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Why should I come to Newham College?

Why Shoudl I Come To Newham College

Because you will receive excellent teaching and support. We go to great lengths to give you the highest quality teaching and the best resources we can.

We are delighted to have been given full status as a Training Quality Standard Award Winner by the Learning and Skills Council. This means we have been examined and found to have expert teaching delivering the best standards of professional training and development. Local, and national, employers know they can count on us to train their staff to the highest possible standards. These employers include household names such as The Ford Motor Company, British Gas, Royal Mail, Thames Water, Vodafone, Virgin Trains, London Underground, British Telecom, Orange, Docklands Light Railway and the NHS. They know that students from Newham College will have the highest level of skills and expertise.

Because we’ve got great resources

We have fantastic facilities and resources to ensure everyone has the opportunity to do well. These include:

Avant Garde

At this professional nail bar, situated on the ground floor of our East Ham Campus, students benefit from expert training and gain hands on experience of the nail and beauty industry.

Fashion and Textile Museum

The FTM is entirely operated by Newham College and is maintained as a hub of learning, ideas and networking for the fashion and jewellery industry – visited by the likes of Manolo Blahnik & Twiggy.

Level 4

Our Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy suite offers a first class training environment where students can carry out professional treatments on paying clients.

Multimedia Learning Centres

Learning Waves and Learning.com computer based learning centres, offer you the opportunity of completing certain aspects of your course on a PC in a stimulating environment. Each centre is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia workstations and the very latest software, as well as a library of useful learning materials.

The Flex

Based on our East Ham and Stratford campuses, the Flex provides a day time and evening drop-in library service to our students and staff for 90 hours a week, offering books and periodicals, audio-visual resources including DVDs, CDs and CD-Roms, and access to online resources such as e-books and e-journals. Our presence on NewLearning, the College’s virtual learning environment, enables access to e-resourcing at any time of day via the internet. A computer catalogue will also enable you to check the location and availability of resources, and manage your Flex account online.  In addition to PCs with internet connection which are available to help learners research and complete assignments, study areas are also available allowing silent, quiet and group study. Along with wheelchair access and low-level shelving we also provide specialist equipment and software to support learners with disabilities. Staff are always on hand to both help students find the resources required for assignments and also to provide support when using our centres’ computers.

The Flex opens during term time at the following times:

 

East Ham

Stratford Book Zone

Stratford Study Zone

Monday

9am-8pm

9am-5pm

10am-4pm

Tuesday

9am-5pm

9am-8pm

10am-4pm

Wednesday

9am-8pm

9am-5pm

10am-4pm

Thursday

9am-5pm

9am-8pm

10am-4pm

Friday

9am-4pm*

9am-4pm*

9am-3pm*

 

*The Flex opens at 10.30am on the fourth Friday of each term

These hours are subject to alteration during half term and holiday periods.

New Learning

This virtual learning environment gives students access to a wide range of learning resources – wherever there is an Internet connection. Each student has a personal homepage, calendar, email and web space where they can save their own work, submit on-line assignments, and access course work. ‘New Learning’ discussion pages make it easy for students to communicate with tutors, class members and colleagues.