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Friday, 12 December 2014

Ex-carpenter and former Bournemouth & Poole College student Tom Stone is celebrating a £3,000 bursary from the Royal Television Society.

After leaving Bournemouth Grammar school Tom opted for a career in carpentry, but after seven years working in the industry he changed his focus to TV camera skills.

He then enrolled on an Access to Media Studies course at The Bournemouth & Poole College, where he gained a distinction. He’s now studying for a BA (Hons) undergraduate course in TV production at Bournemouth University.

Monday, 01 December 2014

The Bournemouth & Poole College will help to train Travel and Tourism students in coping with the huge influx of tourists expected at the Olympic Games in 2016. 

The team of 10 students, all from universities in Brazil, arrived at the college's Lansdowne site, Bournemouth, to learn the secrets of high-class customer care from staff at the college. They begin 13 weeks intensive training in all aspects of customer care including topics such as gastronomy, travel and tourism.

Friday, 14 November 2014

The launch of a bold new enterprise, to encourage colleges across the region to improve ways they can help students into work, has been welcomed by business leaders.

The regional launch of the Student Employability Toolkit, at The Bournemouth & Poole College, is being hailed as a huge step forward in the approach education professionals use to help students find employment.

Monday, 03 November 2014

Steve, now retired as a player but still scouting for the club, was invited to unveil the college’s new Fit Rooms at the Lansdowne site, Bournemouth. These state-of-the-art facilities are the latest in a long line of developments the college has created for its students.

The Fit Rooms will be available for any students to access and consist of a Fit studio, Fit gym and a Fit hall, which will host a variety of fitness classes.

Monday, 03 November 2014

It’s been an amazing few weeks for Michaella Mason, Bournemouth. First she qualified as a full-time carpenter after four years intensive training and now she’s heard she’s the winner of a top award from her peers in the world of carpentry – The Institute of Carpenters.