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Want to be a teacher but not doing A levels? 14/04/2016

Don't despair!You might not realise that you can do a vocational study programme at college that offers a route to university and teaching. YES, you can become a teacher even if you don't do A levels!There are many ways you can train to become a teacher; ... Read More

Worried about your GCSEs creeping up? 11/04/2016

GCSEs are creeping up, and with that, the worry about what if you haven't done enough revision or can't remember the right answers when you're sitting in the exam.You're not alone; every year, countless GCSE students worry about their exams and, while a s... Read More

Working Abroad 18/03/2016

A qualification in beauty therapy could end up taking you around the world! A hugely popular career choice is working as a beauty or massage therapist aboard cruise ships. Imagine waking up in a different country every day, and on your days off, visiting ... Read More

Mind the skills gap! 18/02/2016

Many employers are facing the prospect of hiring young people that don’t have the required skills to succeed in the world of work. This is due to a lack of basic maths and English ability and not possessing adequate social and enterprise skills, which has... Read More

Concerned about your college interview? 12/01/2016

Applying for college can seem like a big step -- especially as part of the application process may include an interview and this may sound a touch scary.However, we are pleased to say you have nothing to worry about. The purpose of the interview is not to... Read More

Do you or your staff use Word, Outlook, Excel etc? 09/11/2015

microsoft-office-specialist-text.jpgGain the qualification / get recognised!Businesses everywhere need staff who can use Microsoft's suite of office products in order to succeed and function efficiently. A strong, working knowledge of these programmes is ... Read More

Stereotypes in Science 05/11/2015

Bad skin creamIf I tried to sell you a skin cream that moisturised your skin and also made the manufacturer some money; then I also told you it would give you a rash, would you buy it?Female engineers in the UKThought not, and perhaps this is how we have ... Read More

6 reasons to come to an open day 09/10/2015

1. Explore the College Get familiar with the College, check out the library, IT rooms, sports facilities and canteen. Find out if there are any special facilities for your particular course. To achieve your best, you need to be comfortable in your environ... Read More

Figuring out what to do with your life? 11/09/2015

For many young people, this question can become a huge conundrum as it seems such a life changing decision that so much depends on. In reality, it's all about perception. A young student could perceive all the different possibilities as opportunities or a... Read More

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