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17th May 2017 - Underground Owls launch music video

Underground Owls launch music video

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’.

17th May 2017 - Students put on Pop-Up Fashion Show

Students put on Pop-Up Fashion Show

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.  

29th March 2017 - Destination Beverley launched at East Riding College

Destination Beverley launched at East Riding College

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.  

28th March 2017 - Students win at Waste Less Textiles competition

Students win at Waste Less Textiles competition

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.

20th March 2017 - Students honoured for enterprise and excellence

Students honoured for enterprise and excellence

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.

3rd March 2017 - Local Apprentice wins College Annual Award

Local Apprentice wins College Annual Award

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.  

23rd February 2017 - East Riding College provides expert guidance on Apprenticeship Levy

East Riding College provides expert guidance on Apprenticeship Levy

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.  

23rd February 2017 - Bridlington trainee accountant proves she has a head for numbers

Bridlington trainee accountant proves she has a head for numbers

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. 

31st January 2017 - Code Club comes to College

Code Club comes to College

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.

31st January 2017 - College tutors help out local fundraiser

College tutors help out local fundraiser

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.

 

14th December 2016 - New directions

New directions

Looking for a new start for 2017?

11th November 2016 - College produces two WorldSkills UK finalists

College produces two WorldSkills UK finalists

Engineering apprentices on their way to the UK finals of the WorldSkills competition at the NEC in Birmingham 

1st November 2016 - Graduates celebrate success

Graduates celebrate success

Fifty five graduates celebrated their graduation with friends and family at the historic Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington last weekend.  

16th September 2016 - Free CIMA accounting taster session

Free CIMA accounting taster session

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. 

18th August 2016 - 100 per cent pass rate for A-level students

100 per cent pass rate for A-level students

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.

15th August 2016 - Survey says students happy with their higher education course

Survey says students happy with their higher education course

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.

15th August 2016 - Celebrating one year at new campus

Celebrating one year at new campus

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.

1st July 2016 - Recycled bird boxes turn a profit

Recycled bird boxes turn a profit

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.

23rd June 2016 - Music students take over St Stephen’s

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.

16th June 2016 - Peacock backs new summer school for sporting leaders

Peacock backs new summer school for sporting leaders

Head of rugby Jamie Peacock MBE is backing a new concept from the Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust this year – a summer school for those looking to take their first steps towards a career in sport.
The Trust has joined forces with East Riding College to host a Sports Leaders Level One course at the KC Lightstream Stadium from July 25 to August 19, providing the ideal starting point for learners aged 16 to 19 who wish the develop their leadership skills.

13th June 2016 - Higher education open events this week

People who are thinking of doing a degree or another higher level course can discover courses offered locally at two East Riding College open events this week.
And visitors will also be able to learn more about free summer short courses which aim to help those making the step up to higher education.

13th June 2016 - Future leaders sought for leading Hull company

Future leaders sought for leading Hull company

One of Hull’s largest employers is aiming to recruit the managers of the future through a new partnership with East Riding College.
The Gourmet Sausage Company (Lazenby’s), part of Cranswick Plc, is looking for 14 young and aspiring professionals to learn the ropes in its human resources, accounting and food manufacturing departments, including new product development, technical and operations.

13th June 2016 - Student research helps inform council services

Student research helps inform council services

Young people from East Riding College have used their research projects to help shape local authority services in the region.
The students gathered feedback from hundreds of learners about travel and mental health issues before presenting their findings to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee. 

3rd June 2016 - We’re looking for more than 50 apprentices!

We’re looking for more than 50 apprentices!

Young people who are keen to get into work can apply for more than 50 apprenticeship vacancies at two East Riding College events.
Dedicated recruitment events are being held in Beverley and Bridlington to meet unprecedented demand for new staff from over 20 East Yorkshire employers.

2nd June 2016 - Outstanding opportunities with leading Hull firm

Outstanding opportunities with leading Hull firm

Budding civil engineers are being offered the opportunity to work for one of the region’s premier firms in a new apprenticeship scheme.
East Riding College and Spencer Group have teamed up to enable 20 people to learn essential skills required by the company in a free pre-apprenticeship programme. 

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