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November 2014 Press Releases (59)

Crowds flock to college Winter Festival

Winter Festive Fun draws crowds

                        Forget the Christmas Markets in Manchester, Liverpool or even further afield in Germany, the grand Winter Festival and Christmas Market at Warrington Collegiate was a real winner with the visitors. Crowds flocked to the college on Saturday to buy Christmas presents, crafts and trees, as well as enjoying hot food and the seasonal treats on offer.…

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Added by Jenni Wood on November 29, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Bolton College students beautify celeb blogger in support of Key 103’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal

Salford, Friday 21st November 2014

 

On Friday 21st November, two Level 3 Hair & Media Make-up students from Bolton College were invited to practise their newly acquired skills on a group of fashion bloggers – including Sarah…

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Added by Beth Collett on November 28, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

Watford Football Club’s Head Coach inspires Stanmore students

The Head Coach of Watford FC under 16s revealed the ins and outs of how Bayer Munich plays football to Stanmore College students.

 

Louis Lancaster, who has previously worked for Brentford FC and Portsmouth FC, visited the College on Thursday, 27 November and gave an inspiring and practical football coaching session to pupils on the vocational sports course.

 

He gave a presentation based on Bayer Munich’s performance and how they have become footballing world…

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Added by Dharmini Mistry on November 28, 2014 at 9:41 — No Comments

CILEx student gains highest mark nationally while at Cardiff and Vale College

A Cardiff and Vale College student training to be a legal executive was awarded the highest mark in the June exams by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). 

Kirsty Hier, who previously achieved a high distinction in her first year, was awarded the top grade this year in the CILEx…

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Added by Chris Baker on November 27, 2014 at 14:56 — No Comments

CILEx student gains highest mark nationally while at Cardiff and Vale College

A Cardiff and Vale College student training to be a legal executive was awarded the highest mark in the June exams by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). 

Kirsty Hier, who previously achieved a high distinction in her first year, was awarded the top grade this year in the CILEx…

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Added by Chris Baker on November 27, 2014 at 14:56 — No Comments

Cabinet maker wins Gold!

Chichester College have been celebrating yet another UK Worldskills victory recently as a cabinet maker and former student achieved gold medal at the event at Birmingham’s NEC Arena.

 

Jack Adams, 19, who completed the Level 3 course in Furniture Design…

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Added by Tom Walters on November 27, 2014 at 10:34 — No Comments

BushTucker Trial on Air

Bushtucker trial on air

                         It was just an ordinary day, but one that Adam Phillips, newsreader with Wire FM, will not forget and a taste that'll last for a long time to come!

Nominated by Dominic Walker, Breakfast Presenter with Wire FM, Adam…

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Added by Jenni Wood on November 27, 2014 at 9:25 — No Comments

Silver Medal in National Competition for Games Designer from Uxbridge College



Uxbridge College student Pit Henrich has scooped a silver medal in a national Game Design competition.

Pit won the medal at The Skills Show at Birmingham NEC, which is the UK’s largest skills and careers event and attracts around 80,000 visitors.



Competitors from colleges around the country had…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on November 26, 2014 at 17:25 — No Comments

Viglen strengthens its public sector offering by securing place on new multi-billion Technology Products agreement

British IT company Viglen, has been awarded a place on the new Technology Products agreement, with an estimated OJEU value of £4billion to £6 billion, developed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to enable and assist the government to act as a single customer when procuring high value ICT.

Viglen has been appointed to two out of the four Lots; Lot 2 – Software, and Lot 4 – User Devices.  Lot 2 covers the provision of a wide range of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Software and…

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Added by Livewire PR on November 26, 2014 at 17:17 — No Comments

Get a higher level of education with Cardiff and Vale College

Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) is set to hold a series of events aimed at encouraging people to take a Higher Education course.

Cardiff and Vale College offers a range of Higher Education courses in partnership with Welsh universities at a variety of levels from HND right up to postgraduate study with the PGCE.

The College has strong partnership links with the University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the University of West London.

The CAVC Higher…

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Added by Chris Baker on November 26, 2014 at 11:43 — No Comments

Best French A level score in the country for Richmond upon Thames College student

Former Richmond upon Thames College A level student Hugo Whittaker was celebrating this week after learning that he was the highest scoring student in England and Wales for the WJEC A level in French.

Hugo, who left…

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Added by Richmond upon Thames College on November 25, 2014 at 16:48 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College Rugby Academy players chosen to represent Welsh Academicals

Two Cardiff and Vale College Rugby Academy players have been selected to represent the Welsh Academicals in their game against Llandovery this Wednesday (26th November).

 

Given the prestigious honour to play for the ‘Accies’, a WRU affiliated team where students have represented Wales in tournaments such as the Hong Kong 7s, Hooker Dan Watts and Wing three-quarter Mike Wallis will both make their debuts for the team.

 

CAVC Director of Rugby, Martyn…

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Added by Chris Baker on November 25, 2014 at 12:28 — No Comments

Student’s artwork to cover new A&E ward

Stanmore College have teamed up with Northwick Park hospital, Harrow, in a project which will involve the College’s art and design students painting a mural in the new accident and emergency ward which is about to open at the hospital. The hospital is currently undergoing a revamp with a £21million, 40 bay A&E unit, which will house an extra 20 more ward beds. Local students are keen to help make the provision a less distressing place to be for patients and family members who use the…

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Added by Dharmini Mistry on November 25, 2014 at 9:25 — No Comments

Ashley scoops nations Apprentice Champion of the Year 2014

Ashley scoops nations Apprentice Champion of the Year 2014

                        Redrow trainee, and WorldSkills Champion, 22 year old Ashley Terron, from Grappenhall, is celebrating after scooping Apprentice Champion of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards night, opened by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.…

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Added by Jenni Wood on November 24, 2014 at 17:36 — No Comments

TOP AMERICAN SOPRANO LEADS WESTON STUDENTS ‘INTO THE WOODS’



A LEADING American soprano and musical theatre director is putting Weston College students through their paces in a Steven Sondheim musical which is about to be turned into a major Hollywood production.

Janet Chvatal has worked all over the United…

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Added by Tom Henry on November 24, 2014 at 16:26 — No Comments

NSETC Chemistry students enjoy hands-on spectroscopy session

THE North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) has teamed up with The Royal Society of Chemistry and Bristol University to give A-level chemistry students the chance to learn about spectroscopy.

Spectroscopy is the study of the way light (electromagnetic radiation) and…

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Added by Tom Henry on November 24, 2014 at 11:56 — No Comments

Enterprise team present to city's Cabinet

The team behind an innovative entrepreneurial project was recently invited to the Council Chamber to present to the Cabinet of the City and County of Swansea.

Primary to Professional (P2P), which is led by Gower College Swansea in collaboration with Swansea Council, the…

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Added by Allison Lowe on November 24, 2014 at 11:38 — No Comments

Double triumph for Netball Academy

It’s been a busy week for Gower College Swansea’s Netball Academy as they have won not one but two major Welsh tournaments.

The team took the title at the recent Welsh Colleges and Urdd tournaments, making them the double Welsh champions.

“This is an amazing achievement and we are all absolutely…

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Added by Allison Lowe on November 24, 2014 at 11:36 — No Comments

Global Entrepreneurship Week - where ideas come to life

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week with a range of events and activities across the campus.

The week kicked off with a visit by Art and Design students to Swansea Business Gate and the film set of Da Vinci’s Demons, where they learned all about the kinds of…

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Added by Allison Lowe on November 24, 2014 at 11:34 — No Comments

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