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October 2014 Press Releases (89)

Gower College Swansea selects sports scholarship students for 2014 / 15

Seventeen students at Gower College Swansea have been successful in their applications for sports scholarships, following in the footsteps of alumni such as Leigh Halfpenny, Justin Tipuric and Jazz Carlin.

The specialist scholarship programme is offered to promising young athletes who play…


Added by Allison Lowe on October 31, 2014 at 15:18 — No Comments

Special graduation event for Gower College Swansea's HE students

Around 80 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a graduation event at the National Waterfront Museum.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and…


Added by Allison Lowe on October 31, 2014 at 15:15 — No Comments

College launches exciting new Traineeships this November

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London are launching four new Traineeships beginning on 10 November 2014 which prepares learners for their future careers by helping them get ready for the world of work and improving their chances of getting an Apprenticeship or other job. 

The traineeships in Accounting, Construction,  Health and Social Care and ICT and Computing last for three months and gives learners the skills, experience and qualifications they need for work…


Added by Karen O'Connor on October 31, 2014 at 10:13 — No Comments

Asfi Support Chinese Partner College

Walsall College's own awarding organisation, asfi (Accredited Skills for Industry), is taking the next step in setting up its first teacher training centre outside of the UK in southern China.


The partnership has been created with Dongguan Technician College and earlier this summer the college, based in Guangdong province, introduced its new campus which will include an asfi training centre. It will be the first asfi centre to be located outside of…


Added by David Seadon on October 31, 2014 at 9:31 — No Comments

Spain’s leading business school chooses Scientia’s resource scheduling optimisation and timetabling solution

Scientia , leaders in resource scheduling, optimisation and timetabling solutions for universities worldwide, has won a major contract from ESADE, Spain’s leading private business school in MBA and executive education and a top global centre for management education.


The contract covers the supply of Scientia’s powerful and easy-to-use Enterprise Foundation timetabling software and related…


Added by Livewire PR on October 30, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Scientia, global leader in resource scheduling and timetabling solutions for higher education appoints Totvs to extend its reach into the Brazilian market

Scientia, global leader in resource scheduling, optimisation and timetabling solutions for universities worldwide has formed a partnership with Totvs, the largest supplier of student record systems to the Brazilian higher education market – a strategic move which will further extend Scientia’s reach into the region. 


TOTVS is the leading company in the development and…


Added by Livewire PR on October 30, 2014 at 12:28 — No Comments

Richmond upon Thamaes College students enjoy aerial dance masterclass

BTEC dance students from Richmond College were treated to a master class on Thursday 23 October from elite aerial performance company, Upswing. The day long session saw students receive training from artistic director, Vicki Amedume, on both the aerial cocoon and aerial ring, allowing them to…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on October 30, 2014 at 11:42 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College builds links with Bangladesh

Cardiff and Vale College is taking part in a programme to forge closer links between education institutions in South Wales and Bangladesh.

Deputy Head of Entrepreneurship, Employability and Enrichment Tess Kadach is travelling out to Sylhet, Bangladesh, to promote entrepreneurship in teaching.…


Added by Chris Baker on October 30, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

New course is backed by local creative industries

An exciting new course has received the seal of approval from the region’s digital and creative industries. The Level 3 Creative and Digital Industries diploma, to be delivered by Wakefield College, will prepare school leavers for a career in the creative,…


Added by Wakefield College on October 29, 2014 at 15:03 — No Comments

Women's Football off to Winning Start at Walsall College

Grassroots football has been boosted by the formation of Walsall College’s first ever women’s football team after a determined push on recruitment.


Sports tutors have been bidding to introduce a regular women’s football team for a number of years but low…


Added by David Seadon on October 29, 2014 at 14:17 — No Comments

Changing Landscape as Walsall Business and Sports Hub Emerges from Ground


Dramatic new images show the changing face of Walsall’s skyline as building work gathers pace on Walsall College’s new £11m Business and Sports Hub.


The landscape on Walsall’s northern ring road corridor is changing beyond all recognition as the Walsall…


Added by David Seadon on October 28, 2014 at 11:23 — No Comments

Students Union to cut admin costs by 15 per cent with finance system and mobile expenses app

Nottingham Students Union to cut admin costs by 15 per cent with finance system and mobile expenses app from Exchequer

Charity to improve financial reporting and control for 300 union societies and clubs

The University of Nottingham Students’ Union (UoNSU or the Union), a student-led organisation and independent charity, is to cut administration time and costs by 15 per cent with a financial management system and…


Added by Advanced Computer Software on October 28, 2014 at 11:10 — No Comments

Technology College students in space-race project

STUDENTS from the North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) recently had the opportunity to launch an experiment into space recently as part of the MARSBalloon 2014 STEM project.

The sixth form students at the…


Added by Tom Henry on October 28, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College apprentice flying high with Air Ambulance

Apprentice Annabel McGinn is off to a flying start after joining the team at the East Anglian Air Ambulance in Cambridge.

The 19-year-old communications assistant, who joined EAAA through an apprenticeship programme organised by Cambridge Regional College, has been sharing her experiences…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on October 27, 2014 at 16:40 — No Comments

Uxbridge College student Lakjit honoured in Ultra’s Apprenticeship Awards

An Uxbridge College apprentice was honoured for his achievements with an

Apprenticeship Award from his employer Ultra Electronics.

Lakjit Chand, who works at the company’s Sonar Systems section in Greenford and who has completed a Technical Apprenticeship, was presented with a certificate,…


Added by liz Bellchambers on October 27, 2014 at 15:21 — No Comments

Technology College welcomes NHS careers visit

THE North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) recently welcomed the NHS Bristol Trust to talk to students about their career pathways and work experience opportunities.

NHS Bristol Trust is a…


Added by Tom Henry on October 27, 2014 at 12:57 — No Comments

Kidderminster Academy students celebrate national digital day


Photograph shows: drp web developer, Gareth Hale brainstorms with students Som Ying Collins and Edward Lambert


Games design and interactive media students at Kidderminster Academy teamed up with a local digital agency as part of a…


Added by Shobby Patel on October 24, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments

Capital Training Group celebrates success at Merton Best Business Awards 2014

Amid stiff competition, Wimbledon based training provider Capital Training Group was proud to be named runner-up in both the Wimbledon Business of the Year and the Best Young Business Person of the Year categories at the Merton Best Business Awards…


Added by Felicity Otterson on October 24, 2014 at 8:08 — No Comments

Attract More Customers Through Brandshout’s Graphic Design Services

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Fecommunity) October 23, 2014 - Brandshout, a leading web and graphic design company that offer comprehensive creative design solutions, including logo design in Peterborough. Their experienced team of designers help customers create a powerful brand for their company, build online exposure through a custom website, and help in turning client prospects into loyal…


Added by Steve Willingham on October 23, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Open Evening attracts record numbers

College Open Evening attracts record numbers

Warrington Collegiate Open Evening and Skills Shows always attract a large crowd but this, the first of the year, brought record numbers of potential students and their parents and guardians through the doors.                     

Visitors enjoyed activities and exhibitions from every corner of the College with entertainment provided by Performing Arts, opportunities to build a wall or roof by Brickwork and Site Joinery…


Added by Jenni Wood on October 23, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

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