Have a Go Opportunities
Our ‘Have a Go’ sessions for school groups offers you and your year 10 and 11 students an exciting opportunity to learn more about our college subject areas, experience UCB life on campus and be inspired to think about careers and further study in these sectors.
Each session gives your students a flavour of life at UCB and the opportunity to find out more about our vocational college courses through practical sessions with our expert team of staff. All of the sessions are FREE and take place at UCB on various dates throughout the year from October to June. Further information about the range of vocational areas for students to ‘Have a Go’ at can be found below.
Bakery, Cookery, Food Science and Hospitality
Hair, Beauty and Theatrical Make-up
Health and Social Care and Early Years
Cabin Crew and Travel and Tourism
I loved seeing the scale of the kitchens and learning about the science behind it.
I liked how we were able to use our terminology and methods from class and experience the real thing.
This was a good experience the staff are really nice and cheerful. I've learnt a lot of new skills.
Students loved the day! There is lots to take away, hands on and facilities are fantastic.
It's an amazing opportunity, if you have a chance to do it take it.
It's a really good session, which allows you to get out of your comfort zone, and take part in group activity.
It was really fun and informative.
It is really helpful in understanding what colleges offers and what opportunities are out there through UCB.
Excellent student engagement, inspired the students.
The session was amazing and definitely worth the opportunity for aspiring chefs or people joining the industry.
I really enjoyed how we took part and challenged other teams to present a product. It's really interesting.
The staff were so helpful and friendly and as a result some of my students want to come here (UCB) for further education.
I would highly recommend it to another student because it was a good experience.
Thank you for giving my students such a hands on, fun and inspiring day.
Availability and booking
To check availability and to enquire about a session please contact the Schools Liaison team on email@example.com, 0121 232 4300, specifying the ‘Have a Go’ session(s) you would like to enquire about. Please include, in the subject line, your school name and the ‘Have a Go’ session(s) you are interested in. We will then review your request. If we are able to accommodate your request we will email you further details about the ‘Have a Go(s)’ including available dates, full session plan(s), booking form and code of conduct.
Please note our ‘Have a Go’ sessions fill up fast and are booked on a first-come first-serve basis. An enquiry does not guarantee booking.