Your College Induction

Welcome to West College Scotland

Whether you’ve just applied for a course, been invited to an interview or have already secured a place, this handy guide allows you to quickly find out information whenever you need it.

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COVID-19: Protect Scotland App

There’s a new way for us to stop coronavirus spreading, and it only takes a few minutes to do. The free Protect Scotland app helps with contact tracing, keeping the virus under control and protecting those you love.

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COVID-19: Keeping our College Community Safe

Session 2020-21 will be unlike any other. Many lessons this year will take place remotely through Microsoft Teams.

For students who have timetabled lessons on campus, you must:

  • wear a face mask at all times, and
  • maintain a 2m distance from others.

Our campuses also have:

  • hand-sanitising stations at entrances,
  • controlled access, and
  • increased cleaning. 

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COVID-19: 10 Things You Need To Know When On Campus

The health and well-being of our students, visitors and workforce is our number one priority.  Here’s our top 10 of what you need to know…

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Induction Videos

Hear from the College Principal and Chief Executive, Liz Connolly, find out more about the services available on campus and check out the changes we’ve made to our campuses to keep our college community safe.

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 Microsoft Teams and Chromebooks

This year, most lessons will take place from home using Microsoft Teams. If you require the loan of a Chromebook laptop to support your studies, please click here.

If you are new to Microsoft Teams, click on the link below to learn more about how to get started.

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Services to support your learning

Whether it’s advice about courses, funding, your wellbeing, learning support and enabling services, IT issues or anything else, we have a range of services to help make your college experience as stress-free and as enjoyable as possible.

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Systems to support your learning, your username and your password

Whether it’s MyDay, Moodle, Microsoft Teams, email, Office 365, SilverCloud or something else, this section guides you on how to log in to each system.

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Timetables and Getting Started

Click to find out about your course induction, enrolment, MyDay, digital student card and more.

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The Students’ Association

Find out about the WCS Students’ Association – who we are, what we do, how we can support you, and how you can help us.

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Your Campus

Whether you’ll be studying at Clydebank, Greenock or Paisley, your campus is easy to get to and offers great facilities. Take a virtual tour!

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College Calendar

Wondering when the term will start, when you’ll get holidays (already!) or when your campus is open? Get your answers right here.

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Student Behaviours Famework

The College, in partnership by the Students’ Association and College staff has developed a Student Behaviours Framework which sets out the type and standard of behaviours that are expected in our college.

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Who to Contact

Wanting to get in touch with our staff for guidance, support or just to be reassured? No worries, we’re just a phone call, email or visit away.

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Questions

Still confused? Browse our Frequently Asked Questions, you might get the answer you need right away!

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Stay Connected

We know you’re connected – and we are too. Let’s link up!

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