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Campus re-opening FAQs

We understand that many applicants, students, parents/carers and staff have questions about campus re-opening and what this means for students starting courses in Autumn 2020. 

We have put together some of our most frequently asked questions and their answers. If you have any questions that aren't answered below, email marketing@west-lothian.ac.uk 

When will my course start?
When will inductions take place?
Will the course end date change?
How much time will I have in college, and what about practical classes?
What about schools courses?
Will I have to do remote learning rather than coming to college?
What if I don't have access to a computer at home?
When will I get my timetable?
What about funding?
What about travel to the College campus?
My course includes a work placement, what will I do?
What about Support Services?
Will I be tested for Covid-19 before I come to on campus / access college buildings (or regularly afterwards)?
What if I am shielding?
Will SQA and other Awarding Bodies that give my certificate/s make allowances for the disruption to learning?
Is it safe to reopen – should the College wait a bit longer?
How long will these arrangements be in place?
I have applied for a course, are interviews still going ahead?
Can I still apply for courses while the campus is closed?
Will I still get a bus pass?