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Catwalk show is top of the crops

Catwalk show is top of the crops

The air was thick with hairspray this week (June 24) as the future Vidal Sassoons, Charles Worthingtons and John Friedas showcased their vision at the annual City College Southampton hairdressing end of year awards and catwalk show. From faux mohawks to intricate braiding, towering buns to rainbow plaits, the 30 hairdressing students each styled their models completely in out-of-this-world look
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Published: 26 June 2015 at 11:53:02



Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters

Congratulations go to Level 3 Early Years' student, Jessica Andrews, for being City College's star student in the first half of the summer half term and for attending 100% of her lessons. The Principal, Sarah Stannard, presented Jessica with an iPad mini for her outstanding effort and 254 students also received a letter of congratulations from the Principal for their 100% attendance. Each h
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Published: 22 June 2015 at 13:53:17



Octogenarian still hitting the books as an adult learner

Octogenarian still hitting the books as an adult learner

Even in her eighties, Jeanne Williams is still looking for ways to update her skills and has enrolled on a Literacy Through ICT programme with City College to improve and modernise both her English and technological capabilities. Jeanne, 82, is no stranger to being an adult learner as she also studied at City College 16 years ago to complement her work as a ward clerk at Southampton General Hos
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Published: 15 June 2015 at 12:11:24



Sports End of Season Awards

Sports End of Season Awards

Our Sports students recently celebrated with an End of Season Awards event courtesy of Saints Foundation and their training coaches at Southampton Football Club. Held in the Foundation Lounge at St Mary's Stadium, our Level 2 and Level 3 Sports students celebrated their achievements over the year. They were then presented pitch side with a variety of awards, both serious and comical. Ea
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Published: 04 June 2015 at 15:34:49



Medal feast for hospitality & catering students

Medal feast for hospitality & catering students

City College Southampton students struck gold at the UK's largest live culinary competition, Wessex Salon Culinaire, on 27 May, winning 20 medals for their exemplary skills in the kitchen. The five fledgling chefs, Thomas Colmer, Jamin Hankin, Oliver De Costa, Lucy Bailey and Siobhan Mintoff, all won at least one gold medal each. The two day event saw hundreds of young chefs from colleges,
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Published: 02 June 2015 at 10:10:26



Carpentry student nails first place

Carpentry student nails first place

A carpentry student at City College Southampton won first place in the popular CITB SkillBuild 2015 South East regional heat this week (May 12). Louis Hixon-Denton, 20, who is on the NVQ Level 3 advanced apprenticeship in site carpentry and works at DCS Carpentry, created a roof in the senior carpentry heat at Chichester College. He beat off stiff competition from Sam Bolton, from East Surr
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Published: 15 May 2015 at 09:33:12



Barber is top of the crops in national competition

Barber is top of the crops in national competition

A barbering student at City College Southampton has taken the silver crown at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition. Ian McCreery, 28, who is on the NVQ Level 3 barbering course at City College, created and cut an original men's hairstyle and sent photos of his work to the competition, making the shortlist and winning a place in Monday's grand final.
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Published: 13 May 2015 at 12:54:48



Southampton barber is a cut above the rest

Southampton barber is a cut above the rest

A barbering student at City College Southampton is hoping for victory at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition. Ian McCreery, 28, who is on the NVQ Level 3 Barbering course at City College, created and cut an original men's hairstyle and sent photos of his work to the competition, making the shortlist and winning a place in the grand final. Ian's p
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Published: 29 April 2015 at 09:57:31



Celebrations for St George's Day

Celebrations for St George's Day

City College Southampton will host a St George's Day celebration event this week (April 23). The event, to be held in the hub, has been organised by Southampton Festivals and will be an exciting and informative evening of speeches, live music and performances, to mark St George's Day. Guests, including The Right Worshipful and Mayor of Southampton Councillor Sue Blatchford, will be gree
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Published: 21 April 2015 at 10:45:50



 

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