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24th May 2010 - Jade Webb nominated for VQ learner of the year award

East Riding College has nominated Jade Webb as a VQ Learner of the Year 2010, a national award to celebrate vocational achievement and showcase the best in vocational qualifications. Jade completed an NVQ level two in Beauty Therapy, gaining the chance to progress on by taking the level three beauty...

14th May 2010 - Get information on higher education in Bridlington

A free event at East Riding College in Bridlington will help people find out more about how they can access higher education.The College, the Open University and the University of Hull will hold information sessions at an event at the College, in St Mary's Walk, Bridlington, which will enable people...

6th May 2010 - College opens doors to prospective students

East Riding College will open its doors to prospective students for two events this month.The open events are a chance to talk to tutors, find out more about courses and have a look round the College's buildings. They are suitable for school leavers and adults, whether they are considering a full-ti...

4th May 2010 - College delighted at shortlisting for council award

East Riding College's new Bridlington campus has been shortlisted for a prestigious East Riding of Yorkshire Council Chairman's Award.The £17m building (pictured), which opened to students in September, is one of four in contention for a Chairman's Built Heritage Award in the commercial develo...

30th April 2010 - Free activities during Adult Learners' Week

East Riding College is hosting a series of free mini courses, activities and information sessions to celebrate Adult Learners' Week 2010.The events range from quick drop-in sessions to one-hour tasters on a variety of subjects, to advice clinics and family fun.  Visitors will be able to find ou...

28th April 2010 - Older residents get healthy eating tips from students

Catering students from East Riding College have been giving older East Riding residents tips on eating healthy, thanks to a link-up with AGE Concern East Riding.A series of three free cookery demonstrations for the over-50s is being held at the College's campus in Gallows Lane, Beverley, as part of...

28th April 2010 - Media exhibition on the horizon

Media students at East Riding College are hosting an interactive exhibition on May 5 from 10am to 5.30pm at the Beverley Arms Hotel. Eight students, who are studying on the final year of the BA in Digital Media in conjunction with Hull University, are involved in this exciting and innovative project...

27th April 2010 - New campus wins civic society award

East Riding College's new Bridlington campus has been awarded the Bridlington and District Civic Society Built Environment Award for 2009.The award is the way that the society committee and membe recognise the best in the built environment in the area in each year and was presented to director of re...

21st April 2010 - Get expert advice on higher education qualification

People who work in childcare can find out how a higher education qualification will benefit them at an "expert session" to be held at East Riding College next week.The free two-hour session will be held at the campus in Gallows Lane, Beverley, on Thursday, April 29,from 5pm to 7.30pm.It will be deli...

12th April 2010 - Fascinating lesson on the work of a police dog handler

Prospective police officers got expert advice on the work of a dog handler during a fascinating hands-on session at East Riding College.Humberside Police dog handler PC Lisa Chafer brought in working dogs Rolo and Kane to the Public Services lesson and explained the different roles they had - search...

8th April 2010 - Extra bite size course for people thinking about higher education

A third Bitesize course has been added by East Riding College for people who are considering going into higher education in September.These six-week courses, which are accredited by the University of Hull, give learners a taste of working at level four (A-levels are level three) and help them develo...

8th April 2010 - Students' prepare for performance at Hull Truck Theatre

Foundation students from East Riding College have been working with Hull Truck Theatre to create a performance of the play The Whole Truth.The play will be performed on May 7 at 6.30pm in Hull Truck's studio in Ferensway, Hull.  The project was developed with the theatre's outreach and edu...

26th March 2010 - Double success for football teams

Footballers at East Riding College are over the moon after the first and second teams won their respective divisions with games to spare.                The two teams, which play their home games at Bridlington Sports Centre,...

25th March 2010 - Low cost courses help you discover adult education

East Riding College is offering 50 low-cost short courses on a wide range of fascinating subjects from next month. The College's Discover adult education courses run for eight to ten weeks and are aimed at people who simply want to learn new things without any exams or coursework. The courses come u...

23rd March 2010 - Students showcase hairdressing talents

Talented hairdressing students from East Riding College went head to head in their annual competition this week.More than 60 learners from the Bridlington and Beverley campuses in took part in the contest, with support from beauty students who provided make-up expertise.The three categories tested t...

15th March 2010 - College named among best public sector workplaces

East Riding College has made it into the prestigious Sunday Times list of the Best Places to Work in the Public Sector.Appearing in the newspaper yesterday, the College was ranked 35th overall and scored in the top 10 nationally on topics such as how stimulating staff feel their job is and how they...

15th March 2010 - Learn more about higher education

East Riding College is running two Bitesize courses for people who are considering going into higher education in September.These six-week courses, which are accredited by the University of Hull, give learners a taste of working at level four (A-levels are level three) and help them develop their st...

11th March 2010 - State-of-the-art gym now open to the public

Health conscious residents can now work on their fitness at East Riding College's state-of-the-art gym which is now open to the public.The Energize Fitness Suite at the Bridlington campus in St Mary's Walk has so far been exclusively for student use but now members of the public can take advantage o...

11th March 2010 - Awards celebrate students' achievements

The hard work and excellent achievements of East Riding College students were celebrated at the College's annual awards ceremony last night.The event saw 20 students each presented with a glass trophy and a gift voucher at the ceremony at the Gallows Lane campus in Beverley.Award winners ranged from...

5th March 2010 - College named as one of the Best Companies to Work for

Staff at East Riding College have helped it scoop a coveted Best Companies to Work For award in the 2010 awards list. The results are based on a survey sent to all staff which asks questions on subjects such as leadership, employee well-being, relationship with their manager and their thoughts about...

2nd March 2010 - College opens up for special events

East Riding College will be welcoming prospective students and members of the public during special open Saturdays this month.The College's main campuses in Beverley and Bridlington will open their doors so people can participate in a range of fun and interesting activities while finding out about c...

25th February 2010 - Students' designs turn waste into fashion

Two students from East Riding College have taken part in a competition to turn discarded clothing into high fashion.Zoe Oakes and Faye Theabould, who are both first year students on the  National Certificate in Fashion and Clothing at the College's Bridlington campus, designed and created dress...

24th February 2010 - Student volunteers rewarded for their efforts

Students from East Riding College are among a group of volunteers who have earned a prestigious award for their efforts.As one of Community Service Volunteers East Riding's Vinvolved Youth Action Team, media student Jamie Baker, 22, will be attending a prestigious awards ceremony at Lincoln Cathedra...

4th February 2010 - Lessons in business for budding entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs of the future have been getting tips about starting a new business as part of their course.Peter Connor, a director of performance improvement business consultants Connor Newman Ltd, worked with the BTEC National Diploma Business students on business ideas, business plans and investmen...

27th January 2010 - Talk to us about your aspirations

People who would like to find out more about East Riding College courses are invited to two open events in February.The events are a chance to talk to tutors, find out more about courses and have a look round the College's buildings. They are suitable for school leavers and adults, whether they are...

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