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June 2014 Press Releases (62)

CAVC and MAC hold special graduation event

A partnership between a training organisation that works to boost the skills of hard to reach young people in the Capital Region and Cardiff and Vale College has been celebrated a recent graduation event at the Wales Millennium Centre.


The Media Academy Cardiff (MAC) event –…


Added by Chris Baker on June 30, 2014 at 14:51 — No Comments

College hair-raising show showcases young talent

College hair-raising show showcases young talent

                        A hair-raising display of scissor skills were on display as Hairdressing and Barbering students at Warrington Collegiate presented their annual  Catwalk Show and prize giving showcasing some amazing young talent. They were given a theme for which they had to design, develop and produce a creative piece to present at the show.



Added by Jenni Wood on June 27, 2014 at 15:46 — No Comments


Leading education specialist Rural Energy has won a top honour at the renewable energy industry’s major awards.


The company, which specialises in the schools sector, was named ‘Installer of the Year’ in the prestigious British Renewable Energy Awards, which took place in London earlier this month.


The biomass technology expert was nominated for the highly-coveted award after delivering major projects at a number of schools and colleges across the…


Added by James Perch on June 27, 2014 at 15:09 — No Comments

Richmond upon Thames College celebrates ECITB success with summer awards ceremony

On June 19, Richmond upon Thames College held its annual ECITB Awards to reward apprenticeship students studying on the ECITB (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board).

The twenty-four students received their certification having passed the course with outstanding results, with six other awards sponsored by various industry partners also…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on June 27, 2014 at 10:21 — No Comments

Former Bromley College student named Young Adult Learner of the Year

A former Bromley College Science A Level student has been named Young…


Added by Bromley College on June 27, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Bike events prove 'spoketacular'success for Cambridge Regional College students

A Tour de France celebration cycling event for staff on Cambridge Science Park proved a big success - thanks to students from Cambridge Regional College.…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on June 26, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

Talented student Artists from Warrington Collegiate given permanent exhibition

Talented student Artists from Warrington Collegiate given permanent exhibition          

It is a student’s dream to have work in an exhibition, but to have a permanent exhibition of one’s work is a dream come true. 

The exhibition called Reverb has been created by Foundation Art and…


Added by Jenni Wood on June 26, 2014 at 12:28 — No Comments

Alex Small, QA Apprentice, named Microsoft Apprentice of 2014

IT Apprentice at London-based Penman IT wins over judges at Microsoft’s parliamentary award ceremony – one of six awards given to QA Apprenticeships partners on the day.


At a prestigious awards ceremony in the House of Commons on Monday, Microsoft announced QA Apprentice Alex Small, employed at Penman IT, as Microsoft’s Apprentice of the Year 2014.


Alex was given praise for going above and beyond his job role, being top of his training group, and even…


Added by QA Apprenticeships on June 25, 2014 at 9:13 — No Comments

Invasion of creative talent at Uxbridge College

The best of dance, music, fashion, animation, games design, graphic design, film and art at Uxbridge College was showcased during this year’s Creative Week, dubbed the ‘Invasion Exhibition’.

The annual event brings together students from across the college in a series of exhibitions and…


Added by liz Bellchambers on June 24, 2014 at 14:10 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College footballers triumph in Dutch tournament

Footballers from Cambridge Regional College flew the flag for England when they competed in a Dutch tournament for the first time – and won.

The girls’ team was unbeaten in seven games and managed to finish the tournament without letting in any goals before they lifted the…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on June 24, 2014 at 11:54 — No Comments

Mayor visits Richmond upon Thames College for Creative Arts summer exhibition

On Wednesday 18 June, Richmond upon Thames College showcased the work of its creative arts and media students with a spectacular end of year exhibition. The showcase, attended by Councillor Jane Boulton, Mayor of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, exhibited the work of the College’s talented art, media, design and photography students and also included live…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on June 24, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

Kelly has designs on an artistic future





A 34-year-old mum of four who pursued her dream of being an artist after battling breast cancer has received an award from Birmingham Metropolitan College. Kelly Towle completed an art and design foundation diploma at the college’s Sutton Coldfield Campus. She was…


Added by Shobby Patel on June 24, 2014 at 10:25 — No Comments

Robert in running for Dream Job

Robert in running for dream job    

College life can be great but there’s nothing better than the great outdoors.  Even better if it’s your job!  Foundation Learning student at Warrington Collegiate, 22 year old Robert Hartley, from Latchford, is celebrating after landing a student internship with the Ranger Service at Orford Jubilee Hub.



Added by Jenni Wood on June 24, 2014 at 7:28 — No Comments

FE First Awards for marketing excellence 2014

The College Marketing Network has announced the categories for the 2014 FE First Awards for marketing. 

Celebrating the best in college marketing, the awards will be made at the Hilton Bracknell on Monday 24th November as part of the College Marketing Network's 27th Annual Conference.

The categories for FE First Awards 2014 are:

  1. Collaboration…

Added by Rachel Smith on June 23, 2014 at 11:32 — No Comments

MP proves a dab hand in Weston College kitchen

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose proved himself a dab hand in the kitchen when he visited Weston College’s catering department as part of Adult Learners’ Week.

He met award-winning apprentice Max Bennett, who taught him how to make two non-alcoholic ‘mocktails’ - a Mango Fizz and an Orchid…


Added by Tom Henry on June 23, 2014 at 11:14 — No Comments

Innovative TV debate filmed by Cambridge Regional College students

Leading county councillors have taken part in a ground-breaking TV debate, produced and filmed by Cambridge Regional College students working with Cambridgeshire County Council.

The show, Question Cambridgeshire, recorded at CRC, sparked off some lively discussions as local…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on June 23, 2014 at 11:14 — No Comments

College student a picture of success after winning place at top art school

A talented young Gateshead College student is pencilling in plans to take her academic career to the next level after securing a place at one of the world’s most renowned art schools.


Nineteen-year-old Bridget Burton, from Jesmond, is a picture of success following completion of a BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and gaining selection for London’s prestigious Slade School of Fine Art, where she will be studying for a BA in Fine Art over the next four…


Added by Andy Bruce on June 23, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Big crowd at first night of annual Weston College art show

A large number of visitors attended the opening night of Weston College’s annual summer showcase of creative arts.

The Summer Show, held at the College’s University Campus in Loxton Road, Weston-super-Mare, was blessed with excellent weather, drawing more than a thousand visitors…


Added by Tom Henry on June 20, 2014 at 14:38 — No Comments

Fashionistas stunned by students' catwalk creations

Fashionistas at a fashion show staged at Waltham Forest College were dazzled by the daring designs created by students.

Flaming red organza gowns, outfits inspired by the Russian Revolution and the Ottoman Empire, and creations in toile, denim, jersey and gingham lit up the…


Added by Waltham Forest College on June 20, 2014 at 14:28 — No Comments

College apprentices come out tops at WorldSkills heats


Two Weston College students are hoping to enter the final of a national skills competition after winning regional heats in Wales.

Daniel Scott, 22, and Jaycee Vine, 19, came top of their classes in the recent heats and now have a chance of qualifying for the WorldSkills UK National…


Added by Tom Henry on June 20, 2014 at 13:27 — No Comments

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