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NEWS 24-04-2024

Katy's blog - choice matters

With GCSEs rapidly approaching, Principal and CEO Katy Quinn talks about the importance of choice, the love of learning and the trials and tribulations of revision time for parents and carers.

Katy's blog - choice matters

In the firing line, politicians at the Portsmouth South Hustings event

NEWS 19-06-2024

Politicians face first time voters at COPC hustings

Our Sixth Form Campus has played host to two lively hustings events in the run up to the general election. Organised by Politics Lecturer Steve Fitzgerald, the events featured candidates from Portsmouth North and Portsmouth South.

Politicians face first time voters at COPC hustings
Caring cadets and supportive staff at the Worthing 10k

NEWS 12-06-2024

Caring for veterans

A big well done to our Uniformed Protective Services cadets and staff who have already raised £665 by taking part in the Worthing 10k in aid of Care for Veterans.

Caring for veterans

NEWS 31-05-2024

Win free hair & beauty treatments

Our famous Eden hair & beauty salons are getting a £450,000 makeover. And to celebrate the September relaunch the team are offering a free treatment a week until Christmas for the person who comes up with the best new name for the fabulous facility.

Win free hair & beauty treatments
City of Portsmouth College students seen with their French counterparts

NEWS 22-05-2024

D-Day honour for Travel & Tourism students

Our Travel & Tourism students witnessed a historic event when they were invited along to the Flamme de la Liberté welcome ceremony at Portsmouth International Port. The flame of the French nation travelled through Portsmouth on its way to Arlington Cemetery in the US to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

D-Day honour for Travel & Tourism students
Learning from each other, City of Portsmouth College and the Royal Maritime and New Place hotels

NEWS 21-05-2024

Checking in for collaborative learning

Students and staff teamed up with key personnel from the Royal Maritime and New Place hotels in an important new collaboration. The group looked at opportunities for collaboration in a mutually beneficial way, breaking the stigma of work experience and helping shape the workforce of the future. 

Checking in for collaborative learning

NEWS 17-05-2024

Highbury Campus art student takes home first prize

Highbury Campus art student Ella Devanport competed against 169 other entrants in the Solent Fine Art and Photography competition and scooped 1st prize plus £300 prize money, with her "roofscape" art piece.

Highbury Campus art student takes home first prize
Our IT students, helping to shape the future of Portsmouth

NEWS 15-05-2024

There's an app for that!

Teams of our IT students wowed Portsmouth business leaders with ideas for an app they’ve built from scratch. The project was part of their work experience for LocalLinked, one of the organisations on the Portsmouth Business Support Scheme, run by Shaping Portsmouth.

There's an app for that!
The four students, seen with Lecturer Gary Street and radio star Darren Gamblen

NEWS 30-04-2024

Students feature in new radio ad

A new College advert will soon be gracing the airwaves of Portsmouth radio station Express FM – thanks to four of our talented students.

Students feature in new radio ad
Foundation Prospects students with Portsmouth Lord Mayor Tom Coles

NEWS 23-04-2024

Amazing civic reception for students

Two groups of our lovely Foundation Prospects students enjoyed an ‘amazing’ trip to Portsmouth Guildhall, where they met Lord Mayor Tom Coles. The students had a VIP reception.

Amazing civic reception for students
US flag

NEWS 17-04-2024

Dream US internships for Mia and Rose

Heading to the States this summer are two of our first year BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism students. Mia Crockford and Rose Hall have been accepted onto 12-month internships by BSG Hospitality.

Dream US internships for Mia and Rose
The Unloc graduation event at City of Portsmouth College

NEWS 03-04-2024

Accelerating into the world of work

A lovely new video has been launched to celebrate the success of the Accelerate programme, specially developed by us and our partners Unloc to explore young people’s aspirations, develop their employability and enterprise skills, and explore college life through a series of fun and interactive workshops.

Accelerating into the world of work
Students throwing paint to celebrate the Holi Festival

NEWS 27-03-2024

The Holi Festival of Colours, Love, and Spring

Level 3 Travel and Tourism students really got into the spirit of the Hindu Holi Festival of Colours, Love and Spring with some impromptu paint throwing.

The Holi Festival of Colours, Love, and Spring
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