Open Event

Our open days are the perfect opportunity for you to discover Petroc!

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why come to an open day?

Whether you're a school-leaver deciding on your next steps, or an adult looking to retrain, our open events are the best way to find out about life at Petroc.

During our open events, you'll have the opportunity to find out about the range of courses on offer, explore our campuses and chat with our lecturers and current students.

Join us at an Open Event and discover what Petroc can offer you:

  • Speak to our dedicated lecturers and get an insight into our courses, outstanding results, progression routes and more.
  • Experience our exceptional facilities including our unique Animal Centre, commercial hair and beauty salons, and vehicle workshops. 
  • Immerse yourself in college life by visiting our social and study spaces.
  • Talk to our current students and hear what they have to say about their college experience.
  • Discover Petroc plus - our array of exciting enrichment opportunities on offer to you when you're not studying - including Academic and Sporting Academies, our own Students Union and a fantastic array of clubs and activities whatever your interests!
  • Receive valuable assistance and information from our friendly Advice & Guidance Team on questions about your application, transport, finance and learning support services.

What subject will you discover?

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Open Events are open to everyone!

Whether you are a school-leaver thinking about your next options, or an adult learner looking to return to studying, our dedicated lecturers and support teams are on hand to provide you with the information you need to make decisions about your next steps.

Each event tends to focus on a particular area so do make sure you book to attend the most suitable event for your future needs.

At Petroc Open Events, you'll be able to gain all the information you need to help you make the right choice for your future. You can:

  • Speak to our dedicated lecturers about our courses, outstanding results and progression routes.
  • Explore our beautiful campus spaces and check out our exceptional facilities
  • Talk to our existing students about their experiences at Petroc.
  • Get information and guidance about your application, transport to College, and financial and learning support services.
  • Find out about the array of enrichment opportunities available to you such as our Academies, Student Union, clubs and societies, which can further enhance your educational journey!

Petroc has two campuses in Barnstaple and Tiverton and we have Open Events at each site. 

Find out how to get to our campuses.

You will be provided with a map of the campus when you arrive at the Open Event. 

If you would like to familiarise yourself with our campuses before you come along, just head to our Campus Tour page where you can take a 360 virtual tour of our campuses or download a map.

After you have attended one of our Open Events you may have more questions you need answering. Don't worry; just contact our friendly Advice & Guidance Team who will be happy to help!

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