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May 2018

Sustainability a key consideration for new Forest of Dean Campus

Gloucestershire College is leading the way in environmental sustainability with the build of its new Forest of Dean Campus, in partnership with Barnwood Construction.

Building work at the site in Cinderford’s Northern Quarter began last May, and already the College is generating a range of environmental benefits through its use of sustainable building measures, and locally sourced materials.

GC hares hopping through the Cotswolds

Following the success of last year’s trail, staff and students at Gloucestershire College will once again put a spring into the step of thousands of Cotswold visitors, by decorating a number of five-foot furry friends as part of this year’s Cotswold Hare Trail.

Top Tips #9: 5 tips on preparing for your exams and revision

While exams can be a stressful time, there are a number of things you can do to make sure your revision is as effective and efficient as possible. The trick is to approach revision in the right way .

Bus transport confirmed for Cinderford campus

Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce the bus transport routes confirmed for the new Forest of Dean Campus in Cinderford; ensuring young people from all across the region will be able to travel easily to the new campus location.

GC offers a preview to the Cinderford Regeneration Board

Last week, Cinderford Regeneration Board members were treated to a guided tour of the new Gloucestershire College campus in Cinderford.

Film student wins national award

A GC film degree student scooped a 2018 Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Student Craft Award for his work on the short period drama, Broadcast.

Zoe climbs construction ranks at E G Carter

23-year-old Zoe Bartholomew, from Gloucester, is a Management Trainee within the E G Carter & Co Ltd Partnership Housing Team, who successfully achieved her BTEC in Construction with GC.

Becky builds ambitious career with Anderson Recruitment

I have really enjoyed gaining work experience whilst obtaining my qualification. It has been a really great experience, and I’m pleased that my GC Assessor was able to train and assess me in the workplace.

Record number of GC finalists in apprenticeship awards

Following this week’s announcement, we’re delighted to have a record number of GC staff, apprentices and partners shortlisted as finalists in the 2018 Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards.

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