Hugh Baird College

Virtual Freshers’ Fayre

What you’ll get to do this year

The POD Student Services

The POD can be found in the reception area of the Balliol building and the 2nd floor of the South Sefton Campus, and is home to the services that ensure your time at Hugh Baird College is all you want it to be.

The POD look after a number of areas, including counselling, learner support and careers advice. You can read more about some of their services on this page

Your wellbeing is important to us

Focus on your mental and emotional wellbeing

Whoever you are, whatever you’re facing, The Samaritans are there to listen.

Contact Samaritans free, day or night, 365 days a year.

  • Call: 116 123
  • Email:

Find out about Samaritans:

Did you know?
Two in five men aged 20-59 in England, Scotland and Wales don’t seek support when they need to, because they prefer to solve their own problems. If you’re feeling low or struggling to cope, it’s okay.

Volunteering opportunities

If you’re looking to volunteer, the Volunteer Centre Sefton can help.

The Volunteer Centre Sefton works with individuals and organisations in the borough of Sefton to promote, deliver and develop high quality voluntary opportunities.

To find out more, visit

Movema and Capoeria for All

We work with various organisations to ensure you have lots of fun on your student journey. Below are just two organisations:

Your sexual health

Your sexual health is an important aspect of our physical and mental health.

We work with closely Sefton Sexual Health Service to offer a free and confidential sexual health service.

To find out more, visit

Keeping safe online

There are lots of fun and interesting things you can do on the internet. And it can be a great way to stay in touch with friends. But it’s important to understand how to stay safe online.

Sometimes people will try to trick you into clicking dangerous links or sharing things about yourself. Or something you’ve shared might be used to bully or frighten you.

Complaints, Compliments or Suggestions

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