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Student Support

How can our Student Support Team make your time at college even easier and more enjoyable?

Student Support

Financial support

We believe that all your should have to worry about at college is doing well on your study-programme and enjoying yourself, so we're here to help with any financial concerns you may have.

Use these quick links to find out more.

We want your experience to be as enjoyable as possible. We don’t think you should have to worry about much other than concentrating on having a great time and doing well on your course.That’s why we have a fantastic Student Support Team, who are always on hand to help you with any questions, concerns, or problems that you might face whilst at college.

Student Central

Student Central is our one-stop-shop for all of your support needs. Whether you want some advice on your career plan, need financial support with childcare or just want to pick up your NUS Totum card, you can now do all of that in one place.

With locations at both City and Hillsborough Campus, Student Central is open to all students, no appointment needed!

Replace your student ID card

Pick up your NUS Totum card

If you've misplaced your student ID badge you can get a replacement printed at Student Central. Replacement badges will cost £2. Make sure you pop in as soon as possible as your student ID badge is vital for ensuring that you stay safe around campus, as well as allowing you to print your work and even grab meals in the canteen using our cashless payment system!

If you want to start enjoying student discounts as soon as you start your course, you can apply for an NUS Totum card. Once you've ordered it online, head to Student Central to pick it up and start enjoying your discounts at over 100 businesses!

Proof of student status letter

Travel support and planning

If you require proof of your student status in order to claim certain benefits or discounts, this can be requested in Student Central or by visiting the MyHub app. If you have any questions about this, you can call into Student Central for some advice and guidance. 


The Student Central Team can offer your advice on the best travel options for students, including:

  • various travel products and available student discounts
  • guidance on how to apply for a 16-18 Travel Pass
  • financial support with travelling to and from college

Financial support

Careers advice

If you have concerns about paying for your your qualification, or need some financial assistance to help you succeed in your studies you can talk to us about:

  • free meals for the days you are in college

  • help with paying for course-related expenses such as books, essential equipment, uniorms etc.

  • affordable childcare options

  • Student Support Fund applications

Our in-house Careers Advice Team are based in Student Central (as well as dedicated spaces at our Olive Grove campus!) so that you have access to expert, impartial advice at all times whilst on campus.

You can also book a one-to-one, online appointment with someone from the team so that you can access the same support whilst studying from home! 


Testimonial Shahzeb Hashmi

"I'm ecstatic and humbled to be one of the award winners. I have really enjoyed the delivery of education at The Sheffield College, including the e-learning due to Covid-19."

Shahzeb Hashmi
Former ESOL student and Peter Roberts Collab Group Bursary award winner

Support with personal matters

Our priority is to keep you safe whilst at college, so we can also offer support with problems of a more personal nature.

Click on a link to find out how we can help.


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