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11th September 2018 - East Riding College agree health and safety training contract with British Steel
British Steel and East Riding College have signed an agreement for the College to provide professional health and safety training to the company’s employees across the UK.
Students at East Riding College in Beverley are loving their language courses and want to encourage more people to enjoy the benefits that learning a language can bring.
East Riding College have joined Marketing Humber’s Bondholders Scheme. The Scheme is a powerful network of businesses ranging from local entrepreneurs to multinationals. The College became one of 280 members whose focus is to attract investment, retain and harness talent in the local area, and to create a thriving economy.
Student James Balkwill, aged 19 from Gransmoor near Driffield has been chosen to receive a bursary for joinery from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund, awarded by the Rotary Club of Driffield.
East Riding College and the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) signed a landmark deal at the RMT’s annual Education Festival recently. Representatives from the College were guests at the Festival which was held at the RMT’s Bob Crow National Education Centre in Doncaster.
East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course. The organisations identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering.
Student Tia Ellis has signed a recording contract with East Riding College’s own record label Academy Records. Tia, aged 17, is a singer and pianist from Bridlington. She started playing the piano at the age of six and has only recently started performing live as a soloist, but is now taking on gigs and performances throughout the region.
A group of refugees, some of whom study at East Riding College took part in a Refugee Cycle Challenge recently. Many of the refugees who took part are from Syria and came to the East Riding to start a new life. They have been taking part in a cycling scheme to help them get around the area safely and put their knowledge to good use by taking part in a 50-mile bike ride across the East Riding.
East Riding College re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant at Armed Forces Day in Beverley in July. The Covenant is the College's pledge to support those who serve in the Armed Forces and their families.
East Riding College’s end of year Art and Fashion show Creativity Matters was held in June. Several workshops and classrooms turned into exhibition spaces at the College campus on St Mary’s Walk, showing off a selection of artwork, designs, sculptures, photography and fashion projects produced by the College’s students.
East Riding College is celebrating after being shortlisted at the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Awards.
Students from the performing arts department put on a suberb end of term performance of Rydell High at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley in June. The 17 students and their tutors worked their socks off to pull together a fantastic performance featuring songs from the musical Grease.
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.
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.
East Riding College has once again secured the coveted Customer Service Excellence award for ensuring it puts customers first.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
East Riding College have come out on top in Government National Achievement Rate rankings for apprenticeships.
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.
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
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.
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...