This is a great time to come and study at City College - the college in the heart of the city, with the biggest choice of courses in the whole of Norfolk. Whether you're interested in academic subjects, or would prefer a job-related course, we're sure to have the right programme for you.
Coming to college means making new friends and mixing education with a great social life. You'll find all you need at City College to help you study hard, enjoy your work, get great results and have fun as well!
This guide will tell you about our courses, as well as giving you an idea of what it's like to be a student here. But why not come and find out more at one of our Open Days? There you'll have the opportunity to talk to tutors, have a good look round and get a feel for college life first-hand.
1. Superb Social Scene There's no point denying it - one of the best things about being a student is the fantastic social life. Whether you're interested in sports, meeting with friends or just chilling out, we've got all that you could ask for.
2. Realising Your Dreams We're not interested in just turning out well-qualified students. We're interested in helping you to achieve all of your ambitions. Whatever you're looking for, and whatever you want to do, City College will give you the very best start.
3. Innovation and Choice We continually develop our courses to ensure that you have real advantages when it comes to starting your career. We have many courses on offer, covering an extremely wide range of subjects. Whatever you're interested in, we're sure to have the course that's right for you.
4. Highest Standards of Excellence We take great pride in our achievements. We attract high calibre students who are drawn to City College because they are assured that our reputation for the highest levels of teaching is thoroughly deserved.
5. Real Work Experience Many of our courses are designed to give you the skills and experience you'll need to start your career. Our strong links with local and national employers ensure that you can get a taste of what the real world of work will be like.
6. Full Support We're big, but we're really friendly! One of the advantages of studying at City College is that you're never alone. Whether you need careers advice, study guidance or just someone to talk to, you'll find we're there for you.
7. New Friends There's no doubt about it - during your time at City College you'll have the chance to make many new and lasting friends. And you'll be able to meet in the cafes, canteens, restaurants and bar we have on campus.
8. The Best Facilities We've a fully equipped theatre, huge library and learner centre, media suite, dance studio, practice rooms, modern labs, workshops, sports halls and much more. And the 1000 PC's on site allow you to surf the net (within College guidelines for responsible use that is!) and send e-mail.
9. Great Location We're just ten minutes walk from the city centre. Which means you'll be right at the heart of where the action is. We're easily accessible by bus too, as well as through a subsidised park and ride scheme from the new site near Tescos. So you'll have no excuse for not getting here!
10. Brilliant Lecturers As well as being highly qualified experts who know their subjects inside out, our staff are also warm and friendly and care about your success. Which is just as well - you'll be spending a great deal of time with them!
The next step you take could shape the rest of your life: we want to help you make sure it is the right one. This is a great time to come and study at City College Norwich.
With our student success rates reaching their highest ever levels and with now five different National Skills Academies (Financial Services, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retail and Creative and Cultural), it's no wonder one third of all 16 to 18 year olds in Norfolk attend the College. Whatever you are interested in we are sure we will have the right programme for you. From academic subjects to job-specific courses, we have the widest choice in the whole of Norfolk.
And the Higher Education (HE) courses we offer here at City College Norwich are designed to take you to where you want to be – where you could be. We constantly review and improve every HE course we offer, and we know that because we have one of the widest ranges of courses in the East of England, we will have something that is right for you.
We can give you a student experience that you will find nowhere else; it is absolutely unique. Our superb facilities and dedicated staff enable us to deliver our programmes in an environment that is intimate, friendly and attuned to your individual needs. We keep our classes and tutorial groups relatively small to create an atmosphere where you can feel relaxed and comfortable, which allows you to really get to know your tutors and get the most from your study.