Samantha Lauren King

  • Football legends talk career goals at Bracknell college

    A pair of football legends visited students at Bracknell and Wokingham College last week.  Ex-Arsenal chairman David Dein and retired international footballer Tony Woodcock spoke to students about their illustrious sporting careers. The pair also imparted valuable career advice, stressing the importance of being innovative, and not being afraid to put yourself forward. Dein has been

    14.00 Sep. 26th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • City College Brighton and Hove helps disabled learners access employment

    City College Brighton and Hove is helping disabled learners access employ-ment through a newly launched social enterprise – with the help of a famous face. The college will be working in partnership with the charity Team Domenica, which offers learning programmes for young adults who have learning or social barriers to help get them into

    11.00 Sep. 26th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • CONEL college partners with global engineering giant

    A London college has partnered with global engineering giant Siemens to train its next generation of apprentices. The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) will provide training for 17 new recruits to the company’s apprenticeship scheme, giving them access to workshops equipped with the latest engineering tools and equipment at its Enfield Centre

    12.00 Sep. 26th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • Barnet and Southgate college is a haircut above the rest

    Barnet and Southgate College’s Wella Centre of Excellence has officially been opened by the celebrity hairdresser Patrick Cameron. A world leader in cutting and styling long hair, Cameron demonstrated his skills to students and staff at the college, before giving a talk about his career. Cameron, who runs his own training school in London, said:

    13.00 Sep. 26th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • The sky is the limit for Epping Forest College

    Five students from Epping Forest College are flying high after securing jobs with the aviation services company Swissport at Stansted Airport. The students, who studied tourism and aviation courses at the college, passed their two-week induction at the company with flying colours, and are now settling into their new roles as Passenger Service Agents. Flynn

    9.00 Sep. 19th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • College restaurant cooks up a storm at hospitality awards

    Staff and students of Foxholes Restaurant at Runshaw College are celebrating after making it to the final of the AA College Restaurant of the Year 2016 awards. The awards drew applicants from across the UK, with the college making it to the final three alongside Birmingham University and Milton Keynes College – where they will

    11.00 Sep. 19th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • On track for Paralympic glory

    A Cambridge Regional College student has won two medals at the just-finished Paralympic Games in Rio, after making it onto Team GB. 19-year-old Louis Rolfe (pictured), a sports studies student at the college, won gold in the team sprint alongside Jody Cundy and Jon-Allan Butterworth, a discipline in which the trio also won gold and

    13.00 Sep. 19th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • Former Barnsley college student is top of the league

    Former Barnsley College student Sally Needham is one of around 28 women in the UK to have earned a UEFA ‘A Licence’. The accolade is one of the highest practical coaching licenses available, and is awarded to candidates with significant talent in coaching techniques and skill-building. Holding the licence means Sally can access top-level teams,

    15.00 Sep. 19th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • FEATURE: Seven Michelin-star chefs return to Scarborough roots

    It’s not often a college can boast of numerous Michelin-star chefs amongst their alumni, but for Yorkshire Coast College, it seems to have become a bit of a habit, Samantha King reports. Seven famous faces from the culinary world will be returning to their old college to host an extravagant five-course dinner with the help

    17.00 Sep. 19th, 2016 | Bulletin

  • Movers and Shakers: Edition 182

    Leon Riley has been appointed principal of John Leggott College in North Lincolnshire. Originally from Liverpool, Mr Riley moved into the area over 20 years ago, beginning his career in education as a business studies and law teacher at the college. He was encouraged by the principal at the time to pursue a career in

    13.00 Sep. 18th, 2016 | Movers and Shakers

  • Movers and Shakers: Edition 181

    David Vasse has been appointed as the new principal of Sir George Monoux Sixth Form College. He joins the college with a wealth of experience working in the FE sector, having worked at five sixth form colleges over the past two decades. During his career, Mr Vasse has worked for Ofsted, and was principal of

    15.00 Sep. 10th, 2016 | Movers and Shakers