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June 2011 Press Releases (89)

Students have their alumni on the future as past students talk about their success

Media & Creative Arts students from the Southend and Thurrock campuses of South Essex College got a glimpse into life in the industry at a Media and Creative Arts Alumni event recently.

AimHigher, in conjunction with the Higher Education Department at the College, organised four workshop sessions in… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on June 21, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

Renewables training success for college staff

As part of the College’s progress towards establishing a Renewables Centre of excellence at the Hawick Campus, lecturers Iain Scott and Tom Ramage ran a ‘Renewables Awareness Training’ session for College staff who will be involved with the project.

Renewables training success for college staff!

The highly successful afternoon made staff aware of the various potential training products that the College may be able to offer training and advice on in the future.

Staff also found the…


Added by Borders College on June 21, 2011 at 15:58 — No Comments

North Hertfordshire College launches new campaign to support young people into work

North Hertfordshire College has launched a new campaign ‘NHC Support Young People’ to help young people through education into rewarding employment by providing work-related opportunities.

With youth unemployment reaching over one million, NHC is committed to developing the talents of…


Added by Bridget Poulter on June 21, 2011 at 13:54 — No Comments

New College Nottingham students perform All that Fosse


New College Nottingham (ncn) Musical Theatre and Dance students performed All that Fosse at the ncn Clarendon Courtyard Theatre in June.…


Added by Nicola Grimshaw on June 21, 2011 at 13:17 — No Comments

Wakefield students give College A level provision the thumbs-up…..

AS and A level students at Wakefield College have given A-level provision at the College the seal of approval in the latest course surveys. Students rated provision above 90% in all the areas they were surveyed in. The latest success follows on from the ringing endorsement Ofsted…


Added by Wakefield College on June 21, 2011 at 10:20 — No Comments

Greater Manchester Revealed In Student Photography Exhibition



Added by Salford City College on June 21, 2011 at 9:12 — No Comments

By George! South Essex College joint-nominated for Business Award

The organiser's of the St George's Day festivities in Basildon have been chosen as a finalist in the Community category of the Basildon Business Awards.

Run by Basildon Council in partnership with South Essex College and the Eastgate Centre,… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on June 20, 2011 at 23:30 — No Comments

College showcase at Dryden Open Day

As part of the 10th Borders Festival of the Horse, SVQ level 1 and 2 Horse Care students demonstrated their skills at Dryden Riding Centre Open Day.

open day


Both groups of students have been working hard over the past few months grooming and trimming the riding school ponies and horses and learning new skills such as plaiting and show production.

The level 1 students showed off their skills by competing in an in hand competition. They were…


Added by Borders College on June 20, 2011 at 9:58 — No Comments

Health Champions ready for action

Health Champions complete the very first 6 week course at Borders College to train as ‘ambassadors’ in order to spread the word about health and well being within their own community.


Health Champions photo


Photo: Moira Oakley, Mary Moffat, Jayne Gracie - Head of Faculty Care & Access, Jamie Marshall, David Killean - Vice Principal Quality and Innovation, Shane Linden, Steven George, David Cook - Health…


Added by Borders College on June 20, 2011 at 9:56 — No Comments

Art Summer School 2011

Make the most of your Summer!

Art Summer School



Borders College - Hawick - Scottish Borders

Monday 20th June 2011 to Thursday 24th June 2011

9.00 am to 4.00 pm

4 day intensive course to develop your life drawing skills.

Cost Cost - £195.00 per person


Borders College - Galashiels- Scottish Borders

Monday 27th June 2011 to…


Added by Borders College on June 20, 2011 at 9:54 — No Comments

The Skills Academy appoints Beverley Dyson as regional development manager for the North of England

London, Monday 20 June 2011



Added by NSAFS on June 20, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

Elmer Square development featuring South Essex College reaches next stage

Plans have now been formally submitted for Southend’s spectacular Elmer Square scheme – marking the next milestone in its innovative development.

The proposals on the site of the former Farringdon Car Park are for an integrated municipal and academic public library alongside a modern teaching facility… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on June 17, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

The greatest (art, media and design) show on earth

Over 1000 visitors attended the Private View of South Essex College’s annual art and design show on Tuesday 14th June, as part of Southend Festival, and showcases the outstanding emerging artistic talent in South Essex.

The show, which forms the biggest free art gallery in Southend, has something for everyone…


Added by Dean Newman on June 17, 2011 at 12:32 — No Comments

South Essex College raise customer service levels as it delivers first WorldHost Retail certificate in Essex

Lakeside training centre, led by South Essex College a member of the National Skills Academy for Retail, has delivered the first WorldHost The Principles of Customer Service – Retail certificate in Essex. It was delivered to The Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford and is the new UK standard for customer service for the… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on June 17, 2011 at 11:55 — No Comments



Weston College's annual art, design and music summer show has been hailed as a stunning…


Added by Tom Henry on June 17, 2011 at 10:57 — No Comments

Derby College Peak Performers

Derby College has officially recognised the hard work and dedication of students and staff at the 8th annual Peak Awards event held at The Roundhouse vocational campus.

More than 60 students and staff were presented with awards at the glittering ceremony which was organised as the climax of the College’s Celebration Week to showcase the talents of students across all campuses.

The Peak Awards winners ranged from A level and vocational students who joined the College from… Continue

Added by Derby College on June 17, 2011 at 8:39 — No Comments

Investing for the future of Green Technology

The Oldham College is offering a new range of environmentally focused courses. The innovative new courses aim to provide the skills required to access careers in renewable technologies and sustainable development.

One of six colleges offering environmental qualifications in Greater Manchester; The Oldham College is a key education partner in leading the way to address climate change. The new courses come at a critical time as the Government has recently committed to reducing…


Added by Michael Fulton on June 16, 2011 at 9:08 — No Comments

City of Bath College’s Higher Education courses among the best in the country

The Undergraduate courses run at City of Bath College are up there with the best in the country, according to the findings of an independent assessment.

Reviewers from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) concluded that they have ‘confidence’ in the HE provision at City of Bath College. This is the highest assessment grade possible.

The College offers a range of popular Higher Education qualifications including Foundation Degrees, Degrees and Higher… Continue

Added by Matt Smith on June 16, 2011 at 7:43 — No Comments

British cruise industry rides the crest of the wave

Brits are on course to take a record breaking 1.7 million cruises this year despite the tough economic climate, according to statistics released by the Passenger Shipping Association.


The research shows a significant increase in the popularity of cruise holidays at a time when the total number of foreign holidays continues to decline. The phenomenon looks set to continue into next year, with cruise passenger numbers forecasted to reach two million by…


Added by Sarah O'Mahoney on June 15, 2011 at 15:38 — No Comments

Business student is ‘King’ of South East Learners and now inline for National Vocational Award

Dominic King, 19, from South Essex College in Southend, has been named VQ Learner of the Year 2011 for the South East region.

The BTEC Level 3 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student, from Leigh-on-Sea, is clearly keeping up with the Joneses as he was selected by a panel… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on June 15, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments

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