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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Former student Wing showed the current students at Bournemouth & Poole College how successful you can be if you follow your dreams when he came into the college to deliver a training session.

He showed the students various cutting and styling techniques, and described how a lot of his inspiration comes from London. He explained that he walks around the city so he can see what the latest street style is like. He looks at the clothes people wear, their look and the colours, he then incorporates what he sees into his own style of hairdressing.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Bournemouth & Poole College student Alice Kingham, 21, has won the coveted Southern Institute of Hospitality Front of House Student of the Year Award (sponsored by the AA). She is currently studying a BTEC National Diploma in Hospitality Supervision & Events.

The Institute of Hospitality sent their media to film Alice demonstrating her skills of cocktail shaking and flambé work, followed by an interview.  A short list of 80 competitors were narrowed down to just 4 finalists. 

Friday, 13 May 2016

Students from The Bournemouth & Poole College served up a treat for guests during the pop-up ‘Saturday Night Kitchen’ at the Christchurch Food Festival this weekend. The restaurant was jointly hosted by celebrity chefs Lesley Walters of ITV’s This Morning, and Dean Edwards of ITV’s Lorraine.

The College trainees were given the opportunity to prepare a three course meal which consisted of dishes such as Crab and Asparagus Tart and Chicken and Artichoke Empanada. Guests who visited the pop-up restaurant were also entertained by singers during the evening.

Monday, 25 April 2016

The Bournemouth & Poole College has been praised by a community leader for the quality of its Apprenticeship training programme.

Andy Skeats, who is the East Dorset District Council (EDDC) Community Portfolio holder takes a close interest in monitoring the link between businesses and young people in training. He said The Bournemouth & Poole College was the best example of how to create training opportunities for young people.

Friday, 08 April 2016

The Bournemouth & Poole College’s latest campaign to promote Apprenticeships attracted almost 700 people to its spring open event. That’s a record for such an open event at The College.

It coincided with National Apprenticeship Week and the launch of over 100 new Apprenticeship opportunities.