground floor of the Poplar Annexe by the main entrance and is open Monday to Friday and accessible to all.
Student Welfare Advice
Student Advisers give students advice on financial, legal, benefits, immigration and other welfare issues. They can also advise on childcare support.
Tutorial Support Team
Monitor students’ performance and carry out regular reviews to deal with any issues and problems that can affect attendance, punctuality, behaviour and coursework. This is done by coaching students to develop personal, social and life skills.
The college administers bursaries to support 19+ students’ educational costs. Students who take out the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan can also apply for a bursary.
Eligibility for a bursary will depend on income, attendance and the number of hours studied.