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September 2014 Press Releases (71)

Aviation course enjoys successful take off

 

 

 

Photograph shows:  The take-off team – BMET students practice their customer services skills at their Flight School at Birmingham Airport

 

A new travel and tourism qualification for students at Birmingham Metropolitan College has enjoyed a…

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Added by Shobby Patel on September 30, 2014 at 13:55 — No Comments

College Makes Charitable Computer Donation to Ghanaian School

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London has donated 165 computers to a school in Ghana. Leigh Medhurst from FG Disposals collected the computers, and Jane O Neil, Interim Principal at the College and Doris Gyamfi Mensah, who requested the donation, were there to welcome him (29…

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Added by Karen O'Connor on September 30, 2014 at 13:27 — No Comments

Psychometric Testing Tool To Shake-Up Careers Advice In UK Classrooms

  • Independent careers site Plotr.co.uk re-launches with dedicated School Zone
  • 11-24 year olds to benefit from UK’s first, free, online psychometric testing game
  • For inspiration, advice and live career related opportunities, go to Plotr.co.uk

 

A free psychometric testing game has launched to enable young people to match their personality, skills and interests to real and relevant careers. 

 

The unique…

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Added by Victoria Dickson on September 30, 2014 at 12:14 — No Comments

Forty-three College Students Land Jobs in Large Scale Interview Day

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London teamed up with recruitment agency, Manpower earlier this month to successfully place forty-three of its students from the Warehousing Award Level 1 and Fork Lift Truck Operations Award Level 2 training courses into great jobs with well-known…

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Added by Karen O'Connor on September 30, 2014 at 10:23 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College Rugby Academy gets off to a winning start

Cardiff and Vale College’s Rugby Academy, which is run in partnership with Cardiff Blues at the BT Cardiff Arms Park, has got off to a winning start this year with a series of impressive victories.

 

The CAVC Academy is rapidly on its way to becoming the largest rugby programme of any…

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Added by Chris Baker on September 30, 2014 at 9:36 — No Comments

Weston College marketing team takes top honours for Apprenticeship campaign

 

Weston College’s Marketing and Communications team is celebrating after winning a coveted trophy at a regional business awards.

The team came top in the ‘Marketing…

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Added by Tom Henry on September 29, 2014 at 14:38 — No Comments

Zombie make-up artists raise £3,500 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 

 

 

Photograph shows: The white stuff – Student, Victoria Stanislavova creates a zombie look

Art and design students from Birmingham Metropolitan College made a ‘deadly’ impression on people taking part in Zombie Walk Birmingham 2014 as they were responsible for…

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Added by Shobby Patel on September 29, 2014 at 12:19 — No Comments

ACE students support the Blue Apples Heroes Charity

ACE Students support the Blue Apples Heroes Charity

 

 Students studying on the ACE course at Warrington Collegiate have been helping out at the Blue Apples Heroes Garden Scheme in Victoria Park as they transform an overgrown patch of land into a beautiful garden of remembrance for soldiers who have committed suicide as a result of combat stress.

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Added by Jenni Wood on September 29, 2014 at 12:09 — No Comments

Richmond upon Thames College staff raise over £400 for Macmillan cancer support

On Friday 26 September, the college's Training Solutions team raised a fantastic £428 for Macmillan cancer support with a delicious cake and coffee morning. Staff members across the college supported the worthy cause with generous donations for the tasty treats which included chocolate brownies, shortbread…

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Added by Richmond upon Thames College on September 29, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Talent Unleashed at the LDNY Festival Graffiti Party

Waltham Forest College students participate in creating the LDNY Graffiti Wall…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on September 29, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Demand for Mesma drives growth and new jobs

An online education services provider is gearing up for expansion as it looks to create new jobs on the back of demand for its specialist software.

 

Mesma, which has seen sales take off among schools and colleges in its first full year of trading, is currently looking to recruit additional software developers to bolster its existing team of highly skilled experts.

 

The move is part of plans by the firm’s directors Neil Donkin, Carole Loader and Louise Doyle to…

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Added by Andy Bruce on September 28, 2014 at 14:28 — No Comments

Students Sample the Sights and Sounds of London

International students from Walsall College have been learning more about the English culture after a visit to the capital city, London.

 

The group of 18 students, who originate from a number of countries including Saudi Arabia, China and Germany, spent the…

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Added by David Seadon on September 26, 2014 at 15:20 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College playing key role in providing skills training for employers

Cambridge Regional College was among leading Further Education colleges in the region reinforcing their commitment to work closely with employers at a meeting in the House of Commons.

The event, hosted by MP Robert Halfon for member colleges of the…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on September 26, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

FE: Managing Relations with Schools

A recent survey of College marketing staff elicited familiar complaints about schools not letting them in to brief pupils. Relations between colleges and schools are complicated. On the one hand, both are members of the local education community and the wider local community. On the other hand, there are elements of competition.

So, what if pushing at the front door doesn’t work for a college? That’s the agenda for a webinar scheduled for 1st October @12.00. It’s an…

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Added by Philip Lucas on September 25, 2014 at 12:08 — No Comments

Professional Tuition for Budding College Chefs

 

Talented Hospitality students have been improving their industry knowledge by working with the best in the business after Walsall College teamed up with a top local hotel and spa company.

 

The group of Level 3 students honed their skills in the…

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Added by David Seadon on September 25, 2014 at 9:19 — No Comments

Engineering at Cambridge Regional College given industry stamp of approval

Engineering at Cambridge Regional College has been given the official stamp of approval by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers – winning praise for its superb industry-standard facilities.

The college was awarded EngTech Approved status and presented with a certificate to…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on September 24, 2014 at 13:55 — No Comments

Hundreds Flock to College Jobs Fair

 

Hundreds of adults looking for a route back into employment have taken part in a Jobs Fair at Walsall College’s…

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Added by David Seadon on September 24, 2014 at 9:51 — No Comments

Create User-friendly and Commendable Websites with Brandshout

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Fecommunity) September 24, 2014 - Brandshout, a premier web design company in Peterborough creates websites that can silently convey the message of a business owner gaining maximum revenue. Their individually designed sites are as varied as they are versatile. Now, the company is also offering creative graphic design service in Peterborough.

"We love…

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Added by Steve Willingham on September 24, 2014 at 8:20 — No Comments

Researchers Come Out in Favor of Electronic Cigarette; WHO yet to Give a Reply

Summary: Resarchers from around the globe speak in favor of electronic cigarettes. The attention that the e cig industry is getting is most likely to act as a positive variable for the growth of the niche, while regulations could weed out the good from the bad.



Several organizations and research teams are speaking out in favor of electronic cigarette. While…

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Added by Randhir Sharma on September 24, 2014 at 5:43 — No Comments

YOUNG APPRENTICE ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO ‘GIVE IT A GO’

Pharmacy trainee backs Apprenticeship Scheme



 

A young apprentice praised by the manager of a leading pharmacy chain, is encouraging school leavers to consider signing up for an apprenticeship scheme this summer.

 

Budding pharmacist Jenny Maby has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the team at Cohens Chemist in Nailsea, Bristol, after joining as an apprentice in January 2013.

 

Jenny, aged 20, who…

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Added by Christina Lewis on September 23, 2014 at 13:25 — No Comments

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