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April 2015

GC sponsors #GlosBizAwards Growth Business of the Year Award

Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the inaugural Growth Business of the Year category in the 2015 Gloucestershire Business Awards, and is calling on all of its valued employer partners to enter now.

Public Services students clean up the community

In a laudable mass volunteering effort, Gloucestershire College’s Uniformed Public Services students have successfully completed a 1.5-mile long litter pick along the canal between the College’s Gloucester Campus and Hempsted Bridge.

Mitcheldean students mark move to Five Acres

Following Gloucestershire College’s recent announcement about the relocation of its Construction and Building Services provision from its Mitcheldean site to the Royal Forest of Dean Campus in Five Acres, a group of plumbing students have marked their enthusiasm for the move by creating and gifting bespoke garden furniture set to the Five Acres Art Department.

International students enjoy English ‘study holiday’ at GC

Ahead of welcoming an abundance of students to its International Summer School this July and August, Gloucestershire College has played host to a young group of Thai students and a group of Japanese university students, to offer them a truly British cultural experience.

Students make waves with tidal research project in Italy

Last month a group of Gloucestershire College students joined their peers from nine European countries on a trip to Nova Siri in Southern Italy, as part of the Comenius project S.A.R.A.H, which promotes sciences and exchanges between schools and colleges across Europe through universal and contemporary issues.

Catering students cook up a storm at Chelsea Brasserie

The first group of Gloucestershire College’s Catering and Hospitality students has now successfully completed its five-week work experience placement at Chelsea Bar and Brasserie in Cheltenham, as part of the College’s vocational training partnership with the popular restaurant.

GC receives breakfast club boost from Kellogg’s

Gloucestershire College has received a £400 grant from cereal maker Kellogg’s after completing an innovative online breakfast club training programme, which has been developed by Northumbria University.

Graphic Design students launch Art in the Park Gloucester

Gloucestershire College’s HND Graphic Design students have joined forces with Gloucester City Council to launch a brand new Art in the Park project to celebrate art in the city and give aspiring artists a platform from which to promote themselves.

Higher engineering apprentices ‘make a real difference’ at GE Aviation

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2015 and highlight the value its higher apprentices bring to one of the biggest employers in the county, Gloucestershire College organised a press tour of GE Aviation Cheltenham for Martin Horwood MP; CEO of GFirst LEP, David Owen; the Gloucestershire Echo; and Cotswold Life Business and Professional.

Outdoor Adventure Academy latest

Want to know what our Outdoor Adventure Academy students get up to in the Forest of Dean and beyond? Read on to find out the latest news and updates from the department...

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