FREE transport to college for 16-18 year olds with a household income below £31,000.
Duchy College is offering free bus transport to new and returning students from September 2013, as part of a continuing support package for those eligible.
Students aged 16 to 18 can apply for help from the Further Education Bursary Fund which will cover the cost of a one year bus pass.
To qualify for free transport, students will need to live more than three miles away from the College and live in a household where the total annual income is less than £31,000.
Both campuses offer comprehensive transport networks including subsidised buses with pickups all over the county. If you choose to drive to college, most of our sites have limited car parking.
Stoke Climsland Campus
Duchy College at Stoke Climsland cover a wide area of Cornwall and Devon.
We provide 11 routes a day that students can access. Financial help is available for those who are 16 years of age and over and on low income. This can be applied for on acceptance of a place at Stoke Climsland Campus.
All transport is highly subsidised.
The charge for 2013/14 academic year is £300. Payment can be paid by card, cheque or direct debit. Alternatively a payment of £105.00 may be made at the beginning of each term. Autumn, Spring and Summer.
To request a place on the bus please complete the form in the transport information booklet that you will recieve at interview. Any queries please contact Jean Ryder at Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, near Callington, Cornwall, PL17 8PB or call 01579 372207.
Download the 2012 - 2013 transport guide here
College Bus Network - there is a special network of LEA contract buses, Cornwall College contract buses and public service buses which has been set up to offer widespread coverage of the county. All are subsidised and available to students living more than three miles away from college. Buses arrive and depart from nearby Cornwall College Camborne and a linkbus is then provided to Rosewarne. The charge for 2013/14 is £300, which can be paid in termly instalments (£120, £100, £80). The annual charge for the linkbus only is £80.
(All times subject to change, information intended as a guide only)
Everything to do with your transport can be dealt with by the Cornwall College Central Transport Office, call 01726 226404/01726 226618 or e-mail email@example.com.
Alternatively you can contact Rosewarne Student Services on 01209 722135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Concession Scheme
First Bus, Devon & Cornwall, are running a scheme for all full time students (those that spend 2 or more full days at the College). The scheme involves purchasing a pass (£25 per academic year or £31 per full year) which will allow the student to travel on any First bus at child fare rates. If you are interested download the application form (PDF - 408k) and send in the completed form to the Transport Officer, Cornwall College St Austell, Tregonissey Road, St Austell, PL25 4DJ.
Corporate Strategic Travel Plan
Download the Cornwall College Strategic Travel Plan here.