2021 Covid-19 update

Students are no longer attending campus for classes as the teaching year has now ended. If you are expecting to be on campus you will have been contacted directly with details of the arrangements. More information for students attending courses in the 2021/22 academic year will be available here soon.

College staff will remain working from home, with our Student Support, Bursaries, Student Association and other support teams available to assist over email or phone.

If you require immediate funding support please contact bursaries@west-lothian.ac.uk or call 07515455876/07783717800. 

Remember, we are here to help you. We know this is a difficult time for our students and we want to ensure that we help wherever we can. If you have any concerns speak to your lecturer initially, otherwise you can contact our support for learning team by emailing supportlearning@west-lothian.ac.uk

There are also external support organisations available, which can be found here: External support for students.

Please remember to inform us if you are self isolating or have tested positive. Letting us know you are self isolating will not will not affect any payments you are due. This can be done via the Covid-19 Report Form.

Applications and interviews

We are still accepting applications for courses as normal through our website. If the course you are applying for requires an interview, and you are invited for one, this will be done online or over the phone. Please be advised due to current restrictions it may take longer to get back to you than usual. If you have any questions or issues please email enquiries@west-lothian.ac.uk 

Short courses

If you are due to start at the college before August 2021 please be advised that your course will be taught online initially. More details on your course and start date will be sent to you shortly


West Lothian College have signed up to the new college/HEI Asymptomatic Testing Programme, which is being put in place as part of the package of coronavirus risk reduction mitigations in colleges/HEI’s across Scotland.

Find out more here 

Further information

Further information will be posted on this page and our social media channels over the coming weeks, we encourage all students to continually check their emails and our social media channels for updates.

More information on the Scottish Government stay at home guidance can be found: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/

Got more questions? Check our Covid-19 related FAQS