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September 2012 Press Releases (73)

Richmond upon Thames College Students Honoured at Awards Evening

Richmond upon Thames College hosted its annual Awards Evening on Wednesday 12 September. The event took place at Clarendon Hall, York House in Twickenham and celebrated the successes and achievements of some of the College’s students over the past 12 months.

Over 200…

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Added by Richmond upon Thames College on September 29, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Open Day at Hereward Colleg

We would love to welcome you to our Open Day. If you're interested in studying at Hereward then don't miss this great opportunity to tour our campus, speak to tutors and current students about courses and get advice from our Student Services team.

Come along and find out…

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Added by Hereward College on September 28, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

Hereward Training Networking Event

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Added by Hereward College on September 28, 2012 at 16:49 — No Comments

Hereward College in the palm of your hand

Hereward College has taken a technological step forward by introducing a smartphone app which will benefit prospective students, current students and staff.
The ‘app’, which is available to download for free from app stores or via www.hereward.ac.uk/app, was…
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Added by Hereward College on September 28, 2012 at 16:47 — No Comments

The Heart of England Co-Operative is supporting Hereward College

Students from Hereward College will benefit from a donation from the Heart of England Co-operative Society.
The donation was awarded after the Society’s members and staff selected Hereward College, a general FE college in Coventry, as the…
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Added by Hereward College on September 28, 2012 at 16:42 — No Comments

Paula has First for Knowledge

Paula Barker, 44, from Shoebury, who studied BA (Hons) Special Education Studies, said: “When I started this course three years ago I never thought I would get a First, so I’m quite amazed. I found out by logging on the internet and had to read it about ten times before it properly sank in but I was still worried…

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Added by Dean Newman on September 28, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

Star studded experience for Southampton students

Students at City College Southampton got their hands on some star-studded practical experience this week as they worked alongside the Mayflower theatre to promote its latest pantomime. 

Learners across a variety of courses played a part in the media launch of Jack and the…

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Added by Laura Downton on September 28, 2012 at 10:33 — No Comments

IEP is open for business

For a long time we in the Welfare to Work and Employability industry bemoaned that many of us seemed to have come to the industry by accident and that somehow this felt like second class citizenship compared to similar roles in related sectors. We wanted to be taken seriously as professionals, to have a career pathway with professional qualifications and to have employability seen as a career…

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Added by FEnews on September 28, 2012 at 9:55 — No Comments

Premier League insight at the World of Learning

 

Businesses will discover how to achieve ‘Premier League’ standard excellence at the World of Learning exhibition.

 

People development specialists Acua Limited and Premier League…

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Added by Advent Communications on September 28, 2012 at 9:40 — No Comments

Lloyd’s Banking Group launches second year of Money for Life Challenge

Young people across the UK will have another chance to take part in Lloyds Banking Group’s Money for Life Challenge, a national competition to encourage young people to improve their money management skills.

The Challenge awards £500 grants to hundreds of 16 to 24 year olds who want to run a money management activity in their community, with the best projects going head to head to win a coveted place at the National and UK Grand Finals.

Last year’s UK winners…

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Added by Ben Rogers on September 28, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments

Ashley inspires the stars of the future

Ashley inspires the stars of the future

Enthusiastic young bricklaying students from Grappenhall Hall School were delighted to find an extra student in their class. Ashley Terron, from Appleton, a former construction student at Warrington Collegiate, now training for International WorldSkills in Leipzig 2013, dropped in to build a wall and practice some advanced construction techniques.

Ashley talked about his early career and demonstrated some of the high level skills…

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Added by Jenni Wood on September 27, 2012 at 15:38 — No Comments

Howard fulfils lifelong sporting ambition

After dreaming of becoming a PE teacher as a young teenager, 44-year-old Howard Mackler from Leigh-on-Sea has fulfilled his lifelong ambition 31 years later.

Working in business and finance since the age of 18, four years ago Howard swapped the London commute for the classroom and decided to quit his job to…

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Added by Dean Newman on September 27, 2012 at 14:33 — No Comments

Business degree student says “show me the funny” with successful comedy empire

A student at South Essex College for four years, Stephen Watson, 27, from Leigh-on-Sea, progressed from his Further Education course in Business to the degree.

As part of his BA (Hons) Business Studies dissertation Stephen was lucky enough to meet and talk to Sir Richard Branson

As he…

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Added by Dean Newman on September 27, 2012 at 14:09 — No Comments

South Essex College’s Graduation Ceremony is Simply First Class

On Tuesday 25th September the Graduation ceremony of South Essex College of Further & Higher Education took place at the Cliffs Pavilion.

A sea of black caps and gowns filled the auditorium of the theatre alongside flashes from both cameras and smiles from proud families of those about to take to…

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Added by Dean Newman on September 27, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

National Award for Uxbridge College Student

An Uxbridge College student has been selected for a bursary awarded through the Helena Kennedy Foundation.



Students who get these awards – bursaries worth £1,500 - may have overcome personal or financial obstacles or difficult circumstances to succeed academically. They will also be progressing…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on September 26, 2012 at 18:43 — No Comments

Buckinghamshire dad bounces back from redundancy by retraining and setting up his own business

CHRIS Barnes thought he had a job for life.

He had worked in retail for more than 20 years and had been with the same company for 18 of them. He was a store manager for a television and hi-fi company that had been going for more than 60 years. 

But last October, with only one month’s warning, the chain went into administration and he was jobless. At first Chris thought he would try…

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Added by Lisa Barry on September 26, 2012 at 9:29 — No Comments

Wakefield Children’s University reaches major milestone..

Wakefield Children’s University reached a significant landmark this week as 9 year old Grace Banks became 2000th member. Grace, a pupil at Havercroft Junior & Infant School, has benefitted from the school becoming involved in the exciting initiative which provides learning opportunities for 5-14 year olds outside traditional school hours.

 

Havercroft J & I are the latest school to join the Wakefield CU which enables young children across…

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Added by Wakefield College on September 26, 2012 at 9:06 — No Comments

STANMORE’S FOOTBALLERS ENJOY COACHING SESSION WITH THEO WALCOTT

Current Arsenal and England player, Theo Walcott, returned to Stanmore (which, incidentally, is where he was born) on Monday of this week (24 September 2012).  Theo visited ‘The Hive’ Football Centre - training ground of Barnet FC as part of the launch of the FA and Mars ‘Just  Play’ campaign which runs from the 8 to 14 October.  Just Play is an initiative organised to make it easy for people to simply turn up at a nearby location and have a kickabout. 

 

Theo was pleased to…

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Added by Attracta Rafter on September 25, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

SKILLSFIRST AND BOURNVILLE COLLEGE FORM PARTNERSHIP TO DELIVER NEW CARE COURSES

Leading Birmingham educational establishment Bournville College and awarding organisation Skillsfirst Awards, also based in the city, have joined forces to design and deliver a range of new courses for the care sector. 

The courses and qualifications are aimed at providing those…

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Added by Sarah Cull on September 25, 2012 at 12:24 — No Comments

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