Student Welfare Service

Student life has numerous facets that might be challenging. Here is some more information about welfare and support services that students might find helpful.

Guidance and Counseling

If a student needs assistance with any of these things—financial, welfare, legal, emotional, or psychological—our welfare department is here to help. Along with a variety of specialized, professional, and discreet services, we offer counsel and advice to help students.

Welfare Advice

The student advisor provides impartial and confidential information and advice on all aspects of student welfare. Areas of expertise include: finance, budgeting and hardship, visas and immigration, special needs, accommodation and welfare benefits.

Teaching and Learning

Each student is given a personal departmental tutor with whom they can communicate their academic concerns.


Students who live on or near campus can help to register with the GP for their health services.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)-study 24/7

The college is in the process of installing cutting edge virtual learning environment (VLE) to facilitate lecturers and students to exchange academic documents. Each student will be issued with a password and will be given a free space to upload relevant documents into his personal space. Using the password access, a student can download all academic documents (e.g.- lecture notes, unit handbook, programme handbook, student handbook, past question paper, assignment specification) from the VLE site. This facilities are available 24/7 and can be accessed from anywhere in the world.


International students

Watney College is among the varied institutions, with students from numerous nations. Our academic and admissions staff encourages students to enroll in our programmes. We will support students at every step of the way, whether it is advice on choosing a course, applying for a student visa, or settling into life in the UK.


Watney College has a diverse community with students from many different faiths. There are many places of worship near the college – from churches, mosques and synagogues to temples and a Buddhist prayer centre.

Pastoral support

The College helps students in need with pastoral support. Each student is allocated with a personal tutor who can help students with academic need. In addition to this there are a number of students advisor who supports students in any administrative or academic need.

School of Management and Science applies different teaching methods as it suits to the courses and modules. Teaching methods are indicated when modules will be supplied to the students. Modules are supplied by the course teachers. Methods include: Class-room lecture, two-way communications, group discussions, case study and project and dissertations. Teachers take some quiz tests, hourly tests, mid-term and final exam. Teachers will allocate some time in a week other than class hour for one-to-one discussion. This is arranged by the student in discussion with the concerned teacher. In some courses there are report writings and report presentation.

Students’ Canteen/Cafeteria

Facilities are in place for snacks, fruit juices and soft drinks. A vending machine that serves snacks and drinks at a subsidised rate and a kitchenette equipped with microwave oven, toaster and hot water supplies are available. Fresh milk, tea bags and coffee are supplied for all students free of charge. A number of healthy sandwich bars and restaurants are available less than five minutes walk from the college.

English Language Support

While continuing with their studies, students desiring to improve English skills are encouraged to attend language classes that are free of charge.

Airport Pickup

We offer a warm reception to our students at the airport who are arriving in the United Kingdom for the first time. Students who wish to be collected from the airport must inform the College of the arrival time and date and the flight number at least two weeks in advance. Students are taken directly to the College or to pre-arranged accommodation.

Accommodation Services

Students may stay with friends or relatives, or rent a house to live in. Our experienced team helps students to obtain accommodation at an affordable rent.


Our Careers team will assist in giving them the advantage they require in the competitive employment market of today. In order to help students determine what they want to do after finishing their coursework and properly apply for work experience, we offer workshops, career consultations, and information.

Credit Transfer

Academic credits earned at a different institution may be transferred towards obtaining your degrees or diploma. However, this is subject to the approval by the relevant institution or the awarding body.

Tour Service

London is only two hours away from mainland of Europe. Depending on demand, the College arranges for student trips to travel to the historical places in the UK and Europe.