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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...

12th December 2007 - Return to Study

East Riding College is offering a Return to Study course starting January 2008 at both the Gallows Lane site in Beverley and St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington. If you are thinking of going to University, but have no formal qualifications, returning to education or changing your career path then th...

7th December 2007 - College Assistant Designs Equipment To Help Student

Kyle Winter,16, from Driffield is studying at East Riding College on the Motorcycle Level 1 course at the Carnaby site, Bridlington. He is also studying Welding as an additional subject for part of his main programme of study. Working with Kyle on a one to one basis in practical and theory sessions...

22nd November 2007 - Student Cooks up a Book

Peter Sidwell a former student of Beverley College (now East Riding College) has written his first cookbook "Simply Good Taste". He has sold a thousand copies even though it hasn?t hit the shops yet! Peter studied at the College in 1993 on NVQ Food Preparation and Cooking. He started his career...

20th November 2007 - Reviewers Commend East Riding College

East Riding College is encouraging students to enrol on its computing programmes after receiving a glowing report from national reviewers. The College was recently inspected for its performance in Higher Education Computing programmes by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for the Higher Education F...

20th November 2007 - Smoking Support

In line with the national campaign to support people who want to stop smoking East Riding College has started their own "Stop Smoking" support group. Leading the group is Debbie Mcfarland from the Hull & East Riding Specialist Smoking Association. The students attending the group will meet for 6 w...

13th November 2007 - Students Celebrate Success

East Riding College held its Higher Education graduation ceremony on Saturday 3 November at The Bridlington Priory, to celebrate student achievements on a wide range of Higher Education courses. The event was very well attended, and guests included the Mayor of Bridlington, Councillor Ray Allerston...

8th November 2007 - Return to Study

East Riding College is offering a Return to Study course starting on the 24 November at both the Gallows Lane site in Beverley and St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington. If you are thinking of going to University, but have no formal qualifications, returning to education or changing your career path t...

8th November 2007 - East Riding College Open Event

East Riding College will open its doors to the public on Monday 19 November, at the Gallows Lane site in Beverley and Tuesday 20 November at the St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington both 6.00pm ? 8.00pm.  The Open Event is aimed at anyone who is interested in full or part time study. The new 200...

18th October 2007 - Student Receives the Bhandari Prize

Anne Sienko was awarded first prize for her successful completion of the Certificate in Salon Hygiene (Beauty Therapy). Anne, a mature student from Hornsea, studied on the NVQ level 2 Beauty Therapy programme at East Riding College and also completed the Certificate in Salon Hygiene through the Roy...

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