Here to help

We have plenty of experience in supporting international learners of all ages from all over the world, and we are always ready to answer your questions and help you through complicated processes. Our specialist team can also offer support with finding suitable accommodation.

Careers Guidance

Our dedicated team of experienced careers advisors can help you plan your academic and professional progression. They can help you to understand how the UK qualification system works.


Being away from home doesn’t mean you’re alone. If you’re worried about something, rely on our counselling team to listen, understand and help you work out what to do next. It’s a safe confidential service for when you need a little extra support.

Other advice and guidance

Our team of professional advisers can give you all the advice you’ll need to make studying here easier. We can help you with:

  • Financial advice, including opening a bank account, debt, managing your personal finances
  • Accommodation and living expenses advice, including living in rented accommodation, health and safety, insurance, security, negotiating tenant agreements
  • Welfare
  • Medical registration
  • Police registration
  • Employment in the UK
Contact Details

Contact Details

Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus

Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Stephen Burke Construction Academy

Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB