Your time at College
The student community in the College is supportive and friendly and each student will have the chance to be involved in events and activities, including: Freshers Festival, Fundraising Events, Film Clubs, Sports Events, Trips, the Student Magazine and much more!
All students are eligible for a free gym membership at the College’s Sports and Fitness Centre, where facilities include new gym equipment, a spinning studio and one to one personal training.
The Football Academy has been running for 14 years and includes coaching and matches throughout your time at college. Ask our coaches on how you can get involved!
North Warwickshire & Hinckley College also gives you the opportunity to try new leisure activities including Zumba, Kickboxing, Table Tennis and Pilates, which all take place during your day at College.
Our College is proactive in raising money for local and national charities, including the Nuneaton Foodbank, Breast Cancer Awareness and Children in Need and many more. Past fundraising activities include a sleep out, cake baking and fancy dress days!
Become a Course Representative!
As a Course Representative at NWHC, you will have the opportunity to promote the College at events such as Open Evenings, School Events as well as our annual Fashion Show! Course Reps must be enthusiastic and be able to talk to others about their experience at College. Representing the College is a great way to meet new people, as well as looks great on your CV!
The Student Experience Team
It is really important that you get the most from College Life. The role of the Student Experience Team is to make your time at College an outstanding experience.
Our Student Experience team are committed to providing a wide range of activities which enrich the lives of our students. Our activities are designed to allow students to develop a hobby such as art or dance, to participate in sport or fitness activities or to develop employability skills such a teamwork, organisation, planning and budgeting. Activities are student-led, which means that students determine the nature and content of many of them. To ensure that you live student life to the full, our Student Experience Team create an exciting programme of activities around your course timetable, which include games, events, trips, competitions, fundraising and volunteering opportunities.. As you can tell, in-between study, there are plenty of opportunities for fun and meeting new friends along the way.
The skilled and highly qualified youth workers are located in the Student Centres at Nuneaton, Hinckley, South Wigston & Harrowbrook Campuses. If you want to learn new skills, try new experiences or just fancy a chat, the team are always willing to help!
The Student Union is a proactive group of elected students who represent their peers and organise student trips and events. The Student Union also form part of the Student Voice and meet with our College Principal three, four times a year to discuss any issues relating to College life. You can get actively involved in the decision making processes of the college. Students are given the opportunity to become course representatives and sit on Student Parliament, you can participate in recruitment panels, learner forums, the Students’ Union or become a Student Governor. All of these activities develop confidence, interpersonal skills and make an excellent platform for going onto Higher Education and provides lots of examples of skill development to put into job applications and CVs.
NUS (National Union of Students)
If you’re a current student at NWSLC, you can apply for an NUS card, which will entitle you to student discounts across high street shops and restaurants. Visit the NUS website for more information.
One of the hubs that can help you get the most from College Life is the Library. The below video takes you through what it has to offer but you can find more here by getting in touch with us.