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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 Championaward 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. 

 

21st September 2018 - College welcomes Heritage Weekend walkers

College welcomes Heritage Weekend walkers

East Riding College Vice-Principal John Doris welcomed walkers to the College’s Flemingate campus on their Heritage Open Day Weekend Walk around Beverley.

17th September 2018 - East Riding College student Jasmine McCann receives coveted Lords Feoffees Scholarship

East Riding College student Jasmine McCann receives coveted Lords Feoffees Scholarship

East Riding College student Jasmine McCann has been awarded a scholarship from the Lords Feoffees of Bridlington. Jasmine, aged 19 from Bridlington won a place at the Manchester Fashion Institute, part of Manchester Metropolitan University to study Fashion Promotion after completing her BTEC Diploma in Fashion at East Riding College in July. 

11th September 2018 - East Riding College agree health and safety training contract with British Steel

East Riding College agree health and safety training contract with British Steel

British Steel and East Riding College have signed an agreement for the College to provide professional health and safety training to the company’s employees across the UK.

 

7th September 2018 - Students say ‘Sí’ to Spanish

Students say ‘Sí’ to Spanish

Students at East Riding College in Beverley are loving their language courses and want to encourage more people to enjoy the benefits that learning a language can bring. 

5th September 2018 - College joins Bondholders Scheme

College joins Bondholders Scheme

East Riding College have joined Marketing Humber’s Bondholders Scheme.  The Scheme is a powerful network of businesses ranging from local entrepreneurs to multinationals.  The College became one of 280 members whose focus is to attract investment, retain and harness talent in the local area, and to create a thriving economy.

8th August 2018 - Joinery bursary awarded to inspirational student

Joinery bursary awarded to inspirational student

Student James Balkwill, aged 19 from Gransmoor near Driffield has been chosen to receive a bursary for joinery from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund, awarded by the Rotary Club of Driffield.  

25th July 2018 - College announces deal with RMT

College announces deal with RMT

East Riding College and the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) signed a landmark deal at the RMT’s annual Education Festival recently.  Representatives from the College were guests at the Festival which was held at the RMT’s Bob Crow National Education Centre in Doncaster.

23rd July 2018 - College collaborates on new civil engineering course

College collaborates on new civil engineering course

East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course.  The organisations identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering. 

23rd July 2018 - Another rising star signs to Music Academy label

Another rising star signs to Music Academy label

Student Tia Ellis has signed a recording contract with East Riding College’s own record label Academy Records.  Tia, aged 17, is a singer and pianist from Bridlington. She started playing the piano at the age of six and has only recently started performing live as a soloist, but is now taking on gigs and performances throughout the region. 

 

13th July 2018 - Refugees Cycle Challenge

Refugees Cycle Challenge

A group of refugees, some of whom study at East Riding College took part in a Refugee Cycle Challenge recently.  Many of the refugees who took part are from Syria and came to the East Riding to start a new life.  They have been taking part in a cycling scheme to help them get around the area safely and put their knowledge to good use by taking part in a 50-mile bike ride across the East Riding.  

1st July 2018 - East Riding College re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

East Riding College re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

East Riding College re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant at Armed Forces Day in Beverley in July.  The Covenant is the College's pledge to support those who serve in the Armed Forces and their families. 

30th June 2018 - Creativity Matters - End of Year Art Show

Creativity Matters - End of Year Art Show

East Riding College’s end of year Art and Fashion show Creativity Matters was held in June. Several workshops and classrooms turned into exhibition spaces at the College campus on St Mary’s Walk, showing off a selection of artwork, designs, sculptures, photography and fashion projects produced by the College’s students.

30th June 2018 - College shortlisted in accountancy awards

College shortlisted in accountancy awards

East Riding College is celebrating after being shortlisted at the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Awards. 

21st June 2018 - End of year performance draws in the crowds

End of year performance draws in the crowds

Students from the performing arts department put on a suberb end of term performance of Rydell High at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley in June.  The 17 students and their tutors worked their socks off to pull together a fantastic performance featuring songs from the musical Grease.  

19th June 2018 - Student social action project publishes Healthwatch report on smoking

Student social action project publishes Healthwatch report on smoking

Students at East Riding College recently completed a social action project by teaming up with Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire (HWERY).  The research project specifically looked at smoking and students collected 950 responses to their survey before compiling the report. Healthwatch supported the students and published the report as part of a project to help young people take charge of their own health and wellbeing by getting a better understanding of local services and statistics. 

7th June 2018 - College celebrates high ratings for higher education

College celebrates high ratings for higher education

East Riding College is celebrating after the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the body responsible for assuring the quality of higher education provision, gave the College the highest level of confidence it can bestow upon a provider.

19th May 2018 - College recognised for outstanding customer service

College recognised for outstanding customer service

East Riding College has once again secured the coveted Customer Service Excellence award for ensuring it puts customers first.

14th May 2018 - Music students organise their own gig in Hull

Music students organise their own gig in Hull

East Riding College student Wesley Trowell put on a concert at O’Riley’s in Hull with the help of his fellow Music Academy students.  Wesley, 25 from Hull was the mastermind behind the gig and organised and promoted it himself as The Big Music Academy Night Out. 

14th May 2018 - Over 70 applications for apprenticeship scheme

Over 70 applications for apprenticeship scheme

East Riding College received over 70 applications for a handful of apprenticeship vacancies at one company in April.  Eco-Modular Buildings received record applications for their joinery apprenticeship roles at their Hull site.  

27th April 2018 - Transcend Media Conference

Transcend Media Conference

Students of East Riding College will once again be holding their annual student conference and exhibition at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley on 11 May at 11am. 

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