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July 2013 Press Releases (80)

Joseph lives his dream

Joseph lives his dream

Warrington Collegiate Performing Arts student, 19 year old Joseph Connolly is following in the footsteps of the famous, as he attends the National Youth Theatre (NYT) Summer School in London for the opportunity to appear on leading West End Stages and remarkable international stages around the world.

 A delighted Joseph says, “I’m following my dream. Acting is what I want to do. I’ve been acting since I was 6 and now I get to do it for real,…

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Added by Jenni Wood on July 31, 2013 at 14:03 — No Comments

College says bonjour to photography affiliation

Barking & Dagenham College has announced its affiliation with the leading photography studio in Paris, Le Studio Rouchon.

 

This is the first partnership with a UK college for the renowned studio and will see Barking & Dagenham College students benefit from the opportunity of work experience and exposure to arguably one of the most famous photography studios in the world, as well as the opportunity to make great industry contacts and develop their professional…

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Added by Wow! Marketing on July 31, 2013 at 13:18 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College Hair & Beauty salons to stay open through the summer

 

Cardiff and Vale College Hair & Beauty students will be staying on at College over the summer holidays in order to keep its top class salons open to the public.

 

The salons are keeping their doors open throughout the holidays as the Hair & Beauty Department gears up to forming a learning company - a fully-fledged commercial enterprise that students will run themselves 52 weeks a year, with remuneration, to help them develop their business…

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Added by Chris Baker on July 31, 2013 at 12:13 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College helps Cardiff Council workers join the IT crowd

Staff from Cardiff Council have been boosting their essential and computer skills with help from Cardiff and Vale College.

 

CAVC works with the Cardiff Council Academy to provide basic skills support in Maths, English and IT alongside course in English for Speakers of Other Languages…

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Added by Chris Baker on July 31, 2013 at 12:10 — No Comments

Bromley College secures funding for new Sports Centre

Bro mley College is delighted to announce the development of a new Sports Centre at its Bromley Campus.

 

Opening at the end of 2014, the new Sports Centre will provide state-of-the art facilities for the College’s students, staff and local…

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Added by Bromley College on July 31, 2013 at 11:41 — No Comments

Eastleigh College helps Ford employees through Plant Closure

After 40 years of operations, the Ford Southampton Assembly Plant has closed its gates for the final time. The factory, which has produced over 2 million Transit Vans since 1972, will now say goodbye to many of its 531 employees, who were informed of the planned closure in October last year.

 

Committed to supporting its employees, Ford joined a Multi-Agency Taskforce consisting of organisations such as Eastleigh College, Southampton City Council, Eastleigh Borough…

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Added by Paul Hindson on July 31, 2013 at 7:59 — No Comments

New Filmed FE Observations by Mediamerge

Further Education observation

Mediamerge have filmed a new range of FE lessons, ideal for use in staff training.

These…

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Added by Andrej Dethlefsen on July 30, 2013 at 16:24 — No Comments

Netball Academy Student Wins Regional Young Volunteer Award

SGS College Netball Academy Captain Jennifer Berry has won the South West Young Volunteer Award at the England Netball Goalden Globe Awards, Sunday 14th July.

Nominated for her dedication to netball by the Avon Netball Development Officer, Jennifer has committed over 400 voluntary hours working in a…

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Added by Jenny Donnelly on July 29, 2013 at 13:03 — No Comments

Student is a cut above the rest

Student Katie Channon is overjoyed after being awarded 3rd place in the National Hairdressing Federation’s South West Regional Championship last month.



Held in Weston-Super-Mare Winter Gardens at the end of June the competition consisted of Katie undertaking a colour and finish.  Katie coloured the…

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Added by Jenny Donnelly on July 29, 2013 at 13:01 — No Comments

Michaela gets permanent job from Apprenticeship employer

Student Michaela Adams is celebrating after being told she has a full-time position at the organisation where she is just about to finish her Apprenticeship.

The 22 year old from Henbury commenced a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Supported Teaching and Learning as a late starter back in October. After…

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Added by Jenny Donnelly on July 29, 2013 at 12:59 — No Comments

Michaela gets permanent job from Apprenticeship employer

Student Michaela Adams is celebrating after being told she has a full-time position at the organisation where she is just about to finish her Apprenticeship.

The 22 year old from Henbury commenced a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Supported Teaching and Learning as a late starter back in October. After…

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Added by Jenny Donnelly on July 29, 2013 at 12:59 — No Comments

VTCT Functional Skills Offer

VTCT’s Functional Skills offer is now well-embedded, fully-funded and has been available since autumn 2012. From autumn 2013 many Functional Skills papers will also be available via e-testing. There will be 12 series windows throughout the year in-line with paper assessment.

Entries for Functional Skills are completed via Linx2Online. Entries are very straightforward, but should you need any guidance please contact our customer service team on +44(0)23 8068 4500.

If you are a centre… Continue

Added by Rosie Lewis on July 29, 2013 at 9:19 — No Comments

VTCT’s new beauty therapy resource packs fly off the shelves as tutors prepare for the new term…

Earlier this year VTCT launched a brand new Level 2 Beauty Therapy Resource Pack for tutors and students. The innovative support package helps tutors and students achieve the evidence required to complete their qualification.



Andy Wilson, publisher and distributor of VTCT’s new Level 2 Beauty Therapy resource has reported high sales and impressive feedback from VTCT centres. “Many centres are ordering complete batches of the VTCT evidence files for all their tutors and learners on… Continue

Added by Rosie Lewis on July 29, 2013 at 9:17 — No Comments

College to receive £1.1m government investment

It has been announced today (Friday 26th July) that Barking & Dagenham College has been awarded £1.1million in government capital funding, to help refurbish areas of the College.

 

The news comes after the College applied for funding through the new College Capital Investment Fund (CCIF) scheme.  The scheme has been set up to support colleges across the UK in their efforts to ensure learners reach their full potential. 

 

The funding will be added to the…

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Added by Wow! Marketing on July 26, 2013 at 14:52 — No Comments

IMI Awards students celebrate wins at the ‘Skills Olympics’

IMI Awards is celebrating the return of two of its students who were medal winners for the UK at the WorldSkills Leipzig 2013 event, also known as the ‘Skills Olympics’.

 

Matt Quinn, who lives near Banbridge, in County Down, Northern Ireland, took a bronze medal in the Autobody Repair competition, while Gary Greer, also from Northern Ireland, and based in Cookstown, County Tyrone, won a Medallion of Excellence in the Car Painting competition.

 

Both were students…

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Added by IMI Awards on July 26, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Introduce Apprenticeship grades, the IAC tells BIS

Grading should be introduced for Apprenticeships, the Industry Apprentice Council (IAC) has told government’s Apprenticeships team.

The IAC, launched and funded by EAL, the specialist awarding organisation for industry qualifications, met with representatives…

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Added by Sam Schofield on July 26, 2013 at 8:37 — No Comments

Pilot project proved just the job for Jenny

Jenny Dimmock (left), with Carol Harries of City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

A young Project Choice student has seen her determination to overcome disability and secure a job rewarded with success.

 

Twenty-one-year old Jenny Dimmock from Sunderland has…

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Added by Jez Davison on July 25, 2013 at 17:01 — No Comments

School leavers set to succeed at Ford

Interested in obtaining your B.Eng Engineering Degree AND working for a leading Global Automotive organisation?



Ford and the University of Greenwich are offering the final four places for school leavers to train as a…

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Added by Jocelyn Medhurst on July 25, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Stanmore College awarded prestigious status for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

Stanmore College is delighted to announce the achievement of a prestigious national standard.



The College has been awarded the New Engineering Foundation's (NEF) STEM Assured status which is the only outcome-based standard that quality assures scientific, technical, mathematical and engineering delivery in education and training in the UK.  It is only awarded to organizations that can demonstrate provision of high quality and industry-led training and education in these key…

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Added by Attracta Rafter on July 25, 2013 at 13:50 — No Comments

UXBRIDGE COLLEGE AND SEGRO CHALLENGE GENERATES OVER £1500 FOR MICHAEL SOBELL HOSPICE

The winners of a student business challenge organised by SEGRO and Uxbridge College were announced during a special event, with all proceeds raised by the challenge donated to Michael Sobell Hospice in Northwood.

The ‘Max the Cash’ initiative presented eleven student teams with the…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on July 25, 2013 at 8:53 — No Comments

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