Virtual Open Event

About the event

This event has now ended – please keep a look out for details of our next Virtual Open Event.

Will you be leaving school in 2021?

If you’re trying to decide what to do next then drop in to our Virtual Open Event and we will show you what we have to offer YOU!

We will be showcasing all our departments and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions at our live chat sessions with tutors and support services.

Whatever career you’re aiming for, we have the right pathway for you. If you need any information or advice our friendly Info Team will be online to talk you through your options.

Our Online Open Evening will give you information about:

  • All our vocational courses
  • Our A Level courses at Barnsley Sixth Form College
  • Apprenticeships
  • T Levels
  • Student support services
  • Our fantastic facilities

Plus – you can (virtually) meet our tutors too!

All from the comfort of your own sofa

All you will need to take part in the Open Event is a device connected to the internet. This could be a laptop/computer, tablet or smartphone. We’ll ask you to fill in a brief form with your name and email address and then you’ll be taken to the event’s homepage.

Live Chat Sessions

During the evening you’ll be able to drop in to one of our live chat sessions to meet our tutors and ask any questions you may have about a course you’re interested in. Our Chat sessions are set to run at 5.30pm, 6.00pm, 6.30pm and 7.00pm so you’ll be able to plan your time to get the most out of the evening.

We are using Zoom for these sessions

If you’re going to be joining us from your mobile phone or tablet you can download the Zoom app from your app store now, so that you’re ready to go on Tuesday evening.

If you’re using a laptop or PC there’s an app for that too – although you can also use a web browser.

It’s easy to join and use, so don’t be put off! The camera and microphone on your device will be set to OFF at the start of the session so you won’t have to worry about appearing on camera if you’d prefer not to. You can ask your questions using the chat function. Only the tutor will see your question.

Here are some links to the Zoom help pages to get you started:

If you’re using a Windows laptop/pc or a Mac

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362033-Getting-Started-on-Windows-and-Mac

If you’re using a iPhone or iPad

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362993-Getting-Started-with-iOS

If you’re using an Android device

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/200942759-Getting-Started-with-Android

Location

Anywhere there is an internet connection!