Student Blog

Articles written by our students. If you are a current or former student of CNWL and want to contribute an article for this section, we would love to hear from you! Blog posts can be about your experience in the College, about more general education matters, or your life and career outside. Please contact us.
  • Starting at the College of North West London

    Level 3 media student Harry Gutherson writes about a busy first term at CNWL.

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  • Digital Media students visit the Press Association

    This year's group of Digital Media students at the College of North West London recently spent a day the Press Association's central London headquarters. Here they heard from guest speakers and carried out various activities to get them started on their year-long project. One of the students, Valentina, wrote the ...

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  • An interview with Katharine Birbalsingh

    Marcus Docarragal, one of our Media Level 3 students on work placement with the College's Marketing Department, interviews prominent educationalist and 'Free School' pioneer Katharine Birbalsingh.

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  • Photo blog - diversity day

    Photos and blog on the College's Diversity Celebration

    Story and photos
  • Principal interviewed on student diversity and political awareness

    In a recent interview at the College of North West London, Principal Andy Cole was interviewed by marketing work placement student Marcus Docarragal.

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  • My work experience as a decorator

    Painting and decorating student Kiera Quikin undertook a work placement on a refurbishment in the Marylebone area. She writes about her experience here.

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  • An Apprentice’s View – A Project to be Proud of

    Billy Miller - Plumbing Apprentice with Redmond Group at Clarges Mayfair - writes about his experiences as an apprentice.

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  • Adding magic to marketing - lessons from Harry Potter World

    Students from one of our business classes attended a marketing workshop at Harry Potter World. Group member Samir Azad writes about the experience.

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  • Accounting students visit Bank of England

    Cracking a code for a safe and seeing how forgery is avoided were highlights of a student trip to the Bank of England in December. Level 3 Business student Marilyn Musakusa writes about the trip.

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  • Business students' trip to Paris

    Business students went on a trip to Paris and Disneyland recently to develop their knowledge and experience of tourism and marketing. Here, some of the students write about what they learned.

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  • A morning with Kenya

    Digital Media student Marcus Docarragal writes about the visit of US musician Kenya to the College and her interview with students.

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  • Public Services teambuilding trip

    The College's Public Services students went on a team building trip to Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre earlier in October.

    Read the team's report
  • Students help create 'Edible Garden'

    Carpentry student Adam Davis writes about the work experience project his class undertook, helping to build a garden for the Sufra NW London charity.

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  • A reflection on my Work Experience in marketing

    Level 3 Creative Media Production student Federico Passarelli recently had a work placement in a marketing office. Here is his reflection on the week

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  • An Interview with the Principal

    Media student Eugenia Rawlins-James met with College Principal Andy Cole recently and used the experience of her journalism module to grill him on how the College has changed recently and his vision for the future.

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  • An exciting day at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    A group of IT Level 2 and 3 students write about their educational visit to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, June 2016

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