Creative Expo

We’re hosting our annual Creative Expo 8-12 February!

Each year students go off timetable for a jam-packed week full of activities led by leading stars of the creative world. 

Students from the Media and Digital Technologies academy, Music and Performance academy and Visual Arts Design and Fashion academy will get the chance to get stuck into a range of interactive workshops, master classes and special guest workshops, offering a real insight into the industries that they are training in.

Want to get stuck in to?

Be here next year! Apply now to study a college-level course or foundation degree and join us in September 2016. 

Get social

Remember to use our hashtag #CreativeX and check out our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up-to-date with all big announcements where we’ll be revealing all the latest Creative Expo news. 

Blogging all about it

Our Journalism students have also had work experience as 'roving reporters' this week and have been blogging about the workshops, read their first-hand accounts about the Creative Expo.


To celebrate the end to our Creative Expo, ncn alumni and star of the stage and screen Robert Lindsay, drops in to speak to our acting students. Read the full story here:

Posted by New College Nottingham on Saturday, 13 February 2016

Highlights from ncn

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Budding film makers hit the big screen


Young movie makers got the chance to watch a premiere screening of their own short film at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema as part of the BFI Film Academy. 

Get a three-course meal at top Nottingham restaurant for just £25


Don’t miss the chance to be wined and dined by our Hospitality Management students on 26th April when they take charge at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill.

Award-winning architects have been appointed to design a campus of the future


Award-winning architects have been appointed to take forward our plan for a ‘hub for skills’.

Talented rappers perform for Prince Harry


Budding rappers, Akil Beale, 17, and Omari Levy-Sterret, 18, got the chance to meet and perform in front of Prince Harry during his recent visit to Nottingham.

SafeGuard donates bullet proof vest to assist students with their training


Our Public Services students are benefiting from new protective armour to use as part of their course, thanks to a generous donation from SafeGuard Armour.

Talking business over tea


For Liam Richmond, manager and owner of Rudyards tea house, an apprentice has been the perfect solution to helping his fledgling business thrive.

Growing business reaps the rewards of an apprentice


Artificial Lawn Fitters UK Ltd employs 17-year-old Emily Johnson as Apprentice Sales Administrator and is looking to take on a further three apprentices.

We're supporting National Apprenticeship Week!


We currently work with more than 600 employers to deliver Apprenticeship programmes to over 1000 apprentices across 40 different sectors. Here's what one of our hospitality employers and his apprentice has to say...

Careers event gets students thinking about their futures


Students and school pupils have been inspired for their futures following the success of our Your Future careers and employability event.

Ruddington Arms chef patron passes on his culinary expertise to students


Mark Anderson of the Michelin Guide listed Ruddington Arms and three of his chefs joined ncn catering students to cook a gourmet five-course meal for the public.

The future’s looking bright for our students


To prepare students for life after college, we’re gearing up for Your Future, a careers event which will see more than 300 student workshops taking place throughout the week (20th-24th February), a host of inspiring guest speakers and the chance for stude

Creative collaboration is put under the spotlight


Music and media students came together this week for the College’s Music Expo.

Trainee chefs share their wisdom


Trainee chefs have been passing on their culinary skills to school pupils during a seafood workshop.

Working with Fujitsu to create digital champions


People in north Nottingham are being invited to become digital champions thanks to a new partnership between ncn and Fujitsu.