Are you currently in care (including foster care or kinship care) or have you recently left care?

As a corporate parent, Fife College is an organisation who has unique responsibilities to care experienced people. Our role as a corporate parent is to provide the best possible love, support, education and care for all our care experienced students.

Find out more about our Corporate Parenting Journey here: Corporate Parenting Journey

Guidance and Attendance

Our Guidance Advisors will ensure you are given as much support as you need to help you succeed in your course.You can arrange regular meetings with one of our Advisers who will also be your main point of contact while you are at College. You can go to them about anything that concerns you, whether its about personal issues or is related to your studies.

The best way to speak to us is to make an appointment that suits you at reception at any campus.

Guidance and Attendance


‘Did you know – Fife College Students’ Association (FCSA) was one of the first associations in Scotland to introduce the role of Care Experienced Students Officer?

These officers make sure that the voice and interests of our Care Experienced students are being considered and promoted in all areas of the FCSA’s work. This includes being active members of the FCSA Operational Committee as well as running awareness raising campaigns and on-campus events.

If you would like to find out more about the role, or to get in touch with one of the current Care Experienced Student Officers please email or drop into one of our offices.’

Further Support

For further information, please visit the links below:

Your rights as Care Experienced Students:

Support for care leavers going onto higher education:


As a Care Experienced Student, Care Leaver, or Looked After young person up to the age of 26 years old you may be entitled to a Care Experience Bursary. To find out more visit:

Care Experience Bursary