Articles from Newbury College

Progress for University Centre Newbury (UCN)

Plans to establish the University Centre Newbury (UCN) took a significant step forward with the recent granting of planning permission for the multi-million pound new development. The Centre will provide degrees and other higher level qualifications in the key sectors of digital technology, business & finance, engineering, health & social care and construction.

Newbury College embraces a new career-focussed curriculum as school leavers get a taste of their future career

Newbury College opened its doors to over a hundred young school leavers on Monday, providing a taste of college life and their future careers. 

Spellbinding Stories come to life at College Showcase

Newbury College beauty and hairdressing students have cast a spell on audiences at their annual showcase evening with fantastic creations straight out of the pages of their favourite bedtime stories.

Newbury College is final stop in D-Day Commemorative Convoy

A DRIVE TO REMEMBER – HISTORY IN THE MAKING On Saturday 22 June, guests are welcomed from near and far to join the D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorative Convoy at Newbury College, for their final stop.

Pools of young talent at Newbury College

On Thursday 25 April, Newbury College invited a selection of businesses to attend the launch of its ‘Careers not Courses’ campaign, that begins to address skills gaps and dwindling talent pools by creating a forum for conversation and partnership opportunities.

School Leavers Prepare for Prom at Newbury College Fair

Newbury College set the stage for a glittering Prom Fair on Thursday 04 April, as school leavers across West Berkshire prepare for the biggest night of their social calendar. 

Newbury College celebrates International Women's Day #IWD19

International Women’s Day encourages the world to reflect on the importance of gender equality, to celebrate the successes of women, and to acknowledge the work that is still left to be done.

Newbury College maintains ‘good’ OFSTED rating after inspection

Newbury College maintains ‘good’ OFSTED rating after inspection and is commended for improving the quality of its provision

Newbury College awarded Investors in People Silver accreditation

Newbury College has demonstrated its commitment to high performance through good people management by receiving a silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard. Only 10% of organisations who apply for the standard achieve the prestigious silver accreditation.

Apprentices and students at Newbury College benefit from £1 million investment into a new Engineering Solutions Lab

30 January 2017, Newbury, Berkshire – Peter Read, Chairman of Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), today officially opened Newbury College’s brand new Engineering Solutions Lab. The new facility, fitted with leading technology, will enable the College’s engineering apprentices to research, design and develop components for their employers, whilst also benefitting students on full-time engineering programmes.


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