One of the best things about studying with us is having the chance to develop your skills and interests, alongside your qualification. Enrichment activities provide the perfect opportunity to make new friends, try something new, enhance your CV or UCAS application and generally help you to become a more well-rounded young person.
Discover more about and book your place on the wide range of enrichment activities we offer via the links below…
An opportunity to meet the careers team and speak about any careers related topics or get help with interview techniques or CV building.
Working alongside the college process the students will receive further support from HOP to produce a strong and worthy application for their chosen path.
Students will learn and put into practice research skills to collate and understand information from education and industry as to their chosen pathway.
An opportunity to visit a university to understand what HE is all about.
Students will be introduced to the personal attributes that will help them succeed in their chosen pathway. They will discuss barriers to success, overcoming adversity and breaking stereotypes.
Students will take part in workshops and talks to envisage the HE journey and lifestyle. You will research different institutions and course options in HE and be able to contrast and compare between them.
Drop in to discuss all aspects of finance for HE.
Students will be introduced to degree apprenticeships and higher education pathways including degrees with work experience.
Game of Throwing is an exciting new experience in the axe throwing world.
Students will assess the balance between work and study and the potential necessity or wish to extend that into HE.
They will research and act upon continual professional development to upskill, research and prepare for future study.
Students will be introduced to the different types of HE and the language of academia, how HE is taught and financing academic pathways.
An opportunity to meet some new people and have a great day out at Superbowl bowling.
When: 19th October
An opportunity to speak to mental well-being agencies over breakfast.
When: 11th October
Drop-in sessions to support personal statements and UCAS applications.
Students will understand digital footprints and the pitfalls of unprofessional social media allied to the benefits of positive and proactive social media networking and publicity.
A workshop with advice and guidance on staying safe.
Thinking of moving out or going to away to university? Attend this club to look at how to become more independent from cooking skills to budget management.
When: Tuesday every week. (Starts Thursday 15th September)
13th September Queen's Gardens
15th September Queen's Gardens
20th September Queen's Gardens
22nd September Queen's Gardens
23rd September Cannon Street
An opportunity to learn how to work out in a gym at Steve Prescott Centre.
Play against your friends every Wednesday afternoon at the Steve Prescott Centre.
When: Every Wednesday afternoon (Term Time)
A selection of games and activities to build friendships in a supportive environment.
When: Thursday every week.
Meet the Student Union. An opportunity to join or support the Student Union and make new friends. Based in the Student Services Hub.
The sexual health drop by Mesmac is open every Tuesday (Term Time) and based in the Student Services Hub.