Academic Support
We can help you with all aspects of academia

Student Services

We are here to help you with all aspects of college life such as your funding, support for your studies, course guidance, volunteering, travel to college, health information etc. Pop in if you need to talk about anything; our staff are here to help you and point you in the right direction.

Our Offices

Summer drop-in available daily between 11am – 1pm and 3pm – 4pm at Gardyne and Kingsway Advice Centres and between 11am – 1pm in Arbroath Advice Centre. Dundee and Angus College is fully committed to providing high quality provision and services for students with additional support needs including physical and mental health difficulties, sensory impairment, physical and learning disabilities, and Autism. We are happy to meet with you to discuss your specific needs and arrange support to meet your needs on your course.

Arbroath Campus

01241 432604

Gardyne Campus

01382 834884

Kingsway Campus

01382 834883

Student Services Manager

Sarah Thom
All Campuses and Learning Centres
01241 432705 / 01382 834940

Student Services Team Leader

Rona Jack
Kingsway Campus
01382 834826

Student Services Team Leader

Wendy Russell
Arbroath Campus and Learning Centres
01241 432703

Student Services Team Leader

Bryan Leonard
Gardyne Campus
01382 834862

Academic Support

Our team is available to help you with any additional support you may need for your studies whilst at college. They can help you develop your skills and confidence with reading, writing, spelling, numeracy, IT, study skills, exam revision, memory strategies, etc.

Support workers can work with you on a one to one basis, in small groups or in-class according to your need. Equipment and assistive materials can be provided for students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD), e.g. Dyslexia. If you think you may have Dyslexia a diagnostic screening can be arranged for you. If you have a support need you may be entitled to additional assessment arrangements such as extra time, the provision of a reader/scribe or the use of a computer. If you want to discuss your study needs then call in to the Advice centre and an appointment can be made with a support worker to discuss how we can help you.

Course/Career/General Information

It is important that you choose the right course as it may impact on the career options open to you at a later stage. With so many subject choices and different attendance options, getting some impartial advice at an early stage is often worthwhile.

Our support workers are here to help you make that right choice and will take into account your personal circumstances as well as career ambitions. Teaching staff and the Learner Services team will aim to provide you with up-to-date information on potential career paths and Higher Education study opportunities throughout your time in college. Help to complete your UCAS forms and personal statement is also available through the Advice centre. We work alongside Skills Development Scotland who offers independent career advice; so if you require an appointment please ask at the front desk in the Advice centre and we will arrange this for you. We have a Transition Officer who works between the college and local universities who can assist you with any aspect of moving on to University that you may like more information on or be worried about. The Advice Centres hold information on a range of topics that you may find helpful so please come in and see us.

Staff can also help you with your UCAS application, SAAS applications and any difficulties you may encounter, applying for Disabled Students Allowance.

Contact us

  • 0300 123 1010
  • Gardyne Road, Dundee, DD5 1NY

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