Apprenticeship News


 

Brickwork 'shard' sculpture unveiled in Bursledon

Brickwork 'shard' sculpture unveiled in Bursledon

It's not often brickwork can be described as inspiring, but City College Southampton tutor Joe Taylor has combined artwork and bricklaying to create a new and unique sculpture for Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum. 'A Twisted Shard' was unveiled pride of place in the museum's courtyard last Sunday (July 19) to over 100 people who had contributed to the artwork. The twisted sculpture is
Read more...

Published: 22 July 2015 at 15:20:13



Students' fundraising is a cut above the rest

Students' fundraising is a cut above the rest

Hair and beauty students at City College Southampton have raised more than £1000 for the Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity. Julie Burrows, coordinator of level 3 hairdressing, apprentices and barbering, said: "It seems like our fundraising efforts get more and more outrageous with every new year of students. We're so proud of how they all get behind the chosen charity each year and
Read more...

Published: 15 July 2015 at 14:49:00



Former apprentice plays for Team GB in Euro Deaf Football Championship

Former apprentice plays for Team GB in Euro Deaf Football Championship

Ex City College apprentice, Philip Swift, has represented team Great Britain in the European Deaf Football Championship in Hanover, Germany. Philip, 25, from Highfield, Southampton, swapped his computer monitor for football boots to represent GB in a forward position. The team took home bronze after being knocked out by a 3-2 defeat from title-winners Turkey in the semi-finals. A 2-1 win ov
Read more...

Published: 06 July 2015 at 15:40:13



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
Read more...

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
Read more...

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
Read more...

Published: 15 June 2015 at 12:11:24



 

Keep up to date with the Latest news...

Our News feeds allow you to see when we have added new content. You can get the latest headlines and video in one place, as soon as its published, without having to visit our website. RSS News feed

Print Page