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Inspiring speech from professional darts player

    This week we hosted a Child Care Competition, welcoming special guest Jamie Caven. The event was held on Monday 22 May and saw a total of 8 students from four Colleges compete. Students from North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College, Leicester College, Bath College and South City College Birmingham were tasked to create […]

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Catering students through to Grand Finals!

The Hospitality and Catering Department have been on the road again. This time they travelled all the way to Llandrillo College in Wales to compete in the Western Regional Heats of the UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year. Lecturer Jason Thacker tells us how they got on… “On Friday 12 May, two students Joe Wykes […]

We welcomed the Bangladeshi WorldSkills delegation last week!

The visit, which was organised by the British Council, took place at our Hinckley and South Leicestershire Campuses on Thursday 27 April.  The delegation which included ministers from Bangladesh visited the College to discover more about the preparation and delivery of IT and Fashion competitions during the morning. They had the opportunity to meet with […]

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Regan is going for gold

A South Leicestershire College student is going for gold and competing for a place in the world’s biggest vocational and education event. Regan, aged 17 from Leicester is currently studying the Level 3 Games Design course at the College. He has been selected to compete for a place in Squad UK.  If successful he will […]

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Alicia wins Beauty Therapy Award

NWHC student Alicia Penney has been awarded a prestigious Student of Excellence award from Ragdale Hall. Alicia who is 21 from Hinckley is currently studying the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course at the College. Alicia took part in the Ragdale Hall student of Excellence competitions on Sunday 19 March along with 11 other finalists from […]

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Colleges showcase their Crème de la Crème

Colleges from around the UK travelled to North Warwickshire & Hinckley College’s Nuneaton Campus to compete in their annual ‘Salon Culinaire’ this week. The event sees students from across the UK put their culinary skills to the test during a day full of Hospitality and Catering Competitions. A total of 90 students from nine colleges, […]

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College students triumph in WorldSkills UK national competitions

Students from the North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College group triumphed over the weekend at the WorldSkills UK National Finals at The Skills Show at the NEC, scooping a gold and a silver medal. The finals were the last stage in a number of local and regional competitions that have been taking place over the […]

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Gold medal hat trick at WorldSkills UK for NWHC students!

Congratulations to this year’s WorldSkills UK competitors, who have brought home three gold medals! What are the WorldSkills UK National Finals? They are the last stage of a number of local and regional competitions that have been taking place over the last year. Finalists came together at this year’s Skills Show which was held at […]

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See Kari compete in the WorldSkills UK Hairdressing final

South Leicestershire College student Kari Findley studied Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing courses and has been selected to compete in the WorldSkills UK Hairdressing Final at The Skills Show 17-19th November 2016. Kari was working in a shoe shop which was closed down. She took this as an opportunity to change career: “I decided to come back […]