Dumfries and Galloway College is committed to equal opportunities, and actively encourages access to courses by everyone. The College believes in equality of opportunity for all connected with the organisation and all members of the community. This includes the fulfilment of all relevant agreements and acts, which may have implications for our role in training and education.
Our Student Experience team led by Stuart Clark and Jan Clark are available to give guidance and support on a large range of issues including funding issues, money problems, housing, and any concerns you may have that affect your welfare or wellbeing.
Dumfries and Galloway College is fully committed to providing the highest quality of support to any student who has a disability or additional support need. A Needs Assessment can be carried out by a Student Adviser, where appropriate support can be identified.
We strongly advise applicants requiring support to indicate this on their application form by stating 'yes' to the 'support required' query or to contact a Student Adviser at the relevant Campus. Support can include paperwork in a suitable colour/font, strategies for teaching and learning, assistive technology, class support and exam concessions.
For more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact a Student Adviser:
The Educational Support staff work across all curriculum areas as needed and provide support for students who have met with a Student Adviser for a Needs Assessment. The Educational Support team leader is Stuart Clark who can be contacted as follows:
If a student requires educational support in class, the Educational Support workers are skilled at supporting the needs of individual students. Examples of class support include the following:
Dumfries and Galloway College are committed to creating a culture of welcome and inclusiveness within our institution and we endeavor to reflect that in the support we provide for Refugees and Asylum seekers.
We offer help and guidance from the pre-application stage including information on courses, funding, entry criteria and support available.
We have named contacts within key teams who can help answer any questions you have about studying with us:
We can support you in a number of different ways depending on your circumstances and needs. Examples of this support include –
Please get in touch to find out more. Making contact with us at the earliest opportunity allows us to provide you with the most effective support.
The Student Advisers are based in the Point behind Reception / Room 2077 in Dumfries and room G35A in Stranraer, they are very approachable and are available to give guidance and support on a large range of issues. Examples of support provided are as follows:
Should you require information or advice, please contact one of the team as follows:
(Student Experience Officer)
(LAYP and Care Leavers)
(Student Experience Officer)