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Belfast Met Student Funding 2022-23

Student Funding Student Funding provides advice and guidance on the various Funding mechanisms available to our Students. We offer the following support: Student Funding Advice & Guidance (specific to individual circumstances) External Student Funding Advocacy External Student Funding Application Assistance Social Security Benefit info To book an appointment email studentfunding@belfastmet.ac.uk We also administer the following funds: *The Learner Support Fund …

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Belfast Met Sanctuary Scholarship Award

Belfast Metropolitan College recognises that people who are seeking asylum face particular barriers in accessing education including limited access to funding. The College is pleased to offer a full scholarship to cover the cost of course fees for a number of students who are registered asylum-seekers in the UK, and who will be starting their studies at Belfast Metropolitan College in the academic …

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South West College – Training Opportunities for Dungannon Campus

Please see below information about courses available for school leavers, recently redundant, long-term unemployed and parents returning to work.  Training, education and One-to-One mentoring available in a range of courses across SWC’s Dungannon, Cookstown and Magherafelt campus sites.  

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Belfast Met – ESOL Report

Please see below the latest annual ESOL Regional Coordination report. Annual End of Year Report – ESOL NI – 2021-22

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Parents of children Years 8 and 9 – QUB/Nuffield research on experiences of education among migrant and minority ethnic families

QUB  research seeking the experiences of education of migrant and ethnic minority children and their parents. The research will help inform policy to better support the children’s educational journeys and reduce inequality. QUB want to ask children and families about their views and experiences of education in Northern Ireland. We want to explore topics including how people choose the school …

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Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Uniform Allowance 2022-23

  With the new school year approaching we want to provide an update on 2022/23 applications. All parents/guardians are required to apply on-line via the EA website https://www.eani.org.uk/financial-help/free-school-meals. Parents/Guardians whose child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs (Stage 5) and requires a special diet should contact the Meals and Uniform Section for a paper application form if they wish …

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Mother Tongues Summer readings to boost your confidence on bilingualism

Summer is the perfect moment to allow ourselves a bit of time to indulge in nice and interesting readings (and listenings!). Check out our Summer compilation – Part I for you to enjoy this month. Articles for parents – A key ingredient for language success: language input  [Read here] – Non-native speakers can raise bilingual children [Read here] Articles for teachers – It’s time …

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College Connect

New group now started- get in contact asap to join! If you or someone you know is planning to join the college soon but needs some support with transitioning into college life, our summer group is the one for you! Mentoring topics will include: Confidence and self esteem Resilience Coping with the stress of a new environment. Main campuses tours- …

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