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Student Term Dates 2020/2021

Term Starts Wed 2 Sep 2020 Tue 5 Jan 2021 Mon 19 Apr 2021
Half-term Mon 26 - Fri 30 Oct 2020 Mon 15 - Fri 19 Feb 2021 Mon 31 May - Fri 4 June 2021
Term Ends Fri 18 Dec 2020 Thu 1 Apr 2021 Fri 9 July 2021


Student Term Dates 2021/2022

Term Starts Mon 6 Sep 2021 Wed 5 Jan 2022 Mon 25 Apr 2022
Half-term Mon 25 - Fri 29 Oct 2021 Mon 21 - Fri 25 Feb 2022 Mon 30 May - Fri 3 June 2022
Term Ends Fri 17 Dec 2021 Fri 8 Apr 2022 Fri 15 July 2022

These are the main term dates. Please note that some full-time courses start on different days of the beginning of term and part-time courses and higher education courses may have later start and finish dates. Please check with your tutor (if you are an existing student) or with the Course Advice Team.


Events from November 05, 2020

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On November 05, 2020 November 05, 2020 16:15 until November 05, 2020 20:00
  SCG Online
Categories: Open Evening

Thank you for booking your place.

This event will open at the advertised start time. Please then follow the below link to gain access to our interactive campus map and start exploring SCG!


At our virtual campuses you can:

  • Watch the Principal’s live talk at 6pm and take part in our interactive Q&A session (more details below)
  • Enjoy Virtual Tours of all our buildings
  • Discover our extensive range of subjects through introductory videos, links to information pages on our website and dedicated social media accounts for some areas
  • Visit information areas covering the extra support we give our students in areas including work placements, health & wellbeing and competitive university entry
  • Check out some of the great additional facilities available to SCG students
  • Book a Taster Session to find out more about the courses
  • Get ahead of the rush and make an application to us


Virtual Open Evening

(Please note this link will take you to our English and Welsh Bridge campuses virtual map until the London Road campus event begins at 4.15pm on 5 November.)


Principal’s Live Stream Session

At 6pm on the night, there will be a live stream presentation from Principal James Staniforth, giving more information about our college, our ethos and what we can offer students who choose to join us. This will be followed by a live Q&A session with our team.

This will be hosted on Microsoft Teams and you can access it, without requiring an account, via any MSE enabled web browsers such as Microsoft Edge, Chrome or Firefox. (Safari does not fully support this software but will do soon.) Full joining instructions will be available in the virtual Main Hall. 

We hope you enjoy the event and look forward to meeting you in person soon!

If you have any problems during this event please email

If you would like a written copy of the Principal’s presentation or wish to access the event in an alternative format please get in touch with us at

On November 05, 2020 November 05, 2020 16:15 until November 05, 2020 20:00
  London Road Campus
Categories: Open Evening

If you have selected a ticket to our virtual event: we will get in touch before the event with more details and links to access the event.

If you have selected to visit the campus in person:

Keeping You Safe:
To ensure enough space for a safe visit only those under 18 can bring a guest with them. If you are 18 or over please attend on your own or get in touch with if you require somebody to attend with you.

We will be running a strict one-way system through our campuses and all attendees must book a timed arrival ticket - you will not be permitted to enter without one.

Please follow instructions of staff and our campus signage regarding which direction to go. We request that you bring a face covering with you that we may require you to use depending on government guidelines at the time. 


We are delighted to offer extensive free parking on site. Please enter the site using the entrance by our Origins Restaurant opposite New College Road and follow the directions of our Parking Team. The site can get extremely busy on Open Evenings so please take extra care walking between your car and the college buildings.

 Street View of entrance to use


Once you have arrived at our buildings please follow the signs to Reception areas where our Welcome Teams will be checking you in.
We should only need to know the name you booked under but just in case there is an issue it would be helpful if you had the email of your booking confirmation handy.


Subjects on this campus:

  • Access to Higher Education
  • Beauty, Barbering & Therapies
  • Brickwork
  • Business & Management
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Catering & Hospitality
  • Childcare/Early Years
  • Computing & IT
  • Counselling (Part-time Adult Learners)
  • Creative Media Production
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • ESOL
  • Hairdressing
  • Health & Social Care
  • Hospitality
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Music Technology
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Performing Arts
  • Plumbing & Gas
  • Preparation Routes
  • Public & Uniform Services
  • Sport
  • Sport & Education with STFC
  • Travel & Tourism
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