City College Norwich
Ipswich Road

01603 773311

City College Norwich

City College Norwich is a leading provider of higher, further and community education for the eastern region. With a turnover of £45 million and over 14,000 students, City College Norwich has established a reputation for excellence in academic standards as well as innovations in operational and strategic direction.

Established in 1891, the College has delivery sites across Norwich, providing hands-on learning experiences in real-life or purpose-built workspaces. These include an outdoor adventure park, two restaurants, a hair and beauty salon, a garages, a high street fashion outlet, an in-house radio station and the innovative StartUp Lounge (a centre for entrepreneurial development). The breadth and depth of our curriculum is a key strength of the College, along with a commitment to employer engagement, lifelong learning and the promotion of learning within the community. The College is also increasingly renowned for its responsiveness to the learner voice and its capacity for innovation, including the development of personalised learning.

The School of Higher Education is based on our city centre based campuses and offers a range of Access to Higher Education (HE) courses as well as our HE programmes. Our friendly and experienced staff provide a supportive environment in which to return to learning and have an excellent record of helping students to progress successfully on to higher education, including on to the many UEA-validated courses available at City College Norwich.

City College Norwich is a partner institution within the TEN (Transforming Education in Norfolk) Group. The TEN Group is a federation of educational institutions in Norfolk, all committed to excellence in education, who believe that by working together they can provide greater opportunities for their students. City College Norwich is also a founder member of Gazelle. Gazelle is an alliance of Colleges committed to transforming the curriculum to encourage an entrepreneurial mind-set in their students; a mind-set that will serve employers well and increase opportunities for all.

Access to HE courses

City College Norwich offers the following Access to Higher Education Diploma courses: