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Mother who took two exams during labour wins an award

Posted: Mon 24th October 2016

A mother who took two exams whilst in labour was recognised at Bournville College’s annual Student Awards Evening last night. Stacey Kirby from Kings Heath was enrolled on a Pre-Access course when she fell pregnant with her third child. She juggled a full time course with family commitments and working part time at the Women’s […]

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Bournville College pop-up salon to return to Northfield for Tiny Babies Big Appeal

Posted: Fri 7th October 2016

Northfield shoppers are in for a treat next week, as local students return to the town’s shopping centre to open a pop-up pamper parlour to raise money for a charity. On Wednesday, 19 October, a team of trainee stylists from Bournville College will be at Northfield Shopping Centre, giving people the chance to spoil themselves, and raise vital […]

More courses at Bournville College

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Posted: Tue 30th August 2016

Bournville College has expanded the range of courses on offer from September. Amongst them is an exciting new A Level + programme, designed to develop students’ academic skills. ‘The changes to the new 2 year Linear A-levels, mean many students often find the A Level programme demanding. This unique A-level + programme has been carefully […]

Second chance for Craig

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Posted: Tue 30th August 2016

Craig Tiltman’s childhood dream of becoming an Engineer is one step closer to coming true thanks to an Access to University course at Bournville College. Originally from Kenilworth, twenty-seven-year-old Craig had previously dropped out of university and was not working, when he decided to try an Access to Engineering course. Access courses are very popular […]

From Bromsgrove to Warwick via Bournville College

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Posted: Thu 18th August 2016

Chance Haycock from Bromsgrove was all smiles as he opened his A Level results live on camera at Bournville College this morning. He received 2 A*s and an A in Maths, Physics and IT. 22 year old Chance left South Bromsgrove High School five years ago after realising he wasn’t ready for A Levels at […]

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Mike Hopkins becomes Interim Principal of Bournville College

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Posted: Thu 28th July 2016

Mike Hopkins, Principal of South and City College Birmingham, will take over as Acting Principal at Bournville College on 1st August. The news follows the recent announcement of a merger between South and City College Birmingham and Bournville College, as an outcome of the Birmingham and Solihull Further Education Area Review.

First female Principal dies aged 75

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Posted: Thu 16th June 2016

The first female college principal in the Midlands, Patricia Twyman, died last night, aged 75.

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The EU referendum- making a decision as a country

Posted: Wed 20th April 2016

Bournville College students had a chance to participate in a debate around EU referendum taking place on 23rd June as they attended a talk from Anthea McIntyre, Birmingham Euro MP.

Posted in: Business, The College

Support your Local Community Week Success

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Posted: Fri 15th April 2016

Bournville College recently hosted a week-long initiative –“Support your Local Community”. During the week, students were able to find out information about a range of volunteer opportunities and undertook projects supporting the community organised by the Student Union.

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Proposed merger of South & City College Birmingham and Bournville College

Posted: Tue 8th March 2016

As an outcome of the recent area review it has been recommended that South & City College Birmingham and Bournville College merge to form a single college. Both brands will be retained as will provision on the Longbridge site.

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