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Welcome art and design applicants!

You have made a great decision choosing West Notts!

  • A big hello!

    Welcome to West Nottinghamshire College and thank you for your application for a course within art and design.

    The course you’ve chosen to study is your first step in your future career direction, and the industries you may choose to enter are dynamic and fast-paced, with endless opportunities.

    College provides an innovative learning environment, where you’ll develop your skills not only with full access to our state-of-the-art facilities for each area, but also within a real vocational context.

    I wish you every success with your studies, and look forward to meeting you and following your journey to success.

    Jane Fishwick
    Assistant Principal

  • Applicant activities

    Before you start at West Notts, here are a few activites to get involved in.

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    Watch - What our students say

    Raeannah chats to us from the art and design curriculum about all the creative techniques she gets involved in during her time at the college. She’s particularly enjoying textiles and using the sewing machines to create her work.

    View the video on YouTube

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    News - Students work together for suicide prevention

    It was definitely not a full-stop for students at West Nottinghamshire College last week as they thoughtfully supported Project Semicolon – the organisation dedicated to the prevention of suicide.

    Read the story

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    News - Kaleidoscope of creativity by aspiring artists and performers

    Each year our students showcase their end-of-year projects by way of galleries, live performances, gigs and more. It’s an exciting time for them to show off the very best of their portfolios before they move on to further studies and employment.

    Read the story

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    Read letters from our current students

    Our students wanted to share their experiences of college with you. We hope their letters help answer some of your questions and put you at ease.

    Read Christopher's letter

  • Ask your tutor

    Anything playing on your mind about your college course? Then send your questions to our college tutors using our simple online form.

    Ask a question

Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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