Articles from Weston College

Dozens Of Students Recognised At College Awards Ceremony

Weston College has celebrated the successes and accomplishments of its students at a glamorous awards ceremony at the Winter Gardens Pavilion.

College creates how to video to make personal face masks to ease pressure on PPE demand following PM’s advice

Following a recent government press conference, the Prime Minister has suggested that wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of face masks will be part of the UK's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy.

NSETC Student Wins at BTEC Awards

A student from the North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) has been awarded BTEC Engineering Student of the Year at the 2017 BTEC Awards.

Lecturers Joint Second in Teaching Awards

Three Weston College lecturers came joint second in the Teacher of the Year category at the Believe in Somerset Awards 2016.

UCW Students Shotlisted For Adobe Design Awards

TWO University Centre Weston (UCW) students are in the running to win global design prizes after reaching the semi-finals of the Adobe Design Achievement Awards.

Weston College Business Awards 2016

The winners of the Weston College Business Awards have been announced.

Apprentice honoured at regional awards

Weston College apprentice, Madeleine Wood, was crowned Outstanding Service Industries Apprentice of the Year at the Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Awards.

Student Finance: Fighting Misconceptions

For prospective university students and their parents, the costs and loans associated with university can be daunting and confusing. Many news articles obscure this further by presenting misleading information.

College To Support Increasing Demand On Healthcare Industry With New Centre

Weston College plans to build a Health and Active Living Skills Centre on land adjacent to the College’s Loxton Campus site. The plan will see £13.3 million pounds invested into the area with the creation of teaching spaces for health and social care. It will be the first facility of its kind in the region and courses taught at the site will enable young people and adults to learn from Level 1 up to degree-level – ensuring that the region is able to provide the right skills and qualifications it needs for a sustainable healthcare workforce for the future.

Royal Honour For Weston College

Weston College has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two further education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. The award comes just weeks after Weston College took home two Association of Colleges’ (AoC) Beacon Awards for Widening Participation and Learners with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities at the AoC National Conference.

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