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March 2013 Press Releases (111)

Community Engagement sought by Colleges

March 30th 2013


Pubble, the Cork (Dublin & San Francisco) based community engagement platform provider, have joined forces with Stefan Drew, owner of College & Trainer Marketing Ltd, to market their FHE software in the UK. 

Pubble is used extensively throughout Eire, the UK and in the USA and will now be offered directly to the HFE sector in the UK via College & Trainer Marketing Lt”.

Pubble is a…


Added by Stefan Drew on March 30, 2013 at 13:39 — No Comments

With age comes experience. With youth comes opportunity. Work experience has never been more important



The country has just seen another successful National Apprenticeship Week and as a result many more employers are considering the role that young people can play in their workforce.

Apprenticeships work! They provide a structured route into employment for young people and give employers the opportunity to create diversity in their workforce. It’s also proven that… Continue

Added by Adrian Oldfield on March 28, 2013 at 22:15 — No Comments

Uxbridge College Students on the Road to Success with TfL Project

Uxbridge College students were selected to take part in a special project working with Transport for London (TfL) and sponsored by Siemens, Morson Group and organised by Entrepreneurs in Action.

The Classroom to Boardroom project gave the students one week to develop innovative ways to keep…


Added by liz Bellchambers on March 28, 2013 at 18:26 — No Comments

FE Student Fulfils Her QUEST

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) offers students the opportunity to apply for a prestigious ‘QUEST’ Undergraduate Scholarship worth £10,000. Only a small number of applicants are awarded a scholarship each year and it is with delight that we announce one of Chelmsford College’s former construction students, Emily Siddaway, has received a QUEST scholarship this year.


QUEST is awarded to high calibre students who have the potential to excel as civil engineers. £2,500…


Added by Nikki Kennard on March 28, 2013 at 17:44 — No Comments

Acua client scoops top awards

A key client of leadership and management specialist Acua Solutions Limited has scooped two top awards at a prestigious ceremony for financial services.


Foster Denovo, a client of the Coventry-based company since June 2010, won the Best Recruitment and Development Award at the Money Marketing Awards 2013 on March 21 in addition to the coveted IFA of the Year Award.


The national financial advisory group also…


Added by Advent Communications on March 28, 2013 at 16:55 — No Comments

Unique Partnership Between Wiltshire College, the Army and the University of Southampton Brings UTC Success

Unique Partnership with the Army brings UTC Success

A unique partnership between Wiltshire College, the University of Southampton and the Army has been approved to open a University Technical College (UTC) in Salisbury.  This will be the first UTC in the country to focus on Science and Engineering in the context of the Defence Industries. 

Project Manager Gordon Aitken explained the thinking behind the development:

“Defence and Scientific Protection industries…


Added by Gordon Aitken on March 28, 2013 at 15:29 — No Comments

Hi5 for innovative college event

Fareham College’s Gaming and Computing Department has been given a prestigious award in recognition of their technology festival, Fareham Byte.

They were given a Hi5 E-learning Award which recognises the very best practice in technology-enhanced learning.  Fareham Byte is a one-day new…


Added by Stephanie Hall on March 28, 2013 at 14:28 — No Comments

Spectacular style on the catwalk at Cambridge Regional College

Fabulous hair fashion took to the catwalk at Cambridge Regional College when trainee hairdressers showed off their talents in spectacular style.

The students produced stunning hair designs, set off by fantastic make-up and gorgeous costumes for a hair competition designed to test their…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 28, 2013 at 12:51 — No Comments

Month to go in search for apprentices and employers of 2013

Current apprentices and employers across the country are being encouraged to enter the 2013 National Apprenticeship Awards.


With just a month to go until nominations close (on the 26th April 2013), the Awards demonstrate how Apprenticeships deliver for a whole range of industries, from engineering and manufacturing through to IT and the creative and digital sector.


Now in their tenth year, the 2012 winners have seen significant benefits from taking…


Added by Ana Granger on March 28, 2013 at 12:45 — No Comments

New film launched to help budding apprentices apply for vacancies

A new film has been launched today by the National Apprenticeship Service to guide prospective apprentices through up to 17,000 Apprenticeship vacancies available at any one time and to help them to submit a successful application.


Featuring a leading employer, a training provider and two apprentices, the new film provides a step-by-step guide through the Apprenticeship vacancies service available via Apprenticeships.org.uk and…


Added by Ana Granger on March 28, 2013 at 12:44 — No Comments

George Sykes awarded ‘Apprentice of the Year’

Final year Stanmore College student, George Sykes, on the level 3 sports programme in partnership with Barnet FC, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award by the Football League.

George was presented with the award on Sunday night, at the Football League Awards in Central London, winning the LFE League Two Apprentice of the Year. He was nominated having been the lead goal scorer in the youth alliance last season, as well as having made his debut for the Barnet…


Added by Dharmini Mistry on March 28, 2013 at 12:06 — No Comments

Start an Enterprise Society with NACUE

As part of NACUE’s mission to provide access to an enterprise society to every student in England by 2015, we are delighted to announce we are now taking applications from Colleges to join our Enterprise Society Programme.

Colleges now have the opportunity to join the 50-strong network of College societies, and our national network of enterprising students. So far, we’ve seen societies running Enterprise events, launching…


Added by Will Bywater on March 27, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Weston College's South West Skills Campus benefits from major building plans

Students and staff at Weston College's South West Skills Campus (SWSC) are looking forward to the completion of major building works which will see the campus transformed for 21st century learning.

The Locking Road Campus, which houses the College's Business Enterprise Centre (BEC), the Construction and Engineering Centre of Excellence (CECE) and The Hub learning resource, is currently undergoing the creation of a range of spaces at a total cost of £11 million.…


Added by Tom Henry on March 27, 2013 at 17:51 — No Comments

Stanmore student ambassador for Government’s ‘say yes to NCS’

Stanmore College student, Dario Celaschi, was recently chosen to represent the Government’s National Citizen Service campaign ‘say yes’.

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a scheme which offers valuable life experiences to 16 and 17 years olds from a range of backgrounds through team and individual challenges across the country.

During Dario’s experience, he was selected by the Cabinet Office to take part in the NCS leaders’ scheme, an extension of the NCS, where he was one…


Added by Dharmini Mistry on March 27, 2013 at 14:47 — No Comments

Apprentice Star Adam’s an Award-Winning Proper Geek!

Winning the Wirral Apprentice of the Year title at the Liverpool City Region Apprenticeships Awards  this month has marked a milestone in an outstanding journey for one young man from the Wirral and his training provider, Mercia…


Added by Pavlina Kiakides on March 27, 2013 at 14:16 — No Comments

Celebrating success at Liverpool City Region’s first Apprenticeship Awards

The dedication and achievements of Merseyside’s best apprentices and their employers were celebrated last week at the first ever Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Awards.

500 guests attended the spectacular celebration…


Added by Pavlina Kiakides on March 27, 2013 at 14:09 — No Comments


Leading pub company, Punch Taverns is supporting its licensees across the country to enable pub team members who want to develop careers in the licensed trade through a nationally recognised Apprenticeship.


Punch has partnered with leading hospitality industry training provider, Charnwood Training Group, to deliver the BIIAB Level 2 Apprenticeships in Licensed Hospitality – designed to enable pub employees to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to build careers in…


Added by Charnwood Training Group on March 27, 2013 at 13:40 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College reaches record 3000 apprentices in training

A young hairdresser has become Cambridge Regional College’s 3,000th apprentice in training – a record figure for the college, which is one of the region’s major providers of apprenticeships.

Nineteen year-old Holly Webdale became the record-holder when she joined La Mac hair salon in Swavesey as…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 27, 2013 at 11:56 — No Comments

Outstanding Achievers Awards 2013 – a great opportunity for students and centres

Applications for the Outstanding Achievers Awards 2013 are now being accepted from IMI Awards approved centres and students from across the UK.


The Awards are a great opportunity for those who are training and working in the UK retail motor industry to show off the best of their talent. The status of being a winner or finalist can be of huge benefit to a student’s career and grow the profile of training centres on local and national levels.


Finalists will be…


Added by IMI Awards on March 27, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Digital consumers to digital creators

Fareham College hosted its second annual gaming, computing and new technology festival ‘Fareham Byte’.


The event, presented by Fareham College students, inspired over 200 primary and secondary school children through a range of sources. These included robot building, super hero…


Added by Stephanie Hall on March 27, 2013 at 9:45 — No Comments

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