College Open Days

Thank you for considering University College Birmingham to continue your studies after you leave school.

UCB offers post-16 courses as well as degrees which means it is an exciting place to study with fantastic, university-standard facilities.

We offer courses in the following areas:

  • Health and social care
  • Childcare
  • Professional chef 
  • Bakery
  • Hospitality and events
  • Food and beverage service
  • Specialist make-up
  • Beauty therapy
  • Hairdressing
  • Sports
  • Travel and tourism

For a full list of the courses we offer, visit our A-Z of courses.

Our next open days

Saturday 26 November, 11am-3pm

Saturday 21 January, 11am - 3pm


Why should you attend an open day?

  • To introduce you to life at UCB, and to look around our fantastic facilities
  • To meet current students who can provide a real insight into the courses we offer
  • To find out about placement opportunities and residential visits included within many of our courses
  • To find out about the careers available on successful completion of your studies

UCB is a friendly, supportive institution and a large number of school-leavers who successfully apply here like it so much they choose to stay on and progress to studying degrees, learning valuable new skills to give them a further advantage in the jobs market.

Whatever your goals, our open days an ideal opportunity to meet the staff and students on the course you are interested in – and maybe take part in one of our fun have-a-go sessions.

View the open day booklet for more details on what the day involves.

What you will need to bring

You can apply to join a course at the open day. To do so, you will need to bring the following:

  • Work experience report
  • Year 10/11 report
  • A piece of coursework
  • Attendance report

If you have already left school, you will need to bring the following: 

  • A reference from your previous school/college or employer
  • Copies of your qualifications

Contact us

If you have any questions you can contact us:

By telephone: 0121 232 4300

By email: