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Top Petroc students awarded at annual LHTS ceremony

Leadership and Higher Technical Skills (LHTS) students and apprentices from Petroc gathered at the Barnstaple Hotel last week (28 November 2018), to celebrate another fantastic year in front of friends, family and local employers. The annual awards ceremony recognised...

Dance performers to shine in Blue Moon show

Lovers of Dance are set to be ‘surprised and mesmerised’ by the incredible talent and ability of Cornwall's young dancers. Once In a Blue Moon is set to be an evening of new and original choreography by young dancers including dancers in professional training at...

BT closes gap on 2020 renewable energy target

BT has announced that it is within 4 per cent of its 2020 target to power the organisation’s entire global operations with 100 per cent renewable electricity. As part of its 2020 goals, BT set a target to purchase 100 per cent renewable electricity to power its...

Apprenticeships are a Win-Win for Businesses

One Less Worry Payroll, a bureau providing flexible and affordable payroll services for businesses across the region has taken on an apprentice to meet client needs. Having steadily grown, the One Less Worry Payroll team needed to create a new job role and with a...

Career Mentor Scheme

This year The University of Exeter is celebrating its Career Mentor Scheme’s 10th birthday and we would like to invite your company to join! The Career Mentor Scheme is a popular employability scheme which matches an Exeter student or graduate with an experienced...

Students onboard with future beauty careers at sea

Hair and Beauty students have been discovering more about careers at sea and what it’s like to work on-board some of the world’s most luxurious cruise liners. Cornwall College St Austell students enjoyed an enthusiastic talk from Steiner’s Recruitment Manager, Nicci...

New Principal Appointed at City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth is pleased to announce that Penny Wycherley has been appointed as Interim Principal and CEO. Former Principal of Waltham Forest College, Penny brings a wealth of senior management experience and knowledge of the further education sector. Penny...

Petroc plumbing apprentice wins bronze at national final

A plumbing apprentice from Petroc picked up the bronze medal at SkillPlumb at the NEC in Birmingham last week, after reaching the last eight of the prestigious competition. Tom Moys, 20, who is studying an Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering...