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Thursday, 28 May 2015

The search is on again for Dorset’s best artists with the launch of the 2015 Dorset Arts Prize.

With £8,000 worth of prize money on offer this unique competition, created by The Bournemouth & Poole College, is one of the most prestigious art events outside London.

The prize has been established to support and encourage engagement in the visual arts by people of all ages across the Dorset region. Now in its second year, it aims to promote and reward the talent and creative spirit in entrants of all ages.

Friday, 22 May 2015


Luxury manufacturer to recruit ten further apprentices in Portland

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that it is hiring a record intake of apprentices in 2015, with a further ten currently being recruited to join the brand’s Osprey Quay team. These new hires will bring the total number of apprentices to 38 – the highest number in one year to date.

Friday, 22 May 2015


The College and three NHS trusts are working together on a unique apprenticeship programme to improve the skills of hospital support workers and key care workers.

Dorchester County Hospital, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dorset Health University Foundation Trust are now working with the college to create training and learning programmes that last 15 -18 months.

Thursday, 07 May 2015

An enthusiastic group of Bournemouth & Poole College students, studying Level 3 Diploma IT (PROCOM) have been helping an older generation learn about the internet and computer technologies.

Alongside their normal studies the group has been acting as mentors to elderly people who want to experience the internet and social media over at Sunrise Senior Living in Southbourne.

Thursday, 07 May 2015

Networking is a useful talent in any company and students at The Bournemouth & Poole College have proved it is one skill they have in abundance.

Some 20 students from the college’s Enterprise Academy helped to organise a lively networking event at the Lansdowne site.