Added by Dean Newman on March 30, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments
Every week, 1,000 prospective university students are searching for courses with entry requirements of AAB and above using Whatuni.com’s groundbreaking new entry requirements course filter.
With tuition fees at an all-time high, there’s no doubt that students paying up to £9,000 a year for their degree will arrive at university with higher expectations than ever…Continue
Added by Helen True on March 30, 2012 at 14:54 — No Comments
Two degree students from Blackpool and The Fylde College have become the first from a Further Education College to present at the prestigious British Conference for Undergraduate Research at Warwick University.
Joanna Cinis and Shanaz Dawood, both students on the BSc (Hons) Project Management, delivered presentations at the annual event and spoke before an audience of leading academics and university students.
Shanaz was presenting about new innovative theories around…Continue
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HE had a prestigious job in the City of London, a Mercedes-Benz, a company credit card, free meals out and weekends at golf and horse racing entertaining clients.…Continue
Added by Kornelia Shanley on March 29, 2012 at 16:54 — No Comments
A unique support scheme to help apprentices stay in employment has been launched by a leading training provider.
TBG Learning, part of the third sector Rehab Group, helps around 30,000 people into employment or achieve qualifications each year and has now launched an Apprentice Assistance Programme.
The programme, run in association with the Positive People Company (PPC), offers support and guidance to all TBG Learning…Continue
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They are the future stars of industry in the south and this week they joined forces to learn more about life in the workplace.…Continue
Added by Laura Downton on March 29, 2012 at 14:03 — No Comments
It was once a dance floor. Now it is a memorial and tribute to each of the dead of a conflict that took place 30 years ago in April.
Apprentices from Cardiff and Vale College reclaimed the wooden floorboards from a project they are involved with and transformed them into a cross for each of…Continue
Added by Chris Baker on March 29, 2012 at 10:24 — No Comments
Derby College student Pennelope Allman (18) has been chosen to take part in one of the region's Olympic Torch Relays in recognition of her fundraising work for Loughborough children's hospice, Rainbows.Continue
Added by Derby College on March 29, 2012 at 8:20 — No Comments
Unemployment amongst young people 16-24 is currently at over 20% which is the highest it has been since 1992. This is against a backdrop of redundancies being made across the country particularly in the public sector. The public sector has shed over 400,000 jobs in recent years, up until recently the private sector has compensated for this reduction in jobs by recruiting almost half a million workers.
However the deepening crisis in Europe and the loss of confidence among UK…Continue
Added by Nicola Allman on March 28, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments
This week, Cardiff and Vale College and St David’s Catholic Sixth Form College announce their intention to work towards a unique strategic alliance to benefit learners across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. This alliance brings together the area’s two largest colleges to provide increased…Continue
Added by Chris Baker on March 28, 2012 at 10:29 — No Comments
On the 26th March 2012, on a glorious sunny day, students from Swindon College took part in a community challenge together with Tesco in Ocotol Way, Swindon to raise funds for Tesco's charity of the year, Cancer Research.
Twelve Automotive students set up their stand…Continue
Added by Swindon College on March 27, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
Alliance Learning and Dentrain Professionals Ltd have launched a new Dental Nursing Apprenticeship which will help address the shortage of qualified dental nurses in the region.
Young people enrolling on the apprenticeship programme will combine paid on-the-job training with study towards the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. On completion of the Apprenticeship students will be able to register with the General Dental Council – a legal requirement for anyone wanting to…Continue
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More than 120 students from Derby College will be working with official security personnel and Derbyshire Police to ensure the safety of participants and spectators of the Olympic Torch Relay through Derby on Friday 29th June.
Students, who have all undergone stewarding and door supervisor training as…
Added by Derby College on March 26, 2012 at 10:49 — No Comments
Equine and Dog Grooming students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall have raised more than £170 for Sport Relief.
Activities included a horse and hound relay won by a team including students Dominic Hicks-Meer (19) from South Normanton, Serena Fisher (20) from Ilkeston and Naomi Oldfield (19)…Continue
Added by Derby College on March 26, 2012 at 10:35 — No Comments
Prospects Learning Foundation, a charitable vocational learning and apprenticeship provider, has been chosen to run a new £6.3 million training centre for young people on Canvey Island in Essex.
Plans for the new centre had been under threat after a local college…Continue
Added by Aidan Relf on March 26, 2012 at 10:14 — No Comments
Girls with moustaches, vertical swimmers in goggles and hats, backwards runners, somersaulters, rollerskaters, and a human centipede were among those taking part in Uxbridge College’s Sport Relief effort.
The Sport Relief mile attracted hundreds of students and members of staff from the college in West London.
Fancy dressers included a pair of female students Beth Whittall, 16, and Georgina Donohoe, 17, dressed as the runners from the 118 commercial, complete…Continue
Added by liz Bellchambers on March 26, 2012 at 9:41 — No Comments
Staff and students have been celebrating the news that three students from one Fashion class have got into a prestigious university.
Lucy Severe, 18, Vicky Fry, 21, and Eve Diakowicz, 17, who are all studying BTEC Level 3 Fashion and…Continue
Added by Stephanie Hall on March 26, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments
On Wednesday 22 March, West Thames College student Kasjan Stocki was invited to London to take part in a live BBC radio broadcast. The second-year business student spent four hours on Shelagh Fogarty's (pictured above) BBC Radio 5Live show for a Budget 2012 special, broadcasting live from the famous College Green located in the shadows of…Continue
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Foster Carers from across Swindon were invited into Swindon College for free pamper day held on Thursday 22nd March. This event was organised by Swindon College as part of the community cohesion initiative in conjunction with Swindon Borough Council.
This initiative was…Continue
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