Trips & Visits

Students are able to benefit from a wide range of course related trips and visits which are arranged to enhance theoretical and classroom learning with direct experience.

Students from our Art, Creative Media and Photography departments visited Berlin to experience the art and culture of the city. The Art students also visited London while the Creative Media and Photography students attended The Photography Show in Birmingham and visiting Bradford Media Museum and Media City in Salford.

Students from Sport and Public Services are given the opportunity to take part in indoor and outdoor sporting activities. Public Services students took part in indoor skiing, water based activities, climbing, expeditions and various activities with the uniformed services. While the Sport students enjoyed ice skating, camping, cycling, bowling, swimming, climbing, water sports and golfing.

Travel and Tourism students visit local hotels including Scarisbrick Hotel, Rosedale Hotel, Talbot Hotel in Southport and the Crowne Plaza and Atlantic Tower Hotel in Liverpool. There are also trips to popular visitor attractions such as Splashworld, Alton Towers, Premier Bowl and Formby Pinewoods. Students are also given the opportunity to go on trips to venues such as the World Travel Market, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Cabin Crew training.

Business tutors regularly organise trips and visits to local, national and international businesses, allowing students to gain more knowledge and experiences from the business world including Land Rover, The Trafford Centre and Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Disneyland Paris.

Lessons for computing students are not limited to the classroom and students are given the opportunity to visit places like Disneyland Paris, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, CAE Technology Services, the Retro Games Arcade and the ‘What next?’ careers fair at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre.

For Hair and Beauty students there are regular trips and visits organised so students can find out more about working in sector, including events such as Salon International, London and the Professional Beauty Show, Manchester where students are able to sample new products and equipment.


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