As and Eastleigh College student you will have access to a variety of enrichment activities. This will comprise of subject specific activities that may include work experience, competitions, trips and visits, as well as access to a range of sport and active lifestyle activities.
College Trips and Visits
Throughout the year the College will run a number of trips, events and activities. Recent activities have included a residential visit to Spain, day trips to Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, the Olympic Park, Clothes Show Live and theatre visits. These will be promoted throughout the year and will be available to students from across the College.
A Student Fayre takes place at the start of each academic year and includes a barbeque, a range of fun activities and information stands, providing students with the opportunity to find out more about the College, it's services and most importantly, meet other students!
As a vocational college we aim to provide students with as much experience as possible of their chosen career pathway. This may include work placements, guest speakers, trips, visits, competitions as well as coursework and activities based in the College’s real life work environments.
Each course will have at least two nominated student representatives who will attend Student Council meetings each term to discuss college issues, and contribute to college developments. Nominated Council members will also attend the monthly Student Executive meetings to discuss strategic developments at the College. Training for the Student Executive will take place at the start of the academic year.
All students will be entitled to join the National Union of Students (NUS), one of the largest student organisations in the world. It represents five million students in further and Higher Education throughout the UK. The NUS provides research, representation, training and expert advice for students, alongside offering its members hundreds of exclusive discounts via its 'extra card'.
Students can access the Fitness Suite upon completion of an induction, allowing them to work on personal health and fitness. Various sports and active lifestyle activities will be promoted throughout the year.
Fitness sessions for both students and members of the public run throughout the year, and include:
- Boot camp
- Legs, Bums & Tums
Sport & Fitness clubs
Eastleigh College offers a range of sports clubs available to all students, with the two main clubs currently a Men's and Women's Football team.
We also run a Sports Enrichment programme available to all students, which enables them to take part in a variety of sports sessions depending on their timetable. Sessions include:
- Rock climbing
All sessions are suitable for a variety of fitness levels, so everyone is welcome!
If you would like to talk to the College Sport Maker about the activities on offer or ideas and suggestions for activities, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, visit our Sports Facebook page for information on new courses and session times.