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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.

15th January 2015 - Choose your course at open events

Choose your course at open events

Future students of all ages can find out more about what East Riding College has to offer at three open events this month.
They are aimed at young people and adults who are thinking about studying for BTEC diplomas, A-levels, apprenticeships, traineeships, degrees and other courses from September 2015. 

15th January 2015 - Student’s pep talk by England rugby star

Student’s pep talk by England rugby star

An East Riding College sports student has been rewarded for his commitment to studying and coaching sport with a personal pep talk by an England rugby union star.
Matty Lock, 17, from Driffield, got a call from London Wasps captain James Haskell as a reward for the work he has done to promote touch rugby.

8th January 2015 - Wheelie bins put to good use in livery yard link-up

Wheelie bins put to good use in livery yard link-up

Construction students from East Riding College have been working with a local business owner on a small scale recycling project.
The joinery apprentices have been adapting disused wheelie bins into winter feeders for use in paddocks after being contacted by Hannah Caley from Meaux Livery.

6th January 2015 - College launches online languages learning

College launches online languages learning

East Riding College has launched an innovative online platform for teaching languages to learners across the globe. 
Face-to-Face Language pairs learners with qualified and experienced tutors who conduct one-to-one sessions via Skype video calling.

5th January 2015 - Sports students to benefit from leisure centre link-up

Sports students to benefit from leisure centre link-up

Sports students at East Riding College will be taking advantage of the excellent facilities at East Riding Leisure Beverley from the next academic year.
The College has reached an agreement with East Riding of Yorkshire Council, which owns the leisure centre, that will take effect when the College’s new Beverley campus opens in September 2015.

16th December 2014 - Students going Dutch at charity event

Students going Dutch at charity event

Travel students at East Riding College are going Dutch next month by holding a European themed charity fundraiser at the College’s Bridlington campus.
On January 8, the group will be holding a European fair from 11.30am to 4.30pm to take inquiries and bookings for European short breaks and holidays through the College’s full service travel agency, New Horizons.

14th December 2014 - Start your full-time course in January

Start your full-time course in January

East Riding College is offering a range of qualifications in the new year for young people who need support to get into work or want to start a course now.
Starting early in January at the College in Beverley, Bridlington and Hull, the courses will run for approximately 14 hours per week in College, including work experience.

10th December 2014 - Yorkshire coast company benefits from environmental services

Yorkshire coast company benefits from environmental services

Construction students from East Riding College are helping a Yorkshire coast firm develop its “green” credentials with a range of environmental services.
The learners carried out a thermal imaging analysis at Lloyd Dowson Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors in Station Avenue, Bridlington, as part of a wider assessment being carried out by the Energy Technology Centre (ETC).

8th December 2014 - Demand brings IT courses back to Beverley

Demand brings IT courses back to Beverley

East Riding College will be offering full-time information technology courses from its Beverley campus from September due to popular demand.
Qualifications are available at level two (GCSE equivalent) and level three (A-level equivalent) and are suitable for people who want to go into work and those who want to go to university.

28th November 2014 - New campus marks construction milestone

New campus marks construction milestone

Students and staff from East Riding College have marked a milestone in the construction of its new £14m Beverley campus.
The “steel signing ceremony” saw them pen their names on the structure to make their mark for years to come.

25th November 2014 - Royal recognition for Devan’s work

Royal recognition for Devan’s work

An East Riding College student has taken part in a video conference with HRH the Prince of Wales as part of a national anti-bullying campaign.
Devan Witter, 17, from Market Weighton, was selected for the Google Hangout, which also featured Alex Jones from the BBC’s The One Show, as a result of work he has been doing for the Step Up To Serve charity.

24th November 2014 - Get into construction with new course

Get into construction with new course

People looking to secure a job in the rapidly growing construction industry can learn essential skills immediately in a new East Riding College course which starts in January.
The Level Two Diploma in Civil Engineering is available at the Bridlington campus and will gear learners up for site working in housing developments and civil engineering projects.

19th November 2014 - Theatre director shares her experience

Theatre director shares her experience

Performing arts students at East Riding College have been given the inside track on working in the industry by a professional director.
Shakera Ahad, resident director at Freedom Studios Theatre in Bradford, gave a talk to learners at the Beverley campus about the reality of the arts industry and following a career path in performing arts.

13th November 2014 - Further education rolling enrolments available

Further education rolling enrolments available

Young people who would like to start a new course right away can take advantage of a range of qualifications on offer now at East Riding College.
The further education courses are available from entry level to level three (A-level equivalent) at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses. Construction courses in Hull are also available.

7th November 2014 - Don’t wait until September - start in January!

Don’t wait until September - start in January!

East Riding College is launching a range of courses for adults who are looking to earn an advanced or higher level qualification but don’t want to wait until September 2015 to start. 
The level three, four and five courses – equivalent to A-levels and the first and second years of a degree, respectively – run from January and all are eligible for tuition fee student loans.

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