Welcome to our podcast series where you’ll discover more about what it’s like to study with North Notts College, our wide range of courses on offer and how studying with us can open a world of opportunities.
Our host Debbie chats with students past and present and hears about their learning experiences as well as a variety of staff with expertise in teaching, student events and social activities, finance, safeguarding and more.
Episode 1: Your Future
There are around 12,000 students at the RNN Group Colleges on various programmes such as vocational courses and apprenticeships for school leavers and adults, from foundation learning to degrees and other Higher Education and skills courses.
Episode 2: Getting Ready to Join Us
In this episode, Debbie finds out what life is like at college and what other activities students can get involved in, from the Students’ Union to clubs and societies.
Episode 3: Parent FAQs
Parents have many questions about the benefits of their children studying at college and in this episode, Debbie uncovers answers to the most frequently asked questions.
How do these qualifications measure up? What financial help is available? How do the Colleges safeguard the welfare of students? Specialist tutors at the RNN Group answer these questions and more.
Episode 4: Get Apprenticeship Ready
If you’re not sure a full-time college course is right for you, and you prefer learning on the job, an apprenticeship could be a great alternative. In this episode, Debbie discusses all things apprenticeships.
You’ll hear from current apprentices about their experiences as well as an employer who explains exactly what they’re looking for in a potential apprentice. You’ll also learn how apprenticeships work, including how you’ll learn and be assessed.