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February 2013 Press Releases (83)

Business is Looking Good for Park Inn Hotel and Uxbridge College Students


Students from Uxbridge College joined forces with staff from the Park Inn Hotel at Heathrow to share their expertise in creating a professional appearance.…


Added by liz Bellchambers on February 28, 2013 at 16:44 — No Comments

Business is Looking Good for Park Inn Hotel and Uxbridge College Students

Students from Uxbridge College joined forces with staff from the Park Inn Hotel at Heathrow to share their expertise in creating a professional appearance.

The eleven hair and beauty students worked with the male and female staff at the Park Inn…


Added by liz Bellchambers on February 28, 2013 at 16:33 — No Comments

OCR offers a helping hand to West Midlands students

Coventry-based awarding body OCR has launched its 2013 bursary scheme, offering £3,000 per year to students from the West Midlands towards the costs of their studies at the University of Cambridge.

This will be the tenth successive year that OCR has awarded bursaries to some of the most talented students studying at schools and colleges in the West Midlands. The award fund, arising from OCR’s historical association with the West Midlands Exam Board, helps talented students in the…


Added by Jenny Pratt on February 28, 2013 at 13:38 — No Comments

Student & Youth Marketing launches new FE service

Digital Agency Student and Youth Marketing (SAY Marketing) have launched Campaign Page, a new service for the FE Community.  Campaign Page is an optimised landing page service designed to improve conversion rates for all types of marketing campaigns.  

SAY Marketing manage digital marketing campaigns in the education sector for a number of schools, colleges, universities and their marketing agencies and believe that landing pages will be an important next step…


Added by Neil Walsh on February 28, 2013 at 11:27 — No Comments

Great Success of Free2Learn Employability Programme for Graduates

Success Story of  the unemployed graduate Ardavan who attended the Free2Learn Graduate Programme in November 2012 

“I recently graduated from the University of Greenwich having achieved BSc in Maths with Economics. After I graduated I started to look for jobs that were out there with a half decent CV and covering letter.

During my time at university I had gone to lots of advisers and career events, to only find out they were not really…


Added by gabriella gherscovic on February 27, 2013 at 18:47 — No Comments

Weston College students learn lessons in man-management from the experts

A group of Weston College students took on an important managerial task for the day when they learned techniques in recruitment and training of employees.

Second year Foundation Degree students on the College's Tourism Management and Business Management courses gathered at the College's Knightstone Campus for a workshop with Mike Mallett, the Learning and Development Team Manager for PRU Health.…


Added by Tom Henry on February 27, 2013 at 11:45 — No Comments

Lowestoft College Facilities Under Spotlight

Lowestoft College’s engineering and maritime facilities were under the spotlight on Friday when Skills Minister Matthew Hancock had a tour of the specialist facilities.…


Added by Karen Taylor on February 26, 2013 at 10:48 — No Comments

Accrington & Rossendale College Appoints New Principal

Accrington & Rossendale College is delighted to announce that Sue Taylor has been appointed as the next College Principal.

Mrs Taylor, who previously held the position of Vice Principal, has worked at the College for 13 years and originally began her career as an English Teacher at Bolton…


Added by Gordon Coates on February 26, 2013 at 8:47 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College staff get connected with the community

Cardiff and Vale College has hosted a speed networking event where staff could get to know and share ideas with community and voluntary groups from across the capital region.


Speed networking provides quick, focused opportunities for people to generate new contacts and ideas for collaboration.  With…


Added by Chris Baker on February 25, 2013 at 12:42 — No Comments

accessplanit Enhance Course Booking and Reduce Learning Compliance Risk at London Leisure College

London Leisure College(LLC) is a partnership between Greenwich Community College and GLL, a leading Leisure Trust. London Leisure College offer a range of courses designed to cater for learners wishing to enter into or progress in the sport and leisure industry as well as providing bespoke courses to employers, helping to raise professional standards across the leisure industry.


The College’s success and…


Added by Audrey Clark on February 25, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Positive leadership top of the agenda on EdisonLearning’s stand – Plus a chance to win a free iPad!


Stand 29

ASCL Conference 2013

15-16 March

Hilton London Metropole


‘Positive Leadership’ - the theme of this year’s Association of School and College Leaders’ (ASCL) Conference - is top of the agenda on stand 29, where ASCL’s Premier Partner for School Development, EdisonLearning, will be offering expert advice on creating highly effective…


Added by Maria-Nicole Gonnella on February 25, 2013 at 11:15 — No Comments

National Further Education Conference in Guildford, 22 March 2013

The Future of Further Education

THE Conference that faces the real, controversial issues head-on.

As Further Education in the UK moves deeper into crisis at every level, including funding, staffing, quality and inspection, curriculum,…


Added by Paul Tully on February 21, 2013 at 18:47 — No Comments

Three new partners for Uxbridge College’s Employer Champion Scheme

Uxbridge College in West London has welcomed three new businesses to its Employer Champion scheme.

Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd, Cox Costello & Horne chartered accountants and International Visual Ltd visual merchandising have joined the college to support its vocational and employment skills…


Added by liz Bellchambers on February 21, 2013 at 17:18 — No Comments

New education programme to encourages young women to consider engineering careers



Photograph shows: Young Women in the Know tour Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant


Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover has offered female students interested in engineering, technology and…


Added by Shobby Patel on February 21, 2013 at 16:18 — No Comments

Havering College joins Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Network

HAVERING College of Further and Higher Education is joining the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy network to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs.

The college is delighted to announce it will be working with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, founded by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones CBE, to offer new and exciting qualifications to young people with business ambitions.…


Added by Havering College on February 21, 2013 at 12:13 — No Comments

Hereward College Open Day

After a very successful Open Day in November 2012, where more than 100 participants attended Hereward’s 1st open day in the last 10 years, the college will be opening its doors to prospective students and their parents once more on Thursday…

Added by Hereward College on February 20, 2013 at 18:28 — No Comments

Hereward College makes today count with charity concert

Hereward College is to play host to a charity concert showcasing local bands, to help thousands of children and young people living with a severe muscle-wasting condition.

The concert will take place at 7pm on Friday 1 March to mark the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s…

Added by Hereward College on February 20, 2013 at 18:27 — No Comments

Hereward Beats! The DJ Youth Work Project

The aim of the project is to train 20 interested participants to a standard where they can facilitate discos & other community events independently.

Why they need our service

The current students organise events for the community,…


Added by Hereward College on February 20, 2013 at 18:26 — No Comments

Hereward College kicks off the Learning Week 2013

From 11 to 15 February 2013 Hereward’s regular timetable will be replaced with a lively mix of creative and experiential learning events taking…

Added by Hereward College on February 20, 2013 at 18:24 — No Comments

Weston College offers info to learners applying for new 24+ Further Education loans

A new way of funding FE courses for students age 24 and over comes in later this year, and Weston College is backing a campaign to give prospective learners all the information they need.

The Government's Advanced Learning Loan will be available to 24+ students wishing to apply for courses beginning in September 2013. The loan means that no upfront fees need to be paid and will cover 100 per cent of course costs between minimum and maximum levels.…


Added by Tom Henry on February 20, 2013 at 15:37 — No Comments

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