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Apprentice mechanic revved up for leading role on stage

Apprentice mechanic revved up for leading role on stage

An apprentice mechanic is celebrating after landing the main role on stage. Level 3 Motor Vehicle apprentice at Cornwall College St Austell, Alex Pearce, has played the title role in the pantomime held at The Keay for the last three years; Robin Crusoe, Aladdin and...

College students step up to help jobseekers find employment

College students step up to help jobseekers find employment

City College Plymouth is working in partnership with The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Drake Circus and hospitality businesses located in the city to help a group of jobseekers find employment. The College is running a sector-based work academy on behalf of...

Library delights with snakes, spiders and bugs

Library delights with snakes, spiders and bugs

A tarantula, snake, stick insects, hissing cockroaches and giant African land snails have been spotted in a Plymouth library, but there was no need to contact pest control. A group of students from the animal management department at Duchy College were showcasing the...

International racing show fuels motor sport careers

International racing show fuels motor sport careers

A trip to the Auto Sport International Racing Car Show has fuelled Cornish learners’ passions for careers in the motor vehicle industry many weren’t even aware of. Motor vehicle students from Cornwall College St Austell attended the annual pre-season event, held at...

Senior Leadership Team go back to the floor

Senior Leadership Team go back to the floor

City College Plymouth’s most senior members of staff gained insight into the responsibilities of some of the College’s apprentices as it marks National Apprenticeship Week. As part of the College’s commitment to the wellbeing of students and staff, members of the...

College signs mental health charter

College signs mental health charter

City College Plymouth has made a commitment to support students and staff with their mental health and wellbeing by signing up to a brand-new charter. The Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter has been created by the Association of Colleges (AoC) in conjunction with...

Coveted Green Gown Award for Exeter College Student

Coveted Green Gown Award for Exeter College Student

Exeter College student Scott Stephens has been awarded a prestigious Green Gown Award – the second year running an Exeter College university level student has received the sustainability award.  Scott has been named the winner of the Green Gown Award for Student...

World-renowned rural leadership course hailed huge success

World-renowned rural leadership course hailed huge success

One of the world’s leading rural leadership courses is celebrating the conclusion of another successful year. The Challenge of Rural Leadership course, now in its 24th year, was lauded by delegates and organisers. Managed by the Rural Business School (RBS) at Duchy...