Articles from Borders College

Former Borders College Mountain Biking students head to World Championships

Borders College will have a significant influence on this year’s UCI Mountain Bike Masters World Championships, being held in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, as three of the twelve selected riders are former BASE students.

Borders College receives Professional Update Validation from the General Teaching Council for Scotland

Borders College has become the latest college to receive Professional Update (PU) Validation from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).

Technology skills boost for Scottish Borders Housing Association staff

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) teamed up with Borders College Business Development Unit recently to enhance digital skills in the workplace. Borders College Business Development Unit delivered a bespoke IT training session to 12 of SBHA’s Property Services employees.

From Fellow to OBE – Borders College Honorary Fellow Doddie Weir is honoured by his latest award

Borders College Honorary Fellow Doddie Weir has been awarded his OBE by Her Majesty the Queen at a ceremony in Edinburgh today.

Borders College students support therapet charity

A group of Borders College students have recently undertaken a project to raise awareness of the role of therapets within the health and social care sector.

Borders College students ‘chip in’ on Doddie foundation

Borders College students recently held a charity golf tournament in aid of Doddie Weir and his My Name’5 Doddie Foundation, raising over £1,700 for the cause.

Borders College helps pupils build foundations to future careers

Borders College recently welcomed 27 pupils from various secondary schools across the Scottish Borders to sign up to one of the four Foundation Apprenticeship programmes, starting this August.

Borders College student success recognised by Regional Board

Borders College Regional Board recently invited student competition entrants and winners to an end-of-term awards ceremony, in recognition of their success throughout the academic year.

Borders College judges Eyemouth High #STEM champions

Borders College judges were delighted to award yet another Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) award to Eyemouth High School, in recognition of their work on the project.

Partnership event looks to understand rural skills recruitment of the future

An influential gathering of key businesses and agencies met at Borders College recently to deliberate the rural skills workforce needs and future requirements. Stakeholders discussed the challenges the sector faces and potential solutions through working in partnership with the college.

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