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19th March 2020 - East Riding College Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

East Riding College Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Like many other colleges and schools, East Riding College has been monitoring the rapidly evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and to date has followed government advice on social distancing and self-isolating to protect the most vulnerable.  Some of our students and staff, who have been identified as most at risk, have already being advised to work and study from home. At East Riding College the welfare of our students and staff is always our top priority.  

11th March 2020 - Hull residents can now learn maths for free at the KCOM Stadium

Hull residents can now learn maths for free at the KCOM Stadium

East Riding College has announced free maths courses running at Hull City’s home ground in March. Maths skills development courses will be held in the KCOM Stadium and some lessons will even take place in the home team’s changing rooms!

12th February 2020 - Apprentices honoured at annual awards

Apprentices honoured at annual awards

The apprenticeship awards ceremony was held during National Apprenticeship Week, to celebrate the contribution that apprentices make to the region’s businesses and to recognise the employers that are supporting them. The prestigious event, held at Beverley Racecourse, saw over 120 guests celebrate the hard work and dedication of the apprentices and their employers.

12th February 2020 - College gains Gold NEBOSH Recognition

College gains Gold NEBOSH Recognition

East Riding College are celebrating again after having recently been awarded Gold status in NEBOSH’s Learning Partner Programme.  NEBOSH is a leading global provider of health, safety, wellbeing and environmental qualifications.  NEBOSH’s Learning Partner Programme is a new scheme which recognises accredited providers for their commitment to giving NEBOSH students the best learning experience possible.

7th January 2020 - East Riding College receives positive Ofsted report

East Riding College receives positive Ofsted report

East Riding College has recently received a very positive Ofsted report under the new, tougher 2019 education inspection framework.
The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a site in Hull, has now maintained its “good” status for over a decade following November’s short inspection visit.

4th December 2019 - Yorkshire and Humber IoT to be established in Beverley

Yorkshire and Humber IoT to be established in Beverley

East Riding College has confirmed plans are going ahead to expand its Flemingate site in Beverley to accommodate a new Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT).  It is part of a regional IoT formed by a unique consortium of colleges, itself one of only twelve Institutes of Technology across the country.  The government initiative, first announced in April, is designed to help close technical skills gaps in key STEM areas and provide employers with the skilled workforce they need. 

29th November 2019 - The Big Climate Fight Back

The Big Climate Fight Back

East Riding College has been taking part along with all the schools in the area in the Big Climate Fightback.

Bridlington Town Council and the East Riding of Yorkshire Council are working with all the schools and college in the town to plant trees, in a project supported by the Woodland Trust.

18th November 2019 - Remembrance Day Commemorations

Remembrance Day Commemorations

The College marked Armistice Day with an impeccably observed two minutes silence at all campuses.  At Flemingate music tutor Martin Jones commenced the two minute silence by playing the moving Last Post trumpet call and poppies fell from the second floor balcony. 

6th November 2019 - College announces partnership with Hull City

College announces partnership with Hull City

East Riding College has announced that it is the new official education partner of Hull City Football Club.  The two year deal advances the existing relationship between the two organisations and develops the provision of apprenticeships and training to the Club. 

 

14th October 2019 - College celebrates 15th HE Awards at Bridlington Priory

College celebrates 15th HE Awards at Bridlington Priory

90 graduates and over 300 guests attended East Riding College’s HE Awards ceremony in Bridlington on Saturday.  It is the 15th year the College has held the ceremony at the historic Priory Church of St Mary.  Honours were conferred by the University of Hull and the University of Huddersfield to graduates from across the East Riding at the traditional ceremony.  The address was given by Dr Jacquie White, Senior Lecturer for the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull.

8th October 2019 - College supports Beverley Food Festival

College supports Beverley Food Festival

East Riding College took part in Beverley Food Festival on Sunday 6 October.  The College held a stall selling a variety of baked goods, including flapjacks, scones, bread rolls and Viennese whirls, all cooked by staff and catering students at the College.  Despite a blustery and rainy start to the day, the Festival was well attended and the stall sold out of all of the treats on offer.

23rd September 2019 - East Riding College awarded silver NEBOSH status

East Riding College awarded silver NEBOSH status

East Riding College has been award silver status in NEBOSH’s Learning Partner Programme.  NEBOSH is a global provider of health, safety and environmental qualifications and its Learning Partner Programme is a new scheme which recognises accredited providers like the College for their commitment to giving NEBOSH students the best learning experience possible.

 

19th September 2019 - Heritage Open Day "Out with the Old and in with the New"

Heritage Open Day "Out with the Old and in with the New"

For Beverley’s Heritage open day this year, a walk took place called “Out with the Old in with the New”. The purpose of this walk was to take participants through the oldest and newest streets, buildings and viewpoints around the town.

16th September 2019 - College hosts outdoor cinema event to mark 10th anniversary

College hosts outdoor cinema event to mark 10th anniversary

East Riding College hosted a special open air cinema event on Friday 6 September to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their St Mary’s Walk campus in Bridlington.  The free-to-attend community event showed a double bill of Shrek 4 and The Greatest Showman on a giant digital screen on the College’s sports field.

6th August 2019 - Free community event - outdoor cinema at East Riding College Bridlington

Free community event - outdoor cinema at East Riding College Bridlington

East Riding College are hosting an open air cinema event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their St Mary’s Walk campus in Bridlington on Friday 6 September.  The free community event will show a double bill of Shrek and The Greatest Showman on a giant digital screen on the College’s sports field.  The event is open to students, staff, ex-students and Bridlington residents and tickets are free. 

 

19th July 2019 - East Riding College come out on top for student satisfaction

East Riding College come out on top for student satisfaction

Results from the National Student Survey (NSS) published in July put East Riding College in the top 10% of universities and colleges in the UK for its teaching on its higher education (HE) courses.  The annual survey also put the College in the top 15% in the UK for overall student satisfaction.

8th July 2019 - Annual awards to celebrate student success

Annual awards to celebrate student success

East Riding College’s annual awards ceremony was held last week in the Royal Hall at the Bridlington Spa.  The evening saw over 50 recipients recognised for their achievements, dedication and hard work in front of an audience of family, friends and peers.  Student winners were nominated by their tutors and ranged from younger students on school-links programmes to adults who were retraining.

4th July 2019 - East Riding College plans to join TEC partnership

East Riding College plans to join TEC partnership

East Riding College announced exciting plans for the College today.  In a review of its strategic plan the board identified that the opportunity of joining a wider group will deliver many benefits to the region and its coastal and rural communities. Therefore today it is announced that the College plans to join the TEC Partnership.

1st July 2019 - College Recognised for Exceptional Employer Engagement

College Recognised for Exceptional Employer Engagement

East Riding College won an Exceptional Employer Engagement Award for our work with the European Social Fund (ESF) Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) project between 2016 and 2019.  

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. 

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