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31st October 2008 - Students Take on Forces Fundraiser

Students from East Riding College are appealing for sponsors as they prepare to run 1,214 miles between them to raise money for a British forces charity on 6 November. They will take on the tough challenge at Bridlington Sports Hall from 9am to noon in support of Help for Heroes, which provides pra...

31st October 2008 - Colin's Charity Skydive

East Riding College employee Colin Cooper will jump out of a plane next month to raise money for RNID, the national charity for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. He is hoping to raise more than ?2,000 through the sponsored skydive, which he will do near Bridlington, and is appealing for spon...

30th October 2008 - Help for Heros

Students from East Riding College are appealing for sponsors as they prepare to run 1,214 miles between them to raise money for a British forces charity on 6 November. They will take on the tough challenge at Bridlington Sports Hall from 9am to noon in support of Help for Heroes, which provides pra...

24th October 2008 - Student Wins National Recognition

A beauty therapist from Withernwick was crowned top of the class nationally after completing a key qualification to the highest standard in the country. Julia Moulds, 41, was awarded the prestigious Bhandari Prize by the Royal Institute for Public Health for achieving the best grade in the level tw...

24th October 2008 - New College Build has green credentials

East Riding College has revealed the “green” credentials that will make its £17m new campus in Bridlington one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in East Yorkshire. The structure, which will open in August 2009, is being built on the grassed area at the College’s...

24th October 2008 - Higher Education Achievements Celebrated

The achievements of higher education students from East Riding College were celebrated in a ceremony at the Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington on Saturday, October 18. More than 150 guests turned out to watch 60 students presented with scrolls by Principal Derek Branton in recognition of the s...

24th October 2008 - Enrolments up for fifth year in a row

Record numbers of 16 to 18-year-olds have enrolled at East Riding College this year ? the fifth increase in a row.The 1,115 students enrolled in that age group is 65 ? or six per cent - more than last year and an increase of 271 ? nearly one third ? since the 2004/2005 academic year. It is expected...

28th August 2008 - New £17m Campus Taking Shape

East Riding College?s new ?17m Bridlington campus will shortly begin to rise out of the ground as construction reaches its next exciting phase. Until now, the project has been limited to preparatory and foundation works but people will soon be able to get an idea of what the building will look like...

28th August 2008 - How to Become an Effective Manager

A new foundation degree course which will equip students with the skills to become effective managers will begin at East Riding College next month. The Foundation Degree in Business Management is a three-year part-time course with a range of study options so people can attend weekly classes during...

28th August 2008 - Still time to enrol on part-time courses

There is still time to enrol on East Riding College?s part-time courses which start in September. There are more than 250 courses in the College?s latest guide, with subjects including Accounting, Play Work, Welding, Aromatherapy, Languages and Teaching. There are sections on Basic Skills, such as...

26th August 2008 - Enrolment 2008

People who want to take East Riding College courses can enrol during a series of sessions during the next two weeks. The sessions - held at the College's Beverley and Bridlington campuses - are for anyone who wants to join full-time, part-time and higher education courses. They are also a...

23rd July 2008 - Turf Cutting Ceremony

A turf-cutting ceremony was held to mark the start of construction work on East Riding College?s new ?17m Bridlington campus. The structure, expected to open by September 2009, will be built on the grassed area at the College?s St Mary?s Walk site. The existing College buildings will stay open as u...

23rd July 2008 - East Riding College Students' Scoop Dream Jobs on Cruise Liners

Two East Riding College students have scooped dream jobs working in hair and beauty on board cruise liners. Brogan Howarth, 18, from Bridlington, and Emma Reed, 20, from Beverley, will begin training for their new roles later in the summer. Brogan has just completed her two-year NVQ level three in...

23rd July 2008 - Students Head into the Dragons' Den

Hundreds of students from South Holderness Technology College will converge on East Riding College on July 8  for a full-day ?SpeakeasyDragons? challenge. The event will see 300 year 10 students split into teams of eight to devise a product or service and tackle a number of tasks related to it...

4th July 2008 - Students Offer Tailor-Made Software Solutions

IT students from East Riding College are looking for organisations who would like tailor-made software developing for free. The higher education students, studying for a foundation degree in Computing, carry out a year-long software development project as part of their course. The client ? which c...

30th June 2008 - Commendation for Promoting Equality and Diversity

East Riding College has been highly commended for developing its curriculum to promote equality and diversity. The College, which has sites in Beverley, Bridlington, Carnaby and Hull, was named at the Regional Diversity Champions awards 2008 for Yorkshire and the Humber, sponsored by the Learning a...

30th June 2008 - Students Show off Creative Talents

Works of art by East Riding College students will go on show next week in the annual end of year exhibition. About 60 pieces by more than 20 art and design students will be displayed at the College?s Bridlington campus in St Mary?s Walk on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. They include sculptures, p...

20th June 2008 - Open events at East Riding College

East Riding College is to hold special information events next week for employers who want to find out more about taking on an apprentice. The College runs a range of apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships in subjects ranging from Business Administration and Customer Service to Construction a...

5th June 2008 - Student Raises Hundreds of Pounds in Charity Marathon

East Riding College student Alex Fletcher smashed his target of raising ?500 for charity by running the Edinburgh Marathon.Alex, 19, of Beverley, has about ?700 in formal pledges but, with several sponsorships forms yet to come in, he hopes to beat the ?1,000 mark.Alex decided to run the marathon in...

5th June 2008 - Lauren to Represent East Riding College at the Spa in Bridlington

An East Riding College student has earned the chance to work in the state-of-the-art new kitchens at The Spa Bridlington during the grand opening week following its ?19.5m refurbishment. And 16-year-old Lauren Hines will be presented with a certificate for her efforts by superstar chef Gordon Ramsa...

5th June 2008 - Art Taster for Sixth Form Students

A group of sixth form students found out about a new higher education art and design course during a free taster day at East Riding College on Monday. The students from Headlands School and Community Science College sampled photography, life model drawing, paper sculptures and contemporary textiles...

5th June 2008 - Students showcase Interactive Media Works

Higher education students from East Riding College will be showcasing a range of interactive media projects at an exhibition at Driffield Showground on June 4 and 5, from 6pm to 9pm. The Interactive Exhibition, titled Higher ME, will showcase the media creations produced by the graduating students...

5th June 2008 - Salons Earn Awards for Health and Safety

East Riding College's Hair and Beauty salons have earned awards for their cleanliness and health and safety. The salons at the Bridlington and Beverley campuses, where students carry out treatments on paying members of the public, have been accredited by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and HABIA,...

5th June 2008 - Kieran Dannatt Plays in Rugby Union Final

East Riding College student Kieran Dannatt achieved his boyhood dream of playing at Twickenham recently. Kieran, 19, from Brough, turned out for Yorkshire against Gloucestershire in the final of the rugby union under-20s National County Championships. The match ? which Gloucestershire won 26-17, de...

5th June 2008 - Brickwork Taster Day for Women and Girls

East Riding College is to hold a free brickwork taster day for women and girls at its site in Lancaster Road, Carnaby, on Wednesday, June 25, from 10am to 3.30pm. The day will be an opportunity to find out more about working in the building trade and the construction courses provided by the College...

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