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4th January 2016 - Talks raise awareness of teen suicide

Talks raise awareness of teen suicide

The father of a teenager who took his own life has spoken to students at East Riding College about depression and suicide in young people.
Dennis Graham, whose 17-year-old son, Matthew, died in 2010, spoke to nine groups across the Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

23rd December 2015 - Computerised accounts and bookkeeping courses starting January

Level two courses in computerised accounts and bookkeeping will be starting at East Riding College early in the new year.
Computerised accounts is a 10-week course starting on January 7 in Beverley and running on Thursdays from 1pm to 4pm. The course fee is £300.  
Bookkeeping runs from week commencing January 4 at Beverley every Wednesday and Bridlington every Thursdau, both from 9am to noon. This course costs £250.

11th December 2015 - Start your studies in January!

East Riding College is offering a wide range of January starts for people who would like to begin studying in the new year.
Spring term courses are available for people of all ages across part-time and full-time further and higher education at the College’s campuses in Beverley and Bridlington.

10th November 2015 - College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

East Riding College is teaming up with Parkway Cinemas to recruit staff for the multi-screen complex within the Flemingate shopping centre.
The College is hosting a recruitment day later this month for the independent operator as it looks to recruit 30 full and part-time general assistants.

10th November 2015 - College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

East Riding College is teaming up with Parkway Cinemas to recruit staff for the multi-screen complex within the Flemingate shopping centre.
The College is hosting a recruitment day later this month for the independent operator as it looks to recruit 30 full and part-time general assistants.

6th November 2015 - College hosts new advice clinic for Beverley businesses

College hosts new advice clinic for Beverley businesses

A new service offering free and confidential advice to fledgling businesses is being hosted by East Riding College on Tuesday, November 10, from 5.30pm to 7pm.
Beverley Business Clinic  will involve a panel of experienced professionals offering help to start-ups or businesses with issues they are struggling to resolve.

6th November 2015 - Celebrity stylist Patrick Cameron opens new Beverley salons

Celebrity hair stylist Patrick Cameron inspired students at East Riding College when he officially opened the salons at the new Beverley campus.
Patrick, renowned as the hairdresser’s hairdresser and a passionate educator, chatted with students and staff before demonstrating and presenting a range of styles.

23rd October 2015 - Hundreds turn out for higher education celebration

Hundreds turn out for higher education celebration

Graduates and their families packed the Priory Church of St Mary in Bridlington to celebrate the achievements of higher education students from East Riding College.
The church was full with about 400 people attending the event, which saw students presented with scrolls by Principal Derek Branton in recognition of the successful completion of their course.

6th October 2015 - Try out courses in free tasters

Try out courses in free tasters

Young people who are thinking of coming to college this year can take part in free practical tasters next week at East Riding College.
The sessions will take place at the Bridlington campus in St Mary’s Walk on Tuesday October 13 and at the Beverley campus, in Armstrong Way, on Wednesday October 14, both from 3.30pm to 5pm.

5th October 2015 - Student takes rugby project to Ghana villages

Student takes rugby project to Ghana villages

A former East Riding College student has recently returned from a rugby coaching trip to Africa which was inspired by his studies.
Matty Lock, 18, from Cranswick, near Driffield, saved money from his part-time job so he could carry out the project in small communities within the Kwahu Eastern region of Ghana, West Africa.
Over four weeks, he worked with around 30 children aged seven to 11 in each of four communities, coaching them in ball catching techniques and co-ordinating games and activities to improve their motor skills. 

23rd June 2015 - Plan for September at open events

Plan for September at open events

East Riding College is holding three open events for people who are thinking about studying in further or higher education from September.
They are aimed at young people and adults who are considering studying for BTEC diplomas, A-levels, apprenticeships, degrees and other courses from September 2015.

16th June 2015 - Free event to show the benefits of accounting qualifications

Free event to show the benefits of accounting qualifications

Employers from across the region are invited to a free event about the benefits of accounting qualifications at East Riding College in Bridlington next month.
The two-hour event on July 8 will feature a range of presentations and is aimed at both accounting firms and companies across all other sectors who would like to train their staff.

12th June 2015 - MBE for long-serving college governor

MBE for long-serving college governor

A long-serving East Riding College governor has been awarded the MBE for services to further education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Alex Denholm, 83, of Walkington, was chosen for the honour after serving as a governor of East Riding College for 22 years, much of the time as vice chairman.

4th June 2015 - June open events for sports degrees

June open events for sports degrees

Special open events are being held at East Riding College this month for people who are interested in enrolling on a sports degree in September.
They will be held at the campus in Gallows Lane, Beverley, on Tuesday, June 16, and in St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington, on Thursday, June 18, both from 4pm to 7pm.

2nd June 2015 - Charity donation from catering students

Charity donation from catering students

Catering students at East Riding College have donated more than £350 to charity, following a number of fundraising activities at the Bridlington campus.
They raised £250 for St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough by holding an afternoon tea-themed lunch and raffle.

29th May 2015 - Free summer school for 16 to 18-year-olds

Free summer school for 16 to 18-year-olds

Young people who are considering their next steps in education in September can join in a range of free taster courses at East Riding College this summer.
The courses are aimed at 16 to 18-year-olds who are still considering their options and are available at the College’s Beverley, Bridlington and Hull campuses.

26th May 2015 - Childcare students shine in primary PE classes

Childcare students shine in primary PE classes

Childcare students from East Riding College have been putting primary school pupils through their paces in special sports sessions.
The learners, who study at the campus in St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington, have been delivering PE lessons to the year two children at nearby Bay Primary School.

21st May 2015 - Students present charity cheque

Students present charity cheque

IT students at East Riding College have donated £90 to the RSPCA after raising funds by washing cars.
The learners, who are studying on level two and three courses at the Bridlington campus, wanted to raise money for animals in the local area and chose to make a donation to the chosen charity of Mayor Shelagh Finlay.

15th May 2015 - Media students’ conference coming up

Media students’ conference coming up

Media students from East Riding College will be presenting their final dissertations at a conference in Beverley next week.
The Beacon Conference will take place from 11am to 3pm on Wednesday May 20 at Beverley Minster.

15th May 2015 - Try these tasters in sport and the uniformed services

Try these tasters in sport and the uniformed services

Free taster courses for people who are interested in a career in sport and the uniformed services are being held by East Riding College in Beverley and Bridlington next month.
Students will have the opportunity to learn about the components of a healthy lifestyle, test their fitness levels and experience a range of sports.

 

15th May 2015 - Learn about higher level business and public services courses

Learn about higher level business and public services courses

People who are considering taking the step up to higher education can find out more about business and public services courses at East Riding College next month.
Open evenings will be held in Beverley on Monday June 8 and in Bridlington on Tuesday June 9 for the Higher National Certificate in Business and the Higher National Diploma in Public Services, both from  4pm  until 7pm.

8th May 2015 - Apprentice wins award for second year in a row

Apprentice wins award for second year in a row

An East Riding College student has won a regional apprentice award from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for the second year in a row.
James Paton, 21, from SHAW Motor Vehicle Engineers of Driffield, won the overall apprentice of the year award in the IMI's Hull and District Member Association Apprentice Awards.

7th May 2015 - Want to get into construction? Try these free tasters

Want to get into construction? Try these free tasters

A free taster course for people who are interested in a career in construction is being held by East Riding College in Hull this month.
The sessions, which result in an Award in Basic Construction qualification, will take place in premises in Hedon Road from 9am to 3pm on three Fridays, starting May 22.

1st May 2015 - Free music and media taster on offer in Hull

Free music and media taster on offer in Hull

Free taster sessions for people who are considering studying music or media are available in Hull next week.
The sessions are open to school leavers and 17 and 18-year-olds, and are an opportunity to find out more about music and media courses which are on offer at East Riding College from September.

30th April 2015 - Pamper prize in new restaurant naming competition

Pamper prize in new restaurant naming competition

A competition is being held to come up with the name of the restaurant at East Riding College’s new £14m Beverley campus.               
The campus, which is part of the Flemingate shopping and leisure development, will open in September 2015, and will feature a restaurant which is open to the public.

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