Student Welfare is of great importance when you choose to study at Southern Regional College. For this reason we have put in place a number of procedures and facilities to ensure your needs are met at all times.
As a student you will be issued with a free student identification card and lanyard which confirms your current status as a bona fide member of the College and will allow you to make use of the Learning Resource Centre and other facilities, irrespective of where you are based.
Please note that you WILL NOT be permitted to sit examinations or vote in the Student Union elections without your student identification card. Replacement cards can be obtained from your campus LRC. There may be a charge for replacing lost cards.
What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is about helping students to keep themselves safe and to prevent harm happening to them. Safeguarding is also about responding to concerns about alleged and suspected harm and putting in place plans to help and protect those who cannot protect themselves. Everyone has the right to live their lives free from violence and abuse.
If you are worried about something that is happening to you or to someone you know, please talk to us. If we are concerned about your safety, we may need to share this information with others, but we will always tell you first. At Southern Regional College, all members of staff are trained in the protection of children, young people, adults at risk and adults in need of protection, safe from harm to ensure that they are fully aware of their responsibilities in this area. The Student Safeguarding Officers, have undergone additional training for these roles.
Every day a student at risk will experience some kind of harm, abuse, ill treatment or neglect. Safeguarding is about helping students to keep themselves safe and to prevent harm happening in the first place.
Safeguarding is also about responding to concerns about alleged and suspected harm and putting in place plans to help and protect those who cannot protect themselves.
Everyone has the right to live their lives free from violence and abuse.
If you are worried about something that is happening to you or to someyou you know, please talk to us. At the Southern Regional College we have a dedicated team of trained staff across all campuses who can support you. These staff are called Safeguarding Officers
Southern Regional College is committed to providing a safe environment for all of its students. To inform College risk management processes students will be asked to declare on their enrolment form if they have been convicted of or have received a caution which may impact upon the welfare of fellow students. If you advise us of certain criminal convictions, you will be contacted by a designated member of college staff to obtain further details prior to making a decision on your enrolment.
You will not be automatically excluded from enrolment but in certain circumstances the College may be required to refuse your enrolment on your chosen course. In addition you may have to agree to a risk control contract before your enrolment can be confirmed and your case may be discussed with external agencies e.g. PPANI.