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February 2015

GC The Movie premiere!

We're thrilled to unveil a series of inspiring videos starring our students and lecturers that showcase a wide range of academic areas and college life. Introducing… GC The Movie!

Business-minded Ben aiming for career in accountancy

A talented Business Administration apprentice from Gloucestershire College is on the road to rewarding career in accounting. 20-year-old Ben Jones is currently studying for his Level 2 Intermediate Business and Administration Apprenticeship, whilst working as a Trainee Accountant for Brothertons Accountants in Gloucester.

‘Unchained’ to inspire and educate young music fans

Gloucestershire College’s ambitious Level 3 Music students, Blacklisted Promotions, have won a £530 grant from Make Music Gloucestershire to run a workshop and gig that educates, inspires and expands Year 10 students’ learning opportunities – entitled ‘Unchained’.

Nominate your Young Community Star!

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Pride of the Forest Awards and Gloucestershire College is the proud sponsor of the Young Community Star prize.

Apprenticeship ‘the best decision’ chef Dan made

A determined Apprentice Chef from The Bay Tree Restaurant in Tewkesbury sees his apprenticeship with Gloucestershire College as “the best decision” he ever made, as it gave him the opportunity to push himself after being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Gloucestershire College teams up with Chelsea Bar & Brasserie

Today marks the anticipated launch of Gloucestershire College’s vocational training collaboration with Chelsea Bar & Brasserie in Cheltenham. The newly formed partnership is the first of its kind for both the College and the Brasserie Group, and reinforces the Catering School’s commitment to ensuring its students leave Gloucestershire College fully prepared for the world of work.

Sixth Form students cotton on to the environment

Three Sixth Form students from Gloucestershire College’s Royal Forest of Dean Campus have had their work recognised following a collaborative project between the College’s Art Department and officers from the Joint Waste Team, based at Forest of Dean District Council.

GC sponsors #CotswoldEMI Apprentice of the Year Award

Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the Apprentice of the Year prize in the inaugural Cotswold Life EMI Awards 2015, and is calling all of its talented engineering apprentices and employer partners to enter.

Cheltenham Campus to be remodelled this summer

Cheltenham Campus to be remodelled this summer.

Real industry experience for students at The Festival 2015

Almost 140 of Gloucestershire College’s Catering and Hospitality students will gain valuable work experience at The Festival 2015 in Cheltenham, in just two weeks’ time.

Construction and Building Services provision to relocate to Five Acres

Gloucestershire College has officially announced that it will be relocating its Construction and Building Services provision from a rented unit at the Vantage Point Business Village in Mitcheldean to its Royal Forest of Dean Campus in Five Acres, and its Motor Vehicle provision to Gloucester Campus at Gloucester Docks, this summer.

Comenius project gets spade in the ground

Construction students from Gloucestershire College’s Mitcheldean Campus have started building a human sundial at the main Royal Forest of Dean Campus, as part of the Comenius project, SARAH.

Chefs on Tour awarded grant for educational roadshows

Gloucestershire College’s innovative Chefs on Tour – Cheltenham project has been awarded a £5,000 grant by Cheltenham Borough Council to deliver a series of educational roadshows inspiring young people to get involved in cooking and eat healthily.

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