University Centre at Blackburn College Open Event

Why come along?

Our Open Event will help you learn more about the study area you are interested in and explore over 80 University courses.

Avoid the hassle and expensive of moving away to study by choosing University Centre at Blackburn College. We work with three Universities to give you the best choice of University courses, all available in Blackburn on our town-centre campus. 

What to expect

This is a great evening for those wanting to carry on their studies with a Higher Education qualification, those looking to return to education after a gap or even those looking to retrain following redundancy or a desired career change.

  • Find out how a Higher Education qualification can change your life
  • Meet tutors and current students
  • Explore courses and choose the right one for you
  • See what support is available to you.

Where do I go?

When you arrive on campus, on the day, you will have your registration point which you’ll head straight to. Students will receive further information closer to the date.

Our campus map below will give you an idea of where your area will be.

Can I make an application at the Open Event?

Yes! You will be able to fill out an application form at the event with the help of a staff member.

Why choose the University Centre at Blackburn College?

Ideal for adults

Studying at the University Centre at Blackburn College is ideal for adult students who are not able to move away to study a University qualification.

With our flexible timetables, class sizes that allow you to receive personalised support from your tutors and wide choice of degree programmes; you'll find starting a University course could be easier than you imagine.

Ideal for school leavers 

If you're worried about moving away from home and are concerned about the costs of University study, we can help.

You don't have to move away to gain a degree from a top University. We have Lancaster University, University of South Wales and University of Central Lancashire qualifications available for you on one campus in Blackburn. 

This means you will not have to pay for expensive student accommodation as many students live at home. 

No matter who you are...

No matter who you are our commitment to you is simple.

  • You'll study in class sizes that allow us to get to know you - and allow us to support you to achieve your goals
  • You'll get a qualification that's awarded by a well-respected University
  • You'll study in face-to-face classes with timetables that will support you to work or undertake other commitments alongside your study.
  • You'll be given the financial support to succeed. Funding is available meaning no matter who you are there are no upfront fees*
  • You'll enjoy dedicated University facilities - and a Higher Education study environment that's for degree-level students.

*Some eligibility criteria apply.

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