South Devon College

Inspiring our community through learning for all

Contact us on: 08000 380123

Frequently Asked Questions


Q. As an adult, can someone help me decide which course is best for me?

Yes, our Matrix Accredited Guidance Team are here to help you make the right decision that is best for you. We can assist you every step of the way to give you the right information and advice that helps you to choose a course that suits your ability, interests and long term goals.

Q. Is there any financial assistance available as an adult to help study at South Devon College?

We have a dedicated financial welfare team that can look at funding options depending on your current circumstances for help with tuition fees, childcare costs and travel support. You can find out more about funding options below:

Q. Am I eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan?

  • You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of your course (there is no upper age limit)
  • Be enrolled on an eligible Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course

Please read more information about the Advanced Learner Loan

Q. What catering outlets do you have?

The College has several eating areas; Cafe International, New York Deli Bar, Espresso Express plus many more. Full details can be found on our Catering Outlets page.

Q. Is there an onsite shop?

Yes, there is. Essentials sell newspapers, snacks, sweets, drinks, stationery, toiletries and pharmaceutical provisions.  

For a free, impartial advice and guidance meeting, please contact the Helpzone team on freephone 08000 380 123, or email