Free Travel Support
Take advantage of amazing facilities, the best tutors, great success rates and a FREE travel* (public transport) for 16-18 year olds studying at the Centre of Sporting Excellence and James Watt College.
Awards are made at the college’s discretion. You must be 16-18 years old, and studying a full-time course to qualify and maintain attendance of 89% or above.
You will need to make an application, see student services for further details.
National Express mTicket
BMet has joined forces with National Express to offer student travel passes direct to your mobile phone. You’ll get immediate access to your pass, you won’t need to queue to collect your pass and what’s more the pass is safe and secure so you’ve no need to worry about misplacing it and needing a replacement. If you’re eligible for our Free support for public travel, or for the Discretionary Bursary Fund then the system will automatically provide you with free travel credit with a travel product. Take a look here to see how it works.
Additional Financial Support
If you are aged 16 years and over studying at any of our other sites you can apply to the college’s Discretionary Bursary Fund*** for assistance with a number of course-related expenses including travel, equipment and the costs of studying in general. The level of support will depend on your individual circumstances.
* Free travel is for 2019/20 applicants
** We will tell you when you enrol what the minimum attendance requirement is.
*** Eligibility for the Discretionary Bursary required