How will I be kept up-to-date about my son/daughter’s progress?
We want to work alongside you throughout your young person’s studies. We organise parents’ evenings, operate a reporting system, and work with parents on a one-to-one basis if any problems should arise.
Do students have to pay any fees?
Course tuition is free for 16 to 18-year-olds. Payment may be required for course materials and other items but this will be explained. Financial support may be available to help with these costs. For people aged 19+, please refer to the website or contact us for the latest information.
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Does my son/daughter have to be in college when they do not have a lesson?
Students are expected to supplement class time with additional individual or group study. Most students study in the Learning Resource Centres and Libraries, which have a comprehensive range of learning materials.
Of course, being a student isn’t all about studying. There are some great times to be had too! We offer a range of activities to support student development and the Students’ Union also provides a lively social scene.
Will studying a vocational qualification affect the chances of my son/daughter going to university?
Many Level 3 college courses are recognised as equivalent to 3 A-Levels and are accepted by universities as an alternative entry route. In some cases, a specialist Level 3 vocational qualification may even be preferred by a university. You will need to look at each university’s prospectus individually to see what each one requires for entry onto a degree programme.
Even if your son/daughter won’t be studying a Level 3 course straight away, they can progress onto these at a later date.
How can I be sure that my son/daughter is enrolled on the right course for them?
The Admissions Team is available at any time to give advice to young people and their parents on the range of options available.
Once your young person has applied for a course at the College, they will be invited in for an informal course discussion. This is so we can ensure that they have applied for the right course. It also gives students a chance to meet the tutor, ask questions, and get more detailed information about the course. Parents are welcome to attend.
Where can I access Canvas?
Please go to www.stokecoll.ac.uk/canvas (we recommend the free Google Chrome web browser).
What is my login email address?
It is your college-issued email address as printed on your Student ID card e.g. CHE22001234@student.stokecoll.ac.uk
What is my password?
This is the same as your College computer password. If it needs resetting, please call IT Services on 01782 603612.
Where is my course information?
Speak to your tutor about course content issues.
Where can I access ProPortal?
Please go to https://proportal.stokecoll.ac.uk/ProPortal (we recommend the free Google Chrome web browser).
What are my ProPortal login details?
These are the same as you would enter to log in to a College computer. The username is just your Student ID, not an email address. If the password needs resetting, please call IT Services on 01782 603612.
Where can I access BKSB?
Please go to https://stokeontrentcollege.bksblive2.co.uk/bksbLive2/ (we recommend the free Google Chrome web browser).
Where can I access my timetable?
Please go to https://proportal.stokecoll.ac.uk/ProPortal (we recommend the free Google Chrome web browser). Once logged in, please select the ‘Information’ dropdown followed by ‘Lesson Timetable’.
Where can I access my attendance data?
Please go to https://proportal.stokecoll.ac.uk/ProPortal (we recommend the free Google Chrome web browser). Once logged in, please select the ‘Information’ dropdown followed by ‘Detailed Attendance’.
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