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Open days and events

This page is for students and visitors looking for information on upcoming events and career news. 

For more information, please contact Gisèle O'Connor, Careers Lead: or call 01323 465400

Online Plumpton College Information Event Sat 22 May

The event is for students thinking about applying to start in September 2021. 

It is a chance to get a tour of the campus, see course specific facilities⁠, speak with department tutors⁠ and ask questions, such as on learning support, finance and accommodation. ⁠

Book your place for the Online Plumpton College information event 

Routes into STEM course

This virtual course is for students aged 13+. It shows you the opportunities open to you after your GCSEs. The live interactive sessions with professionals take place in the half-term or summer holidays. The course involves around 20 hours of study to complete over 3 weeks and on completion you will receive a Bronze Industrial Cadets award. 

Find out more about the Routes into STEM course

UK University and Apprenticeship Search virtual fair - Wednesday 26 May

 A free interactive fair for students to explore all their post-18 options in one place.

Exhibitors include a wide range of universities, colleges and apprenticeship providers.

Register now for the virtual fair on Wednesday 26 May

East Sussex College (ESC)

The college has a number of opportunities coming up.

Campus tours of the college resume on 17th May when the lockdown eases.

In June, they are hosting virtual and physical taster days and get-to-know days.  

See the Get to know ESC document attached below for details.


Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Bookable online lecture:  Wednesday 5 May 2021 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm

An introduction to anaesthetics

Dr Paul Young, explains more about anaesthetics, how they work and the role of an anaesthetist in medicine and healthcare.

PwC's Virtual Clasroom event - register online

Teacher & parent session; Supporting young people in the changing world of work

13 May 2021 from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

University of Law School - Law in Action event 

The University of Law is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal education and training.  

Find out more about The University of Law and the employers they work with.

Virtual Careers Fair

Take the opportunity to meet employers, ask questions and watch videos to help you decide what you would like to do once you leave school or college.

Explore the virtual exhibition hall to engage with lots of top apprenticeship employers and leading course providers. Find out about their incredible school leaver opportunities. 

Claim your free place


Start your journey into games. Find out about careers, opportunities and programming for game development.  Find all this and more on the intogames website.

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Year 11 Open Events

For more information please visit the website:

Engineering & STEM

STEM career opportunities and Engineering Taster Weeks hosted by BAE Systems Air Business Unit.

The Engineering Taster Weeks are aimed at developing young people’s perceptions of engineering whilst providing a unique insight into the world of aerospace and aviation.

Applications are currently CLOSED.

More information on the taster weeks and how to apply can be found at:


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