On Wednesday 24th May, our College community celebrated the skills, talents and efforts of our amazing students at the inaugural NCB Enrichment Awards Evening. The event, hosted by the University of Bradford, recognised student involvement in extra-curricular activities and subject enrichment opportunities at New College Bradford. Awards included recognition in the Arts, Sciences, Sport, Humanities, Chess, Student Work Experience, Services to the Community and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. During the evening, there were also music and dance performances by our fabulous Performing Arts students.
The venue used to host the Enrichment Awards Evening was the Great Hall, University of Bradford. It was an inspirational setting promoting aspirational attitudes. Nominees invited family and friends to the ceremony to share in their successes. We were also joined by several guests of honour:
- Ikram Butt – Former professional rugby league player who representative England, Featherstone Rovers, Leeds, London Broncos, Huddersfield Giants and Hunslet Hawks.
- Tyler Dupree – Rugby league player for the Salford Red Devils and England
- Tasif Khan – Super Flyweight World Champion (WBU and GBU), Bantamweight World Champion (WBC), International Masters Champion and Ambassador for the Kashmir Orphans Relief Trust (KORT)
- Ryan Hunkin – Head of Youth at Bradford Bulls
- Junaid Malik – Co-Founder of British Asia Rugby Association
We are exceptionally proud of all our students, and it was fantastic to be able to recognise their efforts in this area of College life. Students display our core values in their approach to enrichment, these being Candour, Challenge, Collaboration, Commitment, and Care. Enrichment opportunities also support in our drive to develop ‘cultural capital’ at NCB. Cultural capital refers to the knowledge, behaviours, and skills that the student can draw upon to demonstrate their cultural awareness, understanding and competence. It is one of the tools we equip our students with to be successful in society, their career and in the world of work. At New College Bradford we work tirelessly to support student aspiration and social mobility and provide them with a range of experiences that will ‘open doors to a brighter future’.
We offer an unrivalled array of subject and sporting enrichment opportunities at New College Bradford. Why not take a look at https://ncbradford.ac.uk/enrichment/
Finally, we must mention the University of Bradford staff and student ambassadors. They were fabulous in supporting with the organisation of the event and logistics on the evening. Everyone at New College Bradford would like to thank them for their support.