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UTC Warrington - December Open Event & Taster Workshops

University Technical College Warrington

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 17:00 to 19:30 (GMT)

UTC Warrington - December Open Event & Taster Workshops

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Type End Quantity
Prospective student for Year 10 in September 2017
(Students who are in Year 9 between September 2016 - June 2017)
8 Dec 2016 Free  
Prospective student for Year 12 in September 2017
(Students who are in Year 11 between September 2016 - June 2017)
8 Dec 2016 Free  
Parent / Carer of a prospective student for Year 10 in September 2017
(Parents of students who are in Year 9 between September 2016 - June 2017)
8 Dec 2016 Free  
Parent / Carer of a prospective student for Year 12 in September 2017
(Parents of students who are in Year 11 between September 2016 - June 2017)
8 Dec 2016 Free  
Prospective students (and their parents/ carers) for 2018 and beyond
Applicable to students who are interested in attending UTC Warrington in future years - 2018 and beyond.
8 Dec 2016 Free  
Parent / carer of prospective students for 2018 and beyond   more info 8 Dec 2016 Free  
Prospective employer partner 8 Dec 2016 Free  

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Event Details

Prospective students looking to join us in Year 10 or Year 12 from September 2017 are invited to join us to take part in up to 3 workshop sessions, whilst parents will be invited to hear a presentation from Mr Barber - Principal & Chief Executive, followed by a tour of the college.

Visitors are asked to arrive between 5.00pm and 6.00pm to meet with a number of representatives from some of our employer partners and subject teachers in The Hangout, our 5th floor diner.

Our employer partners are keen share their industry knowledge, experiences of how they are already working with our students and the types of employment opportunities available to students within their businesses, locally, nationally and internationally!

At 6.00pm, all visitors will be asked to move into the Lecture Theatre, where students will be broken down into groups and taken off to participate in up to 3 workshop sessions over the next 1 1/2 hours. Workshop sessions will give students a real insight into college life at UTC Warrington, covering Engineering, Science, English, Maths and Computing.

Meanwhile, parents will have the opportunity to hear more about the curriculum on offer at UTC Warrington from September 2017, ask any questions and gain a better understanding of what makes UTC Warrington different other schools and colleges in Warrington and surrounding areas. Parents will then be invited for a tour of the college and a peek into the workshop sessions taking place on the evening.

Applications can be made for a place at the college during the evening, with prospective applicants reminded that any applications received before the 9th December will be entered into a prize draw for a brand new iPad mini in time for Christmas.

With limited places available in Year 10 and Year 12 for September 2017 we recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Come along and see us to find out more about all of the options available at UTC Warrington, how it differs from your current secondary school and gain a taste of what being a student at UTC Warrington is really like!

Refreshments will be available in The Hangout, located on the 5th floor.

Please note: Limited places available for September 2017.

*NB Please register for the event in the prospective student's name (i.e. not the parent's name). Registering a parental e-mail address is fine, as further details will be sent out to this address during the recruitment process. 

Applications will be accepted during the event. Applicants are welcome from across the North West, the college is conveniently located within the new Stadium Quarter, which is a 5 minute walk away from Warrington Central train station, Warrington Bus Interchange and a 10 minute walk from Warrington Bank Quay station.

By registering to attend this event you give permission for your photograph to be taken and used by UTC Warrington within marketing material, both printed and online. If you wish to withdraw this consent, please notify a member of the team upon arrival. 



What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is a pay and display car park available to the right and front of the UTC, which is costs 60p per hour up to £2.70 for the full day.

Alternatively, you may consider parking on the Tesco / Warrington Wolves stadium, which is approximately a 5 minute walk away or the Golden Square car park is also only a 5 minute walk away from UTC Warrington and free after 4.00pm on a Thursday evening. 

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01925 737067.

Please note: you do not need to need to print off your registration tickets to attend the event.

Do you have questions about UTC Warrington - December Open Event & Taster Workshops? Contact University Technical College Warrington

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UTC Warrington
Dallam Lane
WA2 7NG Warrington
United Kingdom

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 17:00 to 19:30 (GMT)

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University Technical College Warrington

Born out of the skills gap identified in the Warrington Skills Commission in 2012, which identified a shortage of skilled Engineers in Warrington, UTC Warrington is a dedicated 14-19 academy with specialisms in Science and Engineering. With our £10 million iconic new building, filled with £1 million of specialist engineering equipment, we aim to create a unique, aspirational, technical and academic curriculum, which prepares our students for an exciting career on their doorstep, or beyond.


Working alongside our educational sponsor, Manchester Metropolitan University, we have the benefit of their expertise in supporting students into accessing high-quality Higher Education provision, as well as the technical know-how of their lecturers. Moreover, UTC Warrington supplement academic knowledge and experience with employer master classes, technical projects and work experience in partnership with over 50 industry partners, including Sellafield Ltd, Fujitsu, Amec Foster Wheeler, Atkins, Nuvia, Rolls Royce and Tenet Consultants.


Set in an iconic building centrally located in Warrington town centre, with Warrington Central train station and Warrington Bus Station on our doorstep, UTC Warrington is accessible for students far and wide. Through our innovate and forward-thinking STEAM curriculum, which marries creative and entrepreneurial skills alongside Science and Engineering, UTC Warrington will address the disconnect between education and industry, providing students with a competitive edge.

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