Our business students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our business students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.

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Students gain skills to fashion future career

Thanks to a new partnership, students are working with one of the biggest high street retailers to develop their employability skills.

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Climbing the ladder in business

Our business students headed off to the Yorkshire Dales for an action packed day at Adrenalin.

Business charity dinner

Going, going, gone

Our Business students organised and hosted a successfull charity dinner.

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The science of shopping

During a trip to the Metro Centre our Business students analysed visual merchandising techniques.

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Young Enterprise Competition

Our Business students took part in the Young Enterprise competition to get a taste of how to set up and run a business.


Business highs

Business students were pushed to their limits at Adrenalin, North Yorkshire.


Making business cool

Our business students visited the award winning Archers Ice cream Farm in Walworth.

Christmas Fair

Students showcase skills at charity Christmas Fair

Business and Vocational Access students raise money for charity at our annual Christmas Fair.

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Market stall manufacturing

Business and technology students worked together to produce a market stall for events.

Enterprise day

Enterprise Day

Our business students gained a wider understanding of enterprise and the world of work.


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Business (Retail) students begin their work placement with Outfit.

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Young Enterprise

Business students engage with local business people and develop their enterprise skills.

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Cotswold Manufacturing

Our business students met with the Commercial Director of award winning company Cotswold Manufacturing.


Experience Adrenalin

Business students experienced team building and outdoor activities at Adrenalin.  

Alton Towers

Alton Towers

Over 100 students from business and sport enjoyed a start of term trip to Alton Towers.

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Apprentice TV star returns to New College Durham to inspire students

Former student Katie Bulmer-Cooke visited the college as part of Enterprise Day.

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Business Enterprise Day

Former student Katie Bulmer-Cooke visited the college as part of Enterprise Day.


Visual merchandising at Sainsbury's

Our Business & Retail students took part in visual merchandising training.


Just the business

Our Business & Retail students took part in a special work placement programme to develop employability skills.

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Student entrepreneurs face the public

Business students took part in a trade fair at the Metro Centre as part of the Young Enterprise Company Programme.

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Former student fit to Inspire

Talented fitness professional and entrepreneur returned to her former College to help inspire other students.

Helping Hereos

Helping the Heroes

A vital element of the business programme is to offer students the opportunity to run events to develop their enterprise skills. 

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An experience of retail

Business students visited Sainsbury’s at the Arnison Centre to apply their studies to a practical setting.