Articles from Borders College

High ‘spirits’ as Borders College students visit local suppliers

‘Sourcing locally’ have become real buzzwords in this day and age, with more and more hospitality businesses turning to local suppliers to source their products, and for a group of Borders College students, visiting two local food and beverage businesses was the perfect way to see where the products they could potentially use originate from.

Borders College students inspired by record breaking rower Leven

Holding five Guinness World Records and, as part of a team, the record for the "longest distance rowed in 24 hours in an ocean rowing boat" is an amazing achievement for anyone, so there was no better person to give an inspirational talk to a group of Borders College students than legendary ocean rower Leven Brown.

Greenpower pupils ‘stem’ the competition.

Borders College lecturers Dave Black and Mark Catto recently travelled to East Fortune race track with pupils and representatives from four Borders schools to take part in the Greenpower Race Sunday event.

‘Get That Degree’ through your local college

Going straight to university and getting a degree is a route that is not easily accessible to everyone but now, through a collaborative partnership between Borders College and Dumfries and Galloway College, along with a number of Scottish Universities, the opportunity to get a degree after successfully completing a college course will become much easier.

Dumfries and Galloway College and Borders College Bring Digital Learning to Parliament

Dumfries and Galloway College and Borders College have showcased their expertise in digital skills at the annual Colleges Scotland reception at the Scottish Parliament.

Borders College Graduation 2019

It was back in June when they completed their studies. The assessments and exams were finished and the results were in!

Customer service is their ‘stock-in-trade’

Two Apprentice Auctioneers have recently successfully completed their Modern Apprenticeship in Customer Service with Borders College Business Development Unit (BDU).

Digital changes at Borders College are to be recognised at national awards

BORDERS College has been nominated for a prestigious national award.

A step in the right direction for Borders College Carpentry and Joinery students

Not all teaching takes place in the College classrooms, and this was the case for a group of Carpentry and Joinery students, who recently visited a bespoke staircase manufacturer in East Lothian to learn about the construction methods used within the company.

Borders College employee is on top of the world with highest honour

‘Be Prepared’ is their motto, and this was somehow fitting for one Borders College employee when she received news that she was being presented with the highest possible honour given to a Scout leader.

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