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27th October 2014 - Talk to tutors at open events

Talk to tutors at open events

Future students of all ages can find out more about what East Riding College has to offer at three open events in November.
They are aimed at young people and adults who are thinking about studying for BTEC diplomas, A-levels, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, degrees and other courses from September 2015. 

24th October 2014 - Students benefit from road safety event

Students benefit from road safety event

Road safety organisations and emergency services pressed home the consequences of dangerous driving at two innovative events at East Riding College.
The College organised the “speed dating” road safety events in conjunction with the TOM Foundation, a local charity, to communicate messages about driving carefully to young people at its Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

20th October 2014 - Students and families celebrate higher education achievements

Students and families celebrate higher education achievements

Graduates and their families packed the Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington to celebrate the achievements of higher education students from East Riding College.
The church was full with about 400 people attending the event, which saw students presented with scrolls by Principal Derek Branton in recognition of the successful completion of their course.

17th October 2014 - First-hand experience for travel and tourism students

First-hand experience for travel and tourism students

Tourism students from East Riding College have been learning first-hand about the joys of travel, thanks to sponsorship by P&O Ferries.
The 26 learners, studying on level two and three courses at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses, enjoyed a two-night mini-cruise from Hull to the Belgian city of Bruges.

15th October 2014 - New prospectuses out now!

New prospectuses out now!

People who are looking to take their next step in education or who want to strengthen their CV can find their future with two new prospectuses from East Riding College.
The full-time and higher education course guides feature more than 100 programmes across the full range of subject areas at levels equivalent to degrees, A-levels and GCSEs.

8th October 2014 - Travel students can now book Saga holidays

Travel students can now book Saga holidays

Students at East Riding College in Beverley and Bridlington can now sell holidays and cruises from over-50s specialist Saga Travel for the first time.
Travel and tourism learners at the College get first-hand experience of the industry by booking holidays, National Express trips and concerts plus other travel related services and products for real paying customers. 

7th October 2014 - Media student to run charity marathon

Media student to run charity marathon

A media student who couldn’t manage a mile eight months ago will this weekend be running a marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Joe Ward, 19, of Beverley, will tackle the Yorkshire Marathon in York on Sunday after his dad, Dave, challenged him to run a marathon with him before he turned 50.

3rd October 2014 - College earns top environmental award

College earns top environmental award

East Riding College has earned the top accreditation as part of an environmental awards scheme for the second year running.
The College received an award for once again achieving “Green Status” as part of the Investors in the Environment scheme at an awards ceremony.

29th September 2014 - Sports event open to young people in Bridlington

Sports event open to young people in Bridlington

Young people from the Bridlington area are invited to take part in a “have a go” sports event at East Riding College next week.
The event will take place on the sports pitches and multi-use games area on October 9 from 4pm to 6pm and is open to anyone aged 16 and over who is considering a career in the sports or leisure industry.

24th September 2014 - Students delighted with new £220,000 engineering machinery

Students delighted with new £220,000 engineering machinery

Engineering students from East Riding College are now benefitting from £220,000 of new industry standard equipment.
The installation of the computer numerical controlled (CNC) equipment means that learners are working on the latest in industry technology and are well prepared to join the region’s workforce.

12th September 2014 - Successful Beverley Company Appoints Apprentices

Successful Beverley Company Appoints Apprentices

A Beverley company is sharing its success by recruiting for new apprentices through East Riding College.
Design and manufacturing company Routec, in Borwick Drive, has taken on six apprentices in technical and production administration, reception and the engineering/manufacturing departments as a result of expansion.

9th September 2014 - Evie wins apprentice of the year award

Evie wins apprentice of the year award

An East Riding College student has been named Intermediate Apprentice of the Year 2014 for the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Evie Molloy, a trainee accountant at Beverley firm Hemingway Bailey Ltd, picked up the accolade at an awards ceremony in Leeds. Hemingway Bailey were also highly commended in the Newcomer SME of the Year category.

8th September 2014 - Fun events kick off new term for students

Fun events kick off new term for students

Students at East Riding College got their year off to a fun start with the annual induction fairs.
The event is held at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses as part of induction week, which helps new students familiarise themselves with the College.

4th September 2014 - Induction fair video!

Induction fair video!

Our induction fairs this week were great fun so here's a quick video from the Bridlington campus event.
Don't forget, you can still enrol for this year's courses, including further education (BTECs, A-levels and so on) and higher education (HNCs, degrees and teacher training). 

21st August 2014 - Joinery students secure work outside College

Joinery students secure work outside College

Joinery students from East Riding College have been securing commissions before they have even finished their course.
Kim Hornshaw, 23, from Beverley, and Cameron Seward, 18, from Hutton Cranswick, have been asked to carry out domestic jobs as news of their skills has been passed among friends and family.

13th August 2014 - Dedication to learning earns recognition for Heather

Dedication to learning earns recognition for Heather

Hard-working mum and student Heather McNulty has been commended for her commitment to learning by the organisers of Adult Learners’ Week.
Heather, 34, from Bridlington, received a certificate of achievement following her nomination by East Riding College tutor Bronia Davis.

7th August 2014 - Macmillan benefits from fundraising activities

Macmillan benefits from fundraising activities

Students at East Riding College’s Bridlington campus have raised almost £120 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Learners from the Skills for Working Life course held a number of fundraising events throughout the year, including a cake sale and tombola.

4th August 2014 - Oldest regiment visits prospective soldiers

Oldest regiment visits prospective soldiers

Students with ambitions to join the armed forces were put through their paces by soldiers from the Coldstream Guards at East Riding College.
Learners on public services courses at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses were visited by guardsmen from what is the regular army’s oldest regiment. They were also joined by students on sport, foundation and engineering courses.

31st July 2014 - Student volunteers spruce up village hall

Student volunteers spruce up village hall

Public services students from East Riding College have been volunteering to help decorate the village hall at Burton Fleming, near Bridlington.
The group of 12, who attend the College’s St Mary’s Walk campus in Bridlington, have spruced up the hall inside and out as part of the community-focused element of their course.

29th July 2014 - Photography exhibition proves popular

Photography exhibition proves popular

Photography students at East Riding College put on an exhibition of stunning photographs at The Spa Bridlington.
The works were produced by learners on A-level Photography and the Level Three BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Photography) and were brought together for their end of year exhibition.

24th July 2014 - Our take on Pharrell's "Happy"

Our take on Pharrell's "Happy"

Our level one media students did their very own remake of the music video for Pharrell Williams' "Happy", involving staff and students of East Riding College.
Can you spot anyone you know?

17th July 2014 - Students secure work through Beverley bypass course

Students secure work through Beverley bypass course

Students who are learning their trade as part of the construction of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s  £22million Beverley Integrated Transport Plan have secured job offers before they have even finished their studies.
Learners are developing new skills quickly as they undertake practical lessons on-site, with classroom elements being delivered in the Balfour Beatty site office and other elements at East Riding College’s Beverley campus.

14th July 2014 - Want to work in learning support?

Want to work in learning support?

An open event will be held at East Riding College this month for people who are interested in working in learning support in a range of settings.
The event will enable prospective students to find out more about the Foundation Degree in Learning Support and will be held at the College’s campus in Gallows Lane, Beverley on Wednesday, July 23, from 9.30am to noon.

10th July 2014 - Public Services and Sport Science Higher Education Open Events

Public Services and Sport Science Higher Education Open Events

People who are thinking of going into the armed forces, uniformed services or sport coaching, health and fitness professions are invited to two open events at East Riding College this month.
Tutors will be on hand to talk about the Level Four BTEC Higher National Certificate and Level Five BTEC Higher National Diploma in Public Services and the Foundation Degree in Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and the one-year “top-up” course in sports coaching and health sciences that makes it into a full degree.

7th July 2014 - College releases animated walkthrough of new Beverley campus

College releases animated walkthrough of new Beverley campus

Prospective students can today get their first look inside East Riding College’s new £14m Beverley campus.
An animated “walkthrough” now available online takes viewers on a computer-generated
tour based on a detailed artist’s impression of the building.

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