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Students prepare to showcase their skills at Norwich Fashion Week

Students at City College Norwich are getting ready to have their skills put under the spotlight as part of Norwich Fashion Week.

Students from across the college’s Creative & Business Industries School are set to play a key part in the week, assisting in the production and coordination of three fashion shows, styling the windows of some of the city’s most loved retailers, providing style consultations and photographing chic members of the public.

Sign up for one of our leisure courses

City College Norwich are offering a wide variety of evening and weekend courses ranging from our popular junior chef academy (for 10 to 15 years olds), to vegetarian cooking, bicycle maintenance and more.

Whatever your reason for learning – whether for the personal satisfaction of mastering new skills, for adding relevant qualifications to your CV, or for pure enjoyment – City College Norwich has a range of short courses for you.

Alice in Culinary Land dining experience

You are invited to join us for Break's 'Alice in Culinary Land' dining experience.

Tuesday 3rd March, 6pm - 7pm, Debut Restaurant, Norwich

You are cordially invited to join us as our guest for an evening of delicious delights on the voyage of foodie discovery.

Staff and young people from across Break’s services will be joining staff and students from Debut Restaurant at City College Norwich. They will volunteering in the kitchen and front of house to cook and serve you on the evening.

Our #takeover challenge to Norfolk employers and business owners

Dear Norfolk employers and business owners,

Last week, as you may have seen from online and printed media reports, 166 of our students took over three Norwich Holiday Inns and Norwich International Airport.  This was an incredibly valuable experience for our students which builds on our longstanding Hotel Takeover with the Holiday Inn, Norwich North.

Dance students' video reaches 11,000 views in 7 days

Students at City College Norwich who created a dance about romance for Valentine’s Day have struck the hearts of thousands, as their Uptown Funk video amasses 11,000 views on YouTube in just 7 days.

The level two and three dance students created the dance as part of a Valentine’s Day ‘rescue pack’, which featured the work of students from across the college.

Students’ body painting to reach a wider audience after competition success

Three talented student make-up artists from City College Norwich have been rewarded with an exciting opportunity to show their skills at two prestigious body painting events following their success in a spectacular competition at the college on Friday.

Held as part of the Level 3 Hair and Media Make-up students’ final assessment for the body painting part of their course, the event was given an added edge by being run as a competition between the 17 students on the course.

Hotel and airport takeover is biggest yet

Three Holiday Inn® hotels and Norwich International Airport have been taken over by more than 100 students from City College Norwich as part of the week-long Hotel and Airport Takeover event (#hoteltakeover). The students took on roles ranging from hotel general manager, receptionist and chef; to maître d', health club assistant and airport check-in desk.

Ready2 Traineeship successes celebrated

A project which provides a vital stepping stone for young people who are ‘NEET’ (not in education, employment or training) to re-engage with learning and work has celebrated the achievements of 25 young people who have completed the Ready2 Traineeship and Pre-Traineeship programmes at City College Norwich.

The Lord Mayor of Norwich presented the 16 to 24 year olds with certificates for completing the 18-week programmes, with commendations for excelling in particular areas, at a celebration event in the college’s StartUp Lounge on Thursday 12th February.

Major incident planning test for public services students

Public services students from City College Norwich learned what it takes to prepare for and respond to a major incident recently as they took part in an emergency planning exercise with members of the Norfolk Resilience Forum.

A classroom in the new Happisburgh Building took on the feel of an incident control room for much of the day, as the 22 Level 3 students were presented with a rapidly unfolding scenario in which they had to assess and respond to a multi-vehicle road traffic accident in Norwich involving a lorry carrying gas cylinders.

City College Norwich welcomes lecturers from Sweden

This week, City College Norwich is hosting 13 lecturers visiting from Sweden, keen to find out more about the UK further education system, and the engineering apprenticeship programmes available at the college.

Representatives from 5 colleges in Sweden are visiting City College Norwich as part of a project containing 24 colleges, which aims to promote vocational training in engineering and construction.

The 3-day programme will see the delegates experience how vocational training is delivered in the UK.

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