Below are some of the frequently asked questions we commonly get asked by new starters, if any of your questions aren’t on this list, do not hesitate to visit the Student Services team at your site, call on 0300 30 30 007 or email Studentservices@cambria.ac.uk. Our amazing team will be more than happy to help with your questions and provide you with all the support you need throughout your time with us at Cambria.
Call into Student Services or email email@example.com for more information and check eligibility.
Call into Student Services, or speak to your Progress Coach.
Whilst studying at Cambria you have access to a huge range of support, to find out more about some of the support available, visit this page https://studenthub.cambria.ac.uk/student-support-new-starters/, discover the 24/7 support you have access to https://studenthub.cambria.ac.uk/24-7-support/ or reach out to Student Services who will be able to offer/suggest support for whatever it is you need.
Whilst studying at Cambria we won’t just help you exceed expectations in the classroom. We also offer discounts and services to make your educational experience as smooth and fun as possible. To find out what benefits are available to you, please visit https://studenthub.cambria.ac.uk/student-benefits-new-starters/.
EMA is a government grant of £40 per week for 16-18 year olds who live in Wales. It is mean tested, which means it depends on how much money comes into the household. You may be eligible if your household income is less than £20,817, or £23,077 if you have other children living in the household with you. Payments are based on your attendance.
If it is an essential course requirement, you may be able to apply for FCF. This is a grant that helps with PPE, DBS, nursery fees, compulsory trips, textbooks and revision guides.
It is mean tested, which means it depends on how much money comes into the household. You may be eligible if your household income is less than £20,817
Call into Student Services for more information.
Depending on Household income you may be entitled to some help, please call into Student Services for further advice.
Usually located by Reception, Student Services is based on every site. Call in and meet our friendly and knowledgeable Advisors.
For more information about UCAS, either call into Student Services or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Go to the nearest Student Services or if it’s on the way to College please call 01978 515454
In the course search, put the course reference number or name,, click in more information, scroll to the bottom and click the kit list, here you will find all the uniforms you need.
If you have been approved with the FCF (Financial Contingency Fund) you can ask for your money back with the receipts for the number of uniforms that are on the list only. You must present them at Student Services Advice.
Do not wait, call 999 for immediate support, 111 (options 2) for mental health support, Samaritans on 116 123 or call the college’s safeguarding team on 0300 3030 009.
Please call Student Services Advice immediately, the Safeguarding group will help you discreetly. You can ask for Sue Francis.
It’s really important that you have your lanyard with student card with you whenever you attend college but if you forget it then go to your nearest Student Services who will be able to help you.