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Student Intranet and VLE unavailable Friday 22nd January On Friday 22nd January, the student intranet and VLE will be unavailable, due to essential maintenance taking place. We aim to resume services as quickly as possible, and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you require access to other college resources, we have provided the direct links to Student financial support during lockdown The college has decided to continue free meal support over the lockdown period to students whose attendance was 50% or above in the last full month of term 1. (November 2020) The payment amount will be as follows: 16-18 year old students £15.00 per week 19-24 year old students with UCAS Virtual events….. start researching your university choices now Merseyrail Services & Guidelines During Covid-19 Since the start of the pandemic, we have implemented measures to reassure our passengers and increase hygiene on the network. These include: Consistent, round-the-clock cleaning including overnight deep cleans using specialist microbial cleaners that kill pathogens on surfaces Social distancing signage in place at our stations Posters across the network Vacancy alert Want a career tackling cyber crime? Then take a look at this fantastic opportunity working for GCHQ & The National Cyber Security Centre Opportunities for; Degree Apprenticeships with a starting salary of £20,000 per year A university bursary of £4000 For more details and how to apply look at the Opening a Student Bank Account Pay My Student Update – returning students If you have applied for PayMyStudent during 2019/2020 then please do not register again. You should log in with your existing username. If you have forgotten your password please use the Forgotten your Password link on the login page The Student Finance team have put together some guides for applying Student Finance England Phishing Scam A new phishing text has been reported. Student Finance England will never ask you to confirm your login information or personal information by email or text message. If you receive this message do not click the link. PayMyStudent Application Guides The Student Finance team have put together some guides for applying for PayMyStudent, and examples of evidence required for your application. Please click on the links below to view the documents: Student application guide 20-21 Evidence required booklet 20-21 Quick guide to evidence 20-21   The below video shows how PayMyStudent 2020/21 Update We will be taking applications for the 2020/21 Academic Year from the 4th August 2020. You will be able to access this system once you have been fully enrolled. The Student Finance Team Planning your next steps If you haven’t already started to think about your next steps, it is important that you start now. If you are unsure of what course to do next, you are considering changing courses or you want to discuss your future career plans, the Careers Advice and Guidance Team is here Attention UCAS applicants  The deadline to reply to offers from UCAS is tomorrow at 18:00 (UK time) on Thursday 18 June: Make sure you log into track and check your offer status. Information explaining the offer process and how to reply to offers can be accessed here;