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Dean Newman's Press Release – May 2012 Archive (16)

New Basildon town centre college proposal unveiled by South Essex College

Exciting plans for a new college in Basildon town centre have been revealed. South Essex College of Further & Higher Education is now out to public consultation on proposals for a circa £30 million new college building at Market Square in the heart of…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 31, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Apprentice Academy catering students feed tums at the Opera

Thursday 17th May saw the High House Production Park in Purfleet take part in BP Summer Big Screens 2012. Live simultaneous screenings of Puccini’s La Boheme were broadcast from The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to big screens around the country.

South Essex College's Apprentice Academy were out in force…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 30, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Action-packed trip for Public Services students

Public Services students from the Basildon Campus of South Essex College went to Mersea Outdoor Activity Centre to take part in some land-based adventurous activities as part of their course for a Land Based and Adventurous Activity unit.

This group is the first mid-year intake the faculty has had and the…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 28, 2012 at 14:48 — No Comments

South Essex College Football Academy crowned the best college team in the country

South Essex College’s Football Academy beat Manchester College 4 goals to 3 in a blistering game in Birmingham earlier this week that saw them earn the title of the best college team in the country!

The final, part of the BCS (British Colleges Sport) Men’s Elite Football League, is the highest standard of…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 18, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Wet camping expedition doesn't dampen the mood of Public Services students

Over 70 Public Services students from the Basildon and Southend campuses of South Essex College put their navigational and team work skills to the test on recent camping expeditions.

As part of their Level 3 Extended Diploma in Uniformed Public Services, students took part in two different multiday expeditions held…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 16, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

South Essex College hope to beat Manchester College in the national finals of prestigious football tournament today

Manchester City might have just won the Premiership but South Essex College are hoping to stop Manchester College winning the final of the BCS (British Colleges Sport) Men’s Elite Football League Play-offs today, the highest standard of college football in the UK.

Less than a fortnight ago, the…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 16, 2012 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Apprentice star inspires Entrepreneurial students

Former ‘The Apprentice’ star Claire Young, from series 4 of the reality show, visited the Southend and Thurrock Campus students of the College recently to give them a talk about the dos and don’ts of going it alone and enhancing that entrepreneurial spirit.

She spoke…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 15, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

The Forum Southend-on-Sea: Construction underway...and so is its new website

The Forum Southend-on-Sea now has its own website - and it gives local residents a bird’s eye view of how the £27million development is progressing.

Due for completion in August 2013, The Forum Southend-on-Sea will provide a new…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 15, 2012 at 10:54 — No Comments

South Essex College launches new degree course prospectus

South Essex College has launched its new higher education prospectus for 2013 – 2014 and later this month we'll be hosting an open event tailored for prospective students looking to study degree level courses.

Prospective degree students can pick up a copy of the new guide and find out more about degree…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 14, 2012 at 11:34 — No Comments

Travel and tourism students are ‘Going Places’

The Southend branch of Going Places will welcome students from nearby South Essex College to give them a special insight into how a travel agency works.

Year 1 BTEC Extended Diploma travel and tourism students from the College will take over the High Street branch on Monday and Friday mornings during May,…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 14, 2012 at 10:25 — No Comments

Oar-some student boat project to house giant bead at Southend Olympic celebrations

Southend is the place to be on Saturday June 23rd when the town will stage a fantastic free day of events as part of the Essex-wide ‘Sparks Will Fly’ cultural extravaganza. It is one of a host of celebrations taking place across the county in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 10, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

Sports Taster Day raises hoops and dreams with London Leopards basketball star

South Essex College was host to 40 Billericay and Deanes School pupils last week as they attended a Sports Taster Day at the Basildon Campus.

As well as taking part in workshops including fitness testing, performance analysis, sports psychology and sociology, the pupils were treated to a careers talk…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 8, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Will past, present and future dance students have enough 'Karizma' to make it through to the live BGT finals?

A South Essex College BND Dance & Performing Arts student is hoping to make it through to the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent this…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 4, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Fashion students do Bosom Pals pier walk in style

This Sunday, students from the BA (Hons) Fashion Design course at South Essex College will be showing their newly designed garments on a mile-long catwalk - the Pier!

The Great Pier Walk, organised by Rotary Club of Leigh-on-Sea, is an annual event that will benefit Southend Hospital's Bosom Pals on…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 4, 2012 at 12:29 — No Comments

Fashion students compete in international competition

Two BA (Hons) Fashion Design students from South Essex College recently took part in the London heat of an international design competition, held at London Metropolitan University.

Agnese Sergejeva, 22, from Westcliff-on-Sea, and Natalie Williams, 21, from Leigh-on-Sea, were selected to showcase their…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 3, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

Mural designs brighten the Thurrock Campus of South Essex College

Five Thurrock Campus students who entered an art competition run by South Essex College earlier this year have finally seen their work come to life after their designs were recently painted onto the walls of the College.

The Thurrock Mural competition was launched in January after students of the…

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Added by Dean Newman on May 1, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

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