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June 2010 Press Releases (65)

Employers Regularly Force Mothers into Low Paid Work

Working mothers are often forced to accept lower paid jobs so that they can care for their children, a new report finds. Despite the flexible working policies of many larger businesses, women often have to accept jobs below their skill levels in order to balance work and family life - leaving them overqualified and underpaid.…


Added by Sara Fakhro on June 30, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

Croydon College scores 10 out of 10 at VQ Day

Students' cocktails impress attendees at the national VQ Day celebrations including Arlene Phillips.

Croydon College was amongst the chosen few to demonstrate its vocational skills at this year’s annual VQ Day event in London.

VQ Day, the annual nationwide…

Added by Holly Patton on June 30, 2010 at 9:45 — No Comments

Pabulum cooks up a storm at Varndean College

Press Release

DATE: 28 June 2010

CONTACT: Gill Sainsbury, press office. Tel: 0118 9331 835 or email: gill@gillsainsburypr.com

Or Madeleine Cadwell, Pabulum Ltd. Tel: 01252 819991.

Pabulum cooks up a storm at Varndean College

Varndean College in Brighton has awarded a five-year catering contract to Pabulum – but only after first getting the company to perform a cook-off in front of its students.

The independent contract caterers, which is… Continue

Added by Gill Sainsbury on June 30, 2010 at 9:23 — No Comments

Industrial Fellowship - Grants Available

Industrial Fellowship Scheme – Grants available: Limited Summer call out…


Added by New Engineering Foundation on June 29, 2010 at 14:29 — No Comments

Croydon College gets creative

Croydon College celebrated its creative talents last week with its Creative Festival. This annual event showcases the work of Art, Media, Performing Arts and Fashion students across both the Sixth Form (6F) College and Higher Education College.…


Added by Holly Patton on June 29, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Charity Cheque

Students and staff at the Joseph Wright Centre at Derby College have presented two local charities with cheques totalling £2,788 raised during their recent Rag Week.

The students decided to donate the money raised through their annual week of activities and events to Holbrook Centre for Autism and to First Steps.

Kelly Belcher, Head of Care at Holbrook Centre for Autism said: “We are planning to use the money to expand our ipod… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on June 29, 2010 at 13:35 — No Comments

The Duke of York opens new building at Cambridge Regional College

His Royal Highness The Duke of York officially opened Cambridge Regional College’s newest building in a high profile visit marking the completion of a £23million development programme.…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on June 29, 2010 at 13:01 — No Comments

City College Access students celebrate their success

Students at City College Brighton and Hove studying on Access courses that provide a route into University, have…


Added by Brian Bell on June 28, 2010 at 11:24 — No Comments

Wall to wall creativity


Added by Shobby Patel on June 28, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

New Principal and Chief Executive announced by Sussex Downs College

Sussex Downs College is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Principal and Chief Executive, Melanie Hunt, who will join the College in December.…


Added by Andy Walters on June 25, 2010 at 11:59 — No Comments

Derby College Peak Performers

Derby College has officially recognised the hard work and dedication of students and staff at the 7th annual Peak Awards event held for the first time this year at The Roundhouse vocational campus.

More than students and staff were presented with awards at the glittering ceremony which was organised as the climax of the College’s Celebration Week – organised to showcase the talents of students across all campuses.

The Peak Award… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on June 25, 2010 at 8:05 — No Comments

Warwickshire College Celebrate Vocational Success

Celebrating Vocational Success…


Added by Joanne Lockyer on June 25, 2010 at 7:44 — No Comments

New Centre Does A Good Job For Croydon Business

Croydon’s newest specialist local recruitment centre is already proving a success.

Since opening its doors two months ago, Jobskills Retail has placed 96

of Croydon’s local workforce into a variety of retail jobs, ranging from

entry to managerial level, with some 35 local employers.…


Added by Holly Patton on June 24, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

Moodle Support from Synergy Learning

Moodle Support is one of the most in demand services at Synergy Learning. Andrea Gordon talks us through the role she plays in keeping our clients Moodle sites running smoothly 24/7, 365 days a year.

“With Moodle developers rapidly churning out code for newer versions and 3rd party additions, there will always be the need…


Added by Joel Kerr on June 24, 2010 at 9:36 — No Comments

Businesses go green with Bedford College

Pic caption: Esin Esat, Director of Sustainability at Bedford College…


Added by Sue Gough on June 23, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

Winning team at Bedford College in numbers game

Pic caption:

Elli Yardley, Tom Collinson and Emma Mauksch pictured with Ellen Diamant (Accountancy Course Manager) and Chris Wilde (Assistant…


Added by Sue Gough on June 23, 2010 at 15:45 — No Comments

Wakefield College designers revamp Super League website

A team of web developers from a popular web design course at Wakefield College put their skills to the test after redesigning the website of Super League club the Wakefield Wildcats. The new website, which went live this week, was completed by students Tim Stringer, Greg Carrick and Sam Harris who have all recently successfully completed the…


Added by Wakefield College on June 22, 2010 at 15:20 — No Comments

Oaklands College brings law to life for A Level students

On Monday 21 June, Oaklands College A-Level Law students were put to the test in a mock trial competition, held in St. Albans 1831 Courtroom, one of only few remaining pre Victorian Courtrooms in the country.…


Added by Angela Anderson on June 22, 2010 at 8:36 — No Comments

New album release from City College students

Music Technology students at City College Brighton and Hove have been working hard to complete a new compilation album showcasing their talent which they've simply entitled 'Brighton Records Volume 1'. The album, covering genres such as acoustic, electro, pop, hip-hop and dubstep, has been…


Added by Brian Bell on June 22, 2010 at 8:30 — No Comments

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