February 2016

It’s Time to Talk about young people’s mental health

It’s Time to Talk about young people’s mental health at a ‘get 2gether' in Gloucester.

Vice Principal joins GFirst LEP Retail Business Group

Gloucestershire College Vice Principal, Peter White, has joined the GFirst LEP Retail Business Group, and plans to draw upon his extensive experience in the sector to change outdated perceptions of careers in retail.

Businesses invited to learn about apprenticeship reforms

The Gloucestershire College Business Hub is inviting county businesses, both big and small, to join it for a breakfast seminar about the planned apprenticeship reforms, and what these mean to them, at Cheltenham Campus on Wednesday 9 March.

College raises almost £10k for charity

Gloucestershire College recently hosted a charity presentation to donate almost £10,000 its students and staff raised during 2015 to 24 charities, and announce its 2016 charities.

GC awarded eTwinning Quality Label for Go Green project

Gloucestershire College is delighted to have been awarded the eTwinning National Quality Label for its Go Green – The Rubbish Hunters project, as a mark of its commitment to quality, high levels of good practice and European collaboration.

GC wins national AoC This Girl Can competition

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have been selected as the winner of the Association of Colleges This Girl Can photo competition, with an image of a sport student boxing which celebrates and inspires young women in sport.

GC shortlisted for TES FE Award for Support for Learners

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 TES FE Award for Support for Learners, for transforming the transition of young people with autism from school to college by improving its provision, campuses and expertise with individualised needs.

GC Sponsors #CotswoldEMI Apprentice of the Year Award for second year

Following the success of the inaugural awards, Gloucestershire College is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Apprentice of the Year category in the 2016 Cotswold Life EMI Awards, and is calling all of its talented engineering apprentices and employer partners to enter.

College develops skills of young people in half term Basketball Camp

During the February half term Gloucestershire College hosted over 30 young people, aged eight to 16, for a fundamentals and skills Basketball Camp led by Head Coach Danny James and Assistant Coach Joe Grainger.

Apprentices help Xograph Healthcare fulfil ambition for growth

Stonehouse-based medical equipment company, Xograph Healthcare, believes that investing in apprenticeship training will help it achieve its ambition for growth, and says its GC apprentice has “made a huge difference” to the business.

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