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5 reasons to join Hugh Baird College or University Centre this September


If you’re thinking of starting a college or degree-level course this year — don’t let the fact you haven’t applied yet stop you. We are still accepting applications for September 2021 and you can apply online right away!

Here are five reasons to consider joining us this September.

1. There's still time

If you haven’t applied yet, don’t worry, you still have time to join us. Browse our range of vocational, A-level or degree-level courses and apply online. Once you’ve applied, you'll be asked to come along to an Enrolment event.


2. A course for everyone, no matter your results

We pride ourselves on having a course option for everyone, no matter your exam results, age or ability. We offer courses from Entry Level to Level 3, Apprenticeships and University level courses, Foundation Entry, Foundation Degrees and Degrees.

We know lots of choice can sometimes be overwhelming, so if you’re not sure what you want to study then don’t worry. Our team of expert independent Careers Advisors are on hand to help you navigate your options and give you individualised advice. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk to arrange a one-to-one appointment.


3. Outstanding, tailored support

Starting at College or University is full of new opportunities and challenges. That's why we're here to help you every step of the way with an expert team who can advise and support you with careers advice, financial support, learning support, health and wellbeing, counselling and any other personal issues you may be facing.

If you start a College course with us, you'll be assigned your very own 'Progress Coach'. They will support you if you're experiencing problems that may affect your studies with us. Your Progress Coach will work with you to ensure that you get the help and support you need while you are at College.

For degree-level students, we have a team of Student Engagement Officers (SEOs). They will provide you with academic support workshops, pastoral support and career readiness and can work with you on a one-to-one basis to ensure that you progress through your course and have the support to do so.


4. Career-focussed courses

Through our strong links with employers and industry, our courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge you'll require to progress in the real world and succeed in the competitive jobs market. This also means that you can start to build up industry contacts and possibly work with employers as part of your course, which could even help you land your first full-time job.


5. Fantastic facilities

We've invested heavily in our specialist facilities to give you the experience skills and knowledge you need to prepare you for university, an apprenticeship or employment.

Our facilities go beyond classrooms to give you a real-life working environment with industry-standard equipment. Some examples of our facilities include; a commercial restaurant and kitchens, art and design workshops and studios, commercial hair and beauty salons, performance spaces, science labs, motor vehicle and cycle workshops, a commercial florist, welding workshops, electrical testing bays and a simulation hospital ward.

They’re all ready and waiting to give you the hands-on experience you need to make your mark on the world.


Ready for your next step?

Apply online and come along to enrol to secure a place. Tap here to start an application.

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