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Increase in number of people with a degree in Cornwall

The work of the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) has been recognised during the launch of new data, looking at access into Higher Education (HE).  The maps produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) reveal ‘cold spots’ in degree places and entry rates into university; these include parts of south-west England, Cumbria and the south east.

Tessa Counsell, Director of HE Development at The Cornwall College Group, delivered a presentation to an audience of…


Added by Jamie Reed on October 16, 2014 at 11:45 — No Comments

Sweet Taste of Success

Sweet Taste of Success

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Students Celebrate Results


Students and lecturers at Waltham Forest College celebrated this year’s outstanding BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A levels) results. The taste of success became sweet when the College congratulated high achievers with boxes of ‘Celebration’ chocolates for all their hard work and…


Added by Angela Bucknor on August 20, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments


Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for Skills and Enterprise joined Loughborough College for the launch of the first ever Higher Apprenticeship in Space Engineering.

Announcing the launch at the event, Matthew Hancock  said: “Space Engineering Apprenticeships are a great launch pad for a stratospheric…


Added by Elizabeth Udall on March 4, 2014 at 16:36 — No Comments

Loughborough College space students meet astronaut and You Tube star

Students from Loughborough College’s pioneering Space Engineering course were captivated by tales of adventure and social media stardom in orbit when they met former NASA astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield.


The astronaut shot to fame earlier this year when his You Tube performance of David Bowie’s ‘Space…


Added by Elizabeth Udall on December 20, 2013 at 9:38 — 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…


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

Plumpton College student awards ceremony


Plumpton College held its annual student awards ceremony recently at which completing students received their certificates, diplomas and prizes.  Over two thousand students, staff, parents and guests attended the ceremony.  Des Lambert the Principal congratulated the students on their successes and emphasised that students had worked hard to achieve their awards and all staff…


Added by sd on June 18, 2013 at 21:49 — No Comments


One arrived in his tank, two TV show winners came fresh from meetings with Richard Branson and all three were joined by sparring boxers and a…


Added by Elizabeth Udall on November 30, 2012 at 8:45 — No Comments

HE students celebrate their achievements in graduation ceremony

More than 100 Higher Education students were joined by their family and friends as they celebrated their achievements at the annual graduation ceremony in Ealing Town Hall.


Former student of the College Syed Ahmed, who is…


Added by Bernadette James on November 9, 2012 at 11:25 — No Comments

Former News Picture Editor of The Times speaks to City and Islington College Photography students

Multi award winning photographer and former News Picture Editor of The Times, Simon Walker, recently visited City and Islington College's Centre for Business, Arts and Technology to speak to Foundation Degree Photography students about his career and how technology is changing photography.

The talk offered students the opportunity to find out more about a career in the photography industry, how best to get your photographs seen and ways to maximise earnings from photographs.…


Added by City and Islington College on October 22, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Skills CFA develops Higher Apprenticeships for aspiring HR and Project Management professionals

Aspiring Human Resources and Project Management professionals will be able to choose a new career path with the launch of two new Higher Apprenticeships this autumn.


Leading apprenticeship body, Skills CFA (CFA), is developing Higher Apprenticeships in Human Resource Management and Project Management, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Association of Project Management.


The schemes were given the go-ahead after…


Added by Natalie de Freitas on May 16, 2012 at 9:06 — No Comments



A GROUP of Weston College friends are celebrating after all getting places on the same university course.

Leanne Preston, Emma Bobbett, Alex Brammer and Lamisa Agilah are all on Weston College's Access to Higher Education course, and all have been offered places on…


Added by Tom Henry on March 14, 2012 at 14:35 — No Comments

Students unite to celebrate graduation

On Friday 2 September over 350 Higher Education students from South Eastern Regional College (SERC) joined together with family and friends to celebrate their efforts and academic achievements at the appropriately themed ‘Transformation’ Graduation at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall.  


Ken Webb,…


Added by South Eastern Regional College on September 14, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

Colleges lead way with Shared Services Appointment

Greenwich Community College and North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT) have appointed Anne-Marie Etan as ‘Senior Executive Director’ in what is believed to be the first shared service senior appointment in the FE and HE sector across two colleges.


Ms Etan has a wealth of experience in the FE/HE and financial sectors with previous senior executive roles with Croydon, Southwark and South Thames Colleges.


The focus of this trail-blazing shared service…


Added by Michael Robbs on June 15, 2011 at 13:11 — No Comments

Study Group teams up with university partners to host third annual Nigeria Roadshow

Study Group, a world leader in education and training for international students, today announces…


Added by Study Group on May 7, 2010 at 10:13 — No Comments

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