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February 2017

GC engineering student hosts National Apprenticeship Awards

A Gloucestershire College student proved he's a young man of many talents, when he stepped up on stage to co-host the 2016 National Apprenticeship Awards.

Healthcare employers invited to free event at Gloucestershire College

Healthcare organisations in the Forest of Dean and surrounding areas are invited to a free event at Gloucestershire College’s Forest of Dean Campus on Wednesday 22 February.

GC House Blog 12. Our second project is under way!

Students get a window into the world of dementia sufferers

Health and social care students at Gloucestershire College were given an insight into what people suffering from dementia experience every day, when they took the Virtual Dementia Tour this month.

First GC Supported Internship Programme a success

A pilot scheme established by Gloucestershire College and Gloucestershire County Council in January 2015 has been successful in securing employment for special educational needs (SEND).

Aleah triumphs at the Student Television Awards

GC film production student, Aleah Johnson was “astonished” by her own success when she received a craft award at the 2017 West of England Student Royal Television Society Awards this February.

Budding GC poets published in Young Writers Anthology

Three GC Sixth Form students studying at the Forest of Dean Campus have been selected to have their poetry published in a Young Writers Anthology, as part of national competition ‘Busta Rhyme’.

Chefs' Academy Blog 3 - Daniel Moon Masterclass in Asian Fusion

Level 3 Catering students from our Cheltenham and Forest of Dean Campuses took part in a masterclass with Chef Daniel Moon this week. Daniel is Head Chef at The Gainsborough Hotel in Bath Spa and has achieved numerous awards and accolades, including three AA Rosettes and The Caters' Acorn Award. Led by Daniel, The Gainsborough is striving to obtain its third AA Rosette.

Northern Quarter college funding gets the green light

Gloucestershire College (GC) is delighted to announce that GFirst LEP has confirmed the Growth Deal 3 funding for Gloucestershire, which includes the final element of funding required to build a new state-of-the-art campus in Cinderford’s Northern Quarter.

GC is celebrating 10 years of National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 will be taking place from Monday 6 to Friday 10 March, and this year is extra special as it marks the tenth anniversary of the countrywide celebration of apprenticeship success.

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