Articles from Borders College

Lana’s delight at Grayson Perry’s top three choice

@Alan_Measles (Grayson Perry) is one on Britain’s most famous contemporary artists, writers and broadcasters, so when he chose @BordersCollege student Lana Turner’s work as one of his favourite pieces in a recent online feature, it came as a huge surprise to the Galashiels student.

Dave’s practical lessons keep Borders College students on course

Teaching continues to evolve @BordersCollege, with lecturers adapting to the changes and utilising new technologies to deliver lessons.

Health Care Support Workers continue to learn while working for the NHS

A determined group of @BordersCollege students, employed by #NHS Borders, are continuing to further their careers and at the same time provide essential support in their roles as Health Care Support Workers.

Explore a career in Youth Work with Borders College

Youth workers help young people with a whole range of issues, from behavioural difficulties to teenage pregnancy. Choosing this as a career will give you the skills to build a better future for the next generation.

Nicola shares her Modern Apprenticeship success story

Modern Apprentice with @BordersCollege and @ScotBorders Council overcomes further challenges posed by lockdown to complete her training   I decided that I wanted to become a Modern Apprentice with Borders College and Scottish Borders Council, as I knew I could learn whilst working hands-on in the nursery setting. I believe that the opportunity of doing a Modern Apprenticeship is something that I have thoroughly enjoyed, as I felt as though I was part of the team when working in the nursery but also that I had a great support network from the College and my assessor behind me.

Graphic Design at Borders College – encouraging creativity, communication and critical thinking.

Maybe you’re looking to learn about creative thinking, problem solving and innovation … if this is you, read on…

Former Borders College student weaves her magic for Doddie’s Tartan

Doddie Weir OBE is certainly a household name, and just as famous is his love for wearing tartan suits! So much so that a specially commissioned tartan was designed for his Motor Neurone Disease research charity, the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation, in 2018.

A smarter way to be assessed

As part of its continued commitment to the development of online assessment, the Business Development Unit @BordersCollege is excited to announce the implementation of a new @SmartAssessor e-portfolio.

Borders College lecturer Kate shines at ‘Virtual’ Royal Windsor

A @BordersCollege lecturer is celebrating after her horse was placed in the top ten of this year’s ‘Virtual’ Royal Windsor show.

College continues to develop innovative teaching practices

@BordersCollege Electrical Engineering lecturer Mark Catto has developed a creative approach to teaching his students.

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