Open events are aimed at everyone interested in exploring courses and qualifications of the college and get a real insight of the college life. East Durham College hosts a series of open events throughout the year, aiming to help prospective students make an informed decision about their future careers. This event is intended for prospective students interested in A Levels, as well as adult learners who are interested obtaining Access to HE education qualification. Some of the A level qualifications offered include: Art& Design, Biology, Business Studies, Computer Science, English, Maths, History, etc. Access to HE courses include: Education qualifications, Humanities, Nursing & Midwifery and Science. On the open evening, prospective students will be able to explore their preferred course by chatting to course tutors, tour the facilities and chat with current students to obtain an insight of the college life in general.