GCSE results? Don’t panic – we’re here to help

With thousands of students receiving their GCSE results this week, Warwickshire College Group’s student advice and guidance team is on hand to help anyone worried about where to turn.

For those who may have received results they weren’t expecting, this can be a stressful time but Warwickshire College Group’s advice and guidance team is there to help. The team have been awarded the Matrix quality standard for impartial information, advice and guidance and can offer careers advice and information on the courses and support available at its colleges in Leamington, Warwick Trident, Moreton Morrell and Rugby, as well as three colleges in Worcestershire – Pershore, Evesham and Malvern Hills.

Whether you know what you want to study or need some advice, simply call 0300 456 0049 and the team will talk you through your options and help you to make a fast-track application if you find the course for you.

Nicola Perrett, Director of Student Services, said: “We hope that everyone gets the results they want, but if not, there is no need to panic. There are lots of study options available, including A-levels, technical and professional qualifications such as BTECs, as well as apprenticeships in a wide range of industries.

“Our impartial student services team will talk to each student to find out their aspirations and give them all the information and advice they need about which courses would be best for them to achieve their career goals.”

In addition, Warwickshire College Group has places left on some of its higher education courses for those who have yet to secure a place.  For a full list of the courses still available and for help and advice, call the dedicated clearing hotline on 01926 884840 or go to http://www.warwickshire.ac.uk/clearing. The clearing hotline is open on weekdays from 9am-5pm.

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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