Social Issues and Communications

Course Materials

In order to access the materials for this course, you need to enter the password provided to you by Access to Industry in the box above.


This class is a combined Communications and Modern Studies group where you will get the opportunity to develop your research and writing skills using the subject of social issues in the UK as the theme.

Apart from developing your writing skills, the class is also very much discussion based – offering the chance to share news stories and current events of the week, to expand your knowledge of what’s going on in the news and to enhance your communication skills.


Open to all current Access to Industry students. If you are interested, contact your Caseworker for more information.


The course runs periodically, usually one day a week. Future dates TBC.


A chance to discuss and debate different topics, to hear different points of view, as well as have fun.


A limited number of people in person, in our Community College (156 Cowgate, EH1 1RP). Others can join online via Zoom. Enter the password above for the Zoom link, or contact your Caseworker.

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