City College Norwich was founded in 1891 and has been in its current location since 1953. The college teaches more than 1,000 school age students, around 4,430 16-18 year olds and more than 4,570 students aged 19 or above. In total, the college covers 15 different curriculum areas.
Courses and teaching
Bachelors degrees are available in Social Work, Business, Childhood Studies, English, Hospitality Tourism, Leadership & Management, Creative Practices, Sport Health and Psychology.
City College Norwich's full-time fees for higher education courses are set at £7,500 per year.
Norwich is a city with historical character whilst at the same time accommodating for all aspects of modern society. There have been many major recent developments including the latest addition of a 42-acre leisure, retail and residential development. The city's medieval centre comprises of cobbled streets, quirky independent shops and a plethora of arts venues, making it an ideal place to visit, day or night.
Norwich city used to have a pub for every day of the year and there are still a large number of pubs to choose from, as well as a variety of clubs which cater for many different music tastes.
Norwich regularly hosts live bands and other entertainment acts at a number of different venues including the Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Playhouse and the UEA Waterfront venue which is provided by the students' union of the University of East Anglia.
Students at City College Norwich have the opportunity to join CCN's Students' Union. In 2010 this union was named as runner-up in the NUS Further Education Union of the Year. The purpose of the union is to provide support and representation to every member, as well as providing students with social opportunities by running clubs and societies and through event organisation. This particular students' union organises a regular calendar of social events including comedy nights and battle of the bands competitions.
The main site is located on Ipswich Road in Norwich. The college has a smaller second site, home to the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, which is located in the city centre.
Student accommodation in Norwich is plentiful and the average private weekly rental costs range from £60 – £70.
The Information Store is the college's library featuring more than 80,000 books as well as over 700 periodicals. Other resources include journals, videos, DVDs, CDs, electronic databases, designated study spaces and computers.
Students at this college can join Solutions Gym for an annual membership fee of £50. The gym is home to a range of fitness facilities including a wide selection of cardiovascular equipment, a free weights section and a variety of resistance machines.
Comedian and national treasure Stephen Fry studied for his Cambridge entrance exams at this college, ultimately gaining a scholarship at Queens' College Cambridge.Tweets by @norwichcollege
Norwich station is within a 30-minute walk of the college and it receives regular services from London, which is two hours away, and many other major UK destinations. For specific details on journeys including prices and times, check National Rail's inquiry page. Students are also advised to take advantage of the 16-25 rail card for cheaper fares across the country.
National Express coaches stop at the bus station in the city centre.
Norwich International Airport provides direct services to Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The airport is well served by a number of different providers and receives regular flights from major international cities.
Telephone: 01603 773311
Address: City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ.