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Issue 4 - September 20

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P2. Dates for Your Di P3. Freshers Fair


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Campus Catch Up Dates for Your Diary

Wed 22nd Sept – Freshers Fair Wed 29th Sept – Give Blood at West Durringon Wed 6th Oct – Mini Olympics Mon 25th Oct – FE Half Term/HE Reading Week

Hello and Welcome

A huge hello and welcome to all new students starting at Northbrook. The Noodle is the student magazine that will keep you in the know about what’s going on in and around the campuses and Worthing area. This is your magazine and we would love to hear from you about what you want to see in future.

Northbrook Student Radio For those of you who don’t yet know, Northbrook College has its own internet radio station. Northbrook Student Radio (NSR) broadcasts live online every night from Monday to Thursday, between 6pm and 9pm. Check out the website during the evening to savour some cutting edge aural delights from the wealth of talented musicians, bands, producers, DJs, journalists, writers and performers that make up Northbrook’s vibrant community. As well as a regular live broadcast, NSR also uploads weekly podcasts for you to enjoy at your leisure. On top of all that, you can get yourself better acquainted with some of the regular talent through frequently updated blogs and profiles to stay up to date with news of awesome gigs and events taking place in and around the area.

Get Involved NSR is currently recruiting new DJs for this year. If you are interested in hosting a show you need to record a 30 minute demo and submit it to the Broadwater FLA or for more information email: Join the NSR facebook group ‘Northbrook Student Radio’, or follow the NSR twitter profile ‘NSRfm’.

Check out the student website - Check out Northbrook on Twitter


Bringing staff together

Campus Catch Up

FRESHERS 11am to 3pm FAIR Wednesday, 22nd September

At the West Durrington Campus

For all new FE and HE Students Stalls and exhibits Barbeque Bar Live music freebies/free stuff Entertainers and more...

Free e z i r P Rafe ! Draw


Campus Catch Up

Play a part Volunteering at the 2012 Olympics The Olympic Games are being held in London in the year 2012 and in order to make the games happen they need thousands of volunteers to play apart. Are you interested and have what it takes to be a volunteer formally known as Game Maker at the 2012 Olympics? If the answer is yes then check out the official 2012 Olympic Games Maker website Here you can find out whether you are eligible to be a Game Maker, test yourself to see whether you have what it takes as well as find out the different roles they have on offer. You will also find the application form here. If you are unable to access the website then we will be at the following campuses on the dates stated below to hand out information about being a Games Maker. Information will also be available at the Freshers Fair. If you are unable to access the website then we will be at the following campuses on the dates stated below to hand out information about being a Games Maker. Information will also be available at the Fresher’s Fair. WD Refectory Tuesday 5th October

BW Refectory

SA Refectory


Wednesday 6th October


Thursday 7th October


If you want to apply but are having problems doing so, we will be at the following campuses on the dates stated to help you. WD Refectory

BW Room H11a

Tuesday 12th October


Wednesday 13th October Thursday 14th October

SA To Be Confirmed

12-2pm 12-2pm

Being a volunteer at the 2012 Olympics is a great opportunity for you not only to be part of an amazing international sporting event but it will also allow you to meet new people, gain new skills, increase your confidence and, not to mention, it will look great on your CV. Applications can be accepted from 15th September until midnight on Wednesday 27th October 2010.


Campus Catch Up What is Student Plus?? Student Plus is the name given to all cross college enrichment activities for students. Some of the things that were organised last year were: Dry Slope Skiing Lessons Go Karting FREE Football FREE Basketball Training Sessions � FREE Street Dance Sessions Have you got an idea for an event you would like to see run? Have you attended an event that you would like to give us feedback on?

We'd love to hear your comments so get in touch on 01903 606315 or

Student Plus/Enrichment Programme The Cross College Awareness and Student Plus/Enrichment Programme is out now and gives information on all the activities and talks you can get involved with this term. Whether you want to compete in some mini olympics or get some CV writing tips – there’s something for everyone! For the full programme visit the student website or see the display boards situated across the three campuses. Your tutor will be able to give you more information on the awareness activities. For more information on student plus/enrichment activities and to sign up to events either check out the student website, email or call Dave or Emma on 01903 606315.

Graduate Success BA Music Composition graduate, Alex Ball, has recorded a version of ‘Sunday Girl’ by Blondie for the new Mail on Sunday brand campaign which shall be hitting your screens for the next 12 months. The first spot was for ‘You’ magazine and featured vocals by Phillipa Alexander of the infamous Chicks With Hits. Check out the video at Alex is now the Head of Music at M&C Saatchi since graduating in 2007.

The High Life Check out Fashion Design graduate Rhea Fields and her fabulous collection in the September issues of Elle magazine and Marie Claire. Rhea won the ‘Best Womenswear’ award at Graduate Fashion Week in June and has been offered an impressive selection of internships with world famous fashion houses.


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The West Sussex County Council is currently consulting on transport in West Sussex. The transport plan is looking at issues and concerns which impact upon young people including highways, cycling routes and public transport, as well as climate change, the economy, accessibility, safety and quality of life. To have your say visit the West Sussex Council website.

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Make a Difference The Student Equality & Diversity Forum met on several occasions last year and, although attendance has not been great, a small and committed group has helped raise the profile of a number of important issues, including making the wording of the published College Disability Equality policy more student-friendly and accessible and giving valuable input on how to promote awareness of disability issues Collegewide. The Student E & D Forum will meet again in October (details to follow). If you are interested in joining this group then please contact Emma Thomson on 01903 606315 or email

Green Dining Hospitality student, Clare McIvor, has opened a new ‘environment-friendly’ restaurant called Green Cuisine in Worthing. The restaurant offers yummy home cooked veggie, vegan, gluten-free and healthy meals which are all made using locally sourced ingredients. A vegetarian for 27 years, Claire said, “My aim is to offer high quality, hand made, delicious food made with fresh, free range, local and, as far as possible, organic ingredients which will minimise damage to the environment and reduce animal suffering”. Check out Green Cuisine in Worthing’s ‘foodie’ West End at 37 Rowlands Road.

Want to see something new or suggest how we can improve the next Noodle? Email:


Move It Dave Green - Sports Coordinator My job is to improve sport at Northbrook and last term I set up activities and got students playing more sports. I will be organising more sporting events in the new term so make sure you check out my page in each issue of The Noodle.

Mini Olympics Mini olympics will be taking place in Eastbourne on Wednesday 6th October. The all day event will allow you to try out different olympic based sporting activities alongside other students from local colleges. Transport will be provided. For exact times/details check out student website, email or call Dave on 01903 606315

Football Are you keen on playing football, being part of a football team or do you have a team which would like to take part in football matches across the different campuses or at your own campus? Last year several teams took part in matches across the campuses and played in a Cross College Football Tournament with Worthing College. Contact Dave Green to get involved.

What’s Coming Up Ski and Snowboarding trip Trip to Italy next year. Don’t miss out! Email Dave if you are interested and would like more details.

Carole Nash Motorcycle Live 2010 Motorcycle students will be taking a trip to the Carole Nash Motorcycle Live 2010 at Birmingham NEC at the end of November. Bringing you all the big names in the motorcycling world, Carole Nash Motorcycle Live will offer a whole host of interactive features, whether you just want to watch or have a go. For more details email Lindsey Baldwin on

If you are interested in taking part in football or any sport at Northbrook, then email Dave Green, your Sports Coordinator, at


Up for Grabs Job Vacancies Caffe Nero: Barista & management opportunities • Pick up a leaflet in store or apply at

Greggs: Team Members • Chapel Road and Montague Street branches • Apply online

Luna Italian Restaurant: Waiter/Waitress • Montague Place • Responsible and experienced • Take your CV with references and experience into the restaurant or call 01903 200388 after 3pm

Officers Club: Weekend Staff • South Street • Must be flexible • Ask inside or

Early Learning Centre: Sales Advisers • Montague Street • Apply in store

Learn to drive the BSM way Professional instruction High pass rates Very patient instructor @ NORTHBROOK COLLEGE

Lessons from £19 p/h plus deals available Refer a friend and get a free lesson Also first hour free for all


Call Ian on: 07825 335657


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