Taster Days




Degree Taster Days

Art & Design – Saturday 3 February 9.30am – 1.30pm
• BA (Hons) Applied Interior Design
• BA (Hons) Graphic and Communication Design

Sport – Tuesday 16 January 10am – 12.30pm
• FdSc Sports Coaching and Development

Business – Friday 2 February 10am – 2.30pm
• BA (Hons) Business Management

Humanities and Social Science – Monday 5 February 
• BA (Hons) Applied Psychology & Sociology 10am – 12.30pm
• BA (Hons) English and History  12noon – 2.30pm

Computing Wednesday 21 February 11.30am – 2.30pm
• BA (Hons) Computer Games Technology 
• BSc (Hons) Information Technology Service Management 
• BSc (Hons) Software Development

Engineering – Wednesday 7 February 10am – 2.30pm
• HNC/D, Degree for both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

To book, email schools.liaison@wsc.ac.uk

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Be a student for the day

Are you in Year 10 or 11? Come and experience a day as a student at West Suffolk College! Register your interest using the form below.

You will be on timetable for the day, so will have the opportunity to try out a range of lessons within your chosen course, live college life and meet with staff to find out what West Suffolk College has to offer you.

This year West Suffolk College is welcoming students in November, February and March. When you register, you will need to specify which week you would like to attend. Available dates are listed below. 

5 – 9 March 2018

We will then be in contact to let you know which day of the week will provide you with the best experience for your chosen course and invite you in!

We look forward to welcoming you to West Suffolk College.

Taster Days for Schools

Our Taster Days help students to choose the right options for their future and give them the opportunity to get a feel for College life.
Whether your students are thinking of leaving school after Year 11 to enter Further Education or wish to be considered for our 14 - 16 provision, our Taster Days allow them to try up to two vocational areas with the help of our expert tutors and they'll get to have a real look around the College! 

A typical Taster Day consists of the following:
 
 9.30  Arrive at the college
 9.45 - 10.45  Vocational Taster Session 1
 10.45 - 11.00  Break
 11.00 - 12.30  Vocational Taster Session 2
 12.30 - 1.00  Tour of the College and advice available on how to apply and students’ career options.

Book a Taster Day for your school

Taster Days can be tailored to your requirements for an entire year group or just a small group of students. We do not have set dates for Taster Days, but arrange them at a time that suits your school. If you would like to chat about a customised Taster Day, email schools.liaison@wsc.ac.uk with 'Taster Days 2017-18' followed by the name of your school in the subject line.

Courses for 14 to 16 year-olds

West Suffolk College has excellent links with local schools through our 14-16 provision including our PAVE, Young Apprenticeship and our School Links programme. Find out more here.
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