Open Days

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Our next Open Days will be on Tuesday 6th and Saturday 10th November. It is essential that you register and book a ticket using our booking form, which can be found below.

Please note that due to high demand, our Open Days are TICKET ONLY events.  

During our Open Days, you'll get the opportunity to:

  • Speak to tutors and support staff 
  • Meet our students
  • See our amazing facilities
  • Get information on our courses and help to find the right course for you
  • Find out about funding and learning loans available
  • Get help applying for a course

Our Open Days are designed to let you experience first-hand what it's like to study with us. You'll attend an introductory talk, get to see our fantastic facilities and meet our friendly and supportive teams of staff and students.

We are located in the heart of central London, just 5 minutes from Edgware Road underground station and 10 minutes from Oxford Street. You can get to us by bus via routes 6, 16, 18, 98, 332 and 414 and by rail at both Paddington and Marylebone rail stations, which are both a short walk away.

Our Open Days take place on weekdays and on Saturdays. 

Outline of a weekday Open Day
Doors will open and check-in will begin at 3.45pm. If you are early and arrive before this time, you can grab a coffee in our onsite Costa coffee shop.  
Once you've checked in at the Open Day reception desk, you'll be taken into our theatre for an introductory talk by one of our Curriculum Directors. After this, you'll get a chance to see our Campus, have a look at our great facilities and speak to teaching and advice staff about what courses and support we can offer you. Please note that the introductory talks take place every 30 minutes, starting at 4pm and the final session being at 6.30pmOur Open Day ends at 8pm, and last admittance into the building is at 7pm, allowing attendees enough time to see members of staff.

Please note: Under 16s are invited up to our 6pm sessions. Prospective students signing up to sessions after 6pm who are under 16 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult and ideally a parent/carer or guardian to attend events at City of Westminster College.   

Outline of a Saturday Open Day
Doors open and check-in will begin at 9.45am.
If you are early and arrive before this time, you can grab a coffee in our onsite Costa coffee shop.  
Once you've checked in at the Open Day reception desk, you'll be taken into our theatre for an introductory talk by one of our Curriculum Directors. After this, you'll get a chance to see our Campus, have a look at our great facilities and speak to teaching and advice staff about what courses and support we can offer you. Please note that the introductory talks take place every 30 minutes, starting at 10am and the final session being at 12.30pmOur Open Day ends at 2pm, and last admittance into the building is at 1pm, allowing attendees enough time to see members of staff.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

Once you've registered to attend an Open Day, please check our website and keep an eye out for emails from City of Westminster College for any updates.

Please email any queries about our Open Days to: opendays@cwc.ac.uk




FAQs   


How do I register for an Open Day?
For all of our courses, please select the time that is right for you from the ticket options. To attend our Open Day you MUST select one of these options and book a ticket.

 

Do I need to book a place?
Yes, we have a limited number of spaces available for each Open Day and so ALL VISITORS must pre-register and book a ticket – THIS INCLUDES accompanying parents/guardians and siblings. If you are attending with friends, they will not be admitted unless they have pre-registered and booked a ticket.

 

Why can I only book one ticket for each session - I would like to book for my parent(s)/guardian(s) aswell? 
Due to space limitations and health & safety, we require each attendee to book a place. If you want to bring friends or family, they will need to book an individual place for themselves. You can also book a place for them with their email address. 

 

Do I need to book a place for my parent(s) or guardian(s)? 
Yes, if your parent/guardian want to accompany you to the Open Day, THEY MUST BOOK A TICKET.

 

Do I need to bring written confirmation of my booking with me?
Yes, You will be sent an email confirmation with your ticket and this will have a barcode on it. You will need to show this barcode when you arrive at the check-in desk. The ticket can be printed out or displayed on your smartphone or handheld device.

 

I want to change/cancel the session I registered for? 
On Eventbrite, use the log-in details you entered when you registered for our Open Day. From there you will be able to amend your tickets and change your session or cancel your booking. If you have any problems doing this, please email opendays@cwc.ac.uk

 

What time do I need to arrive?
Please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before your booked session. 

Where is City of Westminster College?
Paddington Green Campus (PGC), Paddington Green, London W2 1NB. 
Click here to find us on Google Maps

 

How do I get to City of Westminster College?
We are easily reached by London Underground, bus, and rail. The nearest tube station and bus stop is Edgware Road - we are a five minute walk from the station. 
Click here for transport information and maps

 

Do you have car parking facilities?
We are unable to offer onsite parking facilities.

 

Do you have bicycle storage facilities?
Yes, we have a small number of covered bicycle racks located to the side of our building. Please note that bicycles are left at the individual's own risk.

 

Is there anywhere to get something to eat or drink?
We have our own Costa coffee shop on the ground floor of the campus, which offers a small selection of snacks and drinks. In addition there are a wide range of cafes and restaurants on the nearby Edgware Road.

 

Who can attend?
Prospective students can attend together with their parents/guardians or a friend or partner. However, guests may not be able to attend the specific talks if they haven't booked a ticket. We have a Costa coffee shop for guests on our ground floor, where they can purchase refreshments and wait in the café area.

 

What can I expect from an Open Day?
At our Open Days, you will attend an introductory talk about studying with us by our Curriculum director, have a chance to look around our amazing campus and great facilities, speak to staff and students and tutors from all course areas, get advice on student finance and guidance on the application process.  

 

We hope this answers any questions you may have. You can contact us by email if you have an additional query at opendays@cwc.ac.uk

 

Can I visit City of Westminster College at any other time? 
Prospective students can visit our Information Centre during the following times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 10am-4pm
Wednesday from 11am-4pm

Our dedicated and friendly Information and Advice team are happy to talk through your course options and provide additional information and guidance. You can contact them by phone on: 020 7258 2721.