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24th April 2015 - Smartphone treasure hunt for Tour de Yorkshire day

Smartphone treasure hunt for Tour de Yorkshire day

Media students at East Riding College have developed a treasure hunt for the digital age as part of Beverley’s Tour de Yorkshire celebrations.
The fun family activity takes participants on a journey through the town centre, completing a digital jigsaw by using their smartphone or tablet device to navigate and QR code scanner to download the pieces.

20th April 2015 - Bridlington open evening for childcare degrees

Bridlington open evening for childcare degrees

An open evening for people who want to develop their career in childcare will be held at East Riding College, Bridlington, from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday May 7.
The event will be an opportunity to find out more about the College’s Degree and Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Policy and Practice.

17th April 2015 - Free taster sessions give insight into sport degrees

Free taster sessions give insight into sport degrees

People who are interested in degrees in sport can take part in three free taster sessions at East Riding College next month.
They will cover topics such as nutrition, treatment of injuries and exercise psychology, and are open to anyone who would like to attend.

15th April 2015 - Improved Environmental Awareness Leads to Cost Savings

Improved Environmental Awareness Leads to Cost Savings

Hull-based marine electronics firm Atlantis ES Ltd is the latest to benefit from environmental consultancy from the Energy Technology Centre (ETC).
The ETC, an ERDF-funded project run by East Riding College, has identified cost savings based on improved environmental management, including income which can be generated from the reuse and recycling of waste.

9th April 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.

8th April 2015 - Find out about childcare degrees at open evening

Find out about childcare degrees at open evening

An open evening for people who want to develop their career in childcare will be held at East Riding College, Beverley, from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday, April 22.
The event will be an opportunity to find out more about the College’s Degree and Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Policy and Practice.

2nd April 2015 - Joinery student grateful for inaugural Rotary Club award

Joinery student grateful for inaugural Rotary Club award

A joinery student has been awarded £300 by Driffield Rotary Club to get his career off to the best start.
Kurtis Thorpe, 21, of Fridaythorpe, was chosen as the first recipient of an award from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Trust because of his positive attitude, desire to learn and commitment to his craft.

1st April 2015 - Construction students’ insight into new Beverley campus

Construction students’ insight into new Beverley campus

Construction students have been given an insight into a live major project during a tour of East Riding College’s new £14m Beverley campus.
The learners, who are currently studying bricklaying and joinery at the College, were shown round the site and given an in-depth talk on construction methods as part of their studies.

27th March 2015 - Puppets bring road safety messages to life

Puppets bring road safety messages to life

Students from East Riding College have been learning essential road safety tips with an award-winning puppetry company.
Routes uses an interactive mix of styles, including films, discussion, quizzes and lived puppetry, to communicate messages in a relevant and engaging way to learners, visiting both the Bridlington and Beverley campuses.

25th March 2015 - Students at East Riding College make sure they are up for the job

Students at East Riding College make sure they are up for the job

Students at East Riding College have been given extra help to improve their employability skills through a range of initiatives.
Learners benefitted from resources provided by the Prepare for Work programme, which is designed to help 100,000 further education college students across the UK maximise their chances of securing and maintaining employment.  

24th March 2015 - Fashion students win in recycled clothing competition

Fashion students win in recycled clothing competition

East Riding College students took the top two places in a competition to create clothing exclusively from recycled materials.
Fashion student Chloe Frampton, 17, came first in the year 12 and 13 category of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Let’s Waste Less Textiles contest with her purple, Victorian steam punk-style evening dress. Her prize was a dressmaking mannequin.

20th March 2015 - Short course for alcohol licence holders

Short course for alcohol licence holders

People who run pubs, bars, restaurants and off licences can take advantage of a one-day East Riding College course as they look to renew their licence this year.
All 2,000 personal licence holders in the East Riding have been reminded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to ensure theirs does not expire over the coming months.

17th March 2015 - Religious and cultural activities broaden students’ horizons

Religious and cultural activities broaden students’ horizons

Students from East Riding College have been taking part in a range of cultural and religious activities as part of their Equality and Diversity Month.
Activities have been held throughout the month at both the Gallows Lane campus in Beverley and in St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington.

16th March 2015 - Students raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Students raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Foundation learners at East Riding College raised £150 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The students planned, organised and ran a tombola, with prizes donated by other learners and local businesses, along with a cake stall.

13th March 2015 - Course is just the job for aspiring apprentices

Course is just the job for aspiring apprentices

A group of young engineers have successfully earned apprenticeships through a scheme operated by East Riding College,
The learners, aged between 16 and 18, applied for apprenticeships with the College but did not meet some of the criteria necessary to secure one.

11th March 2015 - Apprenticeships prospectus launched this week

Apprenticeships prospectus launched this week

Young people and adults who would like to work as apprentices can find out more in East Riding College’s new apprenticeships prospectus.
Published this week, National Apprenticeship Week, the course guide tells prospective apprentices and employers about the benefits of apprenticeships as a way of working and studying at the same time.

9th March 2015 - Governors sought after experienced members step down

Governors sought after experienced members step down

East Riding College seeking to recruit new governors after two members with a combined 34 years’ experience decided to step down.
The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington, and a smaller site in Hull, has 18 governors who make decisions which determine its strategic direction.

6th March 2015 - College wins at "green" awards

College wins at "green" awards

East Riding College’s Energy Technology Centre (ETC) has won a prestigious trophy at a “green” awards ceremony.
The ETC won the Excellence in Renewables Skills and Training at the Hull Daily Mail’s Humber Renewables and Green Awards, held at the Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel in Willerby.

5th March 2015 - College awards recognise the best in education and training

College awards recognise the best in education and training

Outstanding achievements were recognised last night at East Riding College's annual awards ceremony.
The event saw 47 students, employers and staff each presented with a glass trophy and a gift voucher at the ceremony at The Spa Bridlington.

3rd March 2015 - Charity visit raises profile of mental health in young people

Charity visit raises profile of mental health in young people

Students at East Riding College have been learning about emotional wellbeing and mental health in young people, thanks to a link-up with a national charity.
Tutorial sessions have been held with YoungMinds to give learners an opportunity to discuss issues around mental health, give their opinions and learn how to help people with mental health issues.

10th February 2015 - Social enterprise benefits from environmental project

Social enterprise benefits from environmental project

A wood recycling social enterprise in Hull can now clearly demonstrate its environmental benefits after teaming up with the Energy Technology Centre (ETC).
Humber Wood Recycling Project (HWRP), based in Bilton Grange, worked with the ETC to develop an automated method for calculating how much waste its activities are diverting from landfill and what this translates to in terms of reduced demand for raw materials and CO2 emissions.

6th February 2015 - Free workshop on mentoring for employers

Free workshop on mentoring for employers

Employers from across East Yorkshire are invited to a free workshop on how to inspire and lead their staff at East Riding College this month.
The event will be held at the College’s Gallows Lane campus in Beverley from 3.30pm to 5pm on Wednesday February 25.

30th January 2015 - Free energy sector seminar for smaller businesses

Free energy sector seminar for smaller businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are invited to a free breakfast seminar in Driffield to help them benefit from the Humber energy boom.
The seminar will be held at Driffield Rugby Club from 8.30am to 10am on Thursday February 12 and is aimed particularly at businesses in Beverley, Driffield and Bridlington and the surrounding rural areas.

27th January 2015 - Come along to Music Academy launch

Come along to Music Academy launch

Musicians of all genres and ages are invited to the launch of the East Riding College Music Academy in Hull on February 14.
The academy, in St James Street, central Hull, will open following £250,000 of renovations to the College’s St James Centre building, which was flooded in December 2013.

26th January 2015 - Business students’ £600 donation to charities

Business students’ £600 donation to charities

Students from East Riding College’s Bridlington campus have presented cheques totalling £600 to two charities.
The money was donated to Macmillan Cancer Support and the ME Association by the group of learners from the Level Two First Diploma in Business course.

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