Andrew Swaffield has been praised in recent weeks by industry experts as he has piloted the company through turbulent times and helped to negotiate a £125m rescue package.
The Bournemouth & Poole College is celebrating the award of a grant of £8,000 to help fund a project to promote career equality and diversity among its students.
The grant is from the Equality and Diversity Good Practice Fund provided by the Government’s Skills Funding Agency and managed by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU).
Bournemouth & Poole College is one of just six further education colleges in the South West region awarded funding for projects linked to equality and diversity in the further education system.
Specialised Chef graduate Sven-Hanson Britt returned to The Bournemouth & Poole College in triumph after his star-studded performance on BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals series.
Sven was runner-up in the nationwide prime time TV contest which drew an estimated 1m viewers.
He returned this week for lunch in the Escoffier Restaurant, The College’s award winning training restaurant, and touched base with old pals and Lecturers like Senior Chef Lecturers, David Boland and Tony Groves who helped him take his first steps in the kitchen.
The company recently announced its plans to expand its ground operations at Bournemouth International Airport and drew on its strong links with the college to recruit new staff.
The seven female students will now join the company caring for passengers at the check-in stage.