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Adult Education Advice Event | Tuesday 16 July | 4.30-6.30pm
College Open Event - West Notts College

College Open Event

Saturday 15 June 2024 | 10.00am - 1.00pm
Derby Road (NG18 5BH)

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to take the first step towards a successful future! Book now to secure your place at our last open event before enrolment 2024!

Book your place now!

Book today and come along to find out for yourself how West Notts College is a great place to learn, make friends and start the next chapter in your exciting future.

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What to expect

Explore your future

Discover the exciting opportunities at West Notts College! Our open events provide insight into courses, apprenticeships, and career pathways, helping you make informed decisions about your future.

Meet expert teachers

Meet our passionate teachers who can answer questions and provide guidance. Discover our industry-focused teaching methods and support for your goals.

Get career guidance

Meet our experienced careers advice team who will help you explore career paths aligned with your interests and aspirations. Make informed decisions about your educational journey.

Meet our support teams

Connect with our dedicated support teams, including financial support and ALS staff. Learn about available financial assistance and tailored support services for academic and personal success.

Connect with our apprenticeship team

Get information, advice, and details about apprenticeship vacancies. Explore earning while learning and our strong links with local and national businesses.

Experience life on campus

Step onto our modern campus and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere. You’ll also get details on how to book a campus tour to see our state-of-the-art facilities, including workshops, classrooms, and study areas.

Connect with current students

Learn from current students about their experiences at West Notts College. Gain insights into student life, activities, and our inclusive community.

Booking options

To enhance your experience and minimise queues, we have divided the event into two time slots. Please select the timeslot that best suits you when booking, ensuring a more seamless and enjoyable experience.

  • 10am-11.30am
  • 11.30am-1pm

Quiet Hour

At West Notts College, we believe in creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. We understand that large events with noise and crowds can sometimes be overwhelming for certain individuals. That's why, from 9am-10am, we are pleased to offer a special 'Quiet Hour' designed to ensure a more enjoyable experience for young people and their families who prefer a calmer environment.


Where do I park?

We offer free on-site parking.

What is the recommended arrival time?

Feel free to drop by at any time within your designated timeslot.

What should I bring with me?

Just have your ticket ready to be checked-in to the event and a rough idea of what courses you wish to study.

Can I take a tour of the facilities?

While we don't offer facility tours during the event, we can provide you with information on booking a campus tour. This way, you can explore our state-of-the-art facilities, including workshops, classrooms, and study areas.

I don't know my GCSE grades. What should I do?

No worries! Come and speak to our teachers who will provide you with the necessary information and advice regarding the course you should apply for.

How do I apply for a  course?

You can apply online at any time (the sooner the better to secure your place). Additionally, we will have dedicated 'Application Stations' at the event, where a member of our admissions team will be available to support you throughout the application process.

I'm unsure about which career to pursue. How do I know which course is for me?

Our careers advice team will be on hand to help you explore various career paths aligned with your interests and aspirations. They can offer impartial advice on which courses would be suitable for you.

What support services are on offer?

Whether you need information about careers, finance, health and wellbeing – or simply want to know more about what is happening around the college – there’s a friendly team ready to help.

Who can I bring with me to the event?

The event is primarily for individuals interested in studying with us. However, friends and family are more than welcome to accompany you.

Who can I speak to at the event?

You can interact with course teachers, student support services teams (including financial support and The Inclusion Service), apprenticeships team, the Access to University team (for students ages 18+), and the careers advice team.

Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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We offer a flexible and cost-effective travel pass to all students and apprentices.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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