Our charity work

Every year College staff and students work hard to fundraise for various charities. Take a look and see how we are getting on so far in the 23-24 academic session.

(If you are planning a college fundraising event please email  marketing@wcs.ac.uk and tell us all about it so we can include your fundraising efforts!)


Raised by our students and staff this academic year

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26 February 2024

ESOL Intermediate Students Fundraising

The Yard

A huge well done to our Clydebank Campus Intermediate ESOL class who raised over £142 for the Yard (An Edinburgh-based charity for disabled children). The students raised money by selling sausage rolls and pies, as well as some delicious home baking.


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27 February 2024

Clydebank ESOL Intermediate Fundraiser

Save the Children

Well done to our Clydebank ESOL Intermediate students who raised an amazing £140 for the charity Save the Children. The students had a raffle, and sold cakes and homemade Samsa, which is Turkish meat pastries. The Samsa were very popular and sold fast.


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27 February 2024

Clydebank ESOL Intermediate Rundraiser

Old Kilpatrick Food Bank

Congratulations to our ESOL Intermediate Group of students who raised an amazing £210 for the Old Kilpatrick Food Bank. They chose this charity as it helps a lot of families and have done so since covid. The students raised the money by selling Valentine's gifts and homemade cakes.


27 February 2024

ESOL Intermediate Fundraiser for Scottish SPCA

Scottish SPCA

Well done to our Clydebank ESOL Intermediate students who raised an amazing amount of £600 for the Scottish SPCA charity. The students had a Just Giving Page and raised even more money by selling homemade cakes, Valentine’s cards, and Ukrainian ribbon bracelets. Congratulations!


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27 September 2023

Hairdressing Dept (Clydebank) & Beauty Dept (Greenock)

MacMillan Cancer

Congrats to both our Clydebank Hairdressing Dept and our Greenock Beauty Department who raised a fabulous amount, through bake sales. raffles and treatment days!


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1 October 2023

Hairdressing Students (Paisley)

Children with Cancer UK

Congrats to Hairdressing students for taking part in 'Style Aganist Cancer' and raising £279


Science Coffee Morning
13 October 2023

Science Department (Greenock)

Macmillan Cancer

Well done to our Science Department in Greenock who raised an amazing £480 by hosting a Macmillan coffee morning. The Science Department wanted to thank everyone who supported their fundraising efforts.


Old Kilpatrick
2 November 2023

Entry to Early Education and Childcare Students Fundraiser (Clydebank)

Old Kilpatrick Food Bank

Well done to our Entry to Early Education and Childcare students who raised a fantastic amount of £240 for Olk Kilpatrick Food Bank. As part of their ‘working with other’ and ‘problem solving’ the students held a coffee morning ‘morning mingle’ where they sold tea, coffee, cakes and held a raffle. With a list of much needed supplies for the food bank the students purchased £240 worth of shopping which was then donated to the food bank. A representative from the food bank said, “We were absolutely delighted to be chosen by the students at Childhood Practice at West College Scotland to receive an amazing donation for our free food pantry. Thank you to Shona for coordinating it, your students are awesome."


Christopher And Rachel
24 October 2023

Chris and Rachel's Cake Sale and Raflle

Stand Up To Cancer

Well done to Learner Development students, Christopher and Rachel Buchanan who raised a fantastic amount of £280 for Stand up to Cancer from their bake sale and raffle. Having sadly lost their dad to cancer the brother and sister duo wanted to raise funds for the charity which was close to their hearts.