Fantastic opportunities to explore Hopwood Hall College and University Centre

Date published: 26 September 2022

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You won’t want to miss the fantastic opportunities to explore Hopwood Hall College and University Centre.

Hopwood – which has campuses in Rochdale and Middleton – is holding three much anticipated Open Events.

School leavers will get their first taste of college life during the events held on Saturday 8 October and Thursday 20 October.

Adult learners will then get the same experience during the ‘Access All Areas’ Open Event on Thursday 17 November.

Those who attend can look forward to seeing state of the art facilities and equipment as the campuses continue to undergo a huge £28m investment.

This includes extensions to the Technology Centre and Refectory, as well as a brand new eventing simulator that is used by learners studying Equine Care.


Eventing simulator


These are just some of the incredible sights that visitors can except to enjoy on the days.

In addition, the expert tutors will be on hand to answer all the questions that you need answered.

This advice will be invaluable to those who are trying to decide which one of the career-boosting courses to choose between.

For Year 11s, this includes qualifications such as BTECs, Apprenticeships and the revolutionary new T-Levels.


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The Open Events will be the first ones held in the new academic year.

This means they’re perfect for school leavers looking to get a head start on their college applications ahead of the priority deadline.

They will also mark the debut of the college’s new micro prospectus as Hopwood continues to promote sustainability across both of its campuses.


The laboratories at Hopwood Hall


Meanwhile, for adult learners there are a wide variety of part-time courses designed to fit around busy schedules.

You could choose to upskill in-person, in which case you’ll have the fantastic opportunity to use industry-standard equipment and software.

However, there’s also an extensive range of online and flexible learning courses where you choose the time and place to complete your qualification.

Finally, you can also find out everything you need to know about studying Higher Education at Hopwood’s thriving University Centre.

It’s the ultimate place to ‘stay near and go far’ when you do your degree or even secure your path to university through studying Access.

*You can register to attend one of the Open Events by visiting

Queen Elizabeth II opens Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale, 1992

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