Welcome to our digital open event

We’re excited to have you online with us. 👋

Just like you, other young students across Bristol and the South West are joining us online today.

Session links have been sent by email

Our teaching staff have sent out links via email, to invite you to join their sessions.

We’re offering you a guaranteed place

If you’re 16-18 and you’d like to join us in September 2021, you can apply for your guaranteed place.

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Introducing City of Bristol College

Before you do anything else, we want to introduce you to the event. Go ahead and click play on the video below 👇

Digital open event introduction

To introduce you all to your digital open event, press play on the video.

Did you know? Open day insight #1

Andy Forbes, City of Bristol College’s Principal and Chief Executive, is offering all 16-18 year old applicants a guaranteed place for September 2021.

Join your digital sessions

It's time for you to find out some information about our programmes from our friendly teaching team. Remember, all first sessions start at 4pm.

How do I join my session(s)?

Our teaching staff have already sent you a link via email to enable you to join their session today. If you haven’t received this please call us as soon as possible.

Your timetable

  • First sessions: 4.30pm
  • Second sessions: 5.30pm
  • Third sessions: 6.30pm

Did you know? Open day insight #2

We offer over 300 courses. Your options with us include:

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What about when I'm not in a session?

While you're waiting you can...

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How to apply for your guaranteed place

Found your course? Apply online today

As you’re a 16-18-year-old applicant looking for a full-time course in September 2021, you’re guaranteed a place.

If you’d like help with your application click the link below or call 0117 312 5000. We’ll guide you through it.

How to apply
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About our centres

We have five college centres

Where you’ll learn will depend on your course. That’s because each centre has specialist facilities.

Did you know? Open day insight #3

We have specialist facilities to help you get a head start in your career. They include an animal centre, salons, restaurants, travel hub, construction and vehicle workshops and more.

City of Bristol College - Motor Vehicle Technology Centre, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, UK

City of Bristol College - Advanced Engineering Centre, Advanced Engineering Centre, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, UK

City of Bristol College - South Bristol Skills Academy, The Boulevard, Hengrove, Park, Bristol, UK

City of Bristol College - College Green Centre, Saint George's Road, Bristol, UK

City of Bristol College - Ashley Down Centre, Ashley Down Road, Ashley Down, Bristol, UK

Supporting you is our top priority

In this section, you'll find links to financial support, additional learning support and mental health support links.

Financial support

We’re here to help you with any questions you have around finances. This includes:

  • Bursaries and support funds.
  • Support for young parents.
  • Free school meals.

If you’ve requested a one-to-one session, you can expect one of our Student Services Advisors to be in touch within the next couple of weeks.

Financial support
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Additional Learning Support (ALS)

Do you have additional learning support requirements?

If so, we can work with you before you’re a student with us, to make sure the right support is in place for you. We can work with your school and/or any external agencies.

If you’ve already been in touch about your support needs, you’re likely to hear from a member of our Disability and Wellbeing team very soon.

Additional learning support
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Mental health support

If you need support or someone to talk to, there is help available.

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