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16th May 2022 - College e-learning team set up self-teach signing

College e-learning team set up self-teach signing

E-learning resources centre facilitator Sally Bell has set up ‘Signing Central’ in the e-learning centre at East Riding College’s Bridlington campus.

4th May 2022 - East Riding College Fashion makes is debut at York Fashion Week

East Riding College Fashion makes is debut at York Fashion Week

On bank holiday Monday seven fashion students from East Riding College were lucky enough to have their work shown on the Student & Graduate Runway Show at the Malmaison hotel in York. Our students work was exhibited alongside some independent designers and students from across the UK.

3rd May 2022 - Chef brothers aim for Michelin star at prestigious hotel

Chef brothers aim for Michelin star at prestigious hotel

Brothers Jake and Zach Shaw were looking for their next culinary challenge back in the summer of 2021 and got a unique opportunity through their former tutor at East Riding College.

18th March 2022 - Double HE Awards held after pandemic halted ceremonies

Double HE Awards held after pandemic halted ceremonies

168 graduates and over 700 guests attended East Riding College’s HE Awards ceremonies in Bridlington on Saturday.  An unusual ‘double graduation’ was held at the historic Priory Church of St Mary to award degrees to students who completed their studies in 2020 and 2021. 

9th March 2022 - College hosts Mayor's Civic Dinner with a difference

College hosts Mayor's Civic Dinner with a difference

East Riding College were delighted to host Beverley Town Council's first official civic function since the outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Taking place on Friday 4th March, the Mayor’s Civic Dinner saw dignitaries from across the county and guests from the town meeting at the College's Beverley campus on Flemingate.

The evening was catered by students, who served a wonderful range of street food, ranging from falafel and Singapore style noodles, to mushroom stroganoff and a variety of sweet desserts.

15th February 2022 - Royal Navy give students insight into life at sea

Royal Navy give students insight into life at sea

Two Navy chefs visited East Riding College in February to give students from across different curriculum areas an insight into navy careers and life on board ship.

11th February 2022 - College celebrates sustainable skills in National Apprenticeships Week

College celebrates sustainable skills in National Apprenticeships Week

East Riding College has been celebrating apprenticeships week alongside local employers. Employers were invited to visit Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology at its Beverley campus, which has brought investment of over £2 million of capital funding.  The event also saw the launch of a new faculty of advanced automotive technologies to meet the growing need for electric vehicle technicians and electricians who can install EV charging points.

25th November 2021 - TEC Partnership Receives Royal Recognition

TEC Partnership Receives Royal Recognition

It is with great honour that we announce that the TEC Partnership has received a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize. The announcement was made today by the Royal Anniversary Trust, at a reception at St James’s Palace in London.

16th November 2021 - College expands as part of landmark restoration project

College expands as part of landmark restoration project

A landmark office building in Beverley is now a bustling hub of business and learning following a successful restoration, remodelling and refurbishment programme.

Minster House forms part of the market town’s thriving Flemingate centre and has been sympathetically modernised by owner Wykeland Group in a £550,000 project.

12th November 2021 - College marks Armistice Day with Act of Remembrance and Veterans Dinner

College marks Armistice Day with Act of Remembrance and Veterans Dinner

East Riding College marked Armistice Day with a moving Act of Remembrance and its inaugural Veterans Dinner. 

The College staff and students at both main campuses in Beverley and Bridlington gathered to observe the two minutes silence at the eleventh hour on Thursday 11 November.  The Act of Remembrance is a non-religious event that staff and students organise to bring the College community together to remember the fallen.

10th November 2021 - Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology opens its doors at ERC

Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology opens its doors at ERC

East Riding College has expanded its Flemingate site in Beverley to include a new Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT). 

The IoT in the Yorkshire and Humber has brought investment of over £10million of capital funding into the region.  The £2.1m Institute at East Riding College houses specialist high-level training facilities for engineering and technical disciplines.  The College aims to boost employment opportunities and improve the number of suitably qualified candidates in the technical and professional jobs market.

19th October 2021 - Colleges Week 2021 - Get In, Go Further!

Colleges Week 2021 - Get In, Go Further!

Every October, colleges, students and businesses celebrate Colleges Week. A chance to celebrate the brilliant things colleges do to build communities, boost businesses and support people of all ages. This year’s Colleges Week theme is ‘Get in, Go Further’, which will showcase all the great things that happen in colleges every day and celebrate the journeys that colleges take their students on.  

5th October 2021 - Beverley campus opens back up to community events

Beverley campus opens back up to community events

As we emerge from restrictions and college life returns to normal for students, East Riding College’s Beverley campus has also started to host community events once again.

20th September 2021 - Bridlington Sports Awards are back!

Bridlington Sports Awards are back!

East Riding College in partnership with Bridlington CYP and the Echo are delighted to announce that the Bridlington Sports & Community Awards will be returning in 2021.  The Sports and Community Awards will be held at Bridlington CYP on Friday 19th November 6-8.30pm. Nominations are now open!

13th September 2021 - East Riding College Principal Appointed to HEY LEP Sub Board

East Riding College Principal Appointed to HEY LEP Sub Board

Principal of East Riding College Mike Welsh has been named a sub-board member of the Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP).  The HEY LEP recently announced the appointment following a successful recruitment campaign where the LEP was overwhelmed by both the number and quality of applications received from individuals representing many different sectors.  Sub-Board members are set to steer the economic direction of our region and have been appointed by the Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership to contribute to its Growth and Wellbeing Strategy.

5th August 2021 - East Riding College students to benefit from once-in-a-lifetime Turing trip

East Riding College students to benefit from once-in-a-lifetime Turing trip

East Riding College is delighted to announce they have been successful in their bid, along with Scarborough TEC, to take part in the Government’s new £110m Turing Scheme.

30th July 2021 - TEC Partnership leads winning bid for share of £65m government flagship investment programme

TEC Partnership leads winning bid for share of £65m government flagship investment programme

The region is poised to benefit from a share of a new £65m government flagship investment programme. Twelve education providers across the Humber, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire are set to receive a multimillion-pound boost as part of the successful TEC Partnership-led bid to join the Skills Accelerator Programme.

29th July 2021 - Apprentices receive awards delivered by hand

Apprentices receive awards delivered by hand

East Riding College’s annual apprenticeships awards were personally delivered to their recipients at their place of work by members of the business development team in 2021, because of the restrictions on public events.

13th July 2021 - Mental health and inclusivity mural installed at College

Mental health and inclusivity mural installed at College

East Riding College unveiled a new mural on its Bridlington campus recently, themed around mental health. The idea for the installation started life as a graffiti wall, designed to help students reflect on the pandemic and its impact on mental health. As the project progressed, Enrichment Officer Jodie Kempson collaborated with students, who wanted to make the wall and its surrounding area into a space to spend time and reflect.

13th July 2021 - Students honoured at first virtual awards

Students honoured at first virtual awards

East Riding College’s annual awards ceremony has gone virtual in 2021, because of the restrictions on public events. Filmed and broadcast as a You Tube Premiere on 1 July, the awards saw 37 recipients recognised for their achievements, dedication and hard work. Naturally the awards recognised the students’ achievements in spite of the disruption caused by the pandemic, and honoured their determination to succeed.

6th July 2021 - Kirsty Young wins Festival of Learning Award

Kirsty Young wins Festival of Learning Award

A member of staff and former student at East Riding College, Kirsty Young has won the 2021 Festival of Learning ‘Return to Learning’ Award.   

The national Festival of Learning Awards celebrate learning and its benefits and aim to encourage and inspire those that do not already take part in learning. Festival of Learning award winners showcase the wide-ranging impacts learning has on individuals, families, communities and employers.

13th May 2021 - TEC Partnership granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers

TEC Partnership granted Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers

The TEC Partnership is delighted to announce it has become the region’s first FE college provider to receive Bachelor Degree Awarding Powers.

This significant achievement means the Ofsted outstanding provider, which offers higher education courses at University Centre Grimsby, Scarborough TEC and East Riding College, will have the ability to validate its own degrees from September 2022.

22nd April 2021 - Graham Stuart MP visits new Institute of Technology

Graham Stuart MP visits new Institute of Technology

East Riding College welcomed local MP Graham Stuart to its Flemingate campus in Beverley this week for a ‘hard-hat tour’ of its new Institute of Technology (IoT).

12th April 2021 - Professional sports coaches guest lecture at College

Professional sports coaches guest lecture at College

Two of Hull’s top sports coaches working in elite sport dropped in on East Riding College’s degree students to share their knowledge and experience with guest lectures relating to their specialist fields. 

HE sport students benefitted from online visiting lecturers over lockdown as part of their studies covering sport coaching and strength and conditioning on the Foundation Degree in Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

9th April 2021 - College acknowledges the death of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

College acknowledges the death of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

It is with sadness that East Riding College acknowledges the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, who was very supportive of the education sector and a champion of young people.

As founder and patron of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) he leaves a lasting legacy, which has supported and encouraged young people to achieve their potential over the last 65 years.

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