Student Services For Free College Meal Recipients
If you are in receipt of Free College Meals, then you can benefit from these services
Apply to see if you are eligible!
Student Financial Support funding provides financial support to help learners overcome barriers that may stop them being able to participate in education.
If you need financial support to help you while you are at college you can now complete an online Student Financial Support application using the Pay My Student link.
Support Services for Students
At the Isle of Wight College, we are committed to supporting the well-being and success of all our students. For those who receive free college meals, we understand the importance of providing additional services to ensure a positive and comfortable college experience. Below are some of the services available to you:
The festive season is a time for joy and celebration. As a token of appreciation for your hard work, we invite you to join us between 10am and 2pm on the 7th and 8th of December in the LRC (Library) to fill a bag with Christmas goodies. You deserve a treat, and we want to spread some holiday cheer!
Food and Drink
Local Pantry Vouchers
We understand that times may be tough, and we are here to support you. We have vouchers available for you to use at the local food bank pantry free of charge. Come and see us to grab your vouchers and ensure that you have access to essential food items.
One-off Grocery Shopping Voucher
In certain situations, we may be able to provide you with a one-off grocery shopping voucher. If you believe you could benefit from this service, come in for a chat with us. We are here to listen and support you. At the Isle of Wight College, our aim is to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. If you have any questions or need assistance with any of these services, please don't hesitate to reach out. Your well-being is important to us, and we are here to help you succeed.
Are you aware that you may be eligible for free travel with Southern Vectis? If you haven't already inquired, please do so. We can assist you in determining your eligibility and provide you with the necessary information to access free bus passes.
Hygiene Products & Emergency Supplies
We believe that access to personal care products is essential for every student. Throughout the college, you'll find a range of sanitary products available in the toilets. Additionally, you can collect these products from the Student Hub whenever you need them.
Emergency Food and Hygiene Bags
Whether you receive free college meals or not, we are here to help. Visit the Student Hub to obtain a free bag of hygiene essentials such as toothpaste and deodorant, along with dried food essentials. These emergency bags are available to anyone in need.
Contact the Student Hub team
If you need assistance applying for student financial support or for anything else, please contact the Student Hub team using the form below