The Learner Support Team work with you to identify any additional support that you may needThe team will to put in place a plan of action that will not only assist you with your current course, but will also give you the information, skills and tools thatwill continue to help you when you finish your time here at College.
Pop in to Learner Services if you need advice on any of the below:• Dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties• Hearing impairment, visual impairment, speech difficulties, arthritis, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, or mental health difficulties such as depression.• Assessment Arrangements and exam support.• Referral for further assessment.• Support completing the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) application forms.• Access to enabling technology (e.g: text help, laptops etc)• Study skills support
Learner Support Team You can find the team in LearnerServices (ground floor, next to the Hub) DROP INS: Monday–Friday 11.00am – 3pm
ID Cards• When you enrol, you will be given a Student ID Card, you must keep this on you at all times• As a student of this College means you automatically become a member of the National Union of Students (NUS), giving you access to all facilities that NUS provide.
Edinburgh College Student Association (ECSA) President: John MartinVice President: James Moohan
What is the Students Association?• It is the collective voice of the students.• Represents students interests both in College and nationally.• Fights for your rights.• Ensures you are treated fairly whilst you are at College.• Ensures the students voice is heard
Edinburgh College Student Association (ECSA) If you would like to get involved with the Association or you have any suggestions for clubs or societies, you can call into the office (Room R101) for more information.
Q: How can I get involved with my teaching and learning? A: Become a Class Rep The StudentsCLASS REP Your Say Student Association Voice
Class Rep• At the beginning of term, a class rep will be elected from each class. You become the voice of your fellow classmates.• The class rep meets with lecturing staff on a regular basis to discuss how you and your classmates feel the course is going.• Class reps help to ensure that students’ views and experience are taken into account. Students have a voice in the development of college policies, the curriculum, the facilities and services and the overall ‘learning experience’.
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