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High-tech Engineering comes to Bridlington
Using funding provided by the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership and equipment generously donated by various suppliers to the industry, East Riding College are opening a new Mechatronics Centre in Bridlington.
The Centre will aid the delivery of specialised engineering courses that meet the demands of the modern engineering industry, where high level skills are in demand. Mechatronics is the branch of engineering that focuses on designing and manufacturing products that have both mechanical and electronic components. It brings robotics into engineering, with a strong emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach and problem-solving skills.
A rare opportunity has arisen to train in a top development kitchen. The apprenticeship vacancy is at premium meat producer Dovecote Park and is a great opportunity for any serious foodies out there who want to learn from the best.
East Riding College’s Sport degree students are to receive discounts on other fitness qualifications.
Everyone agrees it makes good business sense to keep on track with health and safety, but how do you ensure you're doing it right?
East Riding College’s end of year Art, Design and Fashion show was held at Bridlington Contemporary Gallery for the first time this year. It featured impressive work from students across multiple disciplines. The College teamed up with the Gallery to take the students’ end of year show out of the College setting and to give more people in the town a chance to see work created by Bridlington’s talented young artists, graphic designers and fashion designers.
The Underground Owls will be performing live at St Stephens on May 20th 2017 at 2pm to launch the video of their single 'City of Culture’.
East Riding College fashion students teamed up with top fashion outlets to put on a pop-up summer fashion show last weekend. Students worked alongside the stores at the Flemingate shopping centre to select outfits to showcase the retailer’s summer collections.
The College was proud to host the launch of Destination Beverley, a new partnership between leading attractions and traders in the town.
At the launch the new logo for the initiative was unveiled. It was designed by former East Riding College degree student graphic designer Matt Wildbore of Mattix Design.
East Riding College swept the board in the Year 12 and 13 category with students Hayley Campbell and Elland Hill, claiming winner and runner up awards at the annual Lets Waste Less Textiles fashion competition, organised by officers from East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s waste and recycling team.
Excellence and dedication were recognised at East Riding College’s annual awards ceremony at the parkway cinema in Beverley on Wednesday evening.
The event saw over 50 students, employers and staff recognised for their achievements, dedication and hard work.
Student winners were nominated by their tutors and ranged from younger students on school-links programmes to adults who were retraining.
Emma Clappison, aged 19 from Cowlam near Driffield started work as a receptionist at CB Solutions in Lissett in January 2016. She has already completed her level two apprenticeship in business administration whilst at the firm and has been honoured in the annual awards at East Riding College on Wednesday 8 March, nominated by the Leisure and Business curriculum area for her excellent progress and positive attitude.
Over 30 delegates from some of the region’s largest companies attended an Apprenticeship Levy Workshop at East Riding College. The event was held to help employers understand the complex funding changes that are due to take place in May 2017. Changes include the introduction of an apprenticeship levy for employers with a pay bill of over £3m per year and the introduction of other payments and incentives.
A young trainee accountant from Bridlington has gone from strength to strength since leaving school. Chanelle Hardcastle, 22, now works at local firm Lloyd Dowson who has offices in Bridlington and Scarborough, and is loving life as an accountant.
A new national initiative to encourage children to learn the basics of computing comes to Beverley. East Riding College tutors and other volunteers are getting the inititive off the ground to encourage children aged 9-11 to get into coding in a fun way.
East Riding College tutors are supporting local girl Hannah Greenwood to build homes in Cambodia by providing her with basic bricklaying training before her trip.
Engineering apprentices on their way to the UK finals of the WorldSkills competition at the NEC in Birmingham
Fifty five graduates celebrated their graduation with friends and family at the historic Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington last weekend.
We're holding a free introductory session to provide an insight into the new Level Five CIMA programme. The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for business.
Students at East Riding College are celebrating a 100 per cent pass rate in their A-level exams.
The figure includes a grade A and B percentage of 35 per cent, with every student on the full-time A-level programme being accepted by their first choice university, including one who will attend the prestigious Kings College London.
East Riding College has been named the College with the best higher education student satisfaction ratings in East Yorkshire.
Some 84 per cent of the College’s students said they were satisfied with the overall quality of their degree or other higher level course, compared to the average score of 86 per cent for all institutions nationally, which includes 155 universities.
Students and staff at East Riding College are celebrating the end of their first year at the new Beverley campus at the Flemingate Centre.
The £14m campus opened in September 2015 after a 12-month construction project led by Hull firm Houlton and has proven a huge success.
Timber from East Riding College’s former Beverley campus has been transformed into bird boxes by enterprising students.
The group of learners on the Level One Diploma in Construction Skills took fence panels from the old Gallows Lane site to provide materials for the project.
Alive After Five at St Stephen’s Shopping Centre will feature some of the brightest young music talent in the area over the Summer in the East Riding College Music Academy Takeover.
From June 30 to August 4, seven acts will take to the stage to perform a mix of original songs and covers to shoppers, cinema-goers and diners.