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.

Lizzy creates a taste of South Africa to claim third place in national cooking competition

Lizzy Ostler, a Level 2 NVQ Professional Cookery student at City College Norwich who works in the restaurant at Strattons Hotel in Swaffham, has achieved third place in the Cook South Africa! Young Chef of the Year: South African competition.

Lizzy, 17, from Bradenham, achieved this honour in the national final of the student chef competition, which was held at Westminster Kingsway College on Thursday 14 April.  Her achievement is all the more impressive because it was the first time that Lizzy has ever entered a cooking competition.

Engineering students given a model example in problem solving

Students on the Level 3 Mechanical Engineering and Level 2 Aviation Engineering courses at City College Norwich enjoyed a truly inspiring and engaging learning session this week when a model aeroplane landed in their classroom for the day!

The radio-controlled model aeroplane was an exact half-scale replica, internally and externally, dimensionally and in construction, of a De Havilland Tiger Moth.     

Instruct | Mentor | Teach | Train: Teaching, Training & Mentoring Open Event

Do you have knowledge, skills or a passion that you would like to pass on and share with others? Or perhaps there is an element of training or instruction within your current role?

City College Norwich offers a range of part-time (daytime and evening) courses for those who want to develop their skills as instructors, mentors, trainers or teachers and gain a professional qualification.

Come along to our Open Event on Tuesday 3rd May (4pm-7pm) in the StartUp Lounge (City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, NR2 2LJ) for an informal chat about the options that are available.      

Art and Design students’ debut exhibition is worth the lack of sleep

Foundation Diploma Art, Design and Media students have launched an exhibition of their work – ‘We Haven’t Slept for Days’ – at St Albans Church, Grove Walk, Norwich.

The exhibition has been organised by the students and for many it is the first time their work has gone on public show.

For the students the processes of exhibiting their work for the first time, of presenting themselves as artists, and of working together to put together the show, have provided invaluable learning experiences.

Students' Union Elections

The 2016 Elections for the new Students' Union Officers have now been officially announced.

The Students' Union (SU) is an important and integral part of College life.  Governors and the Principal welcome your comments and are always willing to listen to ideas and constructive criticism and this is your opportunity to become involved in making the SU an effective voice for students.

Ready2 students transform local community centre

A group of 14 Ready2 students, supported by their fellow City College Norwich students and generous donations from local businesses, have completed a colourful transformation of the community café and garden area at Silver Road Community Centre in Norwich.

The student-led community project, which is a key element of their college course, has seen the group working intensively over the last 3 weeks to bring colour and life to the community centre which was formerly the Silver Rooms.

College celebrates outstanding Apprentices and employers with awards night at City Hall

City College Norwich returned to its historic roots on Thursday 17 March, at Norwich City Hall, where it turned the spotlight on the current generation of Apprentices and employers with its annual Apprenticeship Awards.

It was in November 1891 that the Mayor of Norwich, Mr G.M. Chamberlin, opened a new technical school for the city which was the forerunner of the Municipal Technical Institute and the modern-day City College Norwich.

College’s students with disabilities benefit from new sensory area

Young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties who attend City College Norwich are reaping the benefits of a new sensory area thanks to a £54,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation.

The new space is located within the college’s specialist centre for students with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) which opened in September following a successful joint bid between the college and Norfolk County Council to the Education Funding Agency.


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