Southampton Voluntary Services Toy Appeal
For the fourth year running the Early Years students at City College have raised funds to buy gifts for the SVS Toy Appeal.
The students chose this appeal in order to support local children in Southampton and to be able to see what their efforts achieve.
Students made gifts to sell at the college Christmas Fayre and at two other events during lunch time. As well as preparing items for Luc
Published: 05 December 2013 at 12:42:30
Students get Hampshire venue in the Christmas spirit
A giant Santa, three foot candy canes and a stocking as big as a Shetland pony...Just some of the eye-popping decorations that local students have produced to transform The Ageas Bowl into a winter wonderland this Christmas.
Students from City College Southampton have been working on a live project for the popular venue throughout the last academic term to create decorations for the venue's "O
Published: 29 November 2013 at 16:28:25
Hampshire has ‘shining stars’ in its midst
Outstanding academic achievements, selfless acts of kindness and a steely determination to be the best. These were among the reasons learners in Southampton had to be proud as they were honoured at City College Southampton's awards evening on Thursday (November 7).
More than 50 learners, mostly 16 to 18-year-olds but also adult learners and apprentices, collected awards at the event. Businesse
Published: 11 November 2013 at 11:26:10
Students and businesses to be honoured at awards evening
They are the stars of tomorrow and, on November 7, they will have their time to shine.
City College Southampton is holding its annual awards evening, which recognises the outstanding successes of students from across the college. More than 40 students and apprentices will receive awards at the event and eight businesses will be applauded for their commitment to the training and development of
Published: 29 October 2013 at 16:36:22
College Students Hired to Design Ageas Bowl Christmas Decorations
Students from Southampton City College are being given the opportunity to boost their CVs by working on a live brief for The Ageas Bowl's 2013 Christmas parties.
Around 20 Art and Design pupils, all aged between 16 and 19 have been set the task of creating decorations for the venue's "Once Upon a Christmas..."-themed parties.
They've been set a budget and will gain experience of working t
Published: 24 October 2013 at 10:31:25
College marine students win competition
Four teams of apprentices from City College took part in the annual British Marine Electronics Association (BMEA) Apprentice Competition last week at the Southampton Novotel. In a hotly fought competition apprentices from various local employers were required to wire a bilge pump with an alarm to BMEA Standards and were then required to work out voltage drops and the amounts of resistance in the c
Published: 24 October 2013 at 16:52:51
Never too late to learn
Mature students from Hampshire proved it's never too late to learn as they graduated this month.
City College Southampton held a special cap and gown ceremony for adult learners who have completed higher education courses at the college. Nearly 150 adult learners studying everything from photography to mechanical engineering were honoured at the event.
Among them was Southampton resident A
Published: 21 October 2013 at 09:15:20
Hands on activities for young people this week
Crêpe making, army-style fitness tests and taking apart a PC - just a few of the hands-on activities on offer as City College Southampton flings open its doors for its year 11 open events this week.
But they will be no ordinary open evenings as youngsters get the chance to try their hands at everything from boat-building to cookery and performing arts to engineering on October 8 and 9.
Published: 07 October 2013 at 11:00:12
City College to the rescue
City College Southampton has come to the rescue of local business owners who lost their source of training for their apprentices.
Following the liquidation of Above Bar College, City College is providing training for apprentices from salons across the city and as far afield as Romsey and Dorset.
Above Bar College went into voluntary administration in September. Salon owners whose apprentic
Published: 30 September 2013 at 09:33:53
Award for keeping mechanics up to date with skills
City College Southampton has been honoured with an employer recognition award by The Institute of the Motoring Industry Skills Sector Council.
The college has been granted the award in recognition of its motor vehicle department achieving endorsement to deliver the Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA).
Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA Light Vehicle Inspections) is a nati
Published: 19 September 2013 at 14:01:13
City College bricklayer through to national final
A Southampton bricklaying instructor has reached the final of the Guild of Bricklayers prestigious national 'Design and Build' competition.
Joe Taylor, Bricklaying Instructor and Technician at City College Southampton, has been selected as one of eight finalists after his entry which incorporated an image of Buddha into a brick wall caught the eye of the judges.
Following his selection
Published: 19 September 2013 at 14:08:45
Stop press! Southern Daily Echo visit
Reporter Sian Davis interviewed Sarah Stannard as new Principal and CEO of City College. Students were photographed outside the hub. To read the full interview go to http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10677373.New_principal_at_helm_of_college/
Published: 17 September 2013 at 12:06:48
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