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East Riding College welcomed new Principal Mike Welsh in January, following the retirement of Derek Branton after 13 years at the College.
East Riding College came out on top in an independent survey of employers rating their satisfaction with training delivered by colleges. In the FE Choices survey commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, East Riding College took the top spot in Yorkshire, with an overall satisfaction rating of 97.3%.
East Riding College health and social care tutor Bev Felgate was honoured at the recent Golden Apples Awards in Hull. Bev, who is from Tickton and has been teaching at the College for the last 12 years was a finalist for Inspirational Teacher/Lecturer of the Year. She was nominated by staff and students for her dedication to her students and outstanding performance as both a tutor and mentor.
East Riding College alumnus Anthony Gault, who is now Senior Chef for Hospitality and Banqueting at the University of Hull prepared a banquet for Her Majesty The Queen on her recent visit to Hull.
East Riding College’s enterprise and employability passport has become one of the first to receive the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s employability skills kite-mark since the scheme was officially rolled out.
Over 200 students from across the East Riding attended a talk at Parkway Cinema in Beverley by East Riding College alumnus Ben Brown.
Ben is now enjoying a successful career in the film and media industry and works for Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), famous for its work on blockbuster franchises such as Star Wars, Back to the Future and Jurassic Park.
Last week the College welcomed ex-professional footballer Dr. Andrew Brownrigg who delivered an informative seminar on drugs and alcohol addiction.
Students on Foundation courses organised a Hallowe’en themed bake sale this week to raise money for a cause close to their tutor’s heart.
East Riding College has been recognised as one of the country’s leading employers for its support of the Armed Forces, having been honoured at an awards ceremony as part of the Government’s Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).
Almost 100 graduates were awarded their degrees in the presence of friends and family at the historic Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington last weekend. Honours were conferred by the University of Hull and the University of Huddersfield to students from across the East Riding.
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.