Thursday, 16 April 2015

Tourism and Events students at The Bournemouth & Poole College have been using their newly acquired organisational skills to help raise funds to fight cancer.

Backed by Barclays Bank and The Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce, the students organised a lively fund raising lunch and raffle. They invited executives from the bank to enjoy a special lunch at The Escoffier restaurant, the college’s popular commercially run eatery at the Lansdowne site, Bournemouth.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Judges of a national competition identified leadership qualities of top Bournemouth & Poole College apprentice

Bournemouth & Poole College apprentice Ashley Craig has been crowned Apprentice of the Year in the prestigious annual Construction News magazine awards ceremony. The judges were lavish in their praise for Ashley’s dynamism and positive attitude.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

One of The Bournemouth & Poole College’s most successful Performing Arts graduates returned to his roots at The College’s Jellicoe Theatre. 

Earl Carpenter, best known for his West End stage performances in Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera, was happy to talk to the current Performing Arts students and offer expert advice on what it takes to get to the top in the entertainment industry.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Second year Tourism and Events Foundation Degree students at The Bournemouth & Poole College put their best feet forward for a really worthy cause.

Dave Reed, Chelcie Reynolds, Amber Martin, Charlotte Waite and Rianna Oak were challenged to organise a fundraising event as part of their course work and they really delivered, raising more than £600 for the cause.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Alex Bryant, Bournemouth and John Cahill, Broadstone, have helped launch the South West Shared Apprenticeship (SWSA) scheme designed to employ young people for the entire period of their training.

The construction sector has an intrinsic skills training problem. Firms often can’t commit to taking on apprenticeships as building contracts rarely last for the full duration of a recognised apprenticeship course.