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Wednesday, 02 November 2016

When Bournemouth & Poole College started planning the refurbishment of their Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing facilities they were determined to use materials and processes that were as environmentally responsible as possible.

The works significantly enhanced the quality of the facilities and learning environment, as well as reducing the building’s carbon footprint and increasing its energy efficiency. They included an Ecotile floor which offered a wide range of advantages over traditional floor coverings.

Monday, 31 October 2016


A graduate of The Bournemouth & Poole College’s Specialised Chef Scholarship is the first to be awarded a Michelin Star, recognised globally as an Oscar of the culinary world. Trinity restaurant, a longstanding neighbourhood favourite based in the heart of Clapham Old Town and headed up by chef, restaurateur and Bournemouth & Poole Alumni, Adam Byatt, has been awarded a coveted Michelin star just one month shy of its 10th anniversary.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Ardent Theatre Company, set up by Creative Directors Andrew Muir and Mark Sands, has taken on 8 talented students to become The Ardent 8. This ensemble of actors will attend workshops led by professionals and have a brand new play written for them by Andrew himself, who is a leading playwright and Part-Time writer in residence for The College. The Ardent 8 will then perform in London to an audience including key people from the industry. The project is designed to give these former students access to a key location for the profession and to build their skills.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Keely Miles has been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ by the prestigious BTEC Outstanding Science Student of the Year Award. The awards are designed to recognise career based learning.

Previous years' winners have been exceptional vocational students, apprentices, practitioners and organisations, many of whom have gone on to achieve even greater accolades in their field. (Source:

Friday, 14 October 2016

The College’s Dorset Art’s Prize was launched 3 years ago and generates interest from all ages. Right from the outset the competition has encouraged and inspired local communities to get involved and get creative. Artworks can be created in any media and entered by anyone with a passion or interest in the arts. It is an opportunity for all to celebrate their artistic skills. This year’s prize is no exception, with entries flooding in at a very high standard. With an open subject matter entries were highly diverse and imaginative.