City College’s work overseas is shortlisted for top award

City College’s work overseas is shortlisted for top award

City College Plymouth has been announced as a finalist for the AoC Beacon British Council International Award. The Association of Colleges’ (AoC) Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK colleges each year. This award, supported by the...

Start Up Funding for Cutting Tool Specialist

Start Up Funding for Cutting Tool Specialist

Cornish entrepreneur, Mike Jackson, has received a £25,000 boost from the Start Up Loans Company via South West delivery partner SWIG Finance.  The cash injection was used to secure a premises and cover the setup of the operational side of the business, including...

Bristol company wins Innovate UK grant

Bristol company wins Innovate UK grant

Bristol based Airway Medical Ltd today announced that they have been awarded a 9-month £260,000 funded project; in collaboration with University of Portsmouth, via The Sustainable Innovation Fund from UK Government funding agency Innovate UK. Innovate UK as part of UK...

SW exhibits at Chinese Cultural & Tourism Industry Expo

SW exhibits at Chinese Cultural & Tourism Industry Expo

DELEGATES representing organisations from the UK’s South West recently attended an expo event in China to help promote potential partnerships between the two countries and their regions (November 2020). Among those represented was Somerset-based Aspen Waite China UK...

Free health and social care courses to be delivered online

Free health and social care courses to be delivered online

As part of its efforts to support local people as the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the economy, City College Plymouth is offering a range of distance learning courses that are free for anyone aged 19 and over. Across the globe, demand for...

Fast Growth for Ethical Food Business

Fast Growth for Ethical Food Business

In just four years, SWIG Finance customer Yumello has transitioned from a start-up to an established national business with its products stocked in some of the UK’s biggest retailers.  The fast-growing health and wellness brand produces a range of nut butters through...

Study with local experts at University Centre South Devon

Study with local experts at University Centre South Devon

If you’re thinking of pursuing degree level study, making the decision to stay local doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality. In fact, studying with University Centre South Devon (UCSD) will mean you’re studying at a TEF Gold-rated institution which is the highest...