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Monday, 10 August 2015

Keri Kane, 20, from Parkstone is helping to make the famous Yellow Buses of Bournemouth run smoothly.

As a member of the finance team Keri has become the first Yellow Buses apprentice - and she’s loving it. Keri has completed her one year Level 2 AAT Apprenticeship and will return to the college in September to begin Level 3.

Keri says as a junior part of the Administration Team she was surprised at the level of responsibility she was given from day one.

Monday, 10 August 2015

A change in career ambition has proved to be a winning move for Bournemouth & Poole College student Joanna Holmes.

Joanna, 21, from Poole, set out as a catering student at The College, but decided that the heat of the kitchen was not for her and moved into the challenging world of Business Administration.

Her decision has worked out well as her Apprenticeship year with homes provider Aster Group has led to a full-time job offer, weeks before the official end of her Apprenticeship course.

Friday, 07 August 2015

Dorset and Hampshire Chefs swapped chef jackets for wetsuits for a day of beach front cookery and water sports at the latest meeting of The Chefs’ Forum at the Sandbanks Hotel in Poole.

Fifteen students from three hospitality education providers (Bournemouth and Poole College, Highbury College and HIT Training) came together to assist Wayne Joyce, Head Chef at the Sandbanks Hotel, to prepare and the serve canapés which were enjoyed by guests during a Nyetimber reception.

Friday, 07 August 2015

Award-winning Digital Design student Patrick McAndrew is justly proud of his re-working of a famous self-portrait of Vincent Van Gough.

It has all the bright colours and expansive swirling background and weather beaten look of the troubled artist - but it isn’t quite what it seems.

The work of the master impressionist has been “morphed” digitally into a self-portrait of Patrick complete with the Van Gogh beard.

Friday, 17 July 2015

A Bridport decorator has been placed at the top of the industry by a national trade body – for the second year running.

Ben Deer has taken the title of Apprentice/Trainee of the year in the Painting and Decorating Association’s Premier Trophy Awards.

The 22 year-old works for his father’s business, JW Deer, based in Bridport, and studies at Bournemouth and Poole College.