Photograph shows: Les Ratcliffe receives his Fellowship from BMet Principal, Andrew Cleaves
Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) has presented a Fellowship Award to Les Ratcliffe, Jaguar Land Rover’s Head of Community Relations. Les leads the…Continue
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College attracts learners from across the northwest
Ian Murray, Lecturer in Painting and Decorating at Warrington Collegiate…Continue
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Aviation students take the train
Students studying Aviation at Warrington Collegiate gained valuable skills and knowledge on a week-long work experience placement with Virgin Trains. The six students were selected after a rigorous interview process earlier in the year.…Continue
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Students at Cambridge Regional College took on the challenge of Mount Snowdon to raise £1,000 for charity.…Continue
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Trainee chefs at New College Nottingham (ncn) have been treated to a cooking demonstration by top care home chef Preston Walker, who is helping to transform the image of care home cooking across the sector.
Preston performed a cooking demonstration at ncn Clarendon on 22nd May…
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Charity Dinner raises funds for St Rocco’s
A charity dinner for St Rocco’s Hospice raised over £2300. Ticket sales alone amassed £1000 with over £1300 raised by the raffle. The brainchild of students studying for the HNC in Business at Warrington Collegiate, this was the biggest charity event the group have ever planned. St Rocco’s was the chosen charity as it is close to the hearts of the students and their families and is currently entering its fourth decade of …Continue
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A new UCL Institute of Education (IOE) publication, to be launched at a conference on 4 June by Lord Boswell of Aynho, argues that Further Education (FE) needs to be given greater prominence in education policy and debate in order to alleviate the growing skills shortage in the UK.
‘The Coming of Age for FE? Reflections on the past and future role of further education colleges in England’, charts the progression of the sector in the 21 years since the 1992 incorporation act –…Continue
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photograph shows: Aspiring bridal make-up artist, Emma with her trophy.
A student make-up artist is blushing with joy for herself and the model bride she worked on during a nationwide beauty competition. Emma Bartholomew took part in the MUA (Make-Up Artist) Awards for…Continue
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New York Times Best-selling author - and former Uxbridge College student - Tony Lee topped the bill as special guest at the College’s Six Book Challenge celebrations.
Tony talked to a packed room about his two stints at Uxbridge College and his career as a graphic novel and screenwriter,…Continue
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Three little pigs in action
Warrington Collegiate hosted a Brickwork session with a difference. The students are all 5 and 6 year olds from St Andrews CE Primary School who visited the college with their teacher, Mrs Andrea Gorman, to find out about Brickwork. Their interest stemmed from the story, ‘The Three Little Pigs,’ which they are reading at school.…Continue
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Earlier this year Premier Training offered one lucky student the chance to study the AAT Accounting Qualification for free through a sponsorship programme. Designed to increase opportunities for those looking to gain a professional qualification but who faced significant barriers, financial or otherwise, to do so. It was open to anyone over the age of 16 and no…Continue
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Students and staff from Waltham Forest College raised nearly £700 for Alzheimer’s Society
Waltham Forest College is the first London College to become a…Continue
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A team of Vocational Access students from Cardiff and Vale College have won the Vale of Glamorgan Adult Boccia Championships.
The Killers, made up of captain David Harrison from Cardiff, Matthew Pearce from Dinas Powys, Christopher Richardson from Barry, Abbie Bennett from Barry and…Continue
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Former Cardiff and Vale College student Caroline Read has been named Learner of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony for Further Education students.
Caroline beat off competition from colleges all over Wales to win the Colegau Cymru Award at its annual conference in…Continue
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Photograph shows: Deja Brown is congratulated by Matt Rogers of Dapper Fox Media.
Student artists at Birmingham Metropolitan College had just over an hour to get their creative juices flowing in order to respond to a design brief set for them by a local…Continue
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College students heading for top universities
Warrington Collegiate is delighted to announce that students in the Health and Social Care department have been accepted into some of the top and most exclusive universities in the country. The College offers a range of Health and Social Care qualifications from the Introductory Certificate at Level 1 through to the BTEC Extended Diploma with progression to university or the HNC in Health and Social Care at the college’s own Centre…Continue
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After making history as a blind athlete completing the Marathon Des Sables Blind Dave Heeley took the chance to say thank to the Sandwell company that footed his food bill for his epic adventure.
The marathon man and avid West Bromwich Albion fan, who has raised thousands for charity, was sponsored by Oldbury business BCTG who covered the £500 cost of food for the six-day challenge.
“Things have been so hectic since I got back from the Marathon Des Sables, and then the London…Continue
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Students promote healthy lifestyle choices to college students
Sports students at Warrington Collegiate are keen to make sure that their generation doesn’t become the ‘heart attack’ generation of tomorrow. Students studying the HND in Sports and Exercise Science have put their studies into action providing health checks for staff and students on Health and Wellbeing Day at Warrington Collegiate.…Continue
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