College Open Days

Fancy a “behind-the-scenes” look at UCB - and see what it’s like to study here? 

Register for our college open day by clicking the link below and we’ll send you a VIP backstage pass. 

Our next open days

Saturday 21 January, 11am - 3pm


Your VIP backstage pass

Once you have registered for the open day, you will be sent your VIP pass by post. It will tell you which site to report to – either Summer Row or Richmond House (on Newhall Street).

The pass gives you and your guests access to:

  • A tour of our facilities and a free lunch
  • Live demonstrations from our cookery, bakery and hair & beauty students
  • Advice and information on study support, transport costs, English & maths qualifications, careers etc
  • Access to our Boomerang photo booth – ideal for your first college “selfie”

Please note that for any bookings made after 16th January, your backstage pass will be given to you at the Open Day.

Our courses

We offer practical courses in the following areas:

  • Professional cookery
  • Bakery
  • Food service
  • Food techonology
  • Hospitality and events
  • Childcare
  • Health & Social Care
  • Hair & make-up
  • Beauty therapy
  • Sport
  • Travel & Tourism

Apply for a course on the day

You can apply to join a course at the open day, which runs from 11am - 3pm. To do so, you will need to bring the following if possible:

  • 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 if possible: 

  • 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: