Public Services students’ development day with Royal Air Force

More than 100 students on City College Norwich’s Public Services courses took part in a development day with the Royal Air Force when they visited the college on Tuesday 25 November.

The students, who are on level 1, 2 and 3 courses in Public Services, worked together in mixed groups on four activities that were facilitated by RAF staff.  These involved team building challenges, physical training exercises, a simulated rifle range and a talk on the RAF regiment, its role, purpose and the career opportunities available within it. 

Police and fire services deliver safety message to college’s young drivers

To coincide with national Road Safety Week (23-29 November), representatives from Norfolk Constabulary and Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have been talking to students at City College Norwich about key aspects of road safety for young drivers.

By the end of the week around 500 students will have taken part in talks and presentations which are specifically targeted at their age group, focussing on the key risks that affect young drivers.

WorldSkills UK body art competition success for Media Make-Up students

Two Theatrical and Media Make-Up students from City College Norwich have proven their skills on a national stage after representing the college in the final of the WorldSkills UK Body Art competition.

Viktoria Vargova, 19, from Norwich, won the silver medal in the prestigious competition, with her Sleeping Beauty-inspired piece, while Mollie Nash, 19, from Reepham, also produced a superb piece with her Lion King-themed design.

National award recognition for Hotel Takeover initiative

City College Norwich’s Hotel School and the Holiday Inn Norwich North are celebrating after their Hotel Takeover initiative scooped the Education Pipeline Award at this year’s Springboard Awards for Excellence. The annual takeover has provided industry specific work experience opportunities for thousands of young people over a 17 year period and sees many hard working students securing jobs as a direct result.

Students take on jobs in a school and fire station on takeover day

Over 30 Health and Social Care, Childcare, Hospitality, Sports and Motor Vehicle students from City College Norwich stepped into a range of job roles on Friday 20th November as part of the national Takeover Challenge.

Travel and Tourism students' careers take off at Norwich International Airport

The careers of 11 BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism students from City College Norwich have taken off after successfully completing the first week of their exciting work placements at Norwich International Airport which will give the top performing students the possibility of securing jobs at the airport next summer.

Art and design students create a ‘window to the world’ in charity book shop

Students studying on the UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at City College Norwich have used their creative talents to transform the shop window display of the Oxfam book and music shop on Bedford Street in Norwich.    

The group have taken a creative approach to the 16th Century ‘Wunderkammer’ or ‘Wonder room’.  The collections offered a ‘window to the world’; they included the bizarre, exotic and examples of technological advances. 

Students are set for national Takeover Challenge

Over 30 Health and Social Care, Childcare, Hospitality, Sports and Motor Vehicle students from City College Norwich are getting ready to step into a range of job roles on Friday 20th November as part of the national Takeover Challenge.

Creative Media Production students’ winning radio ad for new superstore

Two  Level 3 Creative Media Production students from City College Norwich, Georgia Pett (left) and Megan Thurston (right), have won a competition to create a radio advert for a new superstore in Norwich.

Their ad, for the new ASDA superstore which is opening on Hall Road on Monday 16th November, will be broadcast throughout the week on Heart East Anglia and Radio Norwich 99.9FM.

Plumbing Apprentice selected for national competition

An Apprentice from City College Norwich has been selected for a prestigious national apprentice competition. Chris Marris, who works for Beccles-based K. Dossett Ltd, is on a level 3 plumbing Apprenticeship and has been put forward for the HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year competition.  

Mr Marris, 21, will be taking part in the regional heat at Prospects College of Advanced Technology, Basildon, on Wednesday 10th February.  He will be up against apprentices from around the South East competing for a place in the national final to be held next April. 


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