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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...

1st April 2008 - Stub out Smoking and Litter

East Riding College is actively promoting and supporting staff and students to quit smoking. Since England went ?smoke free? in July 2007 the College has only permitted smoking in designated areas. To encourage staff and students to quit the habit, all front line staff including the reception and l...

19th March 2008 - Tom Turner achieves Microsoft Office Master Instructor Certificate

East Riding College IT student, Tom Turner, has achieved the Microsoft Office Master Instructor Certificate in record time. Tom, aged 17 from Blacktoft, has completed this qualification whilst currently studying on the BTEC National Certificate IT Practitioners (Software Development) course. He ha...

10th March 2008 - Johnathan Webb Selected for LSC Celebration of Learning and Skills Award 2008

East Riding College are delighted that Johnathan Webb has been selected by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), for the LSC Celebration of Learning and Skills Award 2008.  He is one of three outstanding learners from East Yorkshire, beating off competition from over 250 nominees across Yorksh...

20th February 2008 - Hairdressers Compete for Blackpool Championships

Hairdressing students at East Riding College's Bridlington site took part in an in-house competition to earn a place at the Blackpool International Hairdressing Championships on 17 March. The students competed in four categories Beautiful Bride, Commercial Blow Dry, Avant Guarde and Junior Mens Cut...

13th February 2008 - Health & Safety Champion Award

East Riding College is celebrating success, they achieved second place in the National Association of College?s Health & Safety Champion Award. The Association of Colleges invited further education, sixth form and tertiary colleges in the UK, to outline what they have done to promote health & saf...

13th February 2008 - Masterclass Makeup Artist visits College

Famous celebrity makeup artist Daniel Sandler came to East Riding College to deliver one of his master classes to 200 students. Daniel is one of the most successful makeup artists in the UK. His work is featured frequently in top fashion and beauty magazines. Beauty journalists seeking cutting e...

4th February 2008 - Sponsorship Money Raised

Students at East Riding College have raised ?70 towards their continual sponsorship of two young children, Sourou-Nere aged 7 from Togo on the West African coast and Nasma aged 4 from Bangladesh. The Health & Social Care students researched on the internet for new and creative ideas for fundraising...

4th February 2008 - College Celebrates Receiving National Quality Award

East Riding College has received the prestigious national quality learning award from the Trades Union Congress. The Unionlearn Quality Award was given in recognition of the high standards of training delivered by the College to the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service and the Fire Brigades? Union....

4th February 2008 - East Riding College Open Event

East Riding College invite you to come and have a look around their two main sites and find out about the wide range of courses available. Doors open on Tuesday 19 February, at the Gallows Lane site in Beverley and Wednesday 20 February at the St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington both 6.00pm ? 8.00pm....

4th February 2008 - Hairdressers Compete for Blackpool Championships

Hairdressing students at East Riding College took part in an in-house competition to earn a place at the Blackpool International Hairdressing Championships on 17 March. The students competed in three categories Bridal, Commercial Blow Dry and Avant Guard. The overall Winner was Naomi Kinniard - B...

29th January 2008 - Return to Learn with East Riding College

Are you at that stage of life when you may be considering returning to education and don?t have the confidence to take the plunge? You may have plenty of life experience but no qualifications? Perhaps your future plans include studying for a qualification or changing your career path? East Ridi...

29th January 2008 - Students given Choices

East Riding College is supporting the new national NHS Website Choices Service Campaign, aimed at young people to raise awareness of information, help and support available locally, particularly in relation to sexual health, alcohol and smoking. Young people can text a local number to receive advic...

29th January 2008 - Enjoy & Achieve - Bridlington

This is the message East Riding College are promoting to their students. The College held an ?Enjoying and Achieving? fortnight, in response to one of the agenda items on the government green paper Every Child Matters. The aim of the fortnight was to highlight that achievement can be fun. The C...

24th January 2008 - Enjoy & Achieve - Achievement can be fun!

This is the message East Riding College are promoting to their students. The College held an "Enjoying and Achieving" fortnight, in response to one of the agenda items on the government green paper Every Child Matters. The aim of the fortnight was to highlight that achievement can be fun. The Coll...

18th December 2007 - Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

Megan Price, Senior Youth Worker at East Riding Council, visited East Riding College to present them with the certified approval certificate, to become an Access Organisation for the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. The award is a challenging programme of activities which help you to learn new skill...

12th December 2007 - Students Staying Safe

East Riding College held an awareness fortnight ?Staying Safe? for students at the Gallows Lane site, Beverley and St Mary?s Walk at Bridlington. The College is always proactive in raising awareness for their students and invited in guest speakers from several outside agencies to promote a safe lif...

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