The College provides an exciting and varied enrichment programme for all 16-19 year olds at the College, including a recreation and sports programme, and a range of activities to encourage young people into Higher Education as part of our ‘Aspire’ programme.
Student union and student council
The College has an active and lively Student Union. We encourage you to join as it provides you with the opportunity to influence how the College is run. All courses have an elected course representative who can then attend the College Student Council on behalf of all the students in their class. We also have student representatives on the College Corporation and Academic Board.
The Learning Resources Centre (LRC) at Plumstead provides a welcoming place to study and catch up on your learning. There’s a Library Zone containing over 50,000 books, DVD’s and journals, whilst our Computer Zone has over 80 computers and is available on a drop-in basis. You will have access to the Student Intranet, the Internet and specialist software. A smaller Cyber Café is available at our Greenwich Park Centre. The Student Intranet is networked across College sites and contains subject web pages with information about your course and a vast range of useful online learning resources and study skills advice. Many of the online journals, encyclopaedias and databases can also be accessed over the web from home. Ask in the LRC for a username and password for home access.
For more information please contact the LRC on 020 8488 4813 or 020 8355 3983.
LEO (Learning online) lets you access your course via the internet and is an exciting new way to learn while you study with us. Leo lets you study parts of your course via the internet and e-mail your tutor or class to discuss study topics. If any part of your course is available your tutor will give you a user name and password.
For more information about LEO contact Leland De’Cambra or call 020 8355 3933.
The e-Skills Centre at Plumstead also offers drop in access to computers as well as Learndirect courses and online exam facilities.
You can contact the e-Skills Centre on 020 8488 4839.
16 to 23 year olds studying at the College are able to take part in our very successful peer mentoring scheme which will pair you up with an existing student to help guide you through your first year and offer you help with all sorts of aspects of being at College.
Student attendance and punctuality
At Greenwich Community College we set very high standards for all our staff and students. We expect all our students to attend all their classes on time and to complete the work set. The College does not tolerate unacceptable behaviour and deals with it firmly and promptly – the Disciplinary Procedure will be explained during your induction.
The College provides a quiet reflection room for students during the lunch break. This facility is for students of all faiths. We also provide Wudu facilities for Muslim students to wash their feet before prayers.