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3rd May 2019 - Students build electric car for street race

Students build electric car for street race

Students from East Riding College built an electric car from scratch to compete in the UK’s first electric street race.  The group of engineering students built, tested and raced an electric car in the Greenpower Street Race which raced around the streets of Hull on Sunday 28 April.

 

3rd May 2019 - Copper Saucepan competition launched for 2019

Copper Saucepan competition launched for 2019

The search to find East Yorkshire’s best young chef was launched at Elwell’s training restaurant at East Riding College in Beverley this week.  Organised by the Hull and East Riding Hospitality Association and now in its thirteenth year, the Copper Saucepan competition seeks to discover the Apprentice Chef of the Year and culminates with a live final in the food theatre at Beverley Food Festival in October. 

16th April 2019 - Sonoco Trident Inspire 3D Artists of Future

Sonoco Trident Inspire 3D Artists of Future

 

Staff from Sonoco Trident in Hull spent a week at East Riding College introducing students from the level 3 media and computing courses to 3D design and specialist modelling software.  This is the first time the global creative design giant has worked with a college to share their insights into the world of 3D design.

16th April 2019 - Elwell's hosts Vegan Pop Up

Elwell's hosts Vegan Pop Up

Elwell’s restaurant on Flemingate, which is part of East Riding College, hosted a vegan pop up restaurant on Saturday.   The Kiwi Food Company served up delicious Vegan meals to eat in or take away as part of a new venture by Elwell’s to use the restaurant as a pop up venue.

10th April 2019 - Colleges' successful Institute of Technology Bid

Colleges' successful Institute of Technology Bid

East Riding College is one of seven regional colleges that have received the green light from the Department of Education to work with two local universities to develop the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT). 

8th April 2019 - East Riding College No.1 in Yorkshire for achievement

East Riding College No.1 in Yorkshire for achievement

East Riding College have hit the top spot in national achievement rates tables published by the Government recently.  Achievement rates are one of the strictest measures of student success and show the percentage of students that were awarded their qualifications on completing the academic year. 

29th March 2019 - Headlands pupils solve College murder mystery

Headlands pupils solve College murder mystery

Headlands School pupils took part in a murder mystery event organised by East Riding College this week.  The year 9 pupils were invited to help solve the case of the disappearance of the College’s former principal, in a specially-written immersive theatre experience by specialist group, Murder by Invitation.

20th February 2019 - Hundreds Flock to Bridlington Futures

Hundreds Flock to Bridlington Futures

East Riding College hosted Bridlington’s biggest jobs fair this week as part of its ongoing St Mary’s Walk 10 year anniversary celebrations. The Bridlington Futures event attracted over 50 employers and over 400 attendees.

19th February 2019 - Could you be a College governor?

Could you be a College governor?

East Riding College is seeking new governors to bring a variety of strategic skills and experience to the College.  The College’s governing body is particularly looking for new members who have an interest in education and experience working at a strategic level.

15th February 2019 - Students fly the flag for Pride

Students fly the flag for Pride

East Riding College travel and tourism students organised ‘Pride Fest’ as part of Diversity Month at the College this week. 

Level 3 Travel and Tourism students put in the hours to organise the event as part of their enterprise project on the course to raise money for Pride in Hull.

15th February 2019 - College provides 'Ideal' training for modular builders

College provides 'Ideal' training for modular builders

East Riding College helped Carnaby-based Ideal Building Systems Ltd access funding to put 26 of their team through NVQs in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction and Site Carpentry.

23rd January 2019 - College to host Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair

College to host Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair

East Riding College will be hosting the Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair as part of its 10 year anniversary celebrationson 19 February 2019.  

The Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair 2019 is a unique opportunity to speak to local employers and education/apprenticeship providers.  Over 40 local businesses will be there to provide information about job roles and training opportunities in Bridlington and the surrounding area.

17th January 2019 - Clinical Skills Centre Launch

Clinical Skills Centre Launch

East Riding College officially opened the doors of its Clinical Skills Centre at its Bridlington campus this week.  As part of its open event the College invited partners of the Bridlington Medical, Health & Social Care Academy to help celebrate.  Guests were able to explore the mocked-up hospital, GP surgery and home care settings, as well as see simulated patients in action.  

8th January 2019 - Christmas Story Writing Competition Winner

Christmas Story Writing Competition Winner

Congratulations to Efe Ogbevoen, winner of our Christmas story writing competition.  Students of GCSE and Functional Skills English were encouraged to enter a short story writing competiton, choosing one of three Christmas-themed titles.  Every story had to include: Alliteration, a simile, a rhetorical question and dialogue.  Efe, who studies level one English has shown herself to be a great talent and to have a bright future ahead! Well done to everyone who entered. Read Efe's story...

16th November 2018 - College joins in with Christmas Lights Switch-on

College joins in with Christmas Lights Switch-on

East Riding College will be open on Friday 23 November 5-8pm to join in the Christmas Light Switch-on and celebrations at Flemingate.  There will be lots of Christmas stalls in our atrium as well as different food and drink options.  Activities and special offers will be available on the night.

15th November 2018 - Royal seal of approval for Yorkshire & Lincolnshire meat producer

Royal seal of approval for Yorkshire & Lincolnshire meat producer

Local business Dovecote Park have been awarded a Princess Royal Training Award for putting employee development first. The firm is celebrating after being commended for their commitment to training and skills excellence by Her Royal Highness 

7th November 2018 - Student display commemorates centenary

Student display commemorates centenary

Students from East Riding College in Beverley worked together to create a display to remember the fallen soldiers of World War I and commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  The installation is entitled We Remember Them and was created by students and staff as a collborative project between the vocational studies, public services and construction curriculum areas.

7th November 2018 - Priory art installation commemorates World War I anniversary

Priory art installation commemorates World War I anniversary

Former and current students from East Riding College in Bridlington banded together with members of the Gateway Club from Priory View Adult Day Care Centre to create an art installation which is on show at Bridlington Priory as part of Remembrance Day and the marking of the centenary of the First World War.  

The installation is entitled Journey’s End after the play by R.C. Sherriff which is set in the trenches towards the end of the First World War.

26th October 2018 - Colleges Week 2018

Colleges Week 2018

East Riding College celebrated Colleges Week with a variety of activities to highlight the contribution colleges makes to people’s lives and the local economy. It's all part of the Association of Colleges fair funding campaign #LoveOurColleges.  See our thank you message:

18th October 2018 - College Finalist at Health & Care Awards

College Finalist at Health & Care Awards

The College's Health and Care team, which operate the Bridlington Medical, Health & Care Academy were finalists at the Hull Daily Mail Health & Care Awards, which took place on Thursday 18th October 2018 at Willerby Manor Hotel in Hull.  Health and Care tutor Rachel Foot was nominated for her work on the Academy.

10th October 2018 - Dad who lost son to suicide shares his experience with students

Dad who lost son to suicide shares his experience with students

Dennis Graham visited East Riding College ahead of World Mental Health Day to speak to the students about his own experience and to raise awareness of what support is available.  Dennis lost his son Matt to suicide in 2010 when Matt was only 17.  

 

9th October 2018 - Former College student wins Copper Saucepan Competition

Former College student wins Copper Saucepan Competition

A recent graduate of the College Helen Mayoh from Beverley won the Copper Saucepan cooking competition at this year’s Beverley Food Festival. Helen works at AAK UK Ltd in food development and recently completed a level 2 diploma in professional cookery.

1st October 2018 - Colleges Week Celebrations

Colleges Week Celebrations

East Riding College is celebrating Colleges Week with a variety of activities to highlight the contribution it makes to people’s lives and the local economy.  It will also join a national campaign for fair funding for colleges.

24th September 2018 - Eco-Modular Buildings live up to their training champion title

Eco-Modular Buildings live up to their training champion title

Eco Modular, recent winners of the East Riding College Training Champion award have put twenty of their team through an NVQ in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction with the College.

21st September 2018 - Ex-student exhibits for Heritage Weekend

Ex-student exhibits for Heritage Weekend

Ex-East Riding College student Charlotte Hanson put on an exhibition of costume at the Morten Gallery at 12 High Street and The Toft in Bridlington Old Town as part of its Heritage Weekend. 

 

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