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Who We Are

 

As a major institution of further education in the Southern England, our aim is simple – to provide high quality learning opportunities for all. As such, our provision is designed to be up to date, flexible, accessible and responsive to all our customers needs, serving approximately 15,000 students across two main campuses, one satellite centre and on work based programmes.

 

We are particularly proud of our St Mary Street campus in the centre of Southampton which has completed its final phases of a 7 year redevelopment. Now complete, the campus houses state of the art facilities particularly for vocational training in Engineering, Hair and Beauty, Catering & Hospitality and a host of other areas. At present, we employ approximately 150 full time and proportional teaching staff within the main curriculum areas. We also provide employment opportunities for approximately 200 administrative staff and more than 150 part time teachers.

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  • College counselling graduate is now practicing for the NHS

      A college counselling graduate is now practicing for the NHS as a Primary Care Counsellor in the west country.   Lottie Hart, 38, originally from Bitterne, completed the BA (Hons) in Person-centered Counselling and ...

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  • College nail technician now runs her own business

      A former nail technician student at City College now runs her own company.   Louise Illman, 41, from Hedge End, completed the NVQ level 2 course in May 2013 and has since set up her own business "Tips and Toes". &n...

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  • Motor vehicle students visit famous Santa Pod Raceway

      Earlier this month, a group of our motor vehicle students descended on the home of European Drag Racing; the famous Santa Pod Raceway.   Nearly 700 students from schools and colleges across the UK enjoyed the free d...

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  • The Festival of Expressive Arts

      City College opened its doors to the public this week for its 'Festival of Expressive Arts'.   In celebration of their hard work this year, creative industries students exhibited their pieces at the college for publ...

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  • College brickwork student wins SkillBuild competition

      A City College student could head to Brazil next summer after reaching the final of a national trade skills competition.   Mike McGurn, 22, from Lyndhurst, entered the southern heat of the SkillBuild 2014 competitio...

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  • One of the first in the country to pass new cruise qualification

      One of our lecturers has become one of just 25 people in the UK to gain a new cruise industry qualification.   Pippa Booker, a lecturer in business and tourism, now has CLIA Cruise Master Accreditation and is the on...

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  • City College tutor voted onto European board

      Our counselling tutor has been recognised internationally as an expert in her field.   Counselling and psychotherapy course leader, Annie Thompson, has been voted onto the board of the European Association for Perso...

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  • Will City College barbers make the cut in national competition?

      Two barbering students at City College Southampton are hoping for victory at the popular British Barber Association's National Student Barber Competition.   Samuel Francis-Brown, 20, and Ian McCreery, 27, both of wh...

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  • Our students sweep the board in national photographic competition

      Not just one but two students from City College Southampton have reached the final of a prestigious photography competition.   James Wiley and Sally Johnson submitted entries to the British Council's ‘21st Cen...

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Short Courses

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    This beginner’s Level 1 course is designed for those looking to gain an understanding of Sage Payroll. Each subject area is accompanied with examples and exercises to practice wha...

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Case studies

  • Danielle Betteridge

    Diploma in Childcare and Education - Level 3 in 2012-13 Danielle Betteridge

    Danielle worked tirelessly not just in her studies but also as the Disability Awareness Officer on our student council. She has fulfilled her dream of progressing to the prestigious Norland College in Bath to study a 3-year degree in early years development and nannying.     <p

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  • Lauren Watson

    Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism - Level 3 in 2012-13 Lauren Watson

    Lauren achieved five distinctions and a merit on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism. She is now working full-time as a sales advisor for Ageas Travel.        

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  • Jayne Wilkinson

    Diploma in Hospitality - Level 3 in 2012-13 Jayne Wilkinson

    Jayne Wilkinson scored a work placement for celebrity chef Raymond Blanc. During the summer Jayne is set to do work experience with Raymond Blanc at his flagship two Michelin-starred eatery, Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons, after sending a plucky letter asking him for a big break. Budding pastry chef, Jay

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  • Chloe Benham

    BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care - Level 3 in 2011-12 Chloe Benham

    Chloe, previously from Westgate School, achieved triple distinctions in the BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care. She has now progressed to Bournemouth University to study adult nursing. Chloe said, "I chose City College as it had good links with universities for nursing and midwifery and because t

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  • Abdulaziz Dahir Mahamed

    BTEC National Diploma in IT - Level 3 in 2010-11 Abdulaziz Dahir Mahamed

    Abdulaziz achieved the Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in IT (networking pathway) with triple distinctions. He successfully progressed to Bournemouth University to study a degree in Software Engineering and is now able to fulfil his ambition of designing software solutions.     <

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  • Michael Collier

    NVQ Level 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership - Level 3 in 2010-11 Michael Collier

    Michael successfully completed his studies and has secured a job as a Trainee Manager for Compass, the largest catering organisation in the world. To start with Michael will be working locally in a supervisory role in the restaurant of one of the high street department stores. Naturally he hopes to move

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