Getting Involved

Make it Fun. College isn’t just about your lessons and the subjects you study. There are lots of other great things you can get involved in. We call this ‘enrichment’…


Being involved with enrichment activities at the College gives you the chance to make friends, have fun, develop new skills and be part of something different. Universities and employers place a high value on enrichment activities, so being involved can have benefits for your career and academic future too. Our programme provides a wide range of fun activities for everyone and you can do as many as you like. All enrichment activities are free, so there is no reason not to give them a go!

We have listed some of the activities available this year, but we are always open to new ideas as well. So, if there’s something that you want to try - from archery to karate - just let us know!

All enrichment activities are free, so there is no reason not to give them a go!

Go on, join in…

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    Pilates & Zumba

    Come along to our fitness classes and keep yourself in shape.

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    Student Council

    In September, you have the chance to put your name forward and campaign for the role of President or Vice President of the Wilberforce College Student Council. There are lots of different positions on the Council, including Fundraising, Welfare and Finance. You can also get involved in the Events Committee as part of the Student Council. This gives you the opportunity to be involved with College life, including organising College events and celebrations.

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    Try your hand at everything from performing and directing, to costume and stage design.

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    Vox Magazine

    Improve your CV - write an article, send us your artwork or be our resident agony aunt.

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    5-a-side football tournaments

    Fancy yourself as the next Barmby or Windass? Show off your skills in our lunchtime matches.

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    Take part in our annual dance show and other College events. No experience needed!

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    Young Enterprise

    Would you like to find out what it’s like to be: • MD of your own company? • Marketing Manager? • Finance Director? • Head of Sales? • Logistics Consultant? Yes? Then get involved with Young Enterprise and running our new student company.

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    Sport is very popular at Wilberforce. Our rugby, football and netball teams compete in the British Colleges Sport (BCS) Programme. And we’ve lots of opportunities for students to get involved in all sorts of sports and activities. We support you to achieve your best - from running free transport to covering entry fees. We make sure there’s no barriers to stop you taking part in your chosen sport/s.

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    Membership is only £5 per year!

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    Whether you’re a budding star or karaoke king, get your vocal chords going here.

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    Driving Theory

    Be guided through your driving theory test by an expert tutor for free.

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    Duke of Edinburgh

    Take off on expeditions, learn life skills and generally have the time of your life!

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    Netball teams compete in the British Colleges Sport (BCS) Programme.

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    The Quills

    Come and hang out with fellow literary geniuses at the creative writing club.

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    Continue William Wilberforce’s legacy by helping to raise awareness about human rights.

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    Debating Society

    Work out your argument muscles in a safe environment with this vocal bunch!

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    Badminton, table tennis, hand ball and trampolining

    Taking place over lunchtime throughout the week, with new activities added all the time.

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    Boxing Club

    Sign up for our Boxing Club. Every Friday after college we go to East Hull Boxing Club.