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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.

27th October 2014 - Talk to tutors at open events

Talk to tutors at open events

Future students of all ages can find out more about what East Riding College has to offer at three open events in November.
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. 

24th October 2014 - Students benefit from road safety event

Students benefit from road safety event

Road safety organisations and emergency services pressed home the consequences of dangerous driving at two innovative events at East Riding College.
The College organised the “speed dating” road safety events in conjunction with the TOM Foundation, a local charity, to communicate messages about driving carefully to young people at its Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

20th October 2014 - Students and families celebrate higher education achievements

Students and families celebrate higher education achievements

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.

17th October 2014 - First-hand experience for travel and tourism students

First-hand experience for travel and tourism students

Tourism students from East Riding College have been learning first-hand about the joys of travel, thanks to sponsorship by P&O Ferries.
The 26 learners, studying on level two and three courses at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses, enjoyed a two-night mini-cruise from Hull to the Belgian city of Bruges.

15th October 2014 - New prospectuses out now!

New prospectuses out now!

People who are looking to take their next step in education or who want to strengthen their CV can find their future with two new prospectuses from East Riding College.
The full-time and higher education course guides feature more than 100 programmes across the full range of subject areas at levels equivalent to degrees, A-levels and GCSEs.

8th October 2014 - Travel students can now book Saga holidays

Travel students can now book Saga holidays

Students at East Riding College in Beverley and Bridlington can now sell holidays and cruises from over-50s specialist Saga Travel for the first time.
Travel and tourism learners at the College get first-hand experience of the industry by booking holidays, National Express trips and concerts plus other travel related services and products for real paying customers. 

7th October 2014 - Media student to run charity marathon

Media student to run charity marathon

A media student who couldn’t manage a mile eight months ago will this weekend be running a marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Joe Ward, 19, of Beverley, will tackle the Yorkshire Marathon in York on Sunday after his dad, Dave, challenged him to run a marathon with him before he turned 50.

3rd October 2014 - College earns top environmental award

College earns top environmental award

East Riding College has earned the top accreditation as part of an environmental awards scheme for the second year running.
The College received an award for once again achieving “Green Status” as part of the Investors in the Environment scheme at an awards ceremony.

29th September 2014 - Sports event open to young people in Bridlington

Sports event open to young people in Bridlington

Young people from the Bridlington area are invited to take part in a “have a go” sports event at East Riding College next week.
The event will take place on the sports pitches and multi-use games area on October 9 from 4pm to 6pm and is open to anyone aged 16 and over who is considering a career in the sports or leisure industry.

24th September 2014 - Students delighted with new £220,000 engineering machinery

Students delighted with new £220,000 engineering machinery

Engineering students from East Riding College are now benefitting from £220,000 of new industry standard equipment.
The installation of the computer numerical controlled (CNC) equipment means that learners are working on the latest in industry technology and are well prepared to join the region’s workforce.

12th September 2014 - Successful Beverley Company Appoints Apprentices

Successful Beverley Company Appoints Apprentices

A Beverley company is sharing its success by recruiting for new apprentices through East Riding College.
Design and manufacturing company Routec, in Borwick Drive, has taken on six apprentices in technical and production administration, reception and the engineering/manufacturing departments as a result of expansion.

9th September 2014 - Evie wins apprentice of the year award

Evie wins apprentice of the year award

An East Riding College student has been named Intermediate Apprentice of the Year 2014 for the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Evie Molloy, a trainee accountant at Beverley firm Hemingway Bailey Ltd, picked up the accolade at an awards ceremony in Leeds. Hemingway Bailey were also highly commended in the Newcomer SME of the Year category.

8th September 2014 - Fun events kick off new term for students

Fun events kick off new term for students

Students at East Riding College got their year off to a fun start with the annual induction fairs.
The event is held at the Beverley and Bridlington campuses as part of induction week, which helps new students familiarise themselves with the College.

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