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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...

28th April 2008 - Stunning New Images of £17m Development

East Riding College has today unveiled the first detailed images of its ?17m new development in St Mary?s Walk, Bridlington. A five-minute digitally animated walk-through provides the first glimpse of the stunning interior of the new main building.The walk-through takes the viewer into the two-stor...

28th April 2008 - New investment in Teaching and IT Facilities

A ?60,000 addition to East Riding College?s teaching and IT facilities opened this week at its Beverley campus. A building on the Gallows Lane site has been refurbished and now features one room with 25 PCs and another lecture room with modern teaching facilities. It was previously used for art and...

28th April 2008 - Open Evening for Early Years Course

An open evening for people who want to develop their career in childcare will be held at East Riding College, Beverley, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm on Monday, May 12. The event will be an opportunity for people already working in childcare to find out more about the foundation degree in Early Childhood P...

28th April 2008 - East Riding College Students Make Comedy/Horror DVD

A group of students from East Riding College have put together a grisly comedy/horror DVD as part of their extra-curricular activities. More than a dozen people who attend the Skills for Working Life course at the College?s St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington were involved in the making of Death.Com...

28th April 2008 - Badminton Teams Come Runners-up in Regional Contest

A joint badminton team formed by East Riding College and Bridlington School Sports College came runner-up in a regional competition this week. The East Riding Badminton Team?s mixed team lost out to Ilkley Grammar School seven games to two in the final of the Yorkshire Badminton Association?s under...

15th April 2008 - Open Evening for Early Years Course

An open evening for people who want to develop their career in childcare will be held at East Riding College, Beverley, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm on Monday, May 12. The event will be an opportunity for people already working in childcare to find out more about the foundation degree in Early Childhood P...

1st April 2008 - College Students Commended for High Standards

East Riding College hosted its Annual General Meeting and Student Award Ceremony at the Gallows Lane site in Beverley, on Wednesday 12 March 2008. Derek Branton, Principal, gave the College?s annual report for 2006-2007. The College had met the ambitious targets it had set itself in increasing rec...

1st April 2008 - Sports Students Dive into University Life

East Riding College students visited The University of Lincoln. Students studying on the BTEC National Diploma in Sport Development, Coaching & fitness course visited the University of Lincoln to find out the options available to them after completing their current course at East Riding College....

1st April 2008 - College Contributes to Naval Training

The Royal Navy have congratulated East Riding College for their excellent publication of a booklet, ?Writing with Readers in Mind?. The booklet was written by Shirley Hebden, in her previous role as Head of The Skills for Life Resource Centre at the College. The booklet is a guide for anyone pro...

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