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Fixed date taster days

We run a number of subject-specific taster days on fixed dates throughout the year. These are for level three students, accompanied by their school/college staff.

Take a look at upcoming events below and get in touch if you would like more information, or would like to book your students in to take part.

Sport taster days

11 and 13 June 2024, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm

Our sport and health department welcomes students keen to explore the many options Solent has to offer to those considering higher education as their next step. Your learners will explore our campus and facilities and engage in exciting subject taster sessions.

Please contact to book places.

Business, law, accountancy and finance taster day

13 June 2024, approximately 10am to 2.45pm at the latest
Registration will start at 9.45am

The event will take place at Solent University, The Spark Building, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN

The Department of Business and Law welcomes your level 3 students to this interactive taster day themed as: Hackathon: Responding to Increasing Customer Expectations.

One of the key challenges facing business today is associated with increasing customer expectations. As the future business and finance leaders for your organisation, you have come together for a hack day to engage in rapid and lasting solutions for your business. With a specific focus on customer safety on the premises, law students acting in the capacity of in-house counsel will be tasked to ensure legal and regulatory compliance of any solutions.

The event will be supported by guest speakers, from the world of industry.

This event is for post-16 students only, accompanied by yourself and possibly your colleagues.

To book a group, all attending staff should register here.

For this event, your students will be able to select their preferred subject session for the duration of the taster day.

Students who wish to attend with you, must register individually using this form to secure their place at the event.

If you have any further questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact


13 November 2024

We would love to invite you and your students to our CGFX colleges day of industry talks from the games, visual effects, CGI, animation, film and TV industries.

Hear from Solent alumni who are now working in these exciting industries and find out what great opportunities there are in these growing sectors.

Register your interest now by emailing

Creative media taster day

16 January 2025

A variety of creative media sessions for your post-16 students to choose from. Details will be announced later in 2024.

For post-16 students only, accompanied by college staff.

Email to express your interest.