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Sports science students achieve accredited UK Anti-Doping Advisor status

Five level 3 sport and exercise science students are now able to educate athletes on the values of clean sport after completing a qualification to become accredited UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Advisors alongside their course.

Students reveal life behind the curtain at first Technical Theatre Expo

Over 20 level 3 production arts students from City College Norwich unveiled a series of interactive exhibits that gave guests a taste of what life is like behind the curtain of live theatre, performance and events at their first Technical Arts Expo (TXPO) on Tuesday 18th April.

Carpentry students reach final of business competition

Five carpentry and joinery students will represent City College Norwich in the final of the Market Maker competition with their idea for a new brand of life skills training aimed at young people.

The students – Tom Eyre, George Richardson, Joa De Almeida, Jordan Fleet and Aaron Godfrey – were selected for the final after impressing in the City College Norwich heat in March. 

Students to showcase life backstage at first Technical Theatre Expo

Over 20 production arts students from City College Norwich will be showcasing the backstage world of live theatre, performance and events at their first Technical Arts Expo (TXPO) which will take place on Tuesday 18th April from 5pm – 8pm in Stage Two at Norwich Theatre Royal.

Students share knowledge with peers as they run health campaigns in college

Level 3 Health & Social Care and Health Studies students helped to raise awareness of a wide range of health issues through a series of campaigns targeted at their fellow students.  

These campaigns, which took place during the last week of March, encompassed a wide variety of topics, from mental health to cancer.

Hospitality students create a buzz with bee-themed fundraiser

A group of Level 3 Hospitality Diploma students ended the spring term on a high when they hosted a bee-themed afternoon tea in the Debut Restaurant.  The event raised over £400 for The Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Comic Relief.

Bees Teas had a bee theme throughout, with lots of flowers and bee decorations, as well as information posters presented around the restaurant for guests to learn more about bees.  Guests were entertained by a large bee mascot, as well as a collaboration with the Performing Arts department.  Thanks to students Josh and Amy for the great performances!

A ‘Good’ college with effective teaching and excellent resources to ensure you achieve – Read our Ofsted report

At City College Norwich we provide students with high quality teaching and learning, delivered by expert teachers who have high expectations for our students.  We have excellent facilities and support, and work-related learning opportunities that enable our students to achieve and progress on to their chosen careers and university courses. 

Motion Bear Media at Norwich Fashion Week

Motion Bear Media students made a variety of media that promoted and supported all shows for Norwich Fashion Week 2017.
All team members worked across the live shows to gain outstanding experience of production and event management.
The five shows this year were Retailers, Hair & Make-up, Vintage, Designers and Fashion Excess.
The event management team were responsible for the smooth running of the shows, coordinating designers, hair & make-up, retailers and models. The production team filmed and vision mixed each live show which streamed to the internet.

‘Snakeophile’ lecturer aiming to protect wildlife and save lives through Kenya visit

Stephen Spawls, a lecturer who teaches Access to Higher Education courses at City College Norwich, will be heading to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya this Easter, to carry out fieldwork which will aid conversation efforts and help local people to co-exist more safely with snakes.     

Mr Spawls, from Spixworth, will be conducting wildlife survey work, providing training for staff who work in the National Park, and producing a booklet on the reptiles and amphibians of the area (written in English and Swahili). 

Awards celebrate outstanding Apprentices and their employers

City College Norwich held its annual Apprenticeship Awards in The Hostry at Norwich Cathedral during National Apprenticeship Week, putting the spotlight on its most outstanding Apprentices and the employers who support Apprenticeship training.

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