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Enrichment opportunities provide our learners with the skills and experience to enhance their personal development and employability skills.

These activities ensure all learners are able to realise their full potential. They also help students achieve a positive progression to further study or employment. Not only that, but they’re a great way for students to meet like minded people and make new friends too.

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Enrichment Opportunities at AccRoss College

Take a look and see what types of opportunities will be available to you during your time with us here at Accrington & Rossendale College.

Types Of Enrichment Activities +

Students take part in both course enrichment and cross-college enrichment activities such as:

  • Driving Theory Test and Road Safety Workshops
  • Heart Start – Basic lifesaving skills
  • Interview preparation and Job Club
  • Trips to universities
  • Work place visits and guest speakers from industry
  • Army Development Days
  • Theme park trips
  • Theatre and shopping trips
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • A range of sporting activities and the College gym
  • College, Local and National Competitions
  • Health promotion and access to health services
  • Themed and celebration events throughout the year


The Student Hub +

The Student Hub is a space for recreational and social use with access to:

  •  Table football
  • Computer games (Wii)
  • Table games
  • Music channels
  • SkyTV
  • Computer access
Student Council & Ambassadors +

The Student Council gives you many opportunities to influence the College, represent the student body, bring new ideas and influence college decision making. Student representatives meet regularly with the Enrichment Team to make sure that you get your views across.

Student Ambassadors volunteer across a range of activities supporting College events with some having specific roles around health, sport, publicity and equality & diversity. All Student Ambassadors receive recognition, rewards and records of their achievement to support their CVs and personal statements.

All students get the opportunity to become a member of the NUS (National Union of Students) and College Student Union, including an NUS Extra Card (national student discount card).

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Duke of Edinburgh Award +

Did you know you could work towards and achieve a Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award here at AccRoss College?

Growing numbers of employers are recognising DofE and we can help you work towards your Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.

Visit for more information on the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and contact the Enrichment Team on 01254 354 183 at the College for details on what we have in store!

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