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Christmas Break

Last updated Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:11

Christmas and New Year shutdown is from 12 noon on Friday 19 December 2014 until Monday 5 January 2015. Part-time course applications during this period can be made online but will not be confirmed until after 5 January.

We hope that the Christmas break will be a happy time for all students but if you need help or support during the College closure, you should contact one of the following helplines: Swindon Family Contact Point - 01793 466903; Wiltshire County Council Children’s Social Care - 01380 826200; Childline – 0800 1111; Samaritans- 08457 90 90 90; Wiltshire County Council Emergency Safeguarding – 0845 60 70 888


Poppy Appeal
New College students raise over eight hundred pounds for the Royal British Legion

Embroidery students at New College have raised over eight hundred pounds for the Royal British Legion by selling hand crafted poppies to staff and students.

Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
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Journalism Talk
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Academy of Music and Sound
New Commercial Music Production Degree

The Academy of Music & Sound is offering Swindon’s first Commercial Music Production/Technology Degree in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton and benefiting from the use of New College’s recording studio, classrooms and equipment.