guidance & progression
The Guidance team at ADAM SMITH are a friendly bunch who are committed and determined to support students with a variety of issues. They are affable and approachable and are involved in many aspects of the collegeâ€™s initiatives, procedures and programmes. They are here to help.
Guidance: offer a specialist service for more complex issues – where CHs refer individuals acts as an advisory liaison to CHs in named institutions. have access to external guidance related agencies: Careers Scotland CAB Penumbra – mental health Trading Standards – debt counselling Counselling agencies eg-KASP, CRUISE & OHSAS Chaplaincy
Support Disciplinary Hearings to ensure fairness and equity across the college
The Guidance Service provides: An impartial advice service for preentry at open events (external & internal). An induction service to inform and support students. A self-referral / staff referral provision for students with: Personal issues Welfare issues Financial matters Health matters Educational concerns
Guidance Team implement Staff awareness raising sessions on: Child protection Disciplinary procedures Missue of drugs and alcohol Induction processes UCAS references and procedures Guidance produce materials and resources on a variety of issues and perform a counter signatory role for disclosure documents
Guidance organises and implements workshops to support students with: The UCAS process UCAS personal Statements Mock interviews for groups CV preparations Interview techniques Working abroad