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Upcoming higher education and further education events

If you've just received your exam results, you may have questions about your next steps. The good news is that whatever your circumstances there is lots of support available in Plymouth.

In addition to having some great digital resources in our Youth Hub resource bank here (there's information here ranging from ways to make an informed choice, to what qualification levels and pathways mean, financing further study, local colleges and universities, and links to regional and national support) we've also pulled together a list of events that are taking place over the next few weeks that can help to inform your next steps:

Plymouth Marjon University Drop-Ins

Marjon is offering Drop-in Sessions where you can speak to current students, meet with the support and application team, and have a tour of the campus. This is a great chance to discover more about student life, explore the accommodation and find out about the social life, clubs and activities available.

When: Thursday 17 August - Saturday 19 August

Where: Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BH

University of Plymouth Clearing Information Day

The University of Plymouth is hosting an information day for students who are applying through Clearing or current applicants for 2023 entry, to provide a final opportunity to learn more about the University before starting in September.

When: Saturday 19 August

Time: 10am-2pm

Where: Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BH

Arts University Plymouth – Clearing Drop-In Open Day

Arts University Plymouth is holding an Open Day for anyone is interested in applying, or has applied to Arts University Plymouth, this September.

You will be able to find out what courses are available for 2023, as well as speaking to both staff and students about your clearing application. From practical tips on what to include in a creative portfolio, to securing accommodation and student finance, this Open Day will have you set for your first term!

When: Saturday 19 August

Time: 10am-2pm

Where: Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT

Arts University Plymouth – Starting University – Top Tips!

Think you know what to expect from University? Like the idea of hearing more from those who know?

Arts University Plymouth’s Student Ambassadors, along with the Union Team will be running this session to get you ready for moving to university. They will be talking about their experiences studying at Arts University Plymouth, what to expect from university, whilst providing some helpful advice on student life and much more!

When: Tuesday 22 August

Time: 4.30pm-5pm

Where: Online

Training and Apprenticeship Drop-in

Come along to this monthly event to meet with local training and apprenticeship providers to see what fantastic opportunities are on offer within the city. Already confirmed are City College Plymouth, Skills Group, Discovery College and Babcock. This is the perfect chance for you to pop in and ask questions!

When: Wednesday 23 August

Time: 10am-2pm

Where: Skills Launchpad Plymouth, first floor of Barclays, city centre

City College Plymouth – Open Day

City College Plymouth is one of the leading providers of vocational, professional and technical training in the South West. They will be holding an Open Day this month to showcase the hundreds of fantastic courses that they have on offer.

So, just in case your exam results are not what you were expecting, or you have completely changed your mind about what you want your future to be, this Open Day will give you some great options to think about!

When: Friday 25 August

Time: 10am-1pm

Where: Kings Road Centre, Plymouth, PL1 5QG


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