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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.

23rd June 2014 - East Riding College launches its Energy Technology Centre

East Riding College launches its Energy Technology Centre

Business people from across the East Riding and Humber region attended the launch of East Riding College’s Energy Technology Centre.
The event was held at the Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, and was attended by more than 100 industry leaders, local authority representatives and small business owners.

23rd June 2014 - Talk to tutors at open events

Talk to tutors at open events

East Riding College is holding three open events in July for people who are thinking about studying in further or higher education from September.
The open events are a chance to talk to tutors, find out more about courses and have a look round the College's well-equipped and modern learning environments. 

6th June 2014 - Hull construction firm to build new Beverley campus

Hull construction firm to build new Beverley campus

East Riding College is delighted to announce the appointment of Hull construction firm Houlton as the main contractor for its £14m new Beverley campus.
The four-storey building will form part of the wider Flemingate redevelopment project and will open to learners in September 2015.

4th June 2014 - Students swap courses to raise profile of vocational learning

Students swap courses to raise profile of vocational learning

TV and film students at East Riding College will be swapping their cameras for nappies tomorrow as part of a national celebration of vocational qualifications.
All week learners have been changing roles to try out subjects and activities they would not normally experience, with IT, construction, engineering, childcare and TV and film having a go at other subject areas at both the Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

30th May 2014 - Places remaining at summer school

Places remaining at summer school

Young people who are considering their next steps in education in September are being reminded about a range of free taster courses at East Riding College this summer.
The courses are aimed at 16 to 18-year-olds who are still considering their options and are available at the College’s Beverley, Bridlington and Hull campuses.

28th May 2014 - Free taster sessions during Adult Learners’ Week

Free taster sessions during Adult Learners’ Week

A range of free activities will be taking place at East Riding College next month for adults who are thinking of learning for their career or for fun.
The classes are to be held as part of Adult Learners’ Week, which runs from June 14 to 20 and encourages adults of all ages to learn something new with a view to going on to further study. 

21st May 2014 - £16k teacher training incentive for mathematics graduates

£16k teacher training incentive for mathematics graduates

Mathematics graduates are being offered a package worth up to £16,000 to gain their teaching qualification and secure a tutor’s role at East Riding College.
The incentive includes a 50 per cent contribution towards the cost of studying for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at the College, travel expenses during the course and a relocation allowance.

19th May 2014 - Speakers confirmed for Energy Technology Centre launch

Speakers confirmed for Energy Technology Centre launch

Leading figures in the energy sector have been confirmed to speak at the launch of East Riding College’s Energy Technology Centre (ETC) next month.
The event will be held at the Tickton Grange Hotel, near Beverley, on Thursday, June 19, at 10.30am, and a limited number of places are still available.

16th May 2014 - All systems go for new Beverley campus

All systems go for new Beverley campus

Students and staff at East Riding College are celebrating after the final go-ahead was given for a new £14m campus in Beverley.
The four-storey building will form part of the wider Flemingate redevelopment project and will open to learners in September 2015.

15th May 2014 - Partnership with Renewables Network to benefit SMEs

Partnership with Renewables Network to benefit SMEs

East Riding College’s Energy Technology Centre can today announce its partnership with Renewables Network, one of the leading organisations working in the energy sector in the region.
The aim of the partnership is to link small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with the part and fully-funded business support services offered by the Energy Technology Centre (ETC).

8th May 2014 - Wireless upgrade opens up future of learning

Wireless upgrade opens up future of learning

A wireless network upgrade at East Riding College’s Bridlington campus will further open up the future of learning to students.
The overhaul will support the rapidly growing “e-learning” agenda at the College – which is seen as a leader in the field – and increase learners’ freedom to study online resources anywhere in the building.

7th May 2014 - Inaugural design conference open to public and business

Inaugural design conference open to public and business

Degree students from East Riding College are holding their inaugural creative media conference and exhibition at Beverley Minster on May 14.
The event, entitled VII Visions, has been organised by final year students on the BA (Hons) in Contemporary Media Design and Production and will showcase the best work from learners in all disciplines of media and design.

2nd May 2014 - Access course is “free” springboard to university

Access course is “free” springboard to university

University students who secured their place through an East Riding College course have returned to offer their advice to current learners.
All had been successful on the Level Three Access to Higher Education course, which is designed to provide entry to higher education for people aged 19 and over.

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