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8th January 2010 - Brickies build up charity total

A group of construction students from East Riding College raised £140 for charity by laying more than 1,500 bricks in less than six hours.Seven students aged from 16 to 28 laid a total of 1,630 bricks using 1,630kg of mortar over five-and-a-half hours in the construction workshop at the Colleg...

18th December 2009 - New course guide for the new year

East Riding College's new part-time course guide, featuring dozens of courses starting in the new year, is now available.Anyone who wants to learn new skills or improve their career prospects will be able to choose from a wide range of subjects, such as woodworking, business, reiki, engineering and...

17th December 2009 - Top accolade for training services

East Riding College is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Training Quality Standard (TQS), the most challenging accolade training providers can earn.The College - which provides training for large and small organisations locally, regionally and nationally - achieved the standard after a...

17th December 2009 - Disney event raises £400

A group of travel and tourism students from East Riding College's Bridlington campus have raised £400 for charity by holding a series of events.Ashleigh Ganley, 17, Laura Ellis, 18, and Natalie Charles, 24, all from Bridlington, decided to promote Disneyland Paris and France in general as part...

16th December 2009 - Free pampering for Flamborough ladies

A group beauty students from East Riding College's Bridlington campus treated older ladies from Flamborough to a free manicure.The seven level one learners went to Flamborough Day Centre, in Southsea Road, to pamper the centre users and help them raise funds for the facility through a raffle and tea...

10th December 2009 - Tasty menu for Yorkshire-themed fundraiser

Students from East Riding College's Bridlington campus have teamed up to hold a charity fundraising dinner on Thursday, January 7.The Yorkshire-themed evening will see catering and hospitality students preparing and serving traditional Yorkshire food in the College's Archers Restaurant, with proceed...

10th December 2009 - Get help with your DIY project

  People who want to stop their pet project becoming a DIY disaster can get expert advice in a new East Riding College course. The Multi-skills Construction Units programme at the College's new £17m Bridlington campus can help anyone who is hopeless with a hammer and rubbish with a wrenc...

10th December 2009 - Students get tips on staying safe

East Riding College has been staging a range of events to tie in with National Anti-Bullying Week.Staff at the College have been wearing T-shirts bearing the slogan "Bullying - don't stand for it, stop it!" to highlight the issue and giving out stickers and wristbands at stands at the Beverley and B...

4th December 2009 - Students bring Disneyland to Bridlington

A group of travel and tourism students from East Riding College's Bridlington campus are holding a series of fundraising events as part of their course.Ashleigh Ganley, 17, Laura Ellis, 18, and Natalie Charles, 24, (pictured) all from Bridlington, have chosen to promote Disneyland Paris and France i...

24th November 2009 - Ceremony marks official opening of new campus

East Riding College's new Bridlington campus was officially opened on November 27 by David Thacker, Chairman of the College's Governors.The £17m building, in St Mary's Walk, opened to students in September following a 12-month construction programme.The old campus has now been d...

13th November 2009 - Get the skills to help you back into work

East Riding College is running a range of free courses aimed at helping unemployed people get back into work.The "Six Month Unemployed" scheme covers 16 areas of work and helps people by boosting their existing skills or giving them skills in a new work area.Employer response manager Rachael Owen sa...

10th November 2009 - Students celebrate higher education achievements

A ceremony at the Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington on Saturday celebrated the achievements of higher education students from East Riding College.More than 300 people attended the event, which saw students presented with scrolls by Principal Derek Branton in recognition of the successful compl...

30th October 2009 - Paul Downey thanked for 20 years' service

Well-known Beverley businessman Paul Downey has been thanked for his contribution to East Riding College during 20 years as a governor.Mr Downey stepped down from the Board of the East Riding College Corporation in July, having taken the position in 1988, and spending nine years as chairman of Bever...

29th October 2009 - Find out which course is right for you

Advice and guidance for people considering an East Riding College course will be available at two open events this month.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...

27th October 2009 - New prospectuses now available

People who are considering going into further and higher education next September can now get their hands on East Riding College's full-time and higher education course guides.The full-time course guide features more than 70 courses in art, design and media; business and administration; constru...

11th September 2009 - First students say new campus is "great"

The first students to study at East Riding College's new Bridlington campus have said how impressed they are with the striking new building.Hundreds of people of all ages have just completed their induction week at the campus in St Mary's Walk, giving them an opportunity to familiarise themselves wi...

21st August 2009 - Special sessions make enrolment easy

A number of fast track enrolment events will be held early in September for people who would like to take a part-time course at East Riding College.The special sessions will allow prospective students to go through the full enrolment process - including getting advice from tutors and having an inter...

18th August 2009 - New campus tours start this weekend

Members of the public are being reminded that the open events at East Riding College's new Bridlington campus begin this weekend.The first event will be held on Saturday, August 22, with subsequent events being held on August 27 and 28.The events will give people the first glimpse inside the state-o...

11th August 2009 - College moves into new campus

East Riding College has now taken possession of its new £17m campus in Bridlington (pictured).Contractors Wates handed over the stunning building this week, though they will continue to work on site to demolish the old college building and clear the debris before creating a sports pitch and mu...

7th August 2009 - College keeps improving, say Ofsted inspectors

Education inspectors have said East Riding College is continuing to improve following an Ofsted monitoring visit.The verdict came after the College - rated "good" at its last full inspection in 2007 - underwent a recent Ofsted inspection, a standard procedure where inspectors look at progress made s...

24th July 2009 - College donates computers to Zimbabwe charity

School pupils in Zimbabwe will benefit from the donation of 18 computers by East Riding College.The machines, each with a monitor, mouse and keyboard, are on their way to Godlwayo Primary School, which is one of the 26 Primary Schools in the Khami District of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.Currently, the school...

10th July 2009 - Take a tour of new campus

East Riding College will throw open the doors of its stunning new £17m Bridlington campus for a series of open days next month.The events will give people the first glimpse inside the state-of-the-art building in St Mary's Walk, which is nearing completion and will welcome its first students i...

6th July 2009 - 100 per cent pass rate for Environment Agency workers

A team of workers from the Environment Agency recently completed a literacy course at East Riding College with a 100 per cent pass rate.The group of ten attended the 30-hour course at the St James Centre, in Hull, the home of the College's Trade Union Studies Centre. The course covered reading,...

29th June 2009 - Exciting new study programme broadens choice

East Riding College is preparing to launch an exciting new scheme which will allow students to combine work-related and academic study.The Advanced Level Studies Programme aims to give learners a head start on their way to university and improve their job prospects through extra qualifications.The p...

28th June 2009 - Construction milestone for new Bridlington campus

East Riding College's new £17m Bridlington campus has passed a key construction milestone as students look forward to its September opening.The striking building is now watertight, meaning all the roofs, windows and doors are in place, with only weeks to go before the College takes possession...

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