Students learn how to build careers at top UK firm
29 November 2023
Construction Students were given a perfect platform to help build their future — after visiting the London HQ of leading UK developers Kier Group Plc.
Student makes his Mark at WorldSkills UK finals
22 November 2023
Mark Kiss, from the CNWL, took top prize in the Website Design category at the WorldSkills UK awards ceremony.
Students climb ladder of success during residential stay
21 November 2023
UCG students had the chance to show off their teamwork skills during a recent residential stay at Grosvenor Hall, Ashford.
UCG hosts new business networking events
15 November 2023
UCG host breakfast events for companies to network, talk about T Levels, and discuss the importance of developing and growing the next generation of employees.
Appliance of science sees UCG student reach final of UK event
09 November 2023
Cassandra Fernandes a second-year Level 3 Science student at CNWL has reached the national finals in the WorldSkills UK 2023 Laboratory Technician competition.
UCG triumph at Westminster Business Council Awards
24 October 2023
UCG are celebrating after being crowned the Diversity & Inclusion Champion at the Westminster Business Council Awards.
UCG educators showcase talents
20 October 2023
UCG have successfully retained our title as a Microsoft Showcase College — and we now have 10 new Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Experts too!
CNWL students sow seeds for the future
04 October 2023
Supported Learning students are enjoying seeing the fruits of their labour after a special summer garden project.
UCG shortlisted for two prestigious awards
20 September 2023
UCG are delighted to be nominated in two categories at the forthcoming Westminster Business Council Awards.
Appliance of science sees CNWL student reach final of UK event
15 August 2023
A first-year Level 3 Science student, Cassandra Fernandes, has been recognised by WorldSkills UK in the Laboratory Technicians Category.
Brent Council Resolves to Grant Planning Approval for College of North West London New Campus Plans
14 July 2023
A proposal by CNWL to build a state-of-the-art new college campus on Olympic Way in Wembley, has passed another milestone.
Students help West London Citizens win ‘Campaign of the Year’ at Living Wage Award
07 July 2023
UCG is celebrating after its students helped the West London Citizens Living Wage for Health and Social care team win the ‘Campaign of the Year’ Award for Outstanding Campaign for a Real Living Wage.
Clothes Bank sale is huge success
30 June 2023
Supported Learners held a successful clothes sale to raise money to further develop the clothes bank.
Great styles on Blackpool’s Golden Mile
22 June 2023
Hair and Beauty students from CNWL won again in the AHT (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) Nationals Competition!
Student plumbers showcase skills in capital competition
16 June 2023
CNWL Plumbing students recently took part in a London-wide competition held at the Willesden Campus.
UCG is the place to be… where everyone is united through learning
12 June 2023
UCG are delighted to announce a new staff recruitment campaign this summer as we look to expand our team of exceptional educators.
Future Workforce Networking Event
08 June 2023
United Colleges group recently hosted a Future Workforce, networking employer breakfast event with over 50 local, national and international businesses.
Students are MPs for the day!
01 June 2023
ESOL students at Maida Vale, Wembley and Willesden campuses were delighted to attend a special event set up by the UK Parliament Outreach Program.
CNWL’s art message from the heart
24 April 2023
Students recently created their own visual landmark for those walking down Wembley’s Olympic Way.
Students get creative for Planet Earth Games
24 April 2023
Students recently held a vegan food competition during an action-packed day of activities for the Planet Earth Games.
UCG Iftar event is hailed as a huge success
17 April 2023
UCG recently hosted a group-wide Iftar event during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Daniel’s Den visits Wembley for student seminar
05 April 2023
CNWL was delighted to welcome members from Daniel’s Den during a recent visit to its Wembley Campus.
Staff Wellbeing Day
04 April 2023
UCG staff enjoyed Wellbeing Day across the Willesden and Paddington campuses.
Students rewarded for 100% attendance
04 April 2023
Students were celebrating after winning awards for 100% attendance.
College unveils memorial to student who touched the hearts of so many people
28 March 2023
UCG was honoured to unveil a special plaque at a memorial event last week as a tribute to a much-loved former student who tragically lost his life, aged just 22.
UCG celebrates success at national Student Support Services awards
23 March 2023
Diana Brown, Head of Student Support Services, and her team have won a prestigious prize at the NAMSS awards.
Hair and Beauty Students host pampering morning to celebrate International Women's Day 2023
20 March 2023
Hair and Beauty Students at Wembley Park campus hosted a charity pamper morning to celebrate International Women's Day 2023.
Lorenna shows off skills at event to mark International Women’s Day
13 March 2023
It was all cisterns go for CNWL student, Lorenna Karla Silva Pinto who took part in an all-female plumbing competition at Lewisham College.
Student stylist Dikla ready to catch eye of judges in national final
08 March 2023
Dikla Sudmi, who is studying for a Level 3 Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing, is one of six finalists in the Avant Garde category at the 2023 Concept Hair Learner of the Year awards.
Student Support star Diana is nominated for national award
07 March 2023
Diana Brown, Head of Student Support Services, has been nominated for a National Association for Managers of Student Services award (NAMSS) for her work in supporting our students.
Students grateful to get masterclass from Geberit
23 February 2023
Plumbing students welcomed the chance to attend a masterclass from industry experts Geberit.
Hair we go! Students enjoy glamorous chance to shine
16 January 2023
Level 3 Hairdressing students welcomed an opportunity to put their skills to the test at a prestigious dance event in the capital.
Students enjoy seeing the sweet science of chocolate
03 January 2023
Applied Science students recently went on a trip to Cadbury World in Bournville Village, Birmingham.
Plastering students scoop prizes at awards night
15 December 2022
Two students from CNWL were all smiles after winning awards at a recent event held by the Plasterers Guild.
Students show support for world charity event
15 December 2022
As part of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD), students were recently invited to take part in a trust walk around campus.
It’s Green for go as CNWL and Council take on eco challenge
01 December 2022
New Green Skills Centre launched in partnership with Brent Council. We are proud to provide innovative courses that focus on tackling climate change in the capital.
Plastering Masterclass with Weber
01 December 2022
Level 1 & 2 Plastering students get a Masterclass in the future of external rendering with Weber.
Biology students become surgeons for a day
18 November 2022
Biology Level 3, year 2 students dissected lamb hearts as a part of their biology curriculum.
Level 2 Applied Science students go on eco adventure
10 November 2022
Applied Science students and tutors visited the The LookOut, Hyde Park to explore and learn about the natural world.
HS2 project offers students a pathway to employment
31 October 2022
The launch of HS2’s giant tunnel boring machine will create new training and employment opportunities for students at United Colleges Group.
Partnership with Young Roots go from strength to strength.
29 September 2022
Young Roots is a project which helps young refugees and asylum seekers between the ages of 11 and 25 that are alone in the UK, away from their families.
Students celebrate exam success
22 August 2022
Students and staff are celebrating another year of excellent results on results day.
Best Student Awards in collaboration with MNM Property Services
01 August 2022
CNWL had the pleasure of hosting the inaugural Best Student Awards in collaboration with MNM Property Services.
United Colleges Group Celebrates Staff Awards
26 July 2022
UCG hold annual Staff Awards to recognise the hardworking and dedicated staff at College of North West London and City of Westminster College.
College holds Student of the Year Awards
19 July 2022
Students, staff, alumni, and other guests joined together for an evening of celebration, at our annual Student of the Year Awards.
College Hosts Plumbing Competition with SoPHE
16 June 2022
CNWL joined together with the Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE) to facilitate a new plumbing competition.
College Hosts Our Student Journey Conference
24 May 2022
More than sixty students from the United Colleges Group have taken part in a conference aimed at improving the student experience.
College Group Named Investors in Diversity
19 May 2022
The United Colleges Group have been officially accredited as Investors in Diversity.
Student Actors Celebrate Performance
18 May 2022
ESOL students have successfully created three dramas which they wrote, staged and performed as a series of short plays at the Kiln theatre.
Mental Health Awareness Week
11 May 2022
College of North West London is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 with a series of events across its campuses.
Celebrating 130 Years with Awards Dinner
05 April 2022
CNWL marked 130 years with a celebratory dinner and prize giving event held at the college’s Willesden campus.
UCG Hosts Inspirational LGBTQ+ Speakers
25 March 2022
Students and staff enjoy an evening with leading creatives, TikTok Artist Partnership Manager, Parris O’Loughlin-Hoste and Kiss FM presenter and International DJ, Ellie Prohan.
130 Years of the College of North West London
21 March 2022
College of North West London turns 130 and we’re inviting everyone to join in as we celebrate this milestone.
Hair and Beauty students host charity spa morning
14 March 2022
In celebration of International Women's Day students hosted a Spa and Pampering morning in aid of the Phoenix Project.
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022
08 March 2022
College of North West London is proud to be taking part in International Women’s Day 2022.
Student Stylists Participate in London Fashion Week
07 March 2022
Four talented hair stylists from the College of North West London have participated in London Fashion Week 2022.
Half Million Pound Green Skills Hub Announced for Brent
22 February 2022
A bold new partnership has secured half a million pounds of investment to create a new green skills hub for Brent.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
10 February 2022
College of North West London is proud to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
College Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
10 February 2022
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, a week-long celebration aiming to highlight the role that apprenticeships play in helping prepare young people for their future careers.
Future London Campus Development
27 January 2022
College of North West London is to create a new world-class education facility in Brent.
Taking Action on Period Poverty
09 December 2021
College of North West London is taking further action to eradicate period poverty across it campus's.
Group Principal to Become CEO in Enhanced Role
10 November 2021
Group Principal of the United Colleges Group, Stephen Davis, is to become the group’s new Chief Executive & Group Principal.
Helping aspiring entrepreneurs start their own business
03 November 2021
College of North West London has become a founding partner of Visionnaires, a not-for profit organisation with the potential to help thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs across the UK.
Celebrating Colleges Week 2021
19 October 2021
We are proud to be taking part in Colleges Week 2021. Where, each year, colleges across the country come together to celebrate their achievements and promote the sector’s interests.
College Celebrates Black History Month
18 October 2021
College holds a series of events to mark Black History Month, including a special month-long artistic competition, a special guest lecture by Dr Funke Abimbola MBE, and a series of film screenings to celebrate the event.
Educate & Celebrate PRIDE in Inclusion Bronze Award
30 September 2021
Over the course of several months in the spring and summer terms, the EDI Team worked with Educate & Celebrate to review and improve UCG’s support of the LGBTQ+ community.
United Colleges Group chief executive announces departure
03 September 2021
Nick Bell, chief executive of the United Colleges’ Group, has announced he will be leaving the organisation.
College Helps Millions Hear the Three Lions Roar
09 July 2021
College of North West London has shown its support for the England men’s football team ahead of their historic Euro 2020 final against Italy at Wembley Stadium.
Colleges Create Rainbow Stairs for Pride
28 June 2021
UCG marks the start of Pride Month 2021 with rainbow staircases
United Colleges Group Marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
17 May 2021
May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
United Colleges Group Marks Mental Health Awareness Week
13 May 2021
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, and we look at how UCG promotes this...
11 May 2021
The Queen has outlined the government's priorities for the year ahead, as she officially reopened Parliament. Amongst other topics, further education and skills were mentioned...
19 April 2021
Ramadan is due to begin on Wed 13 April. The last day of Ramadan, Eid al - Fitr, will begin on Wed 12 May*
Help Us Celebrate 130 Years of College of North West London
08 April 2021
2021 marks the 130th anniversary of the College of North West London
College Group Celebrates LGBT+ History Month
19 February 2021
The United Colleges Group is proud to be celebrating LGBT+ History Month.
Apprenticeship Week– Jamie Nguyen
12 February 2021
Jamie completed his A-levels and decided to pursue an apprenticeship at College of North West London based on the mix of practical and academic education offered by the course.
Apprenticeship Week 2021 Emil Wisniewski:
10 February 2021
The United Colleges Group is celebrating Apprenticeship Week 2021 by highlighting some of its brilliant apprentices.
College Group Announces Laptop Loan Bonanza
06 January 2021
United Colleges Group's free-loan laptop programme for students.
My life changing journey at CNWL
09 December 2020
College of North West London student Aqsa knew she wanted to study science since a young age.
CNWL staff member wins Volunteering award
10 July 2020
We are incredibly proud that on Friday 28th June, Gaia Della Venezia from our Student Enterprise Team was invited, by the Board of Trustees and the Chief Officer of Age UK Westminster, to attend their first Volunteer Awards Ceremony.
Coronavirus - College information
10 July 2020
We know that some of you may have concerns or questions about the current outbreak of coronavirus. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to ensure everyone at the College is safe and as a result we are taking preventative measures to make sure that our staff, students and visitors are aware of any actions they can take.
CNWL take over the Association of Hairdressing & Therapists Finals at Blackpool.
10 July 2020
CNWL Hair & Beauty students were very proud as they attended and took part in National Finals of the AHT (Association of Hairdressing and Therapist) held in Blackpool in March 2020. We are extremely proud of our students and the hard work they have put in to the competitions, in some cases securing 1st and 2nd places.
Celebrating International Women's Day
01 June 2020
International Women's Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year around the world. It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights. The College celebrated this day over a weeks with a number of events for the students and staff.
Skills Show 2020
01 June 2020
The College holds it's annual skills show where students showcase their work also participate in competitions and the winners have an opportunity to participate in the national awards.