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Thursday, 12 March 2015

The Bournemouth & Poole College is celebrating the award of a grant of £8,000 to help fund a project to promote career equality and diversity among its students.

The grant is from the Equality and Diversity Good Practice Fund provided by the Government’s Skills Funding Agency and managed by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU).

Bournemouth & Poole College is one of just six further education colleges in the South West region awarded funding for projects linked to equality and diversity in the further education system.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Specialised Chef graduate Sven-Hanson Britt returned to The Bournemouth & Poole College in triumph after his star-studded performance on BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals series.

Sven was runner-up in the nationwide prime time TV contest which drew an estimated 1m viewers.

He returned this week for lunch in the Escoffier Restaurant, The College’s award winning training restaurant, and touched base with old pals and Lecturers like Senior Chef Lecturers, David Boland and Tony Groves who helped him take his first steps in the kitchen.

Friday, 30 January 2015
The future’s bright for one Bournemouth & Poole College carpentry apprentice.
James Ling, a level three apprentice in On-Site Carpentry, is reaping the benefits of working in th
Friday, 30 January 2015
Swissport, the leading support service company for the airline industry, has recruited the entire crop of 2015 graduates from the Bournemouth & Poole College's Aviation Operation (AO) course.

The company recently announced its plans to expand its ground operations at Bournemouth International Airport and drew on its strong links with the college to recruit new staff.

The seven female students will now join the company caring for passengers at the check-in stage.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

More than thirty school pupils from the Bournemouth area had the chance to cook in the famous catering facilities at The Bournemouth & Poole College and test their culinary skills.

The College’s award winning Escoffier Restaurant, based at the Lansdowne site, was the venue for the annual Harvest Fine Foods “Yes Chef” competition.

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