Lecturers’ Strike: FAQs
Lecturers’ Strike: Your Questions Answered
The strike itself will not impact on your ability to move on to the next level at West College Scotland.
If you are already making good progress, the College will take into account the disruption caused by the strike when deciding if you can progress. In those circumstances, you will not need to repeat the year you have just completed.
Remember, this is a national strike and students at every other college in Scotland are affected too. Universities and awarding bodies are taking account of the disruption to your studies caused by the strike. In fact, they have already been talking to colleges about this issue.
The universities know it’s not your fault.
This strike itself will not impact on your ability to progress.
Yes, it will. SQA exams scheduled for strike days will go ahead and you should attend College as normal on those days. Further exam information can be found here
Some classes will run on strike days and you will be told if this is the case by your lecturer. If your class is running, please make every effort to attend.
If necessary, the College will put in place arrangements for catch-up classes.
Additional class time and assessment time will be provided and planned assessments will be rescheduled.