What were you made for?

You were born to make a difference in the world. Join us at the Waverley Abbey College Open Day to discover how you can embrace your God-given purpose.

Thousands of people have discovered they can make a difference one life at a time with us. Now it’s over to you.

There’s no better way to discover Waverley Abbey College than by coming along to our Open Day. Hear inspiring and informative talks, get tasters of the courses, discuss your options with our friendly team, and explore the stunning Waverley Abbey House and Estate.

It is difficult to put into words how much of an impact my time with Waverley Abbey College had on me… I think it was probably life changing.


Open Day Saturday 24th February 2024

Talks and Timings

Principal’s Talk
10.30-11.15am or 2-2.45pm

Counselling Faculty
11.30-12.15 or 3-3.45pm

Applied Theology Faculty (includes Chaplaincy)
12.30-1.15pm or 4-4.45pm

  • Expert distance learning training in Counselling and Chaplaincy.
  • How we have a pathway for you whatever you prior education.
  • Accessible funding options, including up to 100% bursaries.
Also Enjoy
  • Meeting the team: tutors, registry team and student services will be available to answer your questions.
  • Our exhibition area which features courses and wider information about Waverley Abbey.
  • Exploring the house and grounds, prayer trail, walks and ancient abbey ruins.
  • Food and drink: experience the café @ Waverley Abbey.

Speakers on the day

Dr Jason Swan Clark

Jason is Principal and Head of College, responsible for all our courses and training, and leading on the strategic direction of the College.

Dr Heather Churchill

Heather is Head of Undergraduate Counselling and continual professional development at Waverley Abbey College.

Dr Janet Penny

Janet is the Head of Postgraduate Counselling and Research at Waverley Abbey College.

Dr Keith Foster

Keith is head of Applied Theology at Waverley Abbey College.

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Thank you for all your support to help me become a counsellor. Since gaining my diploma I have been building a small private practice, which includes providing counselling for homeless people.