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Shipley College Launches Health Week To Boost Staff Wellbeing

Shipley College will be supporting staff to manage their wellbeing next week as it launches its first Health & Wellbeing Week on Tuesday (8th May 2012). The week-long staff event, which will take place from 8th to 11th May, aims to offer a holistic and proactive approach to staff in improving their health and general wellbeing. The Health & Wellbeing Week, which will see the college host a series of activities both on-site and at local venues, will launch with a Staff Welfare Event on…See More
May 4, 2012
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Saltaire Celebrates World Heritage with Shipley College

People were invited to get a taste of Saltaire’s unique history at the weekend as part of global celebrations of World Heritage Sites.Lots of events and activities took place around Saltaire, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, including a glimpse of the Saltaire Archive at Shipley College and a Victorian Fun Fair in Roberts Park.Visitors learnt about the history of Saltaire and why it was given World Heritage status by viewing the unique collection of pictures, artefacts and memorabilia.…See More
Apr 24, 2012
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Shipley Staff and Students Helping Kids Start New Chapter

Staff and students at a leading Yorkshire college have been helping children across the region turn over a new leaf as part of World Book Day.Students from Shipley College have been out in force in the community this week, giving book donations, and helping out with fun children’s activities to mark the global awareness-raising event on Thursday March 1st.The activities were all part of a Shipley College-run project funded by the European Integration Fund (EIF), aimed at helping recent arrivals…See More
Mar 19, 2012
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Shipley College: Education Can Help Tackle Interpreter Costs

Soaring interpreter costs faced by Yorkshire’s NHS trusts can be addressed by boosting the standard of English language skills amongst the region’s Asian communities, according to the principal of a leading Yorkshire college.Nav Chohan, principal at Shipley College, says making more English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses available to people in communities across Yorkshire will provide a foundation for a long-term solution to the issue of rising interpreter costs.The call came…See More
Feb 10, 2012
Shipley College updated their profile
Feb 8, 2012
Press Release by Shipley College

Shipley Open Event Supports Young People To Unlock Their Dream Course

Shipley College is offering young people the opportunity to learn more about college life, while sampling a range of new skills at an open event this week.Shipley College’s latest Open Day will be held on Wednesday, 25th January and will incorporate a series of free Have a Go activities, aimed at encouraging young…See More
Jan 25, 2012
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Shipley College Spreads Christmas Cheer Around Saltaire

Talented art and design students from Shipley College have been helping to spread Christmas cheer around Saltaire with the unveiling of a magical festive advent window display. The window display, pictured, was assembled for the Magic Number Three fashion boutique, on Victoria Road, as part of the Saltaire Living Advent Calendar project. The display – of festive dresses made from recycled newspapers – was created by students Nausheen Junaid, Levi Gray and Jodie Jones, and was unveiled on…See More
Dec 20, 2011
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Dec 7, 2011
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Dec 6, 2011
Press Release by Shipley College

Adult Learning Gives Critical Edge, says Shipley Principal

A return to education could give job seekers across West Yorkshire a critical edge in an increasingly competitive jobs market, according to the principal of a leading Yorkshire college. With unemployment in the Bradford district at over six per cent – approximately double the national average – Nav Chohan, principal at Shipley College, said people in the city, and across Yorkshire, must find ways to stand out from the crowd as they look for employment. Yorkshire and Humber as a whole has…See More
Sep 21, 2011
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College Principal: Funding Changes Can’t Affect Provision for Adults with Learning Difficulties

The principal of a leading Yorkshire college says access to courses for adults with learning difficulties must not be affected by funding changes. Recent funding changes have altered the way potential new students are referred to Shipley College, the only college in the Aire Valley area to offer specialised courses for adults with learning difficulties. And the college’s principal Nav Chohan said there were concerns that these changes would mean scores of adults each year could now miss out on…See More
Sep 7, 2011
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Aug 10, 2011
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Award Win for Shipley College Apprentice

 A student at Shipley College has been named a Learner of the Year at the West Yorkshire Work-Based Learning Awards following a successful apprenticeship with the college. Talented Nichole Tinnion, aged 17, has won the award for Digital Industries including Creative Digital, ICT and Print in recognition of her…See More
Jun 22, 2011
Press Release by Shipley College

Put a Spring in your Step at Shipley College

A leading Yorkshire college is helping to keep adults learning by developing hobby skills and improving employment prospects after a series of cuts to the sector. Shipley College has launched its latest range of spring courses for adult learners, including qualifications to suit all levels and ages. The range of courses includes Digital Photography for Weddings, Reflexology, Reiki, Modern Languages, Website Design, Painting and Drawing – and the College says all forms of adult learning are a…See More
Apr 20, 2011
Shipley College updated their profile photo
Mar 29, 2011
Press Release by Shipley College

Budget 2011: Shipley Principal Welcomes Extra Apprenticeships

The Principal of a leading Yorkshire college, Nav Chohan, welcomes additional support for apprenticeships outlined in today’s budget.As the Chancellor George Osborne promised an extra 40,000 annual apprenticeship places, Nav Chohan said: “An apprenticeship enhances the skills and training of young people and gives them the opportunity to experience employment while also receiving continued support from, and spending one day a week at, the college. We welcome Government plans to grow this vital…See More
Mar 29, 2011

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Shipley College Launches Health Week To Boost Staff Wellbeing

Shipley College will be supporting staff to manage their wellbeing next week as it launches its first Health & Wellbeing Week on Tuesday (8th May 2012).

 

The week-long staff event, which will take place from 8th to 11th May, aims to offer a holistic and proactive approach to staff in improving their health and general wellbeing.

 

The Health & Wellbeing Week, which will see the college host a series of activities both…

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Released on May 4, 2012 at 16:23 —

Saltaire Celebrates World Heritage with Shipley College

People were invited to get a taste of Saltaire’s unique history at the weekend as part of global celebrations of World Heritage Sites.

Lots of events and activities took place around Saltaire, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, including a glimpse of the Saltaire Archive at Shipley College and a Victorian Fun Fair in Roberts Park.

Visitors learnt about the history of Saltaire and why it was given World Heritage status by viewing the unique collection of pictures, artefacts…

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Released on April 24, 2012 at 14:27 —

Shipley Staff and Students Helping Kids Start New Chapter

Staff and students at a leading Yorkshire college have been helping children across the region turn over a new leaf as part of World Book Day.



Students from Shipley College have been out in force in the community this week, giving book donations, and helping out with fun children’s activities to mark the global awareness-raising event on Thursday March 1st.



The activities were all part of a Shipley College-run project funded by the European Integration Fund…

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Released on March 19, 2012 at 17:20 —

Shipley College: Education Can Help Tackle Interpreter Costs

Soaring interpreter costs faced by Yorkshire’s NHS trusts can be addressed by boosting the standard of English language skills amongst the region’s Asian communities, according to the principal of a leading Yorkshire college.

Nav Chohan, principal at Shipley College, says making more English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses available to people in communities across Yorkshire will provide a foundation for a long-term solution to the issue of rising interpreter…

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Released on February 9, 2012 at 17:02 —

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