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Discover your future at an Activate Learning Summer Virtual Open Event

04 June 2020

If you are considering your options for next year, now is the time to explore the opportunities available at your local college!

For the first time, Activate Learning is showcasing its extensive range of programmes at all of our colleges with Virtual Summer Open Events.

These events will take place on the Activate Learning website via Microsoft Teams Live and anyone who would like to attend will need to register beforehand.

How do I book my place?

Here’s the date and times for all Activate Learning College Open Events, please register for your chosen college using the links below:

Attendees will be able to watch presentations about Activate Learning and enjoy subject specific talks. Prospective students can speak with industry-trained faculty staff and ask any questions that they have live.

At our Virtual Open Events you will be able to:

  • find out more about all our courses and programmes
  • listen to our popular A Level talk (excluding Banbury and Bicester College)
  • discover more about our college from our Head of Campus
  • get your application in for September 2020 entry
  • find the right course for you with our friendly teachers and support team
  • better understand qualifications with our careers team

Teachers will be available to discuss your options and plan out a learning pathway that works for you. You will be able to explore our excellent facilities, talk through all your options and even submit your application early to make sure you guarantee your place for next year!

Why choose an Activate Learning college?

At Activate Learning, students are supported in developing the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Our learning programmes lead directly into sustainable career options, and we can help you identify where your studies can take you.

Here more about what our students have to say about our courses and colleges in their own Activate Learning student stories.

Be sure to register your attendance for the Virtual Open Event now via the links above and discover how an education with Activate Learning can help you achieve your goals.

The Activate Learning Guarantee for new students

As part of this, we have put together the Activate Learning Guarantee to support prospective students starting in September 2020:

Guarantee 1

Prior to starting at Activate Lea​rning, we guarantee a comprehensive introduction for each student. This will include what life as an Activate Learning student looks like alongside a​n introduction to the programme area they wish to join. This will all happen online. It will include a short project to keep students engaged and practiced in their learning: something to read; something to do, etc. 

Guarantee 2

As a minimum entitlement, and if the pandemic development requires this, all programmes will start on time through our capability to make learning happen remotely online, through our best in class online virtual learning environment, ALO, Moodle, etc.

Guarantee 3

If we can ensure safety, good hygiene and social distancing, we will use the first three weeks of term to provide a campus orientation session for each student. This will ensure students can:

  • access the technology and apps they need to learn online effectively
  • meet their tutors 
  • understand how the campus will work to ensure social distancing
  • start to build a positive peer group bond with small group of other students (their ‘bubble’) they will be matched with and learning alongside

Guarantee 4

After this three-week period where we orientate learners so they are ‘campus-ready’. On Campus learning will begin in small groups on-site with alternating sessions (weeks or days depending on programme), as well as introductions to practical sessions and other facilities. This arrangement will be within our guarantee of it being done with due regard to safety, hygiene and social distancing.