Student Support

Student Support
You will find lots of support available to you at Queen Mary’s College from financial and personal support, to career guidance and skills support. We have a wealth of specialists on hand who are fully trained to help you so that you will enjoy your time with us and go on to achieve to your full potential.

Child Protection and Safeguarding
Click here to download a copy of the safeguarding policy. You can also view the full list of publications and policies here.

Care Leavers
we are proud to support students of all ages and backgrounds to succeed in their education. We understand that the experience of Looked After Children and Care Leavers may differ from other students and there may be specific areas in which you would like further information. Click here to view key information to support your decision to attend QMC, including details of the support available, should you wish to access this.

Student Consultation
At QMC you will have regular consultations with your Personal Tutor, and you will be able to track your progress through VISTA – our online tracking system. There will also be opportunities for you to attend Consultation Evenings with your parents.

The Help Desk
The Help Desk is your first point of call if you need assistance or have any queries and deals with everything from reporting absences to travel information, and UCAS forms to lost property.

Careers, Work Experience and Employment Support
We work with you throughout your time at College to help you progress on to university or a job with training. With an extensive Careers Library and work placement opportunities we can help you to get where you want to go.
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UniConnect aims to support young people who live in certain areas within Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to make positive choices for post-16 years and post-18 years education. It supports the government’s goal of making sure everyone who might benefit from higher education (education after the age of 18, such as a university degree) has access to it, whatever their background.  View more info here.


Higher Education Support
The majority of our students go on to Higher Education. You will get all the support you need with researching your career options and university choices, and applying successfully.

High Achievers Support
We have a fine and long-standing tradition of supporting high achieving students by providing challenging and stretching opportunities for students who are academically gifted, or talented in another area such as sports or the arts. Read more>

The Learning Hub
The Learning Hub is on hand to help you with any additional support you may need with your studies and offers specialist workshops to aid revision around exams. It also offers support for students with learning difficulties, physical disabilities or sensory impairments. Read more>

Foundation Learning
We are committed to offering a quality learning experience to all students, regardless of learning difficulty and/or disability. We have a wealth of support available for students at Foundation and Level 1. Read more>

Financial Support
If you have financial problems which makes it difficult for you to study at QMC support is available. Read more>

Health and Welfare Support
At QMC we take the health and welfare of our students extremely seriously and have an extensive provision of support including personal advice, mentoring, counselling, sexual health, quit smoking clinics and much more. Read more>

IT and Library Support
We have extensive IT provision and Library services for students at QMC. With modern facilities and equipment, as well as great support teams, students will enjoy learning at QMC. Read More>


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