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March 2014 Press Releases (73)

HRH Duchess of Cornwall opens UK Wine Research Centre at Plumpton College  Watch the ITV Meridian Video Report on www.itv.com (opens in new window)   HRH Duchess of Cornwall has today opened the UK W…

HRH Duchess of Cornwall opens UK Wine Research Centre at Plumpton College

 

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Added by sd on March 31, 2014 at 19:36 — No Comments

  Floristry students & tutor Sue Maguire created Mother’s Day flower gifts & raised funds for Young Epilepsy Awareness. Visitors to the Open Day at Plumpton College, East Sussex on Saturday 10 May ca…

 

Floristry students & tutor Sue Maguire created Mother’s Day flower gifts & raised funds for Young Epilepsy Awareness. Visitors to the Open Day at Plumpton College, East Sussex on Saturday 10 May can meet the dedicated and talented bunch.  …

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Added by sd on March 31, 2014 at 18:50 — No Comments

Students get a head start in applying for university

 Students get a head start in applying for university.

Warrington Collegiate teamed up with Staffordshire University to help first year students get ahead in their applications to university after their college course. With record numbers of students applying for university places in 2014 and lots more interest from students applying for places in 2015 Warrington Collegiate have created a university programme of activities and events to ensure that students can start the…

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Added by Jenni Wood on March 31, 2014 at 16:07 — No Comments

Scientia strengthens its management team with the appointment of Allen Scott as its Chief Operating Officer

Scientia, the global leader in timetabling and resource management solutions for the Higher Education sector, has appointed Allen Scott as its Chief Operating Officer, responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s global operations.

 

As well as ensuring Scientia solutions are…

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Added by George White on March 31, 2014 at 13:31 — No Comments

Mother’s Day Make-Over

Mother’s Day Make-Over

                        4 lucky Mums enjoyed a stunning pamper day indulging in relaxation and rejuvenation in time for Mother’s Day, courtesy of Media Make-up students at Warrington Collegiate.  In partnership with Wire FM, whose very own  breakfast newsreader, Helen Keenan, joined the pamper session at The Academy, Warrington Collegiate, a daily competition  run by Presenter,…

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Added by Jenni Wood on March 31, 2014 at 12:50 — No Comments

A Spectacular Evening Showcases Hairdressing Apprenticeships

Local salon owners were invited to ‘Spectacular’ on 25 March – an evening showcase event at West Thames College’s Isleworth Campus, with the aim of developing relations with employers who might be interested in taking on a hairdressing apprentice.

Managers from salons including Hair and Beauty at the Lock, Livia, L’Oreal, Grade One, NEO and Court Yard were asked to judge a Spectacular Moulin Rouge-themed student hairdressing competition. They were then treated to a performance by BTEC…

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Added by West Thames College on March 31, 2014 at 8:54 — No Comments

Warrington Collegiate honours World Champion

College honours World Champion

                        World Champion Ashley Terron returned to his former college to open the Ashley Terron Brickwork area, Gateway to Excellence at Warrington Collegiate in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the college and apprenticeships.

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Added by Jenni Wood on March 28, 2014 at 16:28 — No Comments

DCI catches Uxbridge College students at the scene of the crime…

Uxbridge College’s science labs became the scene of a crime while Sir Isaac Newton gave lectures, students made bridges out of paper instead of writing on it, and women took centre stage as leaders in their professions.

These and other activities marked National Science & Engineering…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on March 27, 2014 at 17:53 — No Comments

College’s commitment to diversity secures national recognition

Staff and students at Barking & Dagenham College celebrated receiving the Investors in Diversity award during a recent presentation ceremony with Solat Chaudhry, Chief Executive at the National Centre for Diversity.



The award reflects the continuous progress the College is making in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion amongst students and the staff team.



Investors in Diversity were particularly impressed by the range of “celebration and…

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Added by Wow! Marketing on March 27, 2014 at 12:21 — No Comments

Bringing education to life – Stanmore College students take their lesson at Sky

Taking students out of the classroom and behind the scenes using Sky’s own technology including green screens, broadcast-quality cameras and touch screen edit tables is not just about Stanmore students creating their own professional news programme; it’s also about raising aspirations, linking the curriculum to work and developing the attitudes, skills and experience applicable to any job or occupation.

On Tuesday, 25 March, as part of their BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative…

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Added by Attracta Rafter on March 26, 2014 at 15:06 — No Comments

Maddy’s successful campaign call for new blood

 

 

Photograph shows: Poster pose – Maddy Abrams with her winning campaign design

 

When she was first briefed about her creative assignment, she did feel a little…

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Added by Shobby Patel on March 26, 2014 at 13:57 — No Comments

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE CREATES CAMPUS IN A SHOPPING CENTRE

 

Lancaster University is running a ‘campus’ in a busy shopping centre in a pioneering bid to reinforce its links with the community, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

 

The university, which is located on the outskirts of the city, has moved academics into an empty shop unit in the popular St Nicholas Arcade centre.

 

And it has created a diverse programme of events to attract shoppers, city-centre workers and passers-by during the…

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Added by James Perch on March 26, 2014 at 12:11 — No Comments

45 companies and universities attend Stanmore College’s annual careers and employability fair

Choosing the next step after college can be a daunting prospect for any student. With a wide range of possible career paths, a crucial decision must be made on which subjects and paths to take to reach that dream job. Few people know exactly what they want to do from an early age and, for most, there comes a time when they must find out what options are available and decide which goal they will pursue. Young people at Stanmore College came face-to-face with a wide range of leading employers…

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Added by Dharmini Mistry on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 — No Comments

Students receive award for parade float



Carpentry students from Barking & Dagenham College attended the Mayors presentation evening at Barking Town Hall to celebrate the success of the Mayors float in this year’s London New Year's Day parade.

30 students studying carpentry, painting &…

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Added by Wow! Marketing on March 26, 2014 at 8:54 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College students volunteer to help people affected by flooding

A student from Cardiff and Vale College has given up his free time side to help out people hit by the severe flooding that took place in the West Country earlier this year.

Nineteen-year-old Ahmed Naseer gave up several weekends to go down to Somerset to assist victims of the flooding. He worked with…

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Added by Chris Baker on March 25, 2014 at 16:33 — No Comments

Apprenticeship Reforms

Since the Government announced the need for the SFA funded Apprenticeship programmes to be fundamentally reformed there has been much debate amongst Apprenticeship providers throughout the sector.

As Apprenticeship programmes have developed and grown in popularity, providers in particular have built a level of delivery expertise which is now recognised far beyond the UK.  It is therefore quite understandable that the debate is forthright and passionate.

The Government has…

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Added by Robert Ling on March 25, 2014 at 15:21 — No Comments

Learning, Teaching and Professional Skills Newsletter from Mimas

The Learning, Teaching and Professional Skills Team at Mimas are pleased to announce the release of our first newsletter, which aims to bring together a round-up of news from our three services - Jorum,…

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Added by Louise Egan on March 25, 2014 at 12:08 — No Comments

Artistic talents shared through student exchange trip

 

 

L to R - An exchange of ideas - BMET student, Demi Marshall and Kristyna Hranbankoxk from Vošon college of fashion design in Prague

 

A group of student artists swapped classrooms with…

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Added by Shobby Patel on March 25, 2014 at 11:59 — No Comments

Calling all Hairdressing Training students!

Mimas' Hairdressing Training Service has seen significant growth in it's usage over the years, with our content amassing 1000's of…

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Added by Louise Egan on March 25, 2014 at 11:51 — No Comments

College pushes pedal-power

The College hosted a ‘Green travel day pre-event’ on Thursday 20th March, before the annual ‘Green Travel Day’ event takes place at the College on Thursday 3rd April.

 

The event took place between 11.30am and 3.30pm, with attendance from the London Cycling Campaign. Funded by the Transport for London, the organisation offered students the opportunity to bring in their bikes for any quick repairs, and a qualified cycle instructor was on hand to answer any…

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Added by Dharmini Mistry on March 25, 2014 at 10:05 — No Comments

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