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Kernow King praises puffing devil steam engine

Kernow King praises puffing devil steam engine

Kernow King has given the royal seal of approval to engineering students who built him a replica of the Puffing Devil steam engine. Edward Rowe, aka the Kernow King, supplied engineering students at Cornwall College St Austell with a design brief to create the engine,...

Endgame Or Infinity War: Brexit In 2020

Endgame Or Infinity War: Brexit In 2020

We're delighted to welcome our newest member, Rowan Public Affairs. The organisation aims to help SW businesses be more effective in their dealings with the government. Chris Hodder, one of its Directors provides a topical perspective on Brexit below. The UK is about...

High-flying student qualifies for Dairy-Tech finals

High-flying student qualifies for Dairy-Tech finals

A student studying in Cornwall has been selected as a finalist in the National Farm Health Management Awards 2020.  Nikki Smale from Bradworthy, a student on Duchy College’s BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management course, will attend the presentation at the Dairy-Tech...

Students upskill at largest indoor agricultural event

Students upskill at largest indoor agricultural event

A group of agriculture students from Cornwall have benefitted from a trip to the NEC in Birmingham to visit LAMMA 20, the UK’s largest farm machinery and technology event. The Duchy College students spent two days exploring the 650 plus exhibitors who packed the halls...

Green Consultants Internships

Green Consultants Internships

The University of Exeter’s Green Consultants programme offers employers the opportunity to work with inspired University of Exeter students, keen to start their careers in the environmental and sustainability sector. This industry-recognised, award-winning training...

National Award Nomination for Exeter College Director

National Award Nomination for Exeter College Director

Exeter College’s Director of Apprenticeships and Employer Engagement Mike Blakeley has been shortlisted for a national award in the prestigious Tes FE Awards 2020.  The awards ceremony is a landmark event in the further education sector as exceptional teachers,...

Helping feed people in need over the festive season

Helping feed people in need over the festive season

Students and staff at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, working in conjunction with The Country Food Trust (TCFT), donated 2,400 meals to the local foodbank at Launceston and to Callington Soup Run. TCFT is a registered charity that produces food and donates it to people...

Industry week inspires future Cornish professionals

Industry week inspires future Cornish professionals

An annual Industry Week has given Cornish catering students plenty of food for thought, as they contemplate the different career paths available for them after completing their qualifications. More than 10 professional catering and hospitality guests gave demos or...