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Our awarding-winning Careers Academy are committed to providing you with free, independent careers advice to help you make sense of your options so you can reach a decision that’s right for you.

Together with our team of Career Advisors and support staff, we aim to support students in their educational journey and help them meet their employment potential. We deliver a wide range of bespoke programmes and interactive workshops tailored to the student’s needs.

We strive to close the gaps to support students to meet their employment and higher education potential through the development of soft and hard skills.

Careers Academy at NWRC

Careers advisor, Gavin Stevenson, tells us about the award-winning careers support available to students at NWRC and how they can help you with the application process.

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Confused by the education terms and phrases you have come across? Unsure of what the different levels and qualifications actually mean? If so, please refer to our jargon buster where we have compiled a glossary of commonly used words and phrases to make things clearer for you.

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Our dedicated Careers Advisors are on hand to talk you through your options and help you understand the different course levels and progression routes available. Please email your questions to

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    There’s such a social and friendly atmosphere at the college. My lecturers are extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
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    My time at NWRC gave me the confidence to open my own Beauty Salon. Now I'm a part-time lecturer for the College.
    Vanessa Canning (Hair & Beauty)
    Hair & Beauty Management
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    The College has helped me become a better musician. I started at NWRC, now I'm supporting Robbie Williams at Hyde Park!
    ROE (Roisin Donald)
  • Image of Eoin Callaghan (Performing Arts)
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    My course has helped ignite my passion for Musical Theatre and gave me the confidence to follow my dreams!
    Eoin Callaghan (Performing Arts)
    Performing Arts
  • Image of Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
    Sport and Exercise Science
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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane
    Fashion & Textiles
  • Image of Declan Porter
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    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter
    Advanced Automotive Studies
  • Image of Tonya Webb (Health & Welfare)
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    The support I received at College helped prepare me for work in the Healthcare sector. I'm now a fully qualified, registered nurse.
    Tonya Webb (Health & Welfare)
    Health & Welfare (Access)
  • Image of Joycie Rajan
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    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan

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