See College in action at open events

26th March 2013 2:33pm - Return to press releases

Principal Derek BrantonEast Riding College is opening its doors to residents and prospective students next month with a range of activities taking place during its latest open events.
The Beverley and Bridlington campuses will be alive with students and staff, with a number of classes taking place and students working in areas such as the hair and beauty salons, kitchens and construction and engineering workshops.

Visitors will be able to tour the campuses, meet and talk to existing students about their experiences at the College, and check out student work, including that done by students on less practical courses, such as business, IT and various A-levels.
There will also be activities and information related to child care, creative arts and media, health and social care, humanities, foundation programmes, languages, literacy and numeracy, music, public services, sport and recreation and travel and tourism.

Staff will be on hand to discuss full and part-time further education courses and apprenticeships, and there will be a dedicated advice and guidance room for those interested in doing degrees, HNCs, teacher training and other higher education courses.
The open events will also provide a timely opportunity for younger students, school leavers or 17 year olds, who have not yet decided on their chosen career path

Principal Derek Branton said: “These open mornings will give visitors an insight into what life is like at East Riding College while enabling prospective students to get detailed advice from our tutors and guidance officers.
“This is a good opportunity to look at our excellent learning facilities, which include the latest in IT equipment and industry standard workshops and salons, and to see our students at work. 
“I strongly recommend that both young people and adults come along to find out what the College has to offer to help them achieve their career ambitions.”

They will be held as follows:

  • Saturday, April 13, Gallows Lane, Beverley, 9.30am to noon
  • Saturday, April 13, St James Street, Hull, 9.30am to noon (music courses only)
  • Saturday, April 20, St Mary's Walk, Bridlington, 9.30am to noon

For more information or to request a course guide, visit or call 0845 120 0037.


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For more information on this press release, call Matthew Croshaw, marketing and communications manager, on 01482 306612 or email [email protected]