From City College Norwich student in the late 60’s, Brenda Arthur went on to become Lord Mayor of Norwich presenting at the HE Graduation ceremony in 2015.
Read about Vivian and Pru’s memories of their time at City College Norwich studying Secretarial Studies which at that time formed part of the colleges Business courses. Both of them went on to have successful careers after.
Full circle for James, he started studying at City College in 1967 to complete his Apprentice training and then ended up back at the college in 2002 as an NVQ instructor!
A selection of memories from construction students who were at the college in the 60’s, 70’s through to the 80’s and 90’s.
Bruce Pearson started his Further Education at City College taking his A Levels amongst which one was Art. He recalls the years at college as being most inspirational and he shares a fascinating story of many achievements reflecting on 40 years of travel!
Two engineering stories spanning the 60’s, 70’s & early 80’s. David’s is high voltage with a bit of a musical interlude whilst Ian’s although mechanically minded has a bit of romance after meeting his wife!
Frank came to college when he was just 16 years old on a part-time basis as part of his employment with what is now BT. Through lots of hardwork and determination he achieved a number of qualifications which helped him progress in his 34 year long career! It’s not all study though as he did fly high and have happy days with the Jaywalkers!
Dot Lenton failed her ‘Eleven-plus’ and came to college set on taking three O’Level. Just 3 years later, she left with eleven O’Levels and two A’Levels. Having got the study bug she went on to Teacher training college, before teaching in Norwich & London and eventuality became a head. What an inspiration!
City College Norwich’s Hair and Beauty students are provided with a wide range of opportunities that help them to hone their skills and excel in their chosen fields.
In fact, students run the Solutions hair and beauty salons at the
John Martin left school at 15 years old in December 1959 with no formal qualifications. He then started his remarkable journey to becoming a professional engineer by obtaining an apprenticeship with Eastern Electricity starting in September 1960.
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