College Open Evenings


Confirm and check details and closing dates for applications on college websites


Wigan & Leigh College


Wigan Campuses:

Parsons Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RR

School of Arts, Parsons Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RR

Pagefield Centre, Walkden Ave, Wigan WN1 2JH


Leigh Campuses:

6th Form Centre, Sale Way, Leigh Sports Village, WN7 4JY

Image Centre, Walmesley Road, Leigh, WN7 1XL




No deadline to apply but the earlier the better to secure the course of your choice


 Monday 10th October 2022

Monday 7th November 2022

Monday 30st January 2023



 Monday 17th October 2022

Monday 14th November 2022

Monday 6th February 2022


All from 4.30pm – 7.30pm



Winstanley College

Winstanley Road


Wigan WN5 7XF



Closing date for applications: Monday 31st January 2023


Thursday 29th September 2022 - 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Thursday Wednesday 12th October 2022 - 3pm to 7pm

Tuesday 1st November 2022 - 3pm to 7pm







St John Rigby College

Gathurst Road, Orrell

Wigan, WN5 0LJ



Closing date for applications:  Monday 31st January 2023

Saturday 8th October 2022 - 10am to 1pm

Wednesday 19th October 2022 - 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Thursday 21st October 2022 - 4.30pm to 7.30pm




West Lancashire College

See website for campus/s


Monday 17th October 2022

Thursday 24th November 2022

Monday 6th February 2023



All from 4.30 – 7pm



Frog Lane



See website for further dates and application closing date

Wednesday 29th October 2021

Wednesday 13th January 2022


All from 5pm – 7pm



St Helens College

Town Centre Campus

Water Street

St Helens

WA10 1PP


Technology Centre Campus (Eng/Const/MVE)


Pocket Nook

St Helens WA9 1TT

Thursday 7thh October 2021

Thursday 18th November 2021

Thursday 10th February 2022

Thursday 23rd June 2022


5-7pm for both STEM and Town centre campuses


Warrington and Vale College

Winwick Road

Warrington WA2 8QA

Monday 4th October 2021

Tuesday 19th October 2021

Wednesday 10th November 2021

Wednesday 9th February 2022


All from 5.30 – 8pm

Carmel College

Prescot Road

St Helens

Merseyside WA10 3AG


Wednesday 13th October

Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Saturday 13th November 2021

Tuesday 9th June 2022


All from 5.30pm to 8pm except Saturday 13th November which is 11.30am to 1.30pm



Myerscough College

St Michaels Road (Preston campus)

Preston PR3 0RY

Open Morning monthly on a Saturday

All 10 – 12.30am

For additional dates see college website

Advice sessions must be booked via phone or online


Please be aware open events may change depending on Covid and move online therefore it is advised you go to the earlier dates open events as you will then have chance to have a look around colleges in person and meet staff face to face