We're proud to share the results of our Student Welcome Survey! - 99% of our students agree 'The College's behaviour expectations have been made clear to me.'
Today, we welcomed former student Patricia, who now works for a Middle Eastern airline, to speak to our Travel and Tourism students! Patricia shared insights about college life, her job in the industry, and tips for success.
Thank you, Patricia, for taking the time to inspire our students today!
Our Skills Bootcamps are here! These are programmes designed to help build vital skills to enhance your chances of securing the job you want and thriving in a world which is becoming digital dependent.
For more information visit: https://bit.ly/3UZvllN
Our bakery students have been making some delicious treats, including specialist Chocolate confectionery and Artisan specialist breads! 😀
Feel inspired? Check out our bakery courses here: https://bit.ly/2ZHqdWO
Our Hospitality and Catering students took part in an exciting ration pack challenge last week, learning how army chefs prepare meals for soldiers!
Have seen our feature in the Express & Star regeneration supplement?
Our feature explores our campus transformation project and our plans to offer first class facilities for the people of Wolverhampton and beyond.
Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3kDh562
Paul Mangan, a lecturer with us came across a man submerged in the canal while cycling home from work. Paul saved a man from an icy canal and wants to know how he is.
Read more: https://bit.ly/3wnMBre
Photo credit: Jamie Ricketts and Express & Star
A big thank you to Valspar UK & Ireland who visited our Painting and Decorating students last week to share their expertise and knowledge on their latest paint products! 😀
Our students had a blast learning and interacting with the Valspar team! It was a great opportunity for our students to expand their understanding of painting and decorating tools!
Thank you to Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, for taking the time to visit us today.
Lord Hunt delivered a talk to our A Level students on the role of the House in parliament, how the chamber works, select committees and the House of Lords reform.
A great time was had at the Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation training ground yesterday! ⚽
Our BTEC Football Academy and Generic pathways students took part in a referee workshop delivered by the Premier League and players from Wolves U18s.
📢 COLLEGE NEWS: A-LEVEL STUDENTS SET TO WELCOME LORD HUNT OF KINGS HEATH
A-level students will be finding out about the role of the House of Lords during a visit by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to the Paget Road campus tomorrow.
Read more here 👉 https://bit.ly/3XG9m5b 👈
Selina signed up for our sector-based work academy programme (SWAP) after it was recommended to her by her father.
Through the course, Selina learned the fundamentals of the rail industry and gained the confidence and support she needed to succeed!
Read the full story on our website: https://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/news/selina-dhura-rail-swap/
Today is a snowy and icy day! ❄️
The college is still open. Please be careful when travelling into the college for lessons.
Congratulations to Cherelle on her success in the Prince's Trust Wolvcoll Programme at Bilston Methodist Church! Cherelle has been gaining valuable work experience as a Graphic Designer at Digital Imaging Services.
The Prince's Trust has helped Cherelle build her confidence, make new friends, and give back to her community through fundraising projects!
Lydia wants to be a teaching assistant and, as a first step to achieving her dream she completed Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths, as well completing a Yes to the Job course to improve her personal and employability skills.
Lydia, aged 43, said: “I know that the courses will help me to achieve what I want to do in the future and I now want to progress to Level 2 English and maths.
“No matter how long it takes me to achieve what I want, I will not give up until I have reached my goal.”
19-year-old Joshua Cleary has successfully completed the Computing/IT Level 1 and 2 diplomas and is now in the second year of the Level 3 diploma!
Joshua said: "Since starting college I have gained lots of confidence in myself and feel a lot prouder of my work!"
Read more: https://bit.ly/3isuSuP
A huge shoutout to Jason Forrest from WCR FM for making our Open Day even more fun! 😀
WCR FM kept everyone entertained and even interviewed some of our tutors about some of the courses we have to offer.
We are thrilled to announce our brand new reflective space for our students at our Paget Road Campus! 😀
This dedicated area is designed to provide a moment of calm and tranquility for anyone who needs a time out, break, or a chance to relax!
We will be working with Saltley Trust to develop this further and introduce this space at our Wellington Road Campus in the near future.
Good morning! We're looking forward to seeing you all today at our Open Event from 10am today!
We can't wait to welcome you to our Wellington Road and Paget Road campuses.
We hope you all have a fun day taking part in the many activities we've got going on and learn all about what life is like at college. 😃
It's Creative Friday and we're celebrating some amazing work from our talented students. 🎨
Don't miss out on the opportunity to explore your creative side even further, our Open Event is tomorrow! You'll discover a range of courses, from beginner to degree level, that will help you turn your passion into a career.
Interested? Book your place here: https://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/event/open-day-saturday-14-january/
So, there's only two days until our Open Day!
Here's a reminder of some of the fantastic things you can do:
✅ Take part in our many interactive activities and get a hands on feel for college life!
✅ Chat with tutors about the wide range of courses we offer.
✅ Discover part time courses, full time courses, apprenticeships, university level qualifications and more!
✅ Join our workshops focused on study habits, learning and revising and more!
Did you know it takes less than 60 seconds to book your place?
Book your place here: https://bit.ly/3gXTtXX
📢 NEWS....COLLEGE LAUNCHES NEW HUB TO GET PEOPLE INTO WORK
A new centre to help people find out about jobs and training has opened at City of Wolverhampton- and has already helped a number of job seekers gain employment.
Find out more here 👉 https://bit.ly/3IEf2II 👈
Hat-trick hero ⚽🎩
Year 1 student Billy grabbed 3️⃣ goals as our BTEC group cruised to a 6-3 win last week. 💪
Want to sign up? Why not come down to one of our Taster Sessions 👇
It's . Today we're throwing back to an awesome day when some of our apprentices took part in a Health & Safety event hosted by their employer, Midwest Mechanical and Electrical Services.
They delved into important topics like Asbestos Awareness and Fire Extinguisher use and rounded off the day with hands-on team building exercises led by Christopher, our Employment Skills Sector Trainer.
It was a fantastic learning experience for everyone involved! 😀
We're kicking off the morning with an announcement! Wolves at Work will be at our Careers & Skills Hub today from 4.00pm - 7.00pm!
If you're aged 18-24 and seeking employment, drop by and visit the Wolves at Work team for advice and support. 😀
Recording a podcast! 🎙️
Today, Andy and Badar (Owner of The Mechanic Ltd) spoke with Deborah Meaden and Felicity Hannah on The Big Green Money Show about the future of electric vehicles and repair. 😀
A big congratulations to our former hairdressing student Chantelle Natalie Hair for being featured in the Express & Star "What it's like to be you" feature!
We're incredibly proud of Chantelle's achievements! 🎉
Read the full article here: https://www.expressandstar.com/entertainment/features/2023/01/07/wolverhampton-hairdressers-skills-are-a-cut-above/
“The Futures courses are good for helping you to gain confidence and learn employability skills and interview skills - I think that lots of people would benefit from them.” - Chloe Lambert
Find out more at our SEND Open Evening on Wednesday, 1 February - book your place here: https://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/event/sendevent
We're starting off the weekend with a round up of some the events we've got coming up:
Open Day - We're hosting an open day on 14 January 2023 where you can learn about college courses, talk to our tutors and take part in many of the interactive activities we'll have on the day.
SEND Open Evening - Students can maximise their potential with us, whatever their learning needs. If you or your child has an identified additional support need and/or medical condition, our supported learning courses could be the perfect way for to boost confidence, gain independent living and life skills. - Time slots are available on our website.
T Level Webinars - Upskill tomorrow’s workforce with T Levels. Discover how T Levels and industry placements can help your business thrive with our FREE online webinars - More info on our website.
Maths & English Assessments - Looking to improve your English and/or maths? Come along to our assessments and see what level you're at!
For further information see link in bio and tap on events!
Our Art and Design students have been exploring digital textures using Adobe Photoshop, and the designs they have made look great! 😀
Follow wolvcoll_artanddesign on Instagram to see more from our Art & Design students!
Photography Friday is back! Here are some highlights from our photography students this week and over the festive break. 📸
Got a passion for photography? Our upcoming Open Event is on 14 January! You'll have the chance to learn about all of our photography courses, from beginner to degree level.
Interested? Book your place: https://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/event/open-day-saturday-14-january/