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Friday, 30 October 2015

Swissport, the global airline support service company, has linked up with The Bournemouth & Poole College to create a training academy for new recruits to the industry. It’s the first of its kind in the South and the college recruits were given a rare glimpse of life behind the scenes at the airport.

Swissport provides ground support services to all passenger flights in and out of the airport, which is currently about 450 flights a month. It is responsible for baggage, check-in, boarding, loading and even aircraft cleaning duties.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

A formal opening ceremony at The Bournemouth & Poole College’s new flagship teaching facility at the North Road site was held this week. The college were thrilled to welcome back film and stage actor, and former Performing Arts student, Matthew Flynn to cut the ribbon and officially open the new building.

Local dignitaries and VIPs were invited on a lively tour of the superb £12m building at the heart of the college - home to a new theatre, science laboratories, a Learning resource centre, a Digital Media Suite, 44 new teaching spaces and more.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

The Dorset Art Prize 2015 has highlighted the depth of hidden talent among the county’s aspiring artists. It shows that the county, which has always inspired artists, writers and poets, has a wealth of fine art talent waiting to emerge.

The presentation, held at The Bournemouth & Poole College’s distinctive Digital Design Centre building in Poole, is one of the most valuable art competitions outside London, with £8,000 worth of prizes at stake.

Thursday, 08 October 2015

Congratulations to Jack Wieland and Hannah Bastable at The Bournemouth & Poole College. They are hailed as the college’s Exceptional Students 2015 and were recognised at a glittering ceremony at plush Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth.

Monday, 05 October 2015

Students taking The Bournemouth & Poole College Decorating Skills course have a new labour saving and safety device thanks to the generosity of a Ringwood based company, which has kindly donated Betsy Paint Mates to the college.

The Betsy Paint Mate tool has really impressed course leader Scott Oliver, a man with years of experience in paint techniques and labour saving devices.