Bright future for art and design students at City College Southampton
Art and design students at City College Southampton have been proving just how talented they are as hundreds of people have been flocking to the hub to see their work on display. The best of students’ work from the faculties of photography, graphic design, fashion, 3D/sculpture and fine art has been showcased this week, from Level 2 right through to Higher Education.
Wednesday night saw
Published: 14 June 2013 at 09:41:15
City College Southampton Art Exhibition
The Hub at City College Southampton is throwing open its doors to everyone from Monday 10th June 2013 until Friday 14th June 2013 to showcase the innovative work of talented students from the faculties of photography, graphic design, fashion, 3D/sculpture and fine art.
The Art Exhibition is on all week from 9am until 5pm and it is completely free. The best of students' work will be on display
Published: 10 June 2013 at 12:12:56
Jobs boost in Southampton
Twenty new jobs are being created in Southampton by Woolston based company Griffon Hoverwork. Young people are being given the chance to carve long term careers through apprenticeships. Griffon Hoverwork is looking to develop specialist talent in a number of key areas and is working in partnership with City College Southampton to find the best candidates.
The world leader in the design, manufa
Published: 04 June 2013 at 12:35:02
Students’ success celebrated at City College Southampton
It was a night to remember for students and staff at City College Southampton.
After months of hard work, it was time for some glitz and glamour to celebrate students' achievements at the annual Service Industries Awards. Youngsters from hair, beauty and catering and hospitality got their glad rags on to showcase what they've learnt over the last academic year.
All of the stops were pulled
Published: 03 June 2013 at 13:50:36
Young people inspired at information evening
Potential students of the brand new Southampton Studio School were left feeling inspired after a getting to know you event at City College Southampton on May 16.
Around 100 young people and their families were welcomed by Principal Christian Down and other staff, who updated them on plans for the school's opening, which is well on track for September.
Not only did the visitors get a gu
Published: 24 May 2013 at 15:30:48
Hair-raising fun as things go bump in the night
High-spirited students from City College Southampton turned ghostbusters when they took part in a charity fright night on May 16.
The fearless fundraisers braved the dark at the site of the old workhouse in the college's A and B blocks to wait for things to go bump in the night.
The spooky stopover, organised by Julie Burrows, City College Coordinator for Level 3 Hairdressing and run by
Published: 22 May 2013 at 12:21:32
Students to battle it out in regional multi-trade competition
Staff and students at City College Southampton will keep their fingers firmly crossed tomorrow as a trio of students take part in the regional heats of a national construction competition.
The three talented youngsters are taking part in SkillBuild - the UK's largest multi-trade competition.
The competition, which is managed by CITB, the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Boa
Published: 22 May 2013 at 13:54:02
Student wins national Access to Higher Education Award
A former City College student has been awarded for her perseverance and dedication to learning. Rebecca Clark, who studied Access to Learning, won the Outstanding Commitment to Study award from LASER for her perseverance in education at the prize presentation in April.
While at City College, Rebecca applied to be a mental health nurse and began working in a care home for people with dementi
Published: 17 May 2013 at 12:11:45
College’s cross-cultural trip to China
City College Southampton hopes to strengthen its links with China during a cross-cultural visit.
Deputy CEO Fred Stanley is currently spending 10 days at Anhui Automobile Industry College, in Hefei, shadowing the Principal Mr Ghumiao Zhu, who visited Southampton earlier this year.
Mr Stanley joined other UK college principals in China for an exchange of ideas, educational visits around the
Published: 14 May 2013 at 12:24:04
A group of hospitality students accompanied by Ruth Pugh and Saadik Esat were invited to tea in the Mayor's Parlour on the 23rd April 2013. Saadik said "During our visit, the Mayor told us how proud we should be of our work at City College and that we need to keep telling everyone about all the wonderful things we have on offer".
The group had a tour of the main reception room and were shown
Published: 08 May 2013 at 09:17:23
Students’ royal lunch menu is ship-shape
Catering students from City College Southampton served up a right royal feast on board SS Shieldhall for HRH Prince Michael of Kent and 40 guests as part of the Southampton Maritime Festival in May.
A seasonal menu of asparagus or ham terrine, ballotine of chicken with herb, onion and pistachio stuffing and summer pudding with chantilly cream and fruit coulis, was prepared and served by the ta
Published: 08 May 2013 at 11:28:44
University challenge for pupils
Talented students enjoyed a chance to meet the experts and talk about their career prospects at City College Southampton on Friday, May 3.
Pupils aged 13 and 14, from nine local secondary schools, engaged with business gurus, including solicitors, accountants and bankers, as well as career experts from Southampton General Hospital, Hampshire Police and the University of Southampton.
Published: 07 May 2013 at 10:18:16
Hairdresser Charley is a cut above the rest
City College Southampton hairdressing student Charley Wyatt came top of the crop when she competed in a major competition in London.
Charley, a Level Three hairdressing student, proved she is head and shoulders above the rest as she was one of five winners of the Wella Xposure regional heats and has now been put forward for the national finals, to be held on June 6.
The budding stylist
Published: 30 April 2013 at 10:36:17
College's off the wall eco-demo
City College today hosted a demonstration of how new external wall insulation (EWI) can be applied to buildings to improve heat efficiency and cut fuel bills.
The presentation of the latest eco-friendly construction technology will help students understand the skills they will need as Southampton aims to become a greener city and reduce carbon emissions further.
Organised with the support
Published: 23 April 2013 at 16:55:31
New principal and CEO of City College Southampton announced
Sarah Stannard, currently vice principal of Chichester College, has been appointed as the new principal and CEO of City College Southampton.
She will take up her post in August, as principal and CEO Lindsey Noble leaves to take part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 13/14.
Ms Stannard said she was looking forward to building on the "fantastic transformation" that Ms Noble had made
Published: 16 April 2013 at 09:48:25
Isle of Wight Studio School gets the green light
Proposals to open the first ever studio school on the Isle of Wight have today been officially approved by the Department for Education.
Those behind the school have welcomed the move and say it will give parents and their children a "real choice" when it comes to education on the island.
The Isle of Wight Studio School will cater for up to 300 14 to 19-year-olds when it opens from its spe
Published: 10 April 2013 at 11:26:31
IT students develop website for Little Saints Pre School Nursery
Little Saints Pre School nursery in North Baddesley will soon have a modern website to promote their services to parents in the local community, thanks to 2 students at City College, Martin Smith and Matthew Wood. Both students were selected by their Tutor, Luchiya Wyer for the project and undertook the website development as part of their course and also to gain work experience within the IT sec
Published: 28 March 2013 at 14:35:41
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