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West Lancashire College Open Evening 2017

Tuesday, February 7 2017

Our Open Evening on February 2nd was a huge success with over a hundred of school leavers and adult learners checking in to see what West Lancashire College is all about.

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Stands covered the walk way with informative subject stands for 2017 courses. Over the 3 levels of the college we kept the classroom doors open and provided a walk in service to for students to get a feel for college life & the campus. During the tour the students had the chance to speak with tutors and explore the facilities. The open day was a huge success filling up the application draw with many applications on the night!


When touring the college with students many of the tour guides heard a lot of  ‘I don’t know what course I want to do’ and individually assisted them. During the tour the tour guide had the chance to explore the students interest and gave them a clear view as to what their course options were from their current subject choices. This helped pupils decisions on course application and gave them the chance  to visit all the departments they are interested in.

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The atmosphere when walking around the college on Open Night is vibrant here at West Lancashire College, the excitement from the future prospects creates a huge buzz around the college leaving the staff proud to be from WLC and showing their college off in the best way possible! It was smiles all round!

Giving the school leavers and adults a chance to meet current students and tutors gave them a true feel for college life. For the more creative roles we had students performing, showing examples of work, and providing a makeup masterclass, a hair dressing colour correction and much more for the pupils to see.

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Offering tasters for ‘The Works’ Restaurant and free refreshments also gave the chance for the visitors to see & experience the onsite restaurant which had a positive impact on booking levels along with a huge amount of  excellent feedback.  (There are still places for the Valentines Meal in The Works  but be quick to book for your loved ones!)

The Works

The Imagery also had a positive impact on the public when they were advised at what prices they could have beauty and hair treatments from both students and salon managers (with a slight increase in price for the more qualified technicians). Nether the less the appointment book took some writing in on the night!!


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Some students had a pleasant surprise when they realised that they could start their course in March as a new start date has been released for a number of Night School Courses gathering a lot of excitement and positivity towards the courses we offer.

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Overall a very successful night down at West Lancashire College with fantastic feedback & lots of new applications!

Don’t forget its not too late to apply!!!

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