Course Advice

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Our Student Services and Safeguarding Team help us in our commitment to protect young people and adults from all forms of bullying, abuse and radicalisation.

Any concerns about welfare should be directed to our Safeguarding team during office hours:

020 3757 4120
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Students and parents/carers can also seek advice from the Police on 101. If you think a child, vulnerable adult or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 999.

Social Services Support
You can also contact the MASH on 020 8314 6660 and ask to speak with a duty social worker. You can also contact your local police on 101. If you think a child or young person may be in immediate danger please call 999.

The Crisis Mental Health Line (South London and Maudsley 24 hour mental health support line) is 0800 731 2864. They are open every day.

Advice Lewisham
The Advice Lewisham can be contacted on 0800 231 5453 and will be closing at 12.30pm on Friday, 24 December for the festive period and will reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 4 January 2023.

Athena Lewisham
If you feel unsafe you can call Athena 0800 112 4052 (freephone) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In an emergency please call 999.

Mental wellbeing and support over Christmas

  • The Samaritans: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: 0845 790 9090
  • SELDOC out of hours GP service: 020 8693 9066
  • SANEline: 0845 767 8000
  • Kooth is a free and anonymous online mental health service for children and young people where they can speak to a counsellor for advice and support.

You can also access further support from other agencies across London, the contact details for which can be found on our Further Information and Support page.

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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:


This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk: