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Latest news

Monday, 19 June 2023

Apprentice students had an excellent time at the ‘Marine Electrical Apprentice' Competition at the Seawork Marine Show in Southampton last week.

12 teams of apprentices participated in the competition held at Seawork’s Training and Careers Day. Seawork is Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat exhibition.

Friday, 16 June 2023

Bournemouth & Poole College is incredibly proud of student Alessandra Penteado, who has successfully secured a place to study Archaeology at St Edmund's College at the University of Cambridge. Alessandra is currently an Access to Humanities and Social Science student studying at our Lansdowne Campus.

Alessandra shared her thoughts about her incredible achievement: