Posts filed under Experience

Celebrating creativity at VCB Art Exhibition 2019

The Art Department would like to thank everyone who came to support the end of year exhibition on Thursday 13th June 2019.

It was a great way to celebrate the diverse and innovative creativity of our talented students.

Well done to everyone involved.

Posted on June 20, 2019 and filed under Creativity, Art, Success, Experience.

Georgia Hussey delivers speech to RNIB Conference

On Friday 3rd April, Georgia Hussey (Y10) spoke at a supporters conference for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). The event was held in Belfast Castle. 

Georgia highlighted the importance of support provided by the RNIB and the necessity for funding services. She gave a personal account of her journey since a diagnosis of albinism at 10 weeks old and being registered blind at 3 years old.

Georgia’s support from the RNIB has helped her become the independent young lady she is. Georgia is now planning to volunteer for RNIB becoming a mentor for younger children.

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Posted on May 20, 2019 and filed under Experience, Success.

International Women’s Day 2019

On Friday 8th March April Hutchinson, Tabitha Jones and Abby Palmer from year 13 represented Victoria College at the Speaker’s event entitled “Better the balance, better the world” in Parliament Buildings, Stormont.

The event gave young women from all over the province the opportunity to meet with female MLAs before having the privilege of participating in a lively session in the Assembly Chamber chaired by Assembly Speaker Robin Newton MLA.

Posted on March 14, 2019 and filed under Experience, Politics.

Mock Council of the EU

On Thursday 7th February 2019 six students from year 13 in Victoria College participated in the Mock Council of the EU in Belfast City Hall.

Veena Sivakumar, Tabitha Jones and Anabel McClements represented Ireland and Katie Thorogood, Ellie Cross and Raz Hassan represented Slovenia, with each country participating in lively debates on the controversial themes of migration and climate change.

Posted on February 12, 2019 and filed under European Connections, Experience.

Victoria College Come Together to Celebrate Christmas

The annual Carol Service took place on Friday 14th December in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church. Pupils and staff worked very hard in the run up to Christmas.

The evening commenced with the College orchestra playing a rousing rendition of ‘Russian Dance’ from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. All of the College choirs including the Prepatory Choir, Junior Choir, Junior Chamber Choir, Senior Choir, Senior Chamber Choir and Staff Choir performed to a very high standard.

A particular word of thanks should go to Kirsten Matthews and Hannah-Rose Glover  in Year 14 who both sang beautiful solo parts. 

Posted on December 18, 2018 and filed under Experience, Music.