Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Updates

Keep checking our socials to stay up to date with our Coronavirus news.

UPDATE FOR STUDENTS:

In line with the latest Government guidance (30/12/20), the majority of teaching will be delivered remotely from week commencing 4th January 2021.   

The college buildings will remain open. There are some students who may still require access to college sites, for example:  

  • Learners who have examinations in the first weeks of term  
  • Vulnerable learners  
  • Learners with at least one parent classed as a key worker  
  • Learners on Commercial courses  

For more information, please contact your tutor through the usual channels.  

Remote Learning

For more information and advice on Remote Learning, and to see how we can support you while you work from home, please click here. 

Stockton Riverside College is here to support you with all of your enquiries. If you would like to get in touch with your tutor, you can email them directly or contact the team on 01642 865400 or info@stockton.ac.uk.

Please keep checking our website and our social media posts for any updates.

Stockton Riverside College remains committed to continuing to provide an outstanding service to our employers and apprentices throughout COVID-19. Our Business Development team are here to support you and offer advice and guidance during the pandemic and thereafter.

If you are an employer and have any questions or require any advice, please call your dedicated Business Development Coordinator or email business@the-etc.ac.uk. Further information is also available on the government website.

FAQs

How can I contact Student Support or Welfare?

During non-contact teaching time, if at any time you require support or find yourself in crisis, please do not hesitate to use the list of numbers below to access support.

Finance

Careers

Enrichment

If you need support outside of these hours, please contact:-

  • CAMHS (Crisis) 03000 132000 option 6
  • Crisis (Adult) 01642 524714

For any information regarding Coronavirus please visit: Public Health England

What happens if I have an interview booked?
Following government guidance, we are moving to telephone interviews in order to reduce the amount of face to face contact we have. We are sorry that we won’t get the chance to meet you in person but as you will appreciate, we take the safety of our students and prospective students very seriously. If you have not already been contacted by telephone, we aim to speak to you within the coming weeks. If your contact details have changed please don’t hesitate to email us with your new details at info@stockton.ac.uk.
Is there online learning available?
Yes, we have been working hard to provide all students and learners with the relevant guidance to access online learning and full support will continue to be provided remotely from your course tutors. If you are unsure, or have any questions, please contact your tutor through the usual college email system.
How do I access online learning?
Your tutor should have already been in touch with you to advise you how to access the online learning resources. Please get in touch with your tutor through the usual college email system if you are unsure or need some help.
Are open events still taking place?
Currently, all face-to-face open events have been placed on hold until further notice and we will be holding Virtual Open Events which you can access from our website. We will continue to review this in line with the latest Government advice regarding large gatherings and school closures. Please keep checking our social media and website for any updates. 
How will you update me about any changes?
We are constantly reviewing the current situation. Any changes will be posted on our website and social media platforms. Please keep checking regularly to stay up to date with our current position.
Can I ring the College or my tutor?
You can contact the College on the usual number, however, please bear with us as staff availability may be limited. We would encourage you to contact your tutor through the usual college email system. They will do their best to reply as soon as possible.
I have been invited to welcome days and explorer days but if these are cancelled will there be another opportunity for me to visit the College before I start in September?
We will hopefully have the opportunity to run explorer days later this summer. We understand that it is important to get a taste of what the College is like before you enrol. We will continue to update you as and when we have new information on this.
Can I apply to study a distance learning/CPD course with you?
Yes, we offer a wide range of distance learning courses in areas including health, customer service, business admin, warehousing, team leading, mental health and data protection, to name but a few. You can study from the comfort of your own home and many are fully funded if you are aged 19+. For details and our full range of courses visit: https://www.stockton.ac.uk/courses/distance-learning/
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