European Social Fund


There’s a range of enrichment activities that you can get involved in at Preston College to improve your CV, make friends, develop new skills or simply for fun! Here are just some of the things you can get involved in.

If you would like to inspire others and promote services to improve health and well-being then consider applying for one of our ambassador positions. It’s a really great way to make a difference and also looks amazing on your CV.

Social Action Plan Club

Would you like to do something for the community and help others? Join our Social Action Plan Club where you can find some volunteering opportunities to suit your interests and suggest new projects. Volunteering has many benefits including meeting new people, developing skills and improving your well-being.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The College run the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award and there are four sections to complete. They involve helping the community/environment, becoming fitter, developing new skills, planning, training for and completing an expedition.

All sections are totally driven by your interests, which means you can pick activities that you enjoy and want to achieve, making the program totally bespoke to you!!

DofE teaches you the core subjects in life, team building, resilience and confidence. As well making some great new friends along the way the DofE is also highly recognized by employers and universities, making you really stand out from the crowd at interviews.

Extra-Curricular Enrichment

There are many sports and extra clubs that will be running throughout the year. To keep up-to-date and register your interest download the College App and follow the enrichment page. Every college student also has Xtra virtual enrichment that you can find on your personal Canvas page if you want some inspiration. If you would like to join a college sport team and enter some of the AoC sports tournaments get in touch with your enrichment officer. Sports include netball, cricket, long distance running, Boccia, badminton, table tennis and many more. 

Additional Opportunities

Depending on your course, additional opportunities can include:

·  Guest speakers

·  Employer set projects

·  Skills workshops

·  External company demonstrations

·  International trips

·  Industry visits

·  Additional qualifications

·  College and external competitions

·  College sports and lunchtime clubs

Are you a new or current student?

To register your interest for any of the enrichment activities in this email, get in touch with Zoe Bidula our College Enrichment Officer via email

Ambassador Programmes

‘This Girl Can’ Ambassadors

‘This Girl Can’ Ambassadors promote and inspire other females in college to participate in sport and physical activity whilst raising awareness of the Sport England ‘this girl can’ campaign. (2 roles available).

Inclusive Ambassadors

Inclusive Ambassadors promote and inspire disabled students in college to participate in sport and physical activity and will be the voice of young people championing disability specific and inclusive activity. (8 roles available).

Mental Health Ambassadors

Mental Health Ambassadors will promote the benefits of physical activity on mental well-being and promote local activities to get active. (5 roles available).

Football Ambassadors

Football Ambassadors will promote Football and have a passion for the beautiful game.

(2 roles available).

Skip to content