June 2015

GC named finalist in Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have been shortlisted as the Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year in the 2015 Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards, organised by the Gloucestershire Echo and Gloucester Citizen.

GC chefs to demo at Food and Drink Trade Show

Gloucestershire College’s experienced chefs are set to impress traders in the demo kitchen at The Food and Drink Trade Show, which is being held at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 June.

Host families wanted for international students in Cheltenham

Due to a surge in applications from international students, Gloucestershire College’s Summer School is looking for Cheltenham families to host one or two students each this July and August.

NEW Student Services number – 0345 155 2020

From Monday 1 June, Gloucestershire College’s main Student Services telephone number has changed from 0845 155 2020 to 0345 155 2020.

Fashion group to nurture county’s young talent through Superdry Apprenticeships

Gloucestershire College appointed as Superdry’s partner training provider.

GC students secure places at elite Norland College

Three Gloucestershire College students are off to elite nanny school, Norland College, this September, after successfully achieving their Diplomas for the Children and Young People’s Workforce at Gloucestershire College.

GC Creative Academies Graduate Shows

Gloucestershire College’s Creative Academies will be showcasing graduating students’ work in a series of shows open to the public this month, entitled Space.

Student nail designs to dazzle in annual competition

Gloucestershire College’s Gloucester Campus will play host to a creative nail competition on Tuesday 16 June, which will see its Level 3 Nail Services students create fantasy designs live in front of an audience.

RFD students to perform at the National Theatre

Three Gloucestershire College students have been selected to perform at this summer’s National Theatre Connections Festival, and will tread the boards of the prestigious Dorfman Theatre at London’s famous South Bank venue.

Graduations at No.9 appoints new Salon Manager

Gloucestershire College’s city centre training salon, Graduations at No.9, is delighted to announce the appointment of Maria Vallender as its new Salon Manager.

EU countries to visit GC for grand unveiling of human sundial

Gloucestershire College’s Forest of Dean Campus will welcome partners from nine European countries this Friday 19 June, for the grand unveiling of a human sundial constructed by students, as part of the Comenius project S.A.R.A.H (Science ARound us Along History).

NEW Apprenticeship fact sheets available for apprentices and employers

Gloucestershire College has launched a new series of apprenticeship fact sheets which clearly explain the range of apprentice career paths available through the College.

GC Blazers appoint new Head Coach

The GC Blazers Basketball Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny James as Head Coach of the Academy at Gloucestershire College.

RFD celebrates student success in glittering awards ceremony

Last week, Gloucestershire College’s Royal Forest of Dean Campus hosted its annual Student Success Awards to celebrate and recognise the achievements of its students for academic excellence, overcoming difficulties in order to succeed and for going out of their way to help others.

Winner of The Vamps competition announced

During its May Open Evenings earlier this year, Gloucestershire College held a competition for one lucky visitor to win four tickets to see The Vamps in concert at Westonbirt Arboretum on Sunday 21 June.

NOUVEAU! NUEVO! New for September 2015 – French and Spanish A Levels

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to be offering French and Spanish at A Level from September, giving Sixth Form students at both its Cheltenham and Forest of Dean campuses the opportunity to not only develop their confidence and communication skills, but also their future career prospects.

Girls Get Set for a Career in Engineering

Gloucestershire College is teaming up with GE Aviation Cheltenham this Friday 3 July to host Girls Get Set, an event aimed at getting girls into engineering.

GC’s Zoe scoops BABTAC Inspiring Person of the Year Award

A Gloucestershire College student has scooped the Inspiring Person of the Year prize in the acclaimed BABTAC and CIBTAC Awards 2015; one of the biggest events in the global beauty and complementary therapy calendar.

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