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Open Evenings and Advice Events

Open Evenings and Advice Events

These are primarily aimed at Year 11s / school leavers and happen in October/November each year. They provide an opportunity to visit our three campuses, see our facilities and chat to teachers and current students about what our courses involve and what student life is like. College support staff are on hand for advice on careers, transport and finance and there are presentations from the principal. Classrooms and workshops have demonstrations and you’ll be able to visit other areas including our learning resource centres, social spaces and cafes.

The whole process was warm and welcoming. Easy to navigate.

A very warm welcome which put my shy nervous daughter at ease immediately. Thank you.

Friendly greeting and helpful staff and students on hand.

I thought all the student helpers were engaging and very friendly.

The staff were enthusiastic and informative.

The students were really helpful and easily approachable to talk to and gave a fully honest view of the subject.

I found the evening very encouraging and have booked onto the taster day and have a better idea of the A levels I would like to take. I'm looking forward to the taster day.

The principal’s talk was inspirational and the college clearly values ALL children. Whilst it is great to celebrate the high achievers it was so good to hear about children exceeding expectations.

Advice Events

Advice Events are an opportunity for school leavers and adult returners to speak to our tutors and support teams about studying A Levels, Vocational full-time and part-time courses, Higher Education courses and Apprenticeships at Shrewsbury Colleges Group. Whether you want to improve your career prospects, gain promotion, find a hobby or improve your practical skills, we will have a course for you.

Progression Events

Progression Events are information events for pupils leaving Year 11 for Sixth Form or Further Education. These free to attend mini expos take place in September/October each year and bring together the main providers of post 16 education in the area. Each institution has a stand with course information and staff available to speak to regarding your particular interests. In addition, there will be talks from the Principal of Shrewsbury Colleges Group explaining how the different qualifications work and allow you to progress to university and employment.

Places on Open Evenings and Progression Events need to be pre-booked so we can manage numbers, provide a quick check-in and give you the best experience possible. Our next events can be found here.