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Get inspired at College Open Events

Thursday, October 17 2019

West Lancashire College are opening their doors with two Open Events this November and everyone is welcome to attend.

The events offer a fantastic opportunity for you to come along, meet their great teaching and support staff, and find out more about how their fabulous new courses, transport, bursaries and scholarships are a great choice for young people wishing to progress into employment or onto university.

You will also have the opportunity to view world class facilities at both the £42.8m main campus and newly opened £2.5m Construction, Engineering & Logistics Centre.

On the evening you can also find out more about our A Level Schools, offering unique specialist provision in Medicine, Computer Science and Law. Our A Level Schools have been developed, and are delivered in partnership, with leading employers from the health and medical, law and computer science sectors, and some of the top UK Universities.  They offer much more than standard A Levels and give those wishing to progress to university a distinct competitive edge.

The College’s Open Events are set to be packed full of ‘have a go’ activities and demonstrations for all course areas including top of the range immersive virtual reality experience, crime scene investigation, primary teaching simulation, lash effects, make-up and hair demonstrations, professional cookery tasters, sports rehabilitation including inversion table to reverse the effects of gravity on the spine!

You can also talk to the college’s industry and university partners including The Law Society, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill University, Generation Medics, Virgin Care and West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group, plus meet Pepper the humanoid robot!

To celebrate the launch of the brand new School of Computer Science, the college welcomes guests to their ‘VR Gaming Cave’.  Decked with giant TV screens you can have a go with virtual reality headsets, fly drones, and test your skills on a Formula 1 Racing Simulator or VR Beat Saber.  If games are your thing, you can take part in a PlayStation tournament with the winner taking home a £100 PlayStation voucher!

The School of Computer Science is a two year programme and offers those wishing to enter the cutting edge Computer Science industry a distinct advantage.   Students will study A Level Computer Science, Maths & Physics, take part in unique industry experience in a variety of roles from mobile computing to artificial intelligence with leading industry giants, plus attend workshops and seminars delivered by Computer Science Professors from leading North West Universities.  Students attending The School of Computer Science will also have opportunity to take part in the development of the college’s very own software house, creating indie games and real world software solutions.  Anyone wishing to apply can find out more at one of the College’s Open Events.

The College offers courses for School Leavers, for Adults, for those in employment, who would like to progress or change career path, a wide range of leisure courses plus Apprenticeships and Foundation Degrees. From entry level right through to undergraduate, there is something for everyone, no matter what their current ability, so you are warmly invited to attend and get inspired at one of West Lancashire College’s forthcoming events – Monday 4 November or Thursday 21 November 4,30pm-7pm, College Way, Skelmersdale, WN8 6LH.

For further details on courses and training available at West Lancashire College please contact Student Services on 01695 52300 or visit www.westlancs.ac.uk


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