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Contact the College
General enquires: 0800 854695
Please use the general enquiries phone line to report student absence.
General enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
College website: https://www.eastcoast.ac.uk/
SOCIAL MEDIA - FOR ALL
These are the College's main social media platforms, aimed at providing news and information to current students, prospective students, parents, employers and the wider community.
SOCIAL MEDIA - CURRENT STUDENTS FOCUS
Current students are encouraged to follow the Learning Services channels to find out internal news and events aimed specifically at their needs. Examples include College Shop updates, Canteen specials and Wellbeing information events.
Safeguarding is about protecting our students from abuse, neglect and other forms of harm. At ECC we have processes in place to support our students and work with relevant partners to ensure their safety and wellbeing.
Safeguarding - Great Yarmouth - 07795 306828
Safeguarding - Lowestoft - 07747 442823
Wellbeing - Great Yarmouth - 07747 037852
Wellbeing - Lowestoft - 07823 349327
Application, Interview and Enrolment
Financial Support is available through the East Coast College Discretionary Learner Support Fund for:
- Course equipment
- Personal Protection Clothing and Footwear
- Free Meals
- Course Trips
This list is not exhaustive as support may be available for other course related costs that occur during the academic year.
Awards are means tested and subject to available funds.
In addition, there is a government bursary of up to £1200.00 for the academic year available to 16-18 year olds who provide proof that they are in Care or a Care Leaver, living independently and in receipt of Universal Credit, or who are disabled and receiving Personal Independence Payments (or Disability Living Allowance) alongside their Universal Credit (or Employment and Support Allowance)
The Student Finance Team can also give help and guidance about travel options, including local authority travel schemes; Care to Learn childcare support for students under the age of 20 years. Financial support is available for adult students with fees, childcare and through the Advanced Learner Loan.
For further information, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, please contact the Student Finance Team :
Great Yarmouth Campus: 01493 418312
Lowestoft Campus: 01493 525124
Student Finance Offices
Great Yarmouth Campus: A - Block Room 35 (next to reception)
Lowestoft Campus: Tower Block Ground Floor Room 30
Careers and Progression
Maths and English
Learning and Library Services
LRC (Learning Resources Centre)
A dedicated LRC can be found on both campuses, these areas are a bright, welcoming space for study as well as learning events. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will support students with their studies with advice on course work, help to find the resources they need and guide them on the use of computers.
The LRC includes spaces for silent study and group work. Throughout the year it is also used as a hub for events that encourage and celebrate learning and employability. We host careers events, student art shows, the health and wellbeing marketplace, as well as themed information days such as internet safety and mental health awareness.
The LRC links up to the library so not only do we provide books and other resources, we also can provide electronic equipment (at Lowestoft campus for loan only) to help with studies and activities as well as having a great-value shop at each campus selling equipment and stationery.
For more information regarding the Learning Services team please visit here.
The Library is open all year (times change out of term) so students can always visit for some quiet study and to use our resources. You can check opening dates and times on Moodle or by calling the Library on Great Yarmouth: 01493 419220 or Lowestoft: 01502 525169.
Digital Skills, including Moodle
ECC uses a online learning system (known as a Virtual Learning Environment 'VLE') called Moodle, which is also used by many of the top schools and universities throughout the world. Moodle allows students to access course materials, gain feedback, contact tutors, upload work, see grades and much more all by logging in to their very own online account which is accessible both on and off college. All work is stored and accessible from your first day of the course to your last, ready for you to work towards the qualification of your choice.
We can offer additional support for most digital skills, this can be 1 to 1 or as a group with re-bookable meetings if required. It maybe a simple refresh session on certain elements of software or a full talk through. Self help, free software and extra learning support pages can be found here. If you need further advice please email email@example.com.
Other College Facilities
Food Facilities at ECC
To find out about latest opening times, current meal offers and general information please click here.
Stationery Shops at ECC
To find out about opening times, what stationery the shops hold as well as other services that can be done please click here.
Gym (& Sports Hall) at Great Yarmouth Campus (open to all ECC students)
To find out about the opening times of the gym and sporting activities at lunch time please click here.
ECC Policies and Procedures