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October 2014

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge talks at VIP Lit Fest event

Gloucestershire College hosted an exclusive talk and book signing with two Michelin-starred chef and former student, Tom Kerridge, at Cheltenham Literature Festival. The VIP event provided the College with the perfect platform to showcase its Catering and Hospitality School – the best in the county, no less – engage with leading local businesses and schools, and introduce the College’s brand new ‘Talent of Tomorrow’ initiative.

PJ Crook to launch The Big Draw at Gloucestershire College

Internationally renowned artist, PJ Crook, will be joining Gloucestershire College’s HND Design students on Thursday 16th October, to host The Big Draw at the Gloucester campus.

A career in catering is as fruitful as engineering

In light of restaurateur and TV judge Oliver Peyton’s recent comments about chef education being “at crisis point”, Gloucestershire College, the county’s leading Catering and Hospitality School, is reaching out to young people to tell them that a career in this industry is indeed achievable, rewarding and lifelong.

Turn your fitness passion into a profession

Health and fitness have never been more fashionable. And there’s still time for fitness fans to turn their passion into a profession, by signing up to Gloucestershire College’s GC Express Level 3 Personal Training course.

Students reach national finals of iDEA

A group of Gloucestershire College students has reached the national finals of iDEA – the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards – with a downloadable digital magazine based around the life of YouTube. The official launch of the competition will be at Buckingham Palace, when the three winners will be announced.

Gloucester Rugby players cooking at Gloucestershire College

Members of the Gloucester Rugby team have swapped their studs for a set of kitchen scales and signed up to a four-week series of team-building cookery classes at Gloucestershire College.

Gloucestershire College apprenticeship vacancies live and online

Gloucestershire College is making it even easier for people to search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies in the county, thanks to the launch of a live vacancy page on its website.

Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony at Gloucester Cathedral

The success of hundreds of Gloucestershire apprentices will be celebrated at a graduation ceremony on Friday 20 March 2015 at the iconic Gloucester Cathedral.

The Forest Apprentice to launch at GC Open Evening

Gloucestershire College is teaming up with Mitcheldean-based engineering development company, Versarien, to launch The Forest Apprentice 2015 at its upcoming Open Evening.

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