Share your college memories in our anniversary year

2016 marks the 125th anniversary of City College Norwich.

Throughout the year there will be special events and we will also be sharing the stories of the people who have been through our college.

Tell us your stories and memories of your time at City College Norwich and we will include as many as we can in our 125 year anniversary celebrations.

Did you come to City College Norwich as a student or as a member of staff? Click here to share your story.

1-day workshop: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college

City College Norwich is hosting this practical 1-day course run by Ambitious About Autism on 28 January 2016.

This workshop will be relevant to all those supporting the transition of young people with autism from school to college, whether from a secondary school, sixth form college, FE college or local authority perspective.

The course will:

Student’s new enterprise aims to kick-start careers of young graphic designers

Tito Clark, a business management degree student at City College Norwich, has launched a new branding agency with a distinctive mission: to help launch the professional careers of design students and recent graduates.

Mr Clark set up his Brand 21 agency after learning from friends that graphic design graduates were often finding it hard to break into the industry for which they have trained. 

Graphic design competition


WIN an iPad Mini 2 16GB

Open to all CCN Students

Design a logo for a locally-based international manufacturer.

Closing date: Friday 26th February 2016.

Click here for full details.

Visiting Norwegian students enjoying their time with The Sixth Form Centre

A scheme which gives Norwegian youngsters the opportunity to undertake a year of A-Level study with The Sixth Form Centre at City College Norwich is likely grow in the future, following a successful start to the initiative. 

The college is now talking to its partners about expanding the scheme, with a view to increasing the numbers of young people from Norway who will come to the college in the future – and potentially being able to study on vocational courses as well as A Levels. 

Alfie aiming to serve up more success in Paralympic year

City College Norwich sports student Alfie Hewett is aiming to follow up his wheelchair tennis achievements of 2015 with more successes this year, with his ultimate goal being to represent Team GB in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

The 18 year old 2nd year level 3 Sports and Exercise Science student is in competitive action in Melbourne this week, where he is taking part in the Australian Open competition.

Construction and the Built Environment students present design concepts to LSI Architects

Seventeen Level 3 Construction and Built Environment students have presented their initial design concepts to highly skilled staff from LSI Architects who have set the students a hypothetical brief scenario which will help them to complete the design and projects units of their course.

Construction students learn from UEA’s Blackdale development

Nineteen HNC/HND Construction and Civil Engineering students from City College Norwich learned about the logistics of a large scale building project when they visited the site of the Blackdale accommodation project on the UEA campus on 7 December.

The £27.5m development is being undertaken by RG Carter and will see two student accommodation blocks built with 514 student rooms. The 61-week construction programme commenced in April 2015 and is due for completion in August 2016.

Aviation engineering students get hands-on at the Skills Show

More than 30 Level 2 Aviation Engineering students from City College Norwich showcased their talents at the Skills Show at the NEC Birmingham, running ‘Have a Go’ activities for visitors to the event.

On each of the three days of the show a different group from the course was in attendance, demonstrating their skills and giving visitors a chance to have a go at: sheet metal work (making model cars from aluminium), wire locking (with aviation fasteners) and sheet metal pattern development drawing.

First group of young people complete new BBC digital traineeship

City College Norwich has celebrated the success of its first 8 trainees to complete the 8-week BBC Make It Digital traineeship.  The young people were presented with certificates by BBC Look East presenter Susie Fowler-Watt at an event held at MINT in The Forum.

The new traineeship has been developed by the BBC, in conjunction with the Department for Work and Pensions, in recognition of the vital part that digital skills play in a huge range of job roles across all business sectors and organisations.


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