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International listing places Sussex Downs College as top FE college

Sussex Downs International College have been listed as the top further education college for English language teaching in the UK. The result has been published in the EL (English Language) Gazette and is based on a survey of British Council…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 28, 2012 at 14:42 — No Comments

Sussex Downs College retains its position in the UK for English Language for international students

 

Sussex Downs International College have been listed again as the joint second highest accredited centre in the UK by the EL (English Language) Gazette’s centres of excellence directory published this month.

 

Mark Allen, International Manager said: “The British Council come every four years to look at all aspects of our international language work.  Sussex Downs College is at the very top of UK colleges in this table of excellence…

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Added by Andy Walters on September 3, 2012 at 11:41 — No Comments

Outstanding A Level results from Sussex Downs College

 

 

Over 1,000 Sussex Downs College students from across East Sussex had reason to jump for joy after receiving their A level results.

 

The College celebrated after another successful year with over 2,400 A level entries this summer from a range…

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Added by Andy Walters on August 21, 2012 at 14:42 — No Comments

European exchange hailed a great success

European exchange hailed a great success

 

Sussex Downs College has been host to 40 students for the last…

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Added by Andy Walters on June 7, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Principal goes back to the classroom

 

 

Melanie Hunt, Principal and Chief Executive of Sussex Downs College went back in the classroom in a have-a-go session in motor vehicle mechanics and body repair workshops on the Eastbourne campus last…

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Added by Andy Walters on February 14, 2012 at 10:27 — No Comments

Student success recognised at awards ceremony

 

Sussex Downs College held its annual awards ceremony at the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne (Thursday 5 January) to honour and recognise outstanding student success.

The evening celebrated students’ achievements from across the college and also acted as a showcase for students’ work through displays…

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Added by Andy Walters on January 9, 2012 at 10:54 — No Comments

New Year Jobs Boost

 

New Year jobs boost as Lookers Mercedes–Benz announce new retail apprenticeships

Lookers Mercedes-Benz who have eight retailers throughout Kent, Surrey and Sussex, are pleased to…

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Added by Andy Walters on December 22, 2011 at 11:16 — No Comments

e-safety student conference

 

 

More than 150 Sussex Downs College students converged on the Winter Gardens in Eastbourne recently for the e-safety student conference.

 

The day included theatre productions performed by the College’s performing art students and workshops themed around raising…

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Added by Andy Walters on December 20, 2011 at 11:34 — No Comments

International Day at Sussex Downs College

 

 

Niki Mcwilliams, International Lecturer said: “International Day really…

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Added by Andy Walters on December 20, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Eastbourne MP attends briefing on pupil reengagement

Picture attached: left to right: Wayne Wright – Deputy Principal Curriculum and Skills Sussex Downs College, Keith Pailthorpe – Principal Eastbourne Academy, Sarah Davies – Opt-In+ and Stephen Lloyd MP

 

Stephen Lloyd MP recently visited Sussex Downs College together with head…

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Added by Andy Walters on December 20, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

Production students help Duran Duran put on a show

 

Putting a show on for Duran Duran requires major technical skills, and this autumn’s flagship Production Day visits for college students will demonstrate the efforts and skills required offstage as well as on.

 

The get-ins, rigging and sound checks won’t be seen by the thousands who come to watch the show, but they’ll be exclusively witnessed by Sussex Downs College students who are part of the National Skills Academy’s Founder further education college…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 30, 2011 at 11:53 — No Comments

Sussex Downs College well placed to help with Apprenticeships following Minister's announcement

 

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced new measures to ensure more young people benefit from an apprenticeship, and to help employers gain the skilled workers they need to grow.

 

Speaking alongside Skills Minister John Hayes at a business summit in London on 16 November, Dr Cable said that the Government would slash the red tape that can deter hard pressed firms from taking on apprentices and provide a financial incentive to help the smallest firms recruit their…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:57 — No Comments

Unionlearn Quality Award for Sussex Downs College

 

Sussex Downs College has been awarded the TUC Unionlearn quality award for its Skills for Life programme that is delivered at the Hollingdean depot of City Clean in Brighton.



City Clean and City Parks deliver Brighton and Hove City Council’s refuse, recycling, streets and parks service. The depot in Hollingdean provides a thriving learning centre for staff, offering them the chance to develop their learning skills which will benefit them both in and outside…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Nick Hewer visits Sussex Downs College as part of Enterprise Week

 

PR guru and adviser to Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer, was in Lewes to make a keynote speech to business students’ at Sussex Downs College on Thursday 17 November.…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 23, 2011 at 12:06 — No Comments

College continues to work with Momentum Services to recognise its high Customer Service promise on Eurostar

 

 

Another milestone completed for Momentum Services training.

Sussex Downs College is proud to continue to work with Momentum Services Ltd, who provide Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator which links…

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Added by Andy Walters on November 14, 2011 at 13:25 — No Comments

Eastbourne’s Jobs Fair is just one week away



Branded as Eastbourne’s Big Week of Work this job’s fair, aimed at anyone wanting to get back into work, will take place at Eastbourne Town Hall in Grove Road from Monday 7 November to Friday 11 November.



Places…

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Added by Andy Walters on October 26, 2011 at 12:44 — No Comments

The South East's biggest ever Work Market is taking place in Eastbourne this November

 

 

Eastbourne’s Big Week of Work has recently been announced. The event will take place at Eastbourne Town Hall in Grove Road from Monday 7 November to Friday 11 November.



The event will bring together more than 700 potential recruits who can seek work with 150 employers. Today there around 2,700 people living in Eastbourne actively looking for work, 40% of them have not been able to get work for six months or more. This event has been organised to help boost the…

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Added by Andy Walters on October 19, 2011 at 15:57 — No Comments

Royal Opera House 'Open Up' day



 

Twelve performing arts students studying BTEC first and second year production at Sussex Downs College secured a training day at The Royal Opera House in London as part of a National Skills Academy ‘Open Up’…

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Added by Andy Walters on September 29, 2011 at 10:49 — No Comments

International listing places Sussex Downs College as top FE college

 



The International College at Sussex Downs Collage have been listed as the highest further education accredited centre in the UK in the EL (English Language) Gazette’s centre of excellence directory based on recent British Council…

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Added by Andy Walters on September 13, 2011 at 9:57 — No Comments

Dream comes true for former student

 

Jessamin Landamore to perform in The Royal Opera production of Faust.

When Jessamin Landamore was swotting for her dance, maths, music and theatre studies exams at Sussex Downs College in Mountfield Road, Lewes little did she imagine that within a few years she…

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Added by Andy Walters on September 13, 2011 at 9:10 — No Comments

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