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College student receives scholarship fund in memory of Driffield carpenter

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:51
Student Luke Hodson, aged 17 from Lockington has been chosen to receive a bursary from the Gordon Leason Carpentry Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund, awarded by the Rotary Club of Driffield.  The Trust was created in memory of Mr Gordon Leason, a skilled carpenter and joiner from Driffield, who passed away aged 92, leaving a bequest to help trainee carpenters in the local area. The £500 annual prize is intended to help students buy their first tools of the trade.

College first in North to gain gold status in forces-friendly scheme

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:49
East Riding College is the first college in the North to be recognised as a gold-level employer by the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  This award recognises employers that go the extra mile to support their employees who are ex-forces or part of the wider military family such as spouses or cadets. 

Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology groundbreaking ceremony

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:20
East Riding College held a ground breaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.  The symbolic ground breaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus.  It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.

Jodie named apprenticeship recruiter of the month

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:13
East Riding College for Business apprenticeship recruiter Jodie Koplick was named Recruiter of the Month in September by Get My First Job, the website used by young people to find apprenticeship vacancies.  The College has used the website since 2016 and has been recognised for offering an excellent candidate experience from advert to placement.   

Boiler breakdown at Bridlington campus - remote learning for rest of the week

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 14:57
BRIDLINGTON STUDENTS: East Riding College’s Bridlington campus is switching all timetabled sessions to remote learning for the remainder of this week from tomorrow, Tuesday, 13 October.This is due to a breakdown of the building’s boiler, which provides hot water. 

East Riding College selected to run new T Level qualifications

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 12:24
The College, based in Bridlington and Beverley, will be one of only 88 new providers nationally that have been selected to deliver the high-profile programmes.  East Riding College will deliver T Levels in Digital, Engineering & Manufacturing, Education and Construction.

East Riding College merger with the TEC Partnership

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 10:46
East Riding College merged with the TEC Partnership on 31 July.  The TEC Partnership is a dynamic and innovative group of colleges and training providers, and is already one of England’s largest and most successful providers of further and higher education.

Long Serving College Governor Steps Down as Chair

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 15:22
East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July.  Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built.  A long-term property strategy, a drive for improvements in quality and guaranteeing the College’s financial future will prove to be his legacy.

Students inspire Narnia carvings

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:06
St Mary’s Church in Beverley has announced that new stone carvings on the exterior of the building will feature fourteen characters from the ever-popular children’s books, The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis.

Music student and local artist collaborate on charity CD in lockdown

East Riding College RSS News Feed - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 08:31
East Riding College music student Wesley Trowell has produced a local recording artist’s latest CD – all whilst under lockdown.  Wesley, 27 from Hull worked with Northern Soul singer Lou Lou as part of his HND in Music.  The pair want to raise money for charity and to be able to donate a piece of equipment to the Music Academy at East Riding College in Hull, where Wesley has been a student for the last 5 years. 

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