Parents & Carers

This website is one of many ways we get key information and advice to our students, and the people in their lives who are supporting them.

 

Key information that impacts career choices for young people, such as facts about university funding, changes in the labour market, to knowing how to contact a Careers Adviser for 1:1 help and support is covered and you are invited to browse all the information available, via the menu above.​ Please note that we make changes and update to this website throughout the year.

This page contains some dedicated resources for parents and carers, to help you access good quality information for when you're helping to guide your child through key decisions.

Should you have a query about your child/young person's needs at college, please always contact their Personal Tutor. If the question is career related, the tutor will be able to refer to our team where needed. We also encourage the student themselves to be pro-active, and develop the confidence to seek out what they need. Students can contact us via the 'Contact' page of this website or by checking our details at the bottom of this and each page. 

View our Careers Programme 2020/21 here

Latest articles

Apprenticeships

Apprentices.jpg

What has changed in the world of apprenticeships? Could there be some great options for your child?

Career Ready 

career ready logo.png

WKC work with the Career Ready organisation, which helps connect young people to workplace mentors and experiences. 

UCAS & University

Studentwithparents.jpg

Resources and information dedicated to helping parents and guardians support students applying to uni. 

Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships.jpg

Combining university level study to gain a full degree, AND paid work. 

Apprenticeships

Parents' guide to apprenticeships 

Parents' information pack (March 2020)

Employability

Since 2018, the college have been working with Career Ready to offer a number of places on the Career Ready programme

University

Key points to understanding UCAS and the application process

UCAS Student finance guidance for parents and partners

Advisers are available at King's Cross, Soho and Victoria centres

If you would like to book a 1:1 appointment, visit our Contact page

Alternatively, you can access lunchtime drop-in (times below)

King's Cross
Mon - Fri
12pm - 2pm 
Room K004
Soho
Wed
12 - 2pm 
S002
Victoria
Wed
12 - 2pm
Reception areaLEX Reception area

© 2020 careersWKC