Welcome Day

Start time: 9:00am - 29th June 2016
End time: 1:00pm - 29th June 2016

Welcome Day 2016

If you have applied for a full-time course or apprenticeship at City College Southampton, starting this September, you will receive a personal invitation in the post inviting you to attend our Welcome Day which is being held on Wednesday 29th June 2016, 9am – 1pm.

Our Welcome Day is a fun and informative event which will give you a taste of college life and the chance to make the best possible start to your studies at City College. At your Welcome Day you will:

  • Meet your tutors and fellow students who are starting in September
  • Take part in team-building activities, taster sessions, and creative workshops
  • See all of the course facilities and teaching areas

Important – booking your place

If you are able to attend our Welcome Day it is vital you book your place in advance to ensure we allocate enough space in your subject area. To confirm your place please email admissions@southampton-city.ac.uk or call 023 8048 4848, stating your name and date of birth, by Friday 24th June.

What to bring with you

  • A drink to keep you refreshed
  • Completed Bursary application form with supporting evidence (if applicable)
  • Suitable footwear/clothing (see below) 

If you have applied for one of the following courses, please make sure you bring suitable clothes and shoes with you:

Construction Crafts (Brickwork, Carpentry, Electrical Installation, Painting and Decorating) Engineering, Motor Vehicle and Marine:

  • Safety or strong shoes with a flat sole and closed-toe should be worn
  • No sandals, flip-flops or heeled shoes will be allowed in workshop areas
  • Your clothes may get dirty.  Please don’t wear anything that cannot be cleaned easily

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

As you will be working in the college salons during Welcome Day we ask that you please follow our normal dress code:

  • Smart, plain (ideally black) clothes (trousers, shirt)
  • No jeans, leggings or trainers 
  • Enclosed black shoes (i.e. with toes covered)

Hospitality and Catering

  • Shoes with a flat sole and closed-toe should be worn
  • No sandals, flip-flops or heeled shoes will be allowed in kitchen areas
  • Your clothes may get dirty.  Please don’t wear anything that cannot be cleaned easily

Sport

  • Sports top, shorts/tracksuit bottoms
  • Trainers

Financial Support

You may be eligible for financial support for travel, equipment, meals, childcare and trips. Please see the Bursary application form with your invitation for more information. Please bring your completed application form, with supporting evidence, to Welcome Day. Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about the support available.

Not yet applied to City College Southampton?

Don’t worry – it’s not too late!

Year 11’s who have not yet applied are welcome to attend our Welcome Day, but should contact us as soon as possible to book in. Email admissions@southampton-city.ac.uk or call us on 023 8048 4848.


If you have any questions, please email admissions@southampton-city.ac.uk, call 023 8048 4848 or tweet us @city_college using the hashtag #CCSWelcomeDay