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Friday, 05 May 2017

The Bournemouth & Poole College is urging adults who are considering a career change or wishing to gain further qualifications to enrol onto an Access to Higher Education course.

Access to Higher Education diplomas are designed specifically for adults who are looking to study a higher education course, but may not have the relevant entry qualifications needed. The College offers a variety of Access courses which specialise in subjects ranging from forensic science to media.

Friday, 28 April 2017

The HEFCE (Higher Education Funding council for England) has awarded a grant of £50,000 to Bournemouth & Poole College’s project ‘Speak Out and Step Up’ as part of its Catalyst Fund. The fund commits up to £30 million in annual funding. This money aims to drive innovation in the HE sector, enhance excellence and efficiency in HE, and support innovative solutions.

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.