A group of potential students and their parents sat in a group listening to a speech being given from a Leeds City College member of staff give information and insight in to their course area
Leeds City College teachers speaking to a potential new student and their parent at one of the Colleges Open Events
A Leeds City College tutor explaining to a prospective student about the course she teaches at an open event, there are posters, leaflets and prospectuses on the table
Two female teachers for Leeds City College working an open event giving information about their course to potential applicants
The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities also known as SEND table where two friendly colleagues of Leeds City College are talking to a father and his son
A female student having her face painted by another student

What to expect at an Open Event

Our open events are the perfect place to explore your options. Whether you want to study T Levels, A levels, apprenticeships or vocational courses you can find out more about learning at Leeds City College. If you want to develop practical skills that will help you succeed in the workplace, or progress to further study at university - we can help you get there.

Even if you’re not sure exactly what you want to do, come down and talk to us - we can help you choose the right course.

Visiting our campuses gives you the opportunity to experience first-hand what life at Leeds City College is all about. Travelling between campuses during the open event is easy with our free shuttle buses.

You can

  • Learn about the study options available - from vocational courses and apprenticeships to T Levels, A levels and Access diplomas
  • Hear our industry experienced tutors share their passion for their subject
  • Take a tour of our campuses, view our amazing facilities and industry standard equipment
  • Apply for a course

Quiet Open Events

Simply book onto one of our upcoming Open Events as normal, and visit us during the last hour.

The front entrance to Temple Newsam Home Farm showing the cobblestone floor, information signs on both sides

Temple Newsam Open Event

Home to the School of Animal Care & Land Management, Home Farm at Temple Newsam houses our animal care courses. One of the largest working rare breed farms in Europe, students gain hands-on experience raising and caring for animals.

To find out more about our animal care and animal management courses running at Temple Newsam and tour our farm and facilities you can attend an open event:

Book your tickets now:

What’s on where at an open event

As a college that caters for a broad range of students, Leeds City College is truly integrated into the city with multiple sites across Leeds. See all of our campuses here.

A view of the Park Lane campus entrance and building in summer with blue skies and white clouds

Park Lane Campus

Home to:

  • Applied Science
  • Sport Science & Exercise
  • 14+ Academies
  • Apprenticeships
  • Adult & Community
  • ESOL
  • Supported Engagement Programmes


  • Gym
  • Innovative science laboratories
  • Specialist A level classrooms
A shot of the Printworks buildings showing the new build with the old printing hall and the outside yard and grass with blue skies and white clouds

Printworks Campus

Home to:

  • Business
  • Digital & IT
  • Engineering
  • Hair, Beauty & Media Makeup
  • Travel, Food & Drink
  • Apprenticeships
  • Animal Care and Land Management
    [primarily delivered at Temple Newsam]


  • Air cabin simulator
  • Digital labs
  • Engineering workshops
  • Hair and beauty salons
  • Motor vehicle workshop
  • Printworks Kitchen and Bar
A shot of the Quarry Hill Campus building and park on a summer day

Quarry Hill Campus

Home to:

  • School of Creative Arts
    • Creative Media & Digital Arts
    • Music & Performance Production
    • Visual Arts
  • School of Social Science
    • Education & Childcare
    • Health Science & Social Care
    • Public Services
  • Apprenticeships


  • Art and textile studios
  • Chroma Q Theatre
  • Health science labs and practical care suite
  • Photography darkroom
  • Recording studios
  • TV studio
A look at one of the workshop classrooms Leeds City College has to offer, with multiple work benches for students

Mabgate Campus

Home to:

  • Events, Enterprise and Employability
  • RE: (upcycled furniture workshop)
  • Apprenticeships


  • Joinery workshop
  • Eco-friendly open plan spaces
The courtyard to Temple Newsam Farm showing the cobblestone floor, old machine and well maintained barns and buildings

Temple Newsam Campus

Home to:

  • School of Animal Care & Land Management


  • Classrooms in the Tudor-Jacobean Temple Newsam House
  • 200 acres consisting of parks, lakes, gardens and ancient woodland
  • Home Farm - one of the largest Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) farms in Europe
  • Animal Care Centre - houses approximately 50 species of small animal
  • Victorian glass house with walled garden including herbaceous borders and a beautiful rhododendron walk
  • Campus bus service - for college students only, this runs directly from the bus station and costs £5 per week. For learners on bursary this would be free
Two Leeds City College tutors sitting down having a friendly discussion

19+ Learners

We also have a range of professional, leisure and vocational courses tailored for adults. Looking to broaden your career opportunities, learn a new skill, or refresh your education? Our courses are flexible, informed by the industry, and start dates are available throughout the year.

Take a look at our adult courses here.

Ready to visit us?

Want to start your application to Leeds City College? Click here
Still have questions? Contact our events team here

If you would like us to book a British Sign Language interpreter or you require any additional support at the open events, please send an email to EventsMarketing@luminate.ac.uk

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