Knowledge Base

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Careers Advice Service (Overview)

At East Durham College, we don’t just think about your time with us. Our courses, and everything we do, is designed to help you with making a career for yourself.


The Skillsometer has been designed for people who are not sure what jobs they may be interested in. It can help you discover what jobs you might like to do in the future.

Financial Support (19+)

Find out more information on how we can support adult learners above the age of 19 financially.

Tutorial Support for Part-Time Students

Find out more information on how part-time students are supported at East Durham College.

Advanced Learner Loan (19+)

Have you heard about the Advanced Learner Loan? If you're aged 19 or over and want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you'll need to pay for the cost of your course.

Nursing Guaranteed Bursary

Nursing students will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year to help with living costs.

UCAS Support

The College also has extensive links with UCAS and all the British universities.


Clearing for courses at East Durham College is normally very limited.

HE Student Feedback

As part of a national survey, the College conducts student feedback questionnaires with its Higher Education students.

Higher Education Student Voice

At East Durham College and the University of Sunderland we care about what our students think, so we have an ongoing feedback system called 'Student Voice'.