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19th June 2018 - Student social action project publishes Healthwatch report on smoking

Student social action project publishes Healthwatch report on smoking

Students at East Riding College recently completed a social action project by teaming up with Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire (HWERY).  The research project specifically looked at smoking and students collected 950 responses to their survey before compiling the report. Healthwatch supported the students and published the report as part of a project to help young people take charge of their own health and wellbeing by getting a better understanding of local services and statistics. 

7th June 2018 - College celebrates high ratings for higher education

College celebrates high ratings for higher education

East Riding College is celebrating after the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the body responsible for assuring the quality of higher education provision, gave the College the highest level of confidence it can bestow upon a provider.

19th May 2018 - College recognised for outstanding customer service

College recognised for outstanding customer service

East Riding College has once again secured the coveted Customer Service Excellence award for ensuring it puts customers first.

14th May 2018 - Music students organise their own gig in Hull

Music students organise their own gig in Hull

East Riding College student Wesley Trowell put on a concert at O’Riley’s in Hull with the help of his fellow Music Academy students.  Wesley, 25 from Hull was the mastermind behind the gig and organised and promoted it himself as The Big Music Academy Night Out. 

14th May 2018 - Over 70 applications for apprenticeship scheme

Over 70 applications for apprenticeship scheme

East Riding College received over 70 applications for a handful of apprenticeship vacancies at one company in April.  Eco-Modular Buildings received record applications for their joinery apprenticeship roles at their Hull site.  

27th April 2018 - Transcend Media Conference

Transcend Media Conference

Students of East Riding College will once again be holding their annual student conference and exhibition at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley on 11 May at 11am. 

26th April 2018 - Reality Bites for Cookery Skills Students

Reality Bites for Cookery Skills Students

East Riding College students Nathan Kaiser, 22 from Hull and Evie Walters, 18 from Beverley have been competing in Estuary TV’s Reality Bites.

13th April 2018 - East Riding College students hit the top spots in maths, English and Apprenticeships

East Riding College students hit the top spots in maths, English and Apprenticeships

East Riding College have come out on top in Government National Achievement Rate rankings for GCSE maths and English. Students at the College achieving grades A* to C in their GCSE maths have placed the College in the top 10% of further education colleges nationally and at number one locally, compared to other further education colleges in the East Riding, the Humber and North Yorkshire. 

11th April 2018 - East Riding College hits the top spot again for Apprenticeships

East Riding College hits the top spot again for Apprenticeships

East Riding College have come out on top in Government National Achievement Rate rankings for apprenticeships.

11th March 2018 - William Jackson Food Group Training ‘Champion’

William Jackson Food Group Training ‘Champion’

William Jackson Food Group won the Training Champion - Large Employer award at the annual East Riding College awards in March. The prestigious ceremony held in the Royal Hall at the famous Bridlington Spa honours students, employers and staff for their outstanding achievements.

11th March 2018 - Travel & Tourism sweeps annual college awards

Travel & Tourism sweeps annual college awards

Travel and Tourism swept the board at the annual East Riding College awards in March. The prestigious ceremony held in the Royal Hall at the famous Bridlington Spa honours students, employers and staff for their outstanding achievements.

8th March 2018 - East Riding College formally admitted into the Chartered Institution for Further Education

East Riding College formally admitted into the Chartered Institution for Further Education

The Chartered Institution for Further Education gathered at Apothecaries’ Hall in London on March 8th for their second ceremony. In attendance was the Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP who was welcomed as an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institution for Further Education in 2017. Other attendees included David Sherlock CBE and Sir Geoff Hall who were welcomed as Honorary Fellows this year, and Andrew Wren and Crawford Knott who were also welcomed as Fellows of the Institution.  

27th February 2018 - Travel and Tourism students report back on 'Face 2 Face' industry event

Travel and Tourism students report back on 'Face 2 Face' industry event

Travel and Tourism learners were invited to an industry event in February, where they got the chance to meet a range of TIPTO supplier members and benefited from a range of product updates and training.  They report back on their experiences...

12th February 2018 - Students report on engineering visit to Rosti Automotive

Students report on engineering visit to Rosti Automotive

Students from our Level 3 Engineering programme went to visit Rosti Engineering at their Pickering site.  Rosti is a global plastic moulding injection company who manufacture moulded plastics both in the UK and abroad for some of the world's leading brands.  Read one student's blog about their visit...

30th January 2018 - College Welcomes New Principal

College Welcomes New Principal

East Riding College welcomed new Principal Mike Welsh in January, following the retirement of Derek Branton after 13 years at the College. 

 

5th January 2018 - East Riding College has highest employer satisfaction rates in Yorkshire

East Riding College has highest employer satisfaction rates in Yorkshire

East Riding College came out on top in an independent survey of employers rating their satisfaction with training delivered by colleges.  In the FE Choices survey commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, East Riding College took the top spot in Yorkshire, with an overall satisfaction rating of 97.3%.

4th January 2018 - College tutor honoured at awards

College tutor honoured at awards

East Riding College health and social care tutor Bev Felgate was honoured at the recent Golden Apples Awards in Hull.  Bev, who is from Tickton and has been teaching at the College for the last 12 years was a finalist for Inspirational Teacher/Lecturer of the Year.  She was nominated by staff and students for her dedication to her students and outstanding performance as both a tutor and mentor.  

30th November 2017 - Ex-College student chef prepares banquet for Queen

Ex-College student chef prepares banquet for Queen

East Riding College alumnus Anthony Gault, who is now Senior Chef for Hospitality and Banqueting at the University of Hull prepared a banquet for Her Majesty The Queen on her recent visit to Hull. 

 

27th November 2017 - College awarded LEP kite-mark for employability passports

College awarded LEP kite-mark for employability passports

East Riding College’s enterprise and employability passport has become one of the first to receive the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s employability skills kite-mark since the scheme was officially rolled out.  

2nd November 2017 - College alumnus Ben Brown returns to inspire East Riding students

College alumnus Ben Brown returns to inspire East Riding students

Over 200 students from across the East Riding attended a talk at Parkway Cinema in Beverley by East Riding College alumnus Ben Brown. 

Ben is now enjoying a successful career in the film and media industry and works for Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), famous for its work on blockbuster franchises such as Star Wars, Back to the Future and Jurassic Park. 

1st November 2017 - College seeks new governors to help transform lives

College seeks new governors to help transform lives

East Riding College is seeking new governors from the local community and business world.

25th October 2017 - Students learn about careers with addiction risks

Students learn about careers with addiction risks

Last week the College welcomed ex-professional footballer Dr. Andrew Brownrigg who delivered an informative seminar on drugs and alcohol addiction.  

25th October 2017 - Hallowe’en Bake Sale raises £££s for CLAPA

Hallowe’en Bake Sale raises £££s for CLAPA

Students on Foundation courses organised a Hallowe’en themed bake sale this week to raise money for a cause close to their tutor’s heart.  

20th October 2017 - East Riding College recognised by MoD for its support of Armed Forces community

East Riding College recognised by MoD for its support of Armed Forces community

East Riding College has been recognised as one of the country’s leading employers for its support of the Armed Forces, having been honoured at an awards ceremony as part of the Government’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

19th October 2017 - College students celebrate at HE Awards

College students celebrate at HE Awards

Almost 100 graduates were awarded their degrees in the presence of friends and family at the historic Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington last weekend.  Honours were conferred by the University of Hull and the University of Huddersfield to students from across the East Riding.  

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