Student Zone

Every student at NPTC Group of Colleges is important to us and we go the extra mile to ensure that the time you spend at College is both productive and enjoyable.

The Student Zone is a place where all students can receive free help, advice, and support in a relaxed, welcoming, and confidential environment. Our professional and friendly team provide specialist support in a range of areas, including;

  • The application and admission process
  • Enrolment and induction
  • Student finance – FCF, EMA, WGLG and Student Finance Wales for HE students
  • Careers advice
  • Study support
  • Additional learning needs (ALN) and disability support
  • Transition from school to college, or from college to university
  • Counselling
  • Keeping Safe (Safeguarding)
  • Mentoring and UCAS
  • LGBTQ Support

Plus lots more!

Need more Information?

You can arrange to speak with our Student Support Team from Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm.

Admissions

The recruitment and selection of students is an important task that is supported by the staff within the Student Zone.

For any questions or queries regarding your application please contact:

Admissions Team, Neath Port Talbot Colleges:

Tel:01639 648154, Email: admissions@nptcgroup.ac.uk

Admission Team Powys Colleges:

Tel: 01686 614205, Email: admissions@nptcgroup.ac.uk

Wellbeing and Study Coach Support

The Wellbeing and Study Coach support teams are located throughout all our campus’ Student Zones and are available to offer advice, guidance and support to all students. The Wellbeing Officers and Study Coaches are an  experienced and dedicated team offering support to students within NPTC Group of Colleges. The team work closely with the College counselling team, the Resilience Officer and college lecturers to offer support in all aspects of life both inside and outside of college that may affect your studies. You can contact the wellbeing officers through the wellbeing inbox which is wellbeing@nptcgroup.ac.uk one of the team will make contact with you at the earliest opportunity to offer support. Alternatively, if you know who the Wellbeing officer is attached to your academic school they can be contacted through their individual emails. Study Coaches can be contacted at studyskillscoach@nptcgroup.ac.uk You can also drop in to the Student Zones which are located throughout the main campus’ and ask to speak with a wellbeing officer or Study Coach.

Alternatively please contact the Assistant Manager for Wellbeing and Study Support at  Kayleigh.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk

Working in the Student Zones are a team of Student and Business Services Assistants who draw together the key aspects of the student support functions. The teams are spread across the campuses which means that students are looked after at most points of entry into the college.

Counselling Service

Four Counsellors are available to provide support for students across all campuses. Access to the service is via a referral process, students can self refer or be referred by their tutors, counselling is provided on a six-session model, and the team link closely with specialist external partners.

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Contact Us

To get in touch with Student Support directly, email: studentsupport@nptcgroup.ac.uk