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Friday, 28 April 2017

The Bournemouth & Poole College has launched its own jobs hub to help students to brush up on their interview technique and transition into the world of work.

The College has created branches of The BASE, which stands for business, apprenticeships, skills and employability, at their Poole and Lansdowne sites to allow young people and mature students to speak to experts about their future career paths.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The Dorset Art Prize, created by The Bournemouth & Poole College, was designed to encourage and help to create a broader, more inclusive vision for the arts locally and to actively engage with the community. This year’s Art Prize is looking to be bigger than ever and is now open to entrants to submit their pieces of work.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

The Plumbing and Electrical departments at Bournemouth & Poole College were a key focus during National Apprenticeship Week. Competitions were organised by tutors for students to partake in, giving them the opportunity to show off their skills and compete against their peers. Key businesses that work with the college were involved and sponsored the competitions.

12 Full-Time Plumbing Students took part in a 3 hour competition designed to test their basic hand skills and general ability to build a working frame in the given time.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

This month’s release of the 2017 Tech Nation report has named the UK as the digital hub of Europe, with Bournemouth and Poole seeing a 26 per cent growth in digital business.

The report states that currently 15,763 digital tech jobs are on offer in Bournemouth and Poole, contributing £352 million a year to the local economy.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Glenshee, near Braemar in the Cairngorm National Park, Scotland was host to a group of Uniformed Public Services students from The Bournemouth & Poole College who visited as part of their course. The organised trip saw 8 students brave hostile and challenging environments in order to enhance and develop key skills for working in Uniformed Services.

The week-long, physically demanding trip focussed on developing moral and physical courage, teamwork, leadership, resilience, grit and self-discipline.